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The range of devices with which people access the web are increasing daily and no longer is it safe to assume that visitors will visit your website using traditional devices like the desktop and personal computer- there is a good chance they will do so with a tablet or a handheld device. Ultimately, if your site is not optimized for mobile you are losing sales as research revealed that 30% will abandon a purchase transaction if the shopping cart isn’t optimized for mobile devices. It’s therefore amazing that there are still several businesses websites which are not optimized for a mobile experience. Below are five reasons why your website must have a mobile optimized website: MOBILE WEBSITES ARE IN HIGH DEMAND Today, mobile devices are the easiest way to access information especially for clients that are always on the go. If your website is not mobile friendly, your prospects will…

Facebook was created as a casual social platform- a place to post things that inspire, interest or amuse you; a place where you can make new friends and reconnect with friends and family members and share important news. On the other hand, LinkedIn, another social media platform launched two years before Facebook was designed as a network for professionals and companies. On LinkedIn, you could cultivate professional relationships; post and catch up on industry content. Clearly, career-driven individuals had found a home in the social sphere, and the numbers showed that LinkedIn directs almost four times as many persons to your website compared with Twitter or Facebook. However, in recent years, LinkedIn has begun to feel a lot like Facebook. Why? The business and work sphere has evolved, and this has caused With the evolution of the business and work sphere, employers are beginning to see the benefit of throwing…

4 Unethical Growth Tactics Entrepreneurs should never indulge in Growing a business is no easy task as it feels like there are too many things that need to get done at the same time. There is the stress of handling the day to day administrative duties, managing money and thinking up strategies to grow the business. Sometimes, in thinking up strategies, we may indulge some bad or terrible ones without even realizing it. They are often so common that we may not think twice about their effects when we do them so in this article, we will be taking a look at four unethical strategies which entrepreneurs should never indulge. ADDING PEOPLE TO YOUR EMAIL LIST WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION In most places around the world, it is unethical to add people to your mailing list without their permission. However, I’m being specific about the ‘grey’ area, where individuals we have…

The best times to post on social media signifies the time most of your followers or fans are on their social profiles and are hence more likely to view your content. That’s the easy answer but however not necessarily that insightful or useful. There are best practices for each social network, and the data from a variety of studies proves that posting at the best times will help you get more traffic, more engagement, and more followers. Do not hesitate to contact us, subscribe to our blog for free, click here to arrange a FREE Consultancy meeting, send me an email at Nick@CFMGroup.co.uk or Follow me below on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

With so many tweets overwhelming each Twitter user, it can be incredibly difficult to get your tweets seen and clicked. Twitter has 320 million current active users so it’s no wonder why it’s getting more and more difficult to be seen on Twitter. But done correctly, Twitter can still be a great source of traffic. And as you know, if your Tweets aren’t driving traffic, then they’re not doing you or your business much good. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of 15 ways to get your Tweets seen and clicked on by your followers. 1: Add Images Did you know that tweets with images receive 18% more click-throughs, 89% more favorites and 150% more retweets? And you can create multiple images for each blog post, using attractive colors, centered headlines and interesting textures. Don’t forget to add your brand or URL, too. For a slew of free design tools,…

Several entrepreneurs agree that social media marketing is “the next big thing.” On that, they are right. Since social media marketing emerged it has earned a reputation as a passive marketing tool and statistics from HubSpot shows that 92% of marketers claim social media is beneficial to their business while 80% indicate that their efforts increased traffic to their websites. However, reports from Social Media Examiner reveals that 97% of marketers are currently participating in social media, but 85% aren’t sure of what social media tools to use. There’s a lot to be done in educating entrepreneurs on social media marketing, and the best way to begin educating them is by making them see how social media can improve their business. Below are some ways social media can improve a brands business. INCREASED BRAND RECOGNITION Your social media channels are avenues for you to voice your brand’s identity and every…

Digital Marketing has continued to be a veritable tool for brand awareness and business growth since it sprang in the late 1990s. Many companies, big and emerging develop strategies to ensure maximum returns on their Digital Marketing Campaign. They either contract professional Marketing firms or employ trained and competent staff to manage their online presence and campaigns. To this end, Digital Marketing is of great essence in today’s fast-paced, highly competitive global marketplace which is dominated and influenced by technology. Notwithstanding the gains and usefulness of digital marketing, there are certain risks involved in relying on digital marketing for a company’s digital marketing efforts. They include: INABILITY OF DIGITAL MARKETING TO GIVE AUTOMATIC RESULTS   It is entirely correct that digital marketing lies at the heart of business growth in today’s digital age. However, companies especially the startups may not wholly earn its gains without traditional marketing. The slogan goes in…

Is Twitter a part of your company’s social media marketing? Are you perhaps missing out on a Great opportunity? In any case, with the latest Twitter updates, new 280 character Limit and real-time marketing, you’ll likely want to take a fresh look at what Twitter has to offer. Have a look at our infographic below and let us know what techniques you use to promote your company via Twitter. Do not hesitate to contact us, subscribe to our blog for free, click here to arrange a FREE Consultancy meeting, send me an email at Nick@CFMGroup.co.uk or Follow me below on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

It is a fact that digital marketing is at the heart of business growth and brand awareness in today’s fast-paced, highly competitive and technology-driven market. Businesses, both large and small, startups and existing ones, leverage digital marketing tools to acquire and retain customers, build more robust customer experience, improve their brand presence and edge out their competitors. To meet up with these needs, they employ the services of either a professional digital marketing firm or a digital marketing expert. However, many business fail despite employing the services of these professionals and most have either been frustrated or ultimately edged out of the online market space because of ineffective marketing campaigns. Other reasons stem from non-purposeful digital marketing strategy to the incompetence of the digital marketer. Looking at these reasons in detail: LACK OF A PROPER DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGY Digital marketing requires creative, sustained and quality strategy. Most businesses make…