Social media has taken over the world in a whirlwind and now dominates every aspect of our lives. Business and social media go hand in hand these days, the survival a business is dependent on the success of it social media marketing strategy. With the money being spend on social media campaigns, the amount of pressure on business to stand out from others on these social media platforms is enormous.
The landscape of SEO is extremely competitive and ever evolving. Search engines are constantly striving to better the user experience because of which some old things are on the way out and new ones are gaining traction. Keeping up with the happenings and trends in the SEO is a necessity if the business wants to be visible to its customers. To keep you on top of your game, here is the list of 7 most important trends to prepare your website for in 2019:
Pinterest has been around for a long time and yet no one ever talks about how kickass the website really is. Not only is it pretty to look at with all the beautiful pictures of just about everything on this planet, we believe it can substitute as a friend for you. Here is how:
Organizing Your Life: You will see thousands of images on the app, which will make your eyes pop. The app conveniently lets you make different boards to sort out the images, and then even board sections to pin your favorites to try them out later. Because who has time to try all the pins that you saved? Just like a friend to keep reminding you what is it that you really love.
Bringing You Ideas: Decorating your house? Looking for a New Recipe? Stumped for Ideas? You can search the app for latest trends, colors and if you like something, you can use the visual search option to see more things related to it.
Makes You LOL: Just like a friend, Pinterest is full of funny memes, anecdotes, and jokes from all over the internet, making you laugh until your eyes water. With the new short video feature, you can also see short gif like videos within the app. More fun!
Takes You Shopping: Like previously said, if you like something in an image the zoom in option lets you select individual items and many a times you can add it to your cart of the supplier right from within the app.
Making You Try New Crazy Stuff: Who doesn’t have a friend who has made them do crazy stuff against your better judgement but you do it because that is what friends are for. Well, Pinterest seems to have a magic wand by which it brings out the DIYer in all of us. From making us want to try out the new recipe to building our own furniture, it takes us out of our comfort zone.
Makes You Look Better: Imagine if you are out trying on a new shirt and wondering what will go with it? The visual search option on the app lets you take a picture of it and see what others have paired it with thus solving your problem.
Plan A Surprise: Most of our sercret plans are made with our friends, brainstorming for ideas, planning the décor. However, Pinterest also lets you make a board and then keep it secret so that it is not visible on your profile and only you can see it. This way you can look up ideas for the surprise and keep them in there, away from prying eyes.
No Pressure For Being the Best: Last but not the least, you love your friend even if he is a werido or a loner. Unlike all other websites, no one cares how many followers you have or who you are following thus allowing you to be yourself.
Building a website for a non-tech savvy person is usually a scary thought, one which makes people break out in a sweat. You might be thinking that I need to know some sort of coding to do it right or take a big hit on my wallet to hire a professional. You need not worry much because in this society with an answer for everything, you can make a website and have it up and running in no time yourself.
Ready to start a website? Great. Are you thinking that web hosting is the same thing as a domain name. Wrong. It is easy to get confused between web hosting and domain name and think that they refer to the same thing. Web hosting is the place where your website and all its files are stored, a server. Whereas, a domain name is the actual name of your website like facebook.com, amazon.com. In layman terms, domain name is actually the name of the house that you live in and web host is the actual house.
Search engine optimization has been around since ages and is constantly changing. It is as relevant today as it was before and always keep the marketers and SEO strategist adopting. Despite its importance, business owners usually have certain misconceptions about SEO and the role it plays. Down below are some of the most common myths about SEO and why they are just that, myths and nothing more.
Seeking financing for your startup is one of the most daunting tasks faced by budding entrepreneurs. The world is littered with examples of failed startups. Most of the times, the root cause of this is one thing: Money. If you are about to embark on the self-rewarding journey of setting up your own startup, learn the lesson by not making the following same mistakes made by countless before you.
Since the advent of YouTube, the world has become a different place. Time and time again other video sharing websites have been touted to overtake YouTube but that has yet to happen and YouTube is still the crowned king of video sharing. It is not only a place with videos of funny dogs and children to make us all laugh. It is quite possibly the best social media website ever and the reasons supporting this thesis are listed below.
Should you be skimping money when it comes to web hosting? You might be thinking on these lines that after all, there are extremely cheap (and free too!) hosting sites out there so why cough up big money for something like this. That might work if you want a blog or a website with pictures of your recent travel adventures, but when it comes to business, it might not be the wise thing to do. If you have an ecommerce business or even if you are using the website solely for marketing purpose, you should be willing to spend on web hosting. Because in both these cases, even a second of downtime is a lost customer.
Running an online business comes with its own challenges and even tiny details matter. The competition out there is so brutal that missing out on these tiny details can be a make or break for your ecommerce business. People become myopic in their vision and only focus on getting the visitor to their webpage. But if your website can not convert the visitor into a buyer, you will be soon packing bags.