If you can demonstrate that you can educate business owners about the reality and risks of running a business, they will be drawn to your advisory services. They will understand the value you offer in helping them thrive rather than just survive.
By the end of August this year, Google will have rolled out its latest update to its search algorithm.
Known as a core web vitals report, it forms part of Google’s page experience metrics. Simply put, this is Google’s way of sizing up your page’s overall user experience. Page speed has always been an important metric. But it’s now being baked into Google’s search algorithm.
In May, our Business of Marketing webinar explored the first stages of building an online advisory firm in three steps. Here’s a brief summary.
Every month we delve into the marketing performance data we have from all our accounting firms that we work with. This month, I compared clients who have only a website with us to those that have taken our marketing search engine optimisation (SEO) and blogging services as well.
In firms with this attitude, marketing is seen as a costly “tick-box exercise”; something that must be carried out as cheaply and compliantly as possible, but with little vision for what it could actually achieve. If that sounds familiar, you may be running your marketing department like a cost centre. But how do you move your marketing department into a profit centre?