Commission-based business transactions are familiar to most readers when it comes to the real estate or insurance industry: If a broker manages to successfully sell a flat or insurance to a customer, he or she receives a commission. The same principle applies for the classic discipline of online marketing: affiliate marketing. The players here are registered merchants and affiliates, who calculate...
Personal product or service recommendations have a significant influence on purchasers’ decisions. In referral marketing, companies take advantage of this effect. Satisfied customers are motivated to share their experiences and, in doing so, attract new customers. Keep reading to find out how referral marketing works, including real examples and tips.
Fans, followers and likes – these are the currency of social media. But building an active and loyal following on Facebook, Instagram, etc. isn’t always easy - huge competition means it can be hard to attract people to your page. For that reason, buying followers and likes can seem an enticing option. Unfortunately it’s one which rarely proves to be the key to long-term success.
In order to remain at the forefront of the social media world, even pioneers like YouTube must be guided by younger competition from time to time. Youtube has therefore decided to introduce another communication channel in addition to the Community feature. Like Snapchat and Instagram, the video platform now has a Story feature that allows you to share short videos with your followers. Originally...
Excel is an integral part of everyday business activities. Whether it is being used for tables, statistics or spreadsheets, this software simplifies complicated calculations and data analysis. The Excel OR function is one of the program’s easy-to-use commands. In this guide, we will explain and provide practical examples to illustrate how it can be used to make simple comparisons and check...
With more lectures and talks going digital, PowerPoint’s Presenter view has proven a handy feature. Digital tools make it easy to visually support a long speech, and Presenter view is a great choice to this end. Find out how to get the most out of Presenter view in PowerPoint.
The umbrella term “extended reality” includes all forms of immersive technologies that combine real and virtual environments. While augmented reality is already used by many mobile apps, virtual reality and mixed reality are not quite as prevalent due to their higher costs and greater technical requirements. In this article, we compare the different forms of XR.
The development and maintenance of neural networks has become an important standard in many modern industrial and research projects. Keras is an open source library that simplifies these processes independently of the underlying deep learning platform. Here you will learn what Keras is and what advantages the software has to offer