We bring you our selection of the best digital marketing blogs to fire up your marketing strategies and get you inspired.
May 22, 2018
Email Marketing is something everyone assigned with marketing related tasks has heard of. It’s not always simple to understand. Where do I begin? Which marketing platform do I chose to go with?
Design & Development | Strategy
As you have probably heard by now, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on May 25th. What's GDPR you say?
May 8, 2018
Facebook 7 years ago, was not the Facebook we have now. They’ve given social media marketers everything we could ever wish for! Here are a few of my favorite “not so secret” menu items from Facebook.
May 3, 2018
Design & Development | SEO
Google’s “Speed Update” for Mobile-first indexing is only a couple of months away, and page speed WILL be a ranking factor across mobile AND desktop devices.
Apr 25, 2018
Are you or your company going through a big website redesign or overhaul? In this post we talk about the do’s and don’ts of going through a big website redesign with SEO in mind.
Apr 18, 2018
What is the most effective marketing strategy? In digital marketing, using search engine marketing, social media, and content marketing are some of the most effective tools.
Apr 10, 2018
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect on May 25th of this year. We've created this "CliffsNotes" version to help you prepare for the upcoming regulation.
Feb 26, 2018
A lot is changing in 2018 for B2B marketers, be ready for the changes now with these 7 trends.
Feb 20, 2018
Design & Development
Last month, Google announced a major change to the way its search index will rank sites: it will go mobile-first.
For manufacturing companies, the recent influx of competitive industry players, technological advancements and marketing investments have made SEO for manufacturing companies critically important.
Jan 17, 2018
It shouldn't be surprising that Google has been experimenting with mobile-first indexing for over a year now. They have made it clear in the past that having a mobile-friendly site is something...
Jan 10, 2018
As you're planning your digital marketing strategy for 2018, there are some important questions you should be asking yourself. This blog post will break those questions down and offer some...
Dec 14, 2017
Are your website and marketing efforts working for you? We've compiled an expert roundup of eight tips to guide your digital transformation to success.
Nov 7, 2017
Finding the right candidate is tricky to say the least. Not only does the candidate need the right certifications, experience, and educational level, but on top of that you have to find someone...
Nov 1, 2017
Earlier this month, a number of Top Floor employees participated in the 19th annual Milwaukee Empty Bowls charity event at the MSOE Kern Center. Empty Bowls is an event that raises awareness for...
Oct 23, 2017
You've probably heard it over and over, that your content marketing strategy is becoming ever more crucial to your brand's success. This means that with the right content, you can achieve the...
Sep 26, 2017
The term digital marketing incorporates a whole host of marketing tactics including websites, social media, and content marketing. In Google's study of B2B marketing, they found that eight of the...
Investing in a trade show isn't cheap! In fact, it's often the most expensive item in a B2B marketing budget. First, you have the booth rental space, sponsorships to consider, booth signage...
Using any or all of the digital marketing techniques outlined here will increase your returns on your trade show investment.
Sep 22, 2017
You hear this all over marketing & advertising articles, your marketing director uses this phrase all the time, but you're not quite sure what it means or don't see the value in spending more time...
Sep 8, 2017
When it comes to design and content marketing, the "chicken and the egg" debate often comes up. In what situation is it necessary to have a solid design strategy before you can put forth any...
Aug 30, 2017
Browsers to warn users that connections are not secure if you continue to use the unencrypted HTTP protocol on your website.It should come as no surprise to anyone that the main players...
Aug 14, 2017
Why can't I edit my Facebook links anymore in ad manager? Over the past year or so Facebook noted a trend: people were creating websites that appeared to contain legitimate (often sensational) news...
Jul 27, 2017
To effectively market your company, you have to start by understanding your audience. So how do we go about doing that? Marketers start by creating a Buyer Persona, or an archetype, of your typical...
Jul 25, 2017
Failing to diversify proves to be one of the most common marketing mistakes made when it comes to content and inbound marketing. Many organizations place all of their eggs into one basket...
