Writing content is a lot of fun.
The audience is immersed in the story, and continue to read.
It’s important to add rich media, such as images and video.
Handling a well set up paid marketing campaign can potentially be a lot of fun. It can also be very frustrating.
In this post I will try to inspire you to come up with new and fresh approaches to have fun while working on it.
Managing a interesting paid marketing campaign can at times be difficult when you need to come up with ways to market your company.
A good paid marketing campaign captures the reader’s attention.
You need to keep the audiences immersed in the story, and they will continue to read if done right.
The project you are thinking of setting out to a paid marketing company can be time consuming and difficult to learn, but it can be well worth the time and resources usedPutting the work out to a paid marketing company 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 organization.
Use of own employees in Ethiopia to manage projects outsourced to the paid marketing companyOften, people in the Ethiopia-office can have broader knowledge of what is going on locally than what you can expect from a paid marketing company 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 paid marketing company. Below I will highlight some of the things that need to be given some attention to.
Is there any difference when using a paid marketing company in Ethiopia compared to working with this inhouse?
Should you employ specialists from a paid marketing company in Ethiopia or can one just as well use internal resources at the house to take care of paid marketing in the company?
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 paid marketing.
If you already have limited resources, the project will almost guaranteed not get enough attention and dedication from company staff without adequate resources to handling the project. The paid marketing company knows that these things are time-consuming and are knowledge-intensive, so they have put the resources needed to handle the project properly and professionally.
The questions you need to ask yourself needs to be addressed in a serious way. Here, I will try to discuss some of the things you should be aware of before deciding whether a paid marketing company is needed or whether it is better using internal staff at the house at the local branch office in Ethiopia.
Good paid marketing tools
There are some things you need to be aware of when using a paid marketing company – whether this is handled by your department in Ethiopia, or centrally at the corporate 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 Ethiopia 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. You can use this tool to find out everything you need to know about links to your own pages and what your competitors locally in Ethiopia 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 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 paid marketing company you are planning to use is at all professional, they probably use the tools available from ranks.nl – or similar tools extensively.
Need help deciding whether to use a paid marketing company or manage the project yourself?
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Do you do paid marketing for a business in Ethiopia?
Yes. My company does. We provide paid marketing services targeting any location. Since everything we do is on internet, location does not matter at all to us.