Digital Essentials 29 Mar 2019

Digital marketing The Top 7 Digital Marketing Trends To Watch In 2019 “You either adapt to what is currently happening, or you die.” Read More   Social media 5 Social Media Trends That Will Take Over in 2019 “There are 3.3 Billion active social media users and another 1 million signing up every day.”   Read More   SEO Image SEO Alt Tag and Title Tag Optimization “Do you know about ‘Alt Tags’ or ‘Alt Text’? If not, you’re missing out on some critical SEO opportunities! Unlock your SEO potential.” Read More   Strategy Top 5 Tools of 2018 to Rock Your Digital Strategy “The way you reach customers is ever changing. Discover how to crush your own digital strategy.”…

Mailchimp and Shopify Breakup: What it means and how to handle the split

Mailchimp has asked Shopify to remove the Mailchimp integration from their marketplace after colliding on privacy concerns with Shopify’s updated terms of service. The split was not mutual, with each side saying it was for the best interest of their customers to seperate. This announcement is a big one in the e-commerce and marketing community, so what does it mean and how can you handle it?   What it means If you are a business that focuses your marketing on past purchasing history this move will have an impact for you. The effect will not be immediate as the Mailchimp integration will not be removed from Shopify until May 12. So good news, if you are currently using this integration…

A Holistic Approach to Marketing

Introduction As Steve Jobs famously said, “A lot of the time, people don’t know what they want, until you show it to them.” But this is easier said than done – how do you go about “showing it to them”?   2019 has already kicked off and digital marketing has been flying. Such a fast-paced landscape is difficult even for the experts to keep up with. At Omni Online, we are often hearing people saying, “Just as I got on top of my SEO, my Google Ads are worse than ever” or “I’ve started picking up momentum with my social media but completely forgot about PPC.”   This is why an all-encompassing marketing strategy can be the only way forward…

SEO rip-offs: Ombudsman calls for ACCC action over dodgy consultants

We fully support the small business Ombudsman’s calling for a crackdown on dodgy SEO agencies. We have had so many clients come to us for assistance after letting one of the so called ’SEO experts’, who often spammed them in the first place, undertake SEO work for them. Not only have they spent a fortune on a service that did not deliver on what was promised, in many cases their SEO was actually penalised due to the poor practices of the agencies. Read here for the full article in Smart Company SEO rip-offs: Ombudsman calls for ACCC action over dodgy consultants

2019 – Evolution Not Revolution

As the famous novelist and poet Milan Kundera puts it, “A business only has 2 functions – marketing and innovation.” The digital marketing landscape in 2019 has some exciting trends cropping up which encapsulate this sentiment.   Our mission to you for 2019 – focus on perfecting all the trends of 2018. Don’t worry, you won’t need to blow the budget on a new Blockchain or AI division of your marketing team. In essence, the biggest difference to last year will be the sheer speed in which everything changes. You may have survived just tweaking some digital activities and keeping watch last year, but this year, it’s just not going to cut it.   Here is our pick on the…