There’s no time quite like the New Year to rededicate your energy to those things that fall by the wayside when you’re slammed. For many businesses, blogging is one of those things. If you aren’t blogging for your business, it’s time to get started! Check out our previous post on how to begin here.... Continue Readingby
While most of us are personally mobile in some way, shape, or form, sometimes it’s easy to overlook the value of our businesses being actively mobile in today’s ever changing world. In a recent post we shared, we talked about how Facebook is promoting and integrating mobile shop-ability with their new feature, Marketplace. The leaders at Facebook understand that there is an inherent urgency in searching on your phone that indicates you are actively thinking about making a purchase, and that the purchase need is fairly immediate.... Continue Readingby
Recently we came across an article discussing the six challenges equipment dealers will likely be facing online in 2016. These problems included local searches, iFrames, mobile, dealership size/scale, retaining relationships, and responding to leads. So what does this all mean to you? It means that you have come to the right place. Here at CWS, we can not only provide information about what these problems mean and why they are important, we can also offer you solutions through our many products and services. Find out for yourself what we do best.... Continue Readingby
When reading about organic search, or Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and paid search, or Search Engine Marketing (SEM), you’ll frequently see how people pit them against each other as competing search services. Marketers will often argue over which method is more effective and worthwhile for businesses to invest in. However, the ideal online marketing campaign doesn’t use just organic or paid, but instead, uses both!
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When a sales rep gets a lead, whether it’s a referral, sourced through their own research, an inbound lead (email, phone, website) etc, they have to take the time to prioritize it with all of the other responsibilities on their plate. Do they drop everything they’re doing because that lead looks good on paper? What if another lead that they put on the back burner could prove to be better? How should they decide which comes first, second or even third? ... Continue Readingby
When it comes to marketing and driving engagement on Twitter, you may feel like you are walking uphill, in the snow, both ways with no shoes on! With 20 Million profiles on Twitter being fake and only 23% of brand posts generating any type of interaction, Twitter can seem like a tough battle for marketers to get attention. Despite all the challenges though, Twitter presents a significant opportunity for brands. With almost 302 million active users, of which, 80% are on mobile devices, Twitter is still one of the largest social networks, and brands that are active on it will reap major benefits. Now, the number one question everyone’s asking is how do you get to be trending on Twitter? Well, it all starts with the tweets themselves. Here are the best formulas to use to drive engagement on Twitter. ... Continue Readingby
Remember when it was enough to just have a decent-looking website with a few pretty pictures? How times have changed!! Business owners are constantly having to think of new, innovative ideas to grab potential customers attention once they land on their website. This is where video marketing comes into play. Many marketers know that they need videos on their website, but most don’t know where to start. ... Continue Readingby