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Running a balanced 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.
I have always been of the opinion that it is you who know your product 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.
Use of own staff in Lebanon to manage projects outsourced to the paid marketing expertOften, people in the Lebanon-office can have broader knowledge of what is going on locally than what one would expect from a paid marketing expert far away or what the people at the headquarters of your company are aware of. 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 expert. Below I will highlight some of the things that need to be given some thoughts.
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 paid marketing expert is needed or whether it is better using internal staff in the company at the local branch office in Lebanon.
The project you are thinking of setting out to a paid 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 paid 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 inhouse staff.
If you already have limited resources, it is unlikely that this type of task will receive sufficient focus and attention from company staff without adequate resources to handling the paid marketing. The paid marketing expert knows that these things are time-consuming and are knowledge-intensive, so they have put the resources needed to handle the project in a responsible manner.
Is there any difference when using a paid marketing expert in Lebanon compared to working with this inhouse?
Good paid marketing tools
There are some things you need to be aware of when using a paid marketing expert – whether this is handled by your department in Lebanon, 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 Lebanon are doing, potential public relations disasters in the form of negative reviews and much else useful.
Ranks.nlRanks.nl has a number 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 paid marketing expert 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. 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 Lebanon 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.
Need help deciding whether to use a paid marketing expert or manage the project yourself?
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Do you do paid marketing for a business in Lebanon?
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.
Questions or comments?Ask in the comments section below, or share with me your experiences with the use of a paid marketing expert compared to keeping things in the company, whether it is about local searches in Lebanon, or anywhere else.
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