Many would say that the sport of fishing is more about technique than luck. You can cast your line as many times as you want, but unless there’s a little technical know-how involved, the chances that you end up reeling in The Big One can be pretty slim. The same can be said when it comes to writing effective ad copy that increases your conversion rate. Whether the ad is for a newspaper, flyer, or Google AdWords campaign, be sure your text includes a hook, line, and sinker.
For Part 3 of our Getting Back to Basics series, we shine a spotlight on a topic that we’ve touched upon in part 1 and part 2: how to write great web content. While writing web content can seem like a challenge, with the proper technique and a little practice you’ll be churning out fresh, relevant content in no time!
Let’s start with the basics. What is a blog? A blog is a place on the web where you can create and post short-form content. Content that is relevant to your business or organization.
A blog is used to increase the web presence of a business by discussing industry-related topics in an informal setting. For example, if you own a business that sells tires, you could discuss the benefits of using snow tires in the winter, and then tell the customer why they should buy the snow tires from you.
Besides promoting the services of your business, there are many other ways blogging can help. Here are 5 simple facts about blogging you need to know:
At Links, we provide web design and online marketing services for a wide variety of businesses. From auto repair shops to seafood companies, one question always remains the same amongst our clients: “How can get more business from my website?” One of the best ways is to make your website more engaging.
Here are five ways to boost brand awareness by making web content more engaging for your customers.
via the Social Media Examiner
Writing Effective Web Content
When you write content for your website, it’s important to remember
that you are writing for your customers, not for yourself. This means
writing content that appeals to your target audience, gets their
attention, and inspires them to fulfill your call to action. The right
kind of content will lead to a conversion on your website, or in other
words, it will lead to a customer completing the desired action on your
site (like buying a product or subscribing to a newsletter.) A few ways
to enhance your content include sharing it, making it search-engine
friendly, and being engaging through blog posts. A recent article on the SocialMedia Examiner explains how to write relevant content to help “funnel” potential customers towards completing your call to action.