What is Internet marketing? – Part I

Internet marketing (also known as online marketing or digital marketing) encompasses all those advertising actions and strategies that are executed in the media and Internet channels. This phenomenon has been applied since the 90s as a way of transferring offline marketing techniques to the digital universe.

Parallel to the tremendous development and evolution of digital technology, Internet marketing has been experiencing, in a progressive and very fast way, profound changes in both the tools and the possibilities offered to users.

How Internet marketing was born?

In the beginning, online marketing was based on web pages 1.0, a translation of advertising from traditional media (television, radio, paper media…) to the first web pages, which did not allow bidirectionality in the communication with users. The advertisers controlled the message completely and limited it to exposing it to the audience.

In addition, the publicity of the web stage 1.0 was limited, in most of the occasions, to reproduce a showcase of products or services in the form of an online catalog. Even so, this type of advertising already pointed interesting virtues, such as the potentially universal reach, the possibility of updating the contents, and the combination of texts, images and, little by little, also multimedia formats.

But, in a few years, the revolution arrived. A frenetic technological development allowed the massive introduction of a higher-level Internet. Web 2.0 was born and, with it, marketing 2.0 (as it is also known today’s digital or online marketing).

From that moment, it became possible for all users to share information easily thanks to social networks, forums or platforms, allowing the almost instantaneous exchange of pieces that were previously impossible, such as photos and video.

The Internet became much more than a means of information search and became a large community. Currently, the network is only understood as a means of exchanging information in two directions. The feedback is, therefore, total and fundamental between brands and users, with the pros and cons that this entails.

The advantages of digital marketing or online marketing

Digital marketing is an essential strategy for brands because of the great opportunity for growth, positioning, and sales or the acquisition of clients they represent. Potential customers are constantly connected to the Internet from their computers and, in recent years, also through their mobile phones or tablets. This context has led to a wide range of advantages of digital marketing, among which are:

  • Affordable costs: Online marketing is accessible in terms of budget, especially when compared to traditional marketing channels such as television, radio or the press.
  • Greater capacity for control: Optimization and correction of campaigns due to the collection of real-time consultation of the results.
  • Great flexibility and dynamism: With the ability to perform tests and changes on the fly, based on the results obtained and the behavior of users regarding a campaign.
  • It allows a very specific, personalized, and precise segmentation: In an online marketing campaign, the company can segment considering the sociodemographic, psychological data of users, as well as their behavior on the Internet.
  • It allows an exact measurement of the campaign: Results obtained, benefits, return on investment (ROI), etc.
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SEO Budgeting

Each project is different. Some websites need constant maintenance and optimization, while others require minimal attention. This means that the price of SEO services is calculated based on the time and research required to obtain quality finishes. The SEO budget depends on the size of the website, the degree of optimization and the scale of optimization that a website, blog or e-commerce requires.

The level of optimization of a website considers the amount of research, technical analysis, keywords, link building and maintenance on and off the site.

For their part, web stores need more optimization than personal blogs to maximize traffic and conversion rate, so they need more comprehensive packages.

Finally, the optimization scale implies the geographic reach of the website, as it implies different tactics depending on the strategy.

Consider applying SEO to your website and making it the heart of your digital marketing strategy. Contact us to discuss how to multiply the income of your company.

Off-Site SEO

External SEO is concerned with improving the ranking of a site on search engine results pages through promotional techniques such as:
  • Creation of external and internal links. With the aim of generating web traffic as an additional source and developing greater value. This can drive more traffic to your website, increase reputation, and increase rankings.
  • Marketing in social networks and brand promotions. These actions involve strategy and tactics in social media, both in organic and paid actions to give boost, visibility, credibility and traffic to the website, blog and e-commerce.

On-site SEO

On-site SEO involves optimizing the content of the website, blog and e-commerce at a structural level to make it more trackable and friendly for users and search engines. Includes optimization of title tags, internal links and URLs.

Some On-site SEO actions are:
  • Include keywords in the URL, in case the plugins don’t.
  • Using short and precise URLs, with the recommended keywords.
  • Use keywords at the beginning of the title tag.
  • Use keywords in subheadings in the content of your notes, as Google also searches for keywords in the heading tags.
  • Optimizing images and alt text that describes what’s in the image helps to identify the images and media in your site content.
  • Use synonyms and keywords that would be relevant to search items. When Google presents search results, it also looks for synonyms for the main keyword and other accompanying keywords.
  • Use internal and external links. Internal links connect the content of one web page to another on the same website. On the other hand, external links connect the content of your website with another website, enriching the content and adding value to searches.

Keyword Research

Keyword research is about locating the most searched words and phrases by users. This means that it is essential to tag the content of your site so that search engines can easily locate them.

The keywords used should target frequently used search words and phrases that are relevant to your content and add value to searches. The more keywords that are used and the more relevant they are to users, the easier it will be to find your website, blog or e-commerce. Also, if your website has a higher reputation, it will also be more relevant and better positioned.

Also, it should be taken into account that the position of the keyword in the URL affects its ranking and that the length of the keyword also influences the web positioning. Shorter URLs are easier to find and obviously rank higher.

Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis SEO technical analysis involves an in-depth review of the technical elements to improve so that Google and other search engines can index and crawl your website, blog or e-commerce.

The most common trouble spots are:
  • Need to correct “crawling errors” that prevent Google robots from seeing a page on your website and therefore not appearing in the search engine.
  • Optimize your site so it can be easily viewed from mobile devices, tablets, and desktops. Let us remember that we are in times of “mobile first”.
  • Fix broken links and make 404 errors friendly. Broken links can significantly hurt your SEO ranking because users and Google will have a hard time reaching your site and cause a drastic decrease in web traffic and sales.
  • Verify if you have an SSL certificate and a site with HTTPS encryption, which implies the protection of your data and those of your users from malicious programs and trackers on the Internet. It is an excellent ranking signal as it guarantees a secure connection with Google and reduces the abandonment rate.
  • Optimize page loading speed. This is essential, since if your sites take a long time to load, not only will you have a bad ranking in the Google list, but your users will quickly leave the site and you will lose potential sales.

Preliminary research

Preliminary SEO research focuses on finding out what’s on your website. This checklist is the content you have and discover the best way to select relevant bookmarks to optimize your website, blog or e-commerce. It includes the topics of your content, the types of media present, and benchmarking, that is, researching sites with similar content.

The goal of SEO is to differentiate yourself from your immediate competition, making your content on your website unique. This means that if your website has valuable content and responds to organic user searches, it will be easier for web crawlers to find.

The research done dives into the website’s specific market and the audience it is trying to reach. This step takes many factors into account and is one of the most expensive considerations in your budget.

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