Entries by cloud9wp

How to Use Hashtags

  Knowing how to use hashtags is essential for any social media marketing. Hashtags are a great way to expand your reach as they allow users to find your posts based on specific topics that are relevant to their needs and interests.  What is a Hashtag? A hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by […]

The Importance of Photography in Marketing

We live in a busy time. And not only are our schedules busy, so is the world around us. When it comes to marketing, it can be hard to stand out amongst all the noise. Both the “real” and digital world are full of distractions, competitors and consumers with short attention spans (by choice).  In […]

Is Email Marketing Effective?

Email marketing is often overshadowed by flashier marketing techniques such as social media and paid advertising. But just because it doesn’t seem as “fun” or “cool” as other methods, doesn’t mean it should be overlooked.  Email marketing is one of the oldest and most effective channels of digital marketing. If you’re asking, is email marketing […]

Why a Micro-Influencer Could be a Good Fit for Your Business

Guest Blog Post Written by The Hosting Tribunal Influencer marketing has fast become one of the most preferred marketing methods. In fact, 81% of marketers feel that it is an effective form of advertising. An influencer has the potential to become a real brand asset. But, the tricky part is finding the right one to work […]

How to Make SMART Goals for Marketing

Goal setting is an important aspect of marketing, and really in all aspects of your life.  At Cloud9 Marketing, we set our bars pretty high. We are goal setters not only for ourselves but for our clients. But we aren’t just spontaneously and carelessly going about making wishes and hoping they come true. No, there […]

Latest Updates to Facebook

Facebook has been under a lot of scrutiny lately. While most of their time has been dedicated to dealing with issues in regards to privacy, transparency and security, its developers have managed to put out a few new updates. Although the platform is constantly changing and adapting, we highlight a few of the latest updates […]

Creating the Best Domain Name in 2019

Guest Blog Post Written by The Hosting Tribunal Currently,  there are countless websites with more to come tomorrow, the day after that, and so on. If you want to create a successful website, you’ll need to pull out all the stops to catch the attention of online visitors. This includes having a great domain name […]

Top 5 Website Metrics to Track

Web analytics are an integral part of a successful website. Detailed website metrics tell you about your website visitors’ behaviour and are the key to accelerating continual positive online growth. With the installation of a piece of code onto your website, called a pixel, platforms such as Google Analytics can collect anonymous data about your […]

The Importance of Social Media Marketing

If you own a business or are building a brand, you may be questioning the importance of social media marketing. You may be asking yourself: Does your business need to be on social media? Does social media marketing really work? The simple answer is, ABSOLUTELY! As of May 2019, there are almost 3.5 billion active […]

Is Mobile Really Overtaking Desktop?

We all know that the last few years have seen a dramatic rise in mobile searches. But how prominent actually is it? Studies have shown that even though most searches are done on mobile devices, 80% of conversions still happen on desktops. Here is how you can tailor your strategy for today’s modern consumer. Think […]