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The Daily Stream

Advertising News for the New Media

The Internet is Evolving… Is Your Business Keeping Up?

August 23, 2019 // By: Madison Lippincott

In today’s day and age, nearly everything we do involves the internet—somehow especially when it comes to marketing your business. In terms of reaching the biggest audience and, more importantly, your target clients, it just makes the most sense to utilize the internet to the best of your capabilities. But how can you do that when the internet is so rapidly changing right before our eyes?

The Importance of Hiring an SEO Company to Handle Your Website

July 22, 2019 // By: Dan Petrovitch

We live in the age of do-it-yourself. From tried-and-true DIY projects like painting your own cabinets and hemming your own pants, to more flavorful endeavors like making your own needle-felted children’s toys and knitting your own reusable Swiffer pads, the DIY revolution seems like it’s here to stay.

But when it comes to your website, you don’t want to do it yourself. Trust us. We’ve seen too many aspiring businesses try to approach their SEO projects like they try to approach their homebrewed craft beer, and the results have been disastrous. Instead, you should hire an SEO company that knows its stuff.

SEO, PPC, and Social: The Digital Trifecta

July 16, 2019 // By: Mackenzie Wiltrout

Well, there’s no denying it: We’re in the thick of the Digital Age, and we’re not leaving it any time soon. The allure and utter convenience of the internet has managed to hook all of us, from impressionable and mischievous toddlers to your wise and wistful grandparents.

As a business owner, this is good news. Digital marketing is a veritable treasure trove of conversion opportunity…  Just as long as you know how to use it. By implementing the Digital trifecta of SEO, PPC, and Social Media into your strategy, you can grow your audience—and subsequently, your business—by leaps and bounds.

13 of the Best SEO Tools for Auditing and Monitoring Website Performance

April 11, 2019 // By: Dan Petrovitch

So, you’ve got SEO down pat. You’re writing some killer content—it’s informative, helpful, and great-looking. Your internal links are on point, while your external links are bringing in traffic by the horde. Meta descriptions? Not a problem. Longtail keywords? You’re the undisputed master. Image alt text? Please.

But wait... Just because you’ve implemented all the best practices doesn’t mean that that’s all there is to SEO. If you want the results you’re craving, then you need the right tools to audit and monitor your website’s performance. Keep reading to learn more about 13 of the top SEO technologies.

2019 Digital Marketing Trends Designed to Drive Leads for Your Business

March 22, 2019 // By: Rachel Steinberg

2019 is a big year for digital marketing. Yes, there are constant changes, with businesses needing to reevaluate their lead generation methods. However, it’s this year that’s showing trends shift in a dramatic way.

From voice searches to being “position zero” on Google, here are the 2019 digital marketing trends that are designed to drive leads for your business.

Balancing Creativity & SEO in Your Content Writing

November 28, 2018 // By: Rachel Steinberg

Writing SEO copy can pose an interesting challenge. You want your articles to be visible on Google, but you also want them to be fun to read. So, how do you find that balance between creativity and SEO in content writing?

Below are three tips on how to create effective marketing copy. Keep reading to gain insight on how to keep both people and search engines happy.

Traditional PR vs Digital PR: Can They Coexist?

August 20, 2018 // By: Steve Halko

What is PR? The ideals of a public relations specialist are one of reputation management—events or happenings within a company—and reaching out to the public on behalf of the company. These necessary individuals have been around as long as business has been, well…in business. With the digital age in its adolescent-yet-creeping-on adult years, there are many new developments in the world of public relations, but are there similarities, as well? We cover it all in this look at traditional PR vs. digital PR.

4 Reasons Your Website Is Failing to Convert Quality Leads

June 20, 2017 // By: Stream Companies

In this digital day and age, your website needs to be optimized so your visitors and leads can easily find what they’re looking for. Many times, a quality lead’s first interaction with your services is through your website. But if your page isn’t optimized for converting these leads into customers, you’ll notice a significantly high bounce rate, or the percentage of visitors who leave your site after a short time without converting.

Stay Ahead of the Game: Connect Your Website To The Google Search Console

December 22, 2016 // By: Daniel Woods

What is Google Search Console (Webmaster Tools)?

Google Search Console, formerly known as Google webmaster tools, is one of the few ways you can see your website through the eyes of Google. When your customers search something, Google will deliver the most accurate and best results. If your website is among the best results, but not appearing in the top page of the search results, Google Search Console can help explain why and guide you to improving your position in the search results.

Surprising Ways to Reach Google

December 8, 2016 // By: Krista Meiers

Most the time, we use Google as a basic search engine to look up different events, places and questions. As a business owner, we want to make sure that our business is easy to find and has our accurate information. The process to get your business listed, updated or corrected on Google can take up to weeks! Then there is always the possibility that something might go wrong.  Throughout this blog post, I will take you through different situations that can occur with having your business listed on Google and the exciting avenues you can take to talk with Google.