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Digital Marketing News Roundup: August 2018

Welcome to another edition of Main Street ROI's Digital marketing news roundup. Each month, we review the most important advancements in the digital marketing world. August brought us a Google algorithm update, Facebook tools devoted to improving the mental health of users, and a sneak peek of possible new rich snippets. Let's start with the [...]

By | August 30th, 2018|Categories: Strategy|Tags: |

2018 Small Business Digital Marketing Cheat Sheet

Cheat sheets are always exciting, aren't they? The word 'cheat' implies it's forbidden. Even though you know it's legal and not morally wrong; there's just something about having a "cheat sheet." It's like someone is letting you in on a secret about how to do something much more easily. For this small business digital marketing [...]

7 Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Are Making

This is a guest blog post from Mike Kamo, CEO of Hello Bar. Running a small business is a complex and constantly evolving challenge. Small business often means small teams, small budgets, and small margins. Mistakes can be made in any setting, but with small businesses, there’s a lot less wiggle room. Marketing can be [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , |

July 2018 Digital Marketing News Roundup

This past month has been a busy one in the digital marketing world. Summer is in full swing and Google has been making some big changes to their suite of products and of course, their search engine. From an AdWords rebranding to Twitter cracking down on fake accounts, read on below for the rundown of [...]

24 Key Stats About Digital Marketing You Need to Know

Have you ever had a salesperson try to sell you something you don't need or want? Maybe it was the pushy DirecTV guy trying to sell you a package when you already have a cable television provider. You say, no thanks, but he keeps going. Finally, you just walk away. Usually, the reason you don't [...]

June 2018 Digital Marketing News Roundup

Summer is here, and things are heating up online in more ways than one. Some people are heated over the wrong dates associated with their content in Google's search results, and others are upset over lost rankings due to a Yoast bug. It's not all bad, though. There are also some exciting updates this month [...]

Top 4 Reasons to Use WordPress When You Redesign Your Website

For many small business owners, designing and managing a website can be challenging. You may have designed your site when you first started your business and are now feeling a bit behind the curve when it comes to having an attractive site that's both user and SEO friendly. With the wide variety of website options [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Mobile, SEO, Strategy|

Marketing Plan Refresh: 5 Ways to Clean Up Your Digital Marketing

If you’ve lived in your home for many years, you’re probably like me. You’ve accumulated a lot of... stuff. You don’t like it cluttering your home, but you’re not sure what to do about it. It’s all over the place, and you don’t know where to start. This feeling is much like the one you [...]

5 Digital Marketing Trends to Look Out for in 2018

When I started my digital marketing career in 2006, I had a flip phone that couldn't connect to the Internet.  I was able to bid and pay only $0.10 per click on Google and Yahoo for a lot of high volume, core keywords.  Facebook didn't have an ad network.   And retargeting advertising didn't exist. Now, [...]

Top 10 Reasons Email Marketing Is Key to Your Marketing Strategy

Email marketing is the rusty old hammer of the online marketer's toolbox. But rusty old hammers never go out of style -- search through any garage or tool box, and you're likely to find one. Email isn't new or exciting and people don't typically sit at coffee shops chatting about the day's coolest emails. But [...]