Social media marketing is important... but if you’re not doing it right, your time and efforts are wasted. One common thing we see many MSP’s do wrong is failing to add any visual content to go with their posts. Let us explain why doing so is crucial if you want to make sure your business is seen.
Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a great marketing strategy that any business - including a small to medium-sized MSP - would benefit from taking advantage of. The problem is that PPC is seen as this confusing, overcomplicated method that would be too difficult and expensive for a smaller business to handle.
Hootsuite is a social media marketing management tool that allows you to manage many social media platforms without having to login to each platform individually. It can help to increase your marketing strategies across your social media, with the ability to schedule posts and manage comments immediately. Hootsuite is a great new way for businesses to finally take advantage of social media for their marketing and not have to spend a ton of time doing it.
Creating content for your MSP blog doesn’t have to be an area of trepidation. You’re the best advocate and resource for what makes the services you provide as an MSP unique, you just need to give your audience a reason why they should choose you. Your blog is the perfect opportunity to show your experience, ideas, and why you’re the best at what you do.
Sponsoring events is a marketing strategy that is quickly gaining popularity across industry sectors, and is one of the fastest growing forms of marketing in the United States. Have you considered sponsoring an event in your local area?
Like a lot of your digital marketing, you want to focus on is getting your MSP’s SEO ranking up so that your business is on page one of Google. A great way to improve your ranking is to take advantage of video marketing. However, you must do it right. This means you optimize the videos that you upload on YouTube, a company owned by Google that can help you improve your search engine ranking.
Maintaining a blog is critically important for your web presence as a managed service provider, which means you will need to write blog content about a variety of topics. This way, your audience will have both a reason to stay engaged, as well as to view you as their friendly neighborhood IT expert.
LinkedIn is one more of those social media platforms that continues to grow. Using it can get your company name out there, and get potential employees in contact with you along with possible new clients.
There may not be as powerful, or as admirable, a title as “thought leader” in the business setting. If you have earned this distinction, it suggests quite a bit about the respect and influence you command. However, it is important to emphasize that this really is a reputation that must be earned, despite the fact that the path to being seen as a thought leader isn’t always an obvious one.
Instagram is a great social media platform - one that your MSP can take advantage of. Since Instagram is owned by Facebook, there’s an additional step that you can take to enhance your social media marketing efforts: connect your MSP’s Instagram account to the company Facebook page.
Using keywords is one of the most challenging topics for MSP businesses as they develop their SEO strategy. While best practices involving SEO and keywords have evolved over the past decade, many businesses are still using the SEO playbook from the 1990s and finding themselves having poor outcomes. Take a moment to review how keyword optimization is utilized today.
When considering syndicated vs. custom content, you need to know the facts. The fact is, good syndicated content doesn't hurt your SEO. There is some confusion regarding syndicated content that paints it in a bad light that this blog will help correct for you.
An integral part of promoting your services as a managed service provider is to maintain a company blog. Of course, since you have to write things to put on the blog, this can be easier said than done. What would you write about, anyway?
Imagine this: you’re talking with a business owner and potential client that could be quite lucrative for your MSP. This business owner is unfamiliar with the types of solutions that he needs to keep his business technology operational and protected from any potential threats.
Calls-to-action (CTAs) are an important part of marketing. The right call-to-action will drive your target audience to act, while the wrong one will lead to your message being ignored.