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Mikayla Wilson

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How to Start Practicing Inbound Marketing Techniques Today

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Nov 20, 2017 11:33:00 AM

What is inbound marketing?

Inbound marketing is marketing with a magnet instead of a hammer. It’s the practice of pulling users to you with compelling content and a search engine optimization (SEO) strategy through channels like your blog, Google, and social media.

 

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, SEO, Content Creation

How to Optimize Your Content for Featured Snippets

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Nov 17, 2017 12:32:31 PM

 

We’ve all seen these little answer boxes at the top of Google’s search result pages (SERPs), and wondered how to get your content featured in them. While there’s no magic formula to get your site into these featured snippets, you can optimize content to increase your likelihood of ranking in position 0.

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Topics: SEO

What Is CRM Software and Why Is It Important?

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Oct 18, 2017 3:35:35 PM

Manually keeping track of potential and existing customers’ contact information across multiple spreadsheets and having random notes in different places can quickly become overwhelming and difficult to manage. CRM software is an invaluable tool  that will help you more easily manage and organize your data as your business continues to grow and scale.

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Topics: Sales and Marketing, HubSpot

My Key Takeaways from HubSpot's INBOUND17

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Oct 18, 2017 11:04:00 AM

I’m happy to say that INBOUND17 did not disappoint! HubSpot’s annual conference is a firehose of valuable information, and I was a sponge soaking up current best practices and helpful marketing tips and tricks. So, without further ado, here are my key takeaways from this year’s successful event.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, HubSpot

Develop a Link Architecture to Enhance Your SEO Efforts

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Sep 20, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Search engine optimization (SEO) isn’t just about developing content and keyword stuffing anymore. It’s about developing connections, and search engines like Google have updated their algorithms to favor topic clusters.

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Topics: SEO

A Brief History of SEO

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Sep 5, 2017 11:33:48 AM

What Is SEO?

SEO stands for search engine optimization. Rand Fishkin, founder and former CEO of Moz, defines the term as “the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of the traffic that you earn through the organic results in search engines.” 

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Topics: SEO

Don’t Know What to Write About? How to Get Blog Topic Inspiration

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Aug 28, 2017 1:27:01 PM

Every once in a while, I find myself staring at a blank Word document. The pulsing cursor and untouched keyboard taunt me as I realize I’ve fallen victim to writer’s block again. I ask myself, "Why I can’t think of something, anything, to write? Am I all out of blog ideas?"

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Content Creation, Blogging

Understanding the Basics of Inbound Marketing with the Buyer’s Journey

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Aug 18, 2017 1:01:29 PM

We all know that today’s consumer is well informed. Technology makes it easier than ever for users to research and compare products or services online before purchasing. In fact, 88% of consumers research before they buy, consulting an average of 10.4 sources. With access to product information at their fingertips, there’s never been a better time to be a consumer. However, marketers need to understand the buyer’s journey in order to stay in front of users.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing

Why Should I Incorporate Video into My Inbound Marketing Strategy?

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Aug 15, 2017 11:01:00 AM

Video has become an integral part of inbound marketing strategy. Why? Because video stands out, and if a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a million.

Attention spans are dwindling, and research shows that marketers have only eight seconds to capture a user’s attention. The easiest way to grab someone’s attention is to create content that is easily-digestible and engaging. From vlogs to testimonials and tutorials, video has proven to be successful. So, finding ways to incorporate video into your marketing strategy is more important now than it ever has been before.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Video Marketing

Where to Find Free Inbound Marketing Training and Resources

Posted by Mikayla Wilson on Aug 9, 2017 3:29:00 PM

If you're looking for some inbound marketing training and resources, then you've come to the right place! I'm going to share some of my favorite resources to help you learn inbound marketing best practices, tips, and tricks. Discover what's new and next in marketing, and get certified along the way.  

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Topics: Inbound Marketing