Jul 19, 2017
Inbound marketing involves creating useful and appropriate content, and promoting said content to potential buyers through various channels; specifically social media. While social media...
Jul 7, 2017
Every day customers are bombarded with businesses on social media fighting for their attention. The unique aspect of social media is the 2 way communication it offers, rather than...
Jun 30, 2017
PPC | SEO
There is a long running debate between digital marketing specialists about "which is better", PPC or SEO. You can find countless articles on the subject comparing and contrasting the two, weighing...
Jun 22, 2017
Content | SEO
Before information could be accessed online, the buyer's voyage was often sales driven, with a skilled professional relaying product or service information to their prospective purchaser. Today...
Jun 19, 2017
Without the proper context, data can be used to support or refute any position. So at the end of the day, how do you know that your digital marketing efforts have been successful?
Jun 16, 2017
There is something special about the Dads in our world. They are there to lay down the law when Mom's word isn't really what you want to hear. They are there to cheer on their family in the good...
Jun 13, 2017
One of the most difficult tasks marketers and business owners alike are facing in 2017 is how to stand out in an ever-increasing amount of internet clutter, as digital advertising becomes...
Jun 6, 2017
We're featuring another webinar on our blog today - this is the first in a series of three webinars on Email Marketing. Get all of the basics with this great overview of email marketing directly...
May 31, 2017
In April, one of our developers, Tony, traveled to Baltimore for DrupalCon 2017. Tony specializes in the development of the Drupal sites we build here at Top Floor and he is always invested in...
May 25, 2017
At Top Floor, we believe that continued education is incredibly important, which is why we're always planning and expanding our webinar series. We understand that workdays are busy, and it's hard...
May 5, 2017
May 2, 2017
Do you have a responsive website? More than 50% of all searches were done on mobile devices last year. With an increasing amount of web traffic coming in from different sources, it is essential...
Apr 21, 2017
At Top Floor, we believe that continued education is incredibly important, which is why we're always planning and expanding our webinar series. We understand that work days are busy, and it's hard...
Mar 24, 2017
With the advent of digital marketing the term "In-bound" marketing has become popular in describing how "Content Marketing" works. However, there is some debate about exactly what is considered...
Mar 10, 2017
February was a busy month for our marketing team here at Top Floor. It included sponsorships at two major tradeshows in the Greater-Milwaukee area...
Jan 25, 2017
Google previously saw tabbed content as "hidden" content. The algorithms they had in place identified that hiding content (including content that was accessible and visible under tabs) was...
Jan 23, 2017
In your every day life, how many times do you think, "Oh, I'll just Google it"? Probably a lot, right? Well, you're not alone. According to the Content Marketing Institute, 93% of online...
Jan 19, 2017
One main goal of a successful website is to lead users throughout the site, informing them about the services or products it offers. If the path of the website is clearly laid out, it will be easy...
Dec 23, 2016
Content | Design & Development | Email | PPC | SEO | Social | Strategy
Happy Holidays! If you've been following along on our social channels, we've been sharing our top twelve tips for digital marketing success over the past few weeks. This blog serves as a roundup of...
Dec 20, 2016
We're inching closer to Christmas every day, and the team at Top Floor is really feeling the spirit. Involvement in the community is a very important part of our culture, and we were proud to...
Dec 16, 2016
Despite the fact that 80% of businesses recognize the benefits of greater alignment between sales and marketing, most (60%) aren't unifying their divisions - so says a new report from recruiter...
Dec 9, 2016
In successful digital strategies, content marketing and SEO are integrated efforts. While there are certainly differentiating factors in both disciplines, there is also a lot of overlap. While SEO...
Dec 2, 2016
Creating impactful meta data such as title tags and meta descriptions can be intimidating for ecommerce websites, especially if there are thousands of products in their inventory. It might seem...
Nov 23, 2016
The fourth quarter of the year is a really big deal in B2C retail circles with Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all that goes with the December Holidays. The general thought is that it is not so much...
Nov 18, 2016
A digital marketing plan is an essential tool for your business. Developing a digital marketing plan will help you identify what makes your business unique and how to get your message out to your...