Digital Marketing

Best practices, innovative solutions and strategy for optimizing digital marketing programs from the minds of GLC.

4 Content Marketing Bets We’re Placing in 2021

By now there has been no shortage of hot takes about 2020 and all of its unprecedentedness. And without a doubt, much has changed this year—some things irrevocably. But 2020 has also revealed some trends that stood the test of the pandemic and will see marketers through 2021 and beyond. Here’s a lis…

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3 Ways to Make Your e-Newsletter Stand Out

Without a doubt, e-newsletters are an effective vehicle for driving traffic to your organization’s website. They’re also a great way to repurpose content, share announcements, and get feedback from your audience. But for many of us, e-newsletters overwhelm our inboxes on a daily basis. They sit unre…

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5 Tips for Leading an Effective Virtual Presentation

For the last several months, we’ve all relied heavily on video conferencing to connect with family, friends and coworkers. While sitting and staring at the computer screen for hours isn’t considered the most ideal, it seems like it will be our normal way of working—and living—for the foreseeable fut…

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Associations: It’s Time for Virtual Events

Concerns about COVID-19 have associations everywhere cancelling conferences, shuttering events, and postponing meetings. Now is the time for virtual events and livestreaming — so you can meet your members, readers, and customers exactly where they are. Our client, Association Forum, the hub for the…

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Think More Broadly About Video Content

By now, you know—or should know—the relevance and importance of video in a content mix. Cisco says 75 percent of all internet traffic is streaming video content, while Facebook reports that audiences engage with video content five times longer than static content. But even if you have embraced video…

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Four Bonus Reasons to Adopt the Cluster Topic Model

If we can safely assume anything about search engine algorithm changes, it’s this: Search engines will continually look to evolve their algorithms to better capture the way users think, behave and search. The latest updates are no different. SEO is shifting toward a topic cluster model in which one…

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4 Social Media Marketing Trends to Harness Today

While many popular social media platforms remain on brands’ and users’ radars this year, the way we use them is constantly evolving, particularly when new algorithms or changes are introduced. Here are four ways you can boost your social media marketing strategy based on today’s trends. Broaden the…

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5 Instagram Story Ideas to Boost Engagement

While photos are the main attraction of your Instagram account, a good social media strategy incorporates all of the other features this platform has to offer. It’s not enough to post, like and comment on photos to get seen these days—more and more users are viewing and engaging with businesses thro…

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Digital Content: To Gate or Not to Gate?

To gate or not to gate, that is the question. The sales team screams yes, while the content marketing team begs no. It’s a common battle in all types of organizations: the decision to require specific information from users, usually via a form, in exchange for access to a piece of content. The truth…

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Diverse Content is King

Creating content that appeals to a diverse audience is not just a question of being fair or equitable; it actually makes good business sense. According to the U.S. Census, more than 50 percent of the American population is expected to be composed of minority groups by the year 2042. Your customers l…

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