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Catch up on the latest industry marketing news, dive deeper into marketing strategies and best practices, and get our best digital marketing insights below. We post often, so come back regularly to continue learning!

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Catch up on the latest industry marketing news, dive deeper into marketing strategies and best practices, and get our best digital marketing insights below. We post often, so come back regularly to continue learning!

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

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ADA Compliance Helps You Avoid Penalties While Boosting Audience Reach and Engagement

Connecting with potential customers online is pivotal in today's economy, where 85 percent of consumers conduct online research before purchasing. As you optimize your digital presence, there are a few well-known best practices: a mobile-friendly website, fast speed times, and search-engine-optimized content.

You likely don’t know about one thing. And it could be keeping you from reaching as many people as possible. Since the American Disabilities Act passed in 1990, it's gone beyond offering accessibility in physical spaces through things like ramps and Braille signage. In February 2011, the Department of Justice passed its first ADA Standards for Accessible Design, creating guidelines for website accessibility.

Find out how your company website benefits from ADA compliance beyond the legal ramifications and howOne Firefly is stepping up to help clients meet ADA standards.

SEE MORE: 4 Reasons Your Website Needs Secure Hosting And Maintenance

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Google vs. MSN Advertising: Which is Right for You?

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Explore the Differences Between the Paid Search Advertising Platforms

A paid search advertising campaign is a great way to stand out in the digital marketplace, offering a direct path to consumers to boost your brand awareness and drive high-quality traffic to your website. The key is a well-tested, continuously optimized strategy that ensures you find the right audience in the right areas while sticking to your budget.

Building the right strategy includes defining the ideal geographies to target and the best keyphrases to capture potential customers. It also includes finding the right platform. Usually, people associate paid advertising with Google since it dominates the market, but businesses are also finding success with MSN ads.

So how do you know which to use or whether a combined effort is best? Our expert SEM team explains what makes these platforms similar, what sets each apart, and how we create the ideal strategies for our clients.

Like a good marketing agency, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to learn more.   

SEE MORE: Google Ads: Common Objectives

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One Firefly Thought Leadership: Marketing Is Your Insurance Policy

One Firefly Thought Leadership: Marketing Is Your Insurance Policy

An integrated marketing strategy protects you today, tomorrow, and in the future

Would you feel safe driving your car without car insurance? Would you feel secure running your integration firm without business liability insurance? The answer is probably a very firm “no.” 

The primary purpose of any insurance policy is to protect your person, business, or property against the possibility of a future event that leads to loss or damages. It’s a risk management tool that ensures you have safeguards in place to support you when the unexpected happens. 

Similarly, investing in strategic digital marketing offers you short and long-term benefits that can help your business thrive during the good times, weather the bad times, and maintain an active online presence every day in between. 

Just like your car, health, and business insurance policies are developed with coverages that meet your specific needs, One Firefly can help you find the right services to create an integrated marketing strategy that keeps your business moving forward today, tomorrow, and in the future. 

Like a good marketing agency, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to learn more.   

SEE ALSO: An Overview of One Firefly’s New Blog Products

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Launch Into Digital Marketing With The Affordable Atlas Website Solution

Launch Into Digital Marketing With The Affordable Atlas Website Solution

Spend $99/month on your website and use the remaining funds for active digital marketing

In a digital-first era, your company can’t compete in the technology market without a robust and engaging web presence. And in an ideal world, you would have the funding available for an SEO-optimized Mercury Pro website and full suite of digital marketing services to support it. 

But what if the annual marketing budget is just not there? Any amount of research will tell you that a brand-new, custom website could easily surpass your entire budget for the year. If that’s the case, how do you balance funds between a new website and ongoing digital marketing to optimize the budget and achieve a return on investment (ROI)?

At One Firefly, we recognized that many of our dealers face this issue year after year and end up compromising one way or the other. That’s why we created the Atlas Website Landing Page, an affordable website solution that allows you to improve your online presence, invest in active growth strategy, and see measurable ROI from your marketing — all within budget. Keep reading to learn more about the strategy behind Atlas and the feature lineup included in our Atlas solution.

SEE ALSO: The Power of Live Chat: 4 Reasons Your Website Needs a Chat Service

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3 Distinct Advantages Of Working With A Team Who Knows The Industry

3 Distinct Advantages Of Working With A Team Who Knows The Industry

Are You Seeing Maximum Results from Your Marketing Efforts? At One Firefly, we are proud to be unique. When we tell friends and family that we are marketers who write content, design websites and graphics, manage SEM campaigns&nbs...

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Are You Giving Away The Keys To Your Kingdom?

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Why Owning Your Website's Google Analytics Account Is Even More Critical In 2020

What Is Google Analytics?

While not something you may look at on a day-to-day basis, Google Analytics is the single most important tool for insight on website performance and visitor data. This free, sophisticated platform provides useful metrics on how people are visiting your site, how long they are staying, and where they are navigating. 

How Does It Work?

When a Google Analytics tracking code or javascript snippet is added to your website, it collects data in real time – so as the page is loaded by a visitor, a hit is transmitted to the platform with its associated data. This data, along with certain data collected by platforms such as Google Search Console and Google Adwords is then organized into your single Analytics account.

One of the biggest advantages of actively collecting this data? You will forever have access to the historical record of the performance of your website which now can be easily juxtaposed to the changes in marketing efforts that you may be implementing. 

 

SEE ALSO: Top 5 KPIs to Watch in Google Analytics [A Beginner's Guide]

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Trust Your Marketing To The Professionals: Here’s Why

Trust Your Marketing To The Professionals: Here’s Why

Expert, industry-savvy marketers are the best way to promote your business

Are you confident in your marketing strategy? Marketing is essential now more than ever, and expanding your plan can help you to grow your business. It can be challenging to develop a solid marketing game plan while also maintaining the day-to-day operations of your business.

marketing agency takes the responsibility of promoting your business off your shoulders. A team of expert marketers will evaluate your business and help you to come up with an overall strategy. Read our latest blog to learn why you should trust your marketing to the professionals.

SEE ALSO: COVID-19 and One Firefly: Supporting our Employees, Clients, Industry, and our Communities During This Challenging Time

 

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Working With A Marketing Agency: Interview Part 1 (An Inside Look From Digital Marketing Account Professionals)

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Small businesses are continually weighing crucial decisions that will impact their operations, finances, and reputation in the marketplace. Do they need more Sales personnel, do their technicians need better training, do they need to improve their accounting systems? Arguably, one of the more critical decisions for any small business owner is whether or not to commit to marketing as part of their growth strategy. In part one of this article series, we interview a team of Digital Marketing Account Managers to get their inside take on marketing for technology professionals. We'll explore everything from exposing common challenges technology professionals face, to revealing answers from routine questions small business owners have about marketing. Let's get started.


SEE ALSO: Working With A Marketing Agency: Interview Part 2 

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When And Why You Should Advertise On Facebook

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Bring More Consumers to Your Business and Website Are you wanting to bring in more traffic to your company’s website, or broaden your business’ reach? Since marketing is a crucial element to your business’ growth, so is targeti...

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