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Social Media Marketing: A Beginner’s Guide to Success in 2023

  It should come as no surprise to you that social media is a powerful tool in the marketing world. The vast majority of the population uses social media every day, making these platforms the ideal place to increase brand awareness and build trust with your audience. That said, establishing a strong following on social media apps isn’t easy, and these platforms can be intimidating if you’re unfamiliar with how they work. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge that will help you develop a social media strategy for your business based on best practices and proven results. Why Social Media Matters for Your Business Social media is the quickest and easiest way to reach a large audience. Regardless of your discomfort with social media, passing up this opportunity as a business owner is unwise. Platforms such as Facebook and Instagram offer a low-cost […]

Dominate Your Niche With Topical Authority

Imagine being the go-to expert in your industry, a coveted position many aspire to achieve. By reaching topical authority, you can become one of the most trusted and reliable sources of information for your niche. This opens the door to new opportunities, from your business skyrocketing in the search engine rankings to attracting more customers and boosting conversions. In this guide, we’ll discuss why topical authority is important and how you can use content creation and other strategies to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry. Let’s get started. What Is Topical Authority? Topical authority is the concept of being recognized as an expert in a specific field. This can be anything from the latest technology trends to fitness and nutrition to industry news. It’s a way of positioning yourself as an authoritative source on the topics that matter most to your audience. Why Topical Authority Matters Establishing […]

The Rise of ChatGPT: How AI-Powered Language Models Will Shape the Future of SEO

  It should come as no surprise that ChatGPT is the hot topic of the day. By the time you are reading this blog post, you will have likely already heard about this emerging technology. ChatGPT took only 2 months to reach the coveted “100 million users” milestone—by comparison, Facebook took 48 months and TikTok 9 months. Whether you have experimented with ChatGPT or have just heard the rumblings of its rise anecdotally, it is nearly impossible to avoid the conversation and speculation about artificial intelligence. Of course, at LinkNow Media, we are primarily concerned about how AI chatbots could potentially enhance—or hinder—the work of search engine optimization. Fortunately, we are no strangers to change in our line of work, and we believe that ChatGPT could become an effective tool if used correctly.   What Is ChatGPT? First things first, we should probably take a peek behind the curtain of […]

Google Ads: 4 Tips to Take Your Paid Ads to the Next Level

  Paying for Google Ads may seem like a straightforward way to market yourself online, but getting eyes on your business is only half the battle. Without the correct approach, there is no way to guarantee that your intended audience will actually click on the links in your advertisements. In this blog post, we will be covering some strategies for improving the clickthrough rate (CTR) of your Google Ads that will help you make the most out of your marketing budget. 1.      Focus on Your Quality Score If you are not aware, Quality Score is a value that Google assigns to the keywords in your account, which is designed to measure the relevance and quality of your advertising compared to other advertisers. Quality Score is not necessarily a number that needs to be optimized but rather a general indicator of the areas where you can improve—think of it like a […]

Find Fresh Leads Every Year with Evergreen Content

Publishing evergreen content is a sure way to provide value to your audience for an extended period far beyond the publishing date. This type of content is search optimized and will help you rank with search traffic and bring in more visitors to your website. Simply put, creating evergreen content is a genius strategy if you’re looking to find fresh leads. Producing this type of content is much more straightforward than writing seasonal content because you presumably already have considerable knowledge saving you research time. Whether evergreen content comprises just a few pages or 50% of your website, you should produce this type of content if you’re looking for an SEO strategy to increase traffic.   How to Present Evergreen Content There are countless options for producing timeless content that stays relevant long after you create it. The first step is to choose the structure of your blog or article because […]