Handling a balanced inbound marketing campaign can be a lot of fun. It can also be very frustrating.
In this post I will try to give you inspiration with new and fresh approaches to keep the fun going.
Getting the inbound marketing campaign right can sometimes be frustrating when you need to come up with ideas to market your company. When done correctly, a well managed inbound marketing campaign captures the target market’s attention. You need to keep the audiences interested in the story, and they will continue to read if done right.
Is there any difference when using a inbound marketing professional in Washington D.C compared to having the staff working on this internally?Should you employ specialists from a inbound marketing professional in Washington D.C or is it better to use staff in the organization to take care of inbound marketing in the firm?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 inbound marketing professional is needed or whether it is better using internal staff in the company at the local branch office in Washington D.C.
Use of your own employees in Washington D.C to manage projects outsourced to the inbound marketing professionalOften, people in the Washington D.C-department can have broader knowledge of what is going on locally than what you might expect from a inbound marketing professional far away or what the people at the headquarters of your company 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 inbound marketing professional. Below I will highlight some of the things that need to be discussed.
The project you are thinking of setting out to a inbound marketing professional can be time consuming and difficult to learn, but it can be well worth the time spent and resources
Good inbound marketing toolsThere are some things you need to be aware of when using a inbound marketing professional – whether this is handled by local staff in Washington D.C, or centrally at the head office. 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.
Ranks.nlRanks.nl has many 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 inbound marketing professional you are planning to use is at all professional, they probably use the tools available from ranks.nl – or similar tools extensively.
Majestic.comMajestic SEO is the world’s largest link index. Use this tool to find out everything you need to know about links to your own pages and what your competitors locally in Washington D.C 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.
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 Washington D.C are doing, potential public relations disasters in the form of negative reviews and much else useful.
Need help deciding whether to use a inbound marketing professional or manage the project yourself?Do you need to discuss what a inbound marketing professional should do? Do you need someone to throw ball with? Feel free to contact me. Contact information can be found in the menu. An initial discussion about your needs never cost anything.
commonly Asked questions
Do you do inbound marketing for a business in Washington D.C?
Yes. My company does. We provide inbound marketing services targeting any location. Since everything we do is on internet, location does not matter at all.