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Creating a digital marketing campaigns can be a rewarding experience, but it can also create frustration.
In this post I will try to inspire you to come up with new and fresh approaches to have fun while working on it.
The questions you need to ask yourself has a number of aspects that you should think about. In this article I will highlight some of the things you should be aware of before deciding whether a digital marketing expert can be useful or whether it is better using internal staff in the organization at the local branch office in Zambia.
Use of own employees in Zambia to manage projects outsourced to the digital marketing expertOften, people in the Zambia-office can have broader knowledge of what is going on locally than what is reasonable to expect from a digital marketing expert far away or what the people at the headquarters of your firm have detailed knowledge about. Although, this does not necessarily mean that it is good use of resources to engage internal human resources locally in relation to the digital marketing expert. Below I will highlight some of the things that need to be discussed.
The project you are thinking of setting out to a digital marketing expert can be time consuming and difficult to learn, but it can be well worth the time and resourcesPutting the work out to a digital marketing expert can certainly pay off, but it is still important that there are available resources that can handle this in a proper way on the part of the company.
Is there any difference when using a digital marketing expert in Zambia compared to working with this internally?
Should you hire experts from a digital marketing expert in Zambia or can one just as well use internal resources in the company to take care of digital marketing in the firm?
If you already have limited resources, the project will almost guaranteed not get enough attention and dedication from company staff without adequate resources dedicated to handling the digital marketing. The digital marketing expert knows that these things require a lot of attention and dedication and are knowledge-intensive, so they have dedicated the resources needed to handle the project in a professional way.
It has always been clear to me that it is you who know your service and your market best, so if you have the resources needed, it is definitely the best thing to do it yourself. This is something that must be carefully considered before making a decision on how to proceed with digital marketing.
Good digital marketing tools
There are some things you need to be aware of when using a digital marketing expert – whether this is handled by local staff in Zambia, or centrally at the headquarter. Below is a handy checklist of things you need to think about, as well as the best tools you can use for either free or commercial tools where free alternatives are not available or significantly inferior to the commercial ones.
Google AlertsTo be on top of things, it is important to know what happens as early as possible. Google Alerts sends you an email every time someone mentions the words and phrases you specify. This can be anything from trademarks that are important to you, people of interest or general words and phrases that are important to your business. You can have alerts for all employees, freelancers you use, your trademarks including websites you run and words and phrases you focus on. All of this gives you a good overview of what is being talked about that matters internally. Google’s notification is free to use and helps you to be early in terms of being on top of what your competitors in Zambia are doing, potential public relations disasters in the form of negative reviews and much else useful.
Majestic.comMajestic SEO is the world’s largest link index. Use this tool to find out everything of interest about links to your own pages and what your competitors locally in Zambia are doing, or what national and international competitors are up to. Links to your website and subpages are crucial to your search engine rankings, so this is important to keep tabs on.
Ranks.nlRanks.nl has a bunch of professional SEO tools that I can really recommend. One of the tools I use most is Page Analyzer. With this tool, you can check keyword density on each subpage of your domain to optimize for keywords or phrases. If the digital marketing expert you are planning to use is at all professional, they probably use the tools available from ranks.nl – or similar tools extensively.
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commonly Asked questions
Do you do digital marketing for a business in Zambia?
Yes. My company does. We provide digital marketing services targeting any location. Since everything we do is on internet, location does not matter at all.