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5 Ways to Foster Creativity as a Digital Marketing Agency

As a digital marketing agency, there’s nothing more frustrating than not being able to get those creative juices flowing. Whether it be social media, content, SEO, PPC, or marketing automation, creativity is a necessary ingredient for attracting and retaining clients within the recruiting industry.  There are endless ways to promote creativity within your organization, but I’m going to touch base on five of the most beneficial methods for successful growth.   Related Post: Why Recruiting Firms Should Hire a Digital Marketing Agency that Specializes in the Recruiting Industry ➢ Get Curious  It’s common to lose your sense of motivation to explore new experiences the older you get. That’s why I
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What Type of Marketing Agency Should I Be Working With?

NOTE: There are dozens of different types of ad agencies; however, we’ve combined them into just a handful, so it’s easier to digest.   While there are many marketing/ad agencies out there that say they specialize in everything marketing related, odds are, their focus is only within a handful of areas of the general marketing bucket.  These can include website design, website development, application development, online marketing, SEO, PPC, content marketing, social media marketing, public relations, direct mail, email marketing, marketing automation, etc. Some of the marketing areas mentioned are more related and therefore more easily grouped together for an agency to specialize in (i.e., all areas within web development).    SELECTING THE RIGHT TYPE OF
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The Proven Process: Digital Marketing Made Simple

At Parqa, we use a simple, three-step “proven process” to help guide our customers to the results they hired us to help them achieve. As a digital marketing company, we hear from potential clients all the time, “I just want more leads for my team.” Like many things in life it’s simple in theory but not quite so straight forward in practice. There’s no silver bullet in business or in life. Success is defined by a process of doing a lot of little things correctly over a long period of time to get consistently positive results.  The process we adhere to is this simple equation: brand credibility + online visibility + lead generation.  Why can’t you
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How to Create Social Media Consistency for Your Company

Consistency is key in social media marketing. If you’re marketing your brand on social media, it’s important to make sure that your social media profiles and content align with your brand goals. Who you are, what you do and why you’re different should all be highlighted on social media just like it would be on your website.   Here are some things to consider when tracking your marketing efforts to see if you have a consistent brand presence on your social media channels.   Related Post: Case Study: Creating A Social Media Strategy ➢ Completing Your Profiles   Your social profiles are a representation of your brand, they should attract and encourage prospective
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Visual Content Can Boost Your Lead Generation Conversions – But How?

Have you heard the phrase; “A picture is worth a thousand words?” Well, that’s no joke in the digital marketing world. With 65% of the population consisting of visual learners, visual content plays a significant role in reaching and closing leads.  The future of lead generation is visual content, and marketers need to realize the importance of integrating visuals into their content marketing strategy.   Read further to learn more about the three components to help boost your lead generation conversions using visual content.   Related Post: Is Your Online Brand Aligned With Your Personal Brand? ➢ Attract Potential Prospects to Your Business   Visual content can help potential clients find your business. An effective way
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Why Our Agency Loves Partnering with Internal Marketers

Does this situation sound familiar? The owner of your company comes to you and says he is talking to a digital marketing agency. As an internal marketer, your gut reaction is probably one of the following:   Oh no! They’re probably going to fire me!   Aren’t I doing my job well enough?  Why would they need a digital agency when they have me?   Related Post: Why Recruiting Firms Should Hire a Digital Marketing Agency that Specializes in the Recruiting Industry ➢ Wide-Ranging Industry Expertise  No one is an expert at everything. It’s impossible. If you’re the sole marketer or have a limited marketing team there is no way you’re an expert in design, paid advertising, writing
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How Recruiters Can Build Trust Through Content Marketing

As I mentioned in part one, building trust is your number one job; everything else is noise. You can be the smartest person in the world or the world’s greatest athlete, but if you don’t have trust, you don’t have anything. It’s no different when it comes to marketing. Part of marketing’s role is to make noise and attract people’s attention. But that’s where most people’s understanding of marketing ends. This blog is about the other side of marketing, the side that builds goodwill and trust with your customers. It’s about marketing that will enable you to build long-term enduring relationships with
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Keyword Research: The Basic Steps to Take

Prior to building an effective content strategy, one of the first things you must tackle is keyword research. With the continuous evolution of search engines, it’s crucial to consider the approach to keyword research differently than in the past to ensure a solid content strategy now and going forward. Here are the basic steps to take when developing keyword research to set your content strategy up for success.  Related Post: The Importance of Local SEO and Why You Should be Investing There ➢ Think About Your Buyer Personas  Before you dive into your computer to do a little research, you should always begin with finalizing your buyer personas. Who is visiting your site? Where are your leads coming from? These are questions you need to
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Proper URL Tracking Attributions Recruiting Firms Must Know

With so many options available to them, many recruiting firms just don’t know where to start when it comes to digital marketing. If you are in the recruiting and staffing industry and you’re not currently doing some sort of digital marketing, you’re behind. But now’s the time to start.  If you found this blog post organically, I’d be willing to bet that you are performing digital marketing and are trying to figure out how to attribute marketing dollars to what is working for your firm and what is not. Here are some key methods you can use to measure the effectiveness of your spending. Once you have the data, you can make informed decisions to allocate more money
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