Business Success – Digital Marketing

Achieving Business Success With Digital Marketing

If you already run a successful business in Houston, you have already proven yourself as a leader in your field. But what happens when your business reach finds its limit? If you need to grow or are looking to expand your horizons, digital marketing could be your key to reaching the next level.


Houston digital marketing: what is it?

Digital marketing leverages your online presence (your website, social channels, blogs, reviews, listings, and so on), combining a number of techniques to market your company to a wider audience than you can reach on your own.


We achieve this through several methods, including:


  • Digital advertising
  • SEO
  • Social engagement
  • Content marketing


All of these tactics are proven to increase audience engagement, enhance brand visibility and, perhaps most importantly, widen your reach. After all, if you want new customers, you are going to have to expand your horizons. This is what digital marketing does.


Let’s look at what these methods are and how they can help.


1.      Digital advertising

Digital advertising puts your company in front of a specifically defined audience on the web. Ads can be delivered through search engines or social channels. Managed properly, they can bring in a lot of new business or at the very least, alert a whole new audience to the fact that you exist.


2.      Search engine optimization (SEO) and local SEO

SEO is a collection of techniques we use to enhance your website’s visibility to the search engines. Good SEO will help you land higher in search engine results, which means you will be seen by more people. It also means that people who are looking for a product or service like yours will be able to find you using common search terms. Good SEO is essential for any company that does business online.


SEO also encompasses local SEO, which means it can focus on a more geographically specific audience. This is important for Houston roofers, plumbers, law firms, contractors, or any company that serves the local Houston community.


3.      Social engagement

You simply can’t discount the importance of social media. From a customer’s point of view, it has become a barometer for business success and customer satisfaction. If your social channels are inactive or if you lack focus in your posting strategy, you may be doing more harm than good. Improving social engagement is a great digital marketing technique, but it doesn’t always involve selling.


4.      Content marketing

Content marketing is the act of delivering relevant content to your audience. This can be done in a number of ways: through blog posts, social posts, e-books, white papers, videos, tip sheets or any other type of content that provides value to your prospective customers.


Content marketing helps to build authority and trust, positioning you as an expert in your niche. The act of sharing that content widens your reach. The higher the quality of that content is, the more likelihood it will be shared, helping you build your audience beyond its current demarcations.


If you are a business in need of more leads, drop us a line today to find out what digital marketing can do for you.

About the Author:
Cindy Pruitt is the CEO and Founder of GBC Digital Marketing in Houston, Texas. She has been in the Digital Marketing and SEO industry since 2003. She specializes in helping her clients generate more revenue through comprehensive and custom-tailored SEO and Digital Marketing Strategies. She uses her articles and eBooks to help educate folks about SEO and Digital Marketing in hopes of demystifying the process.

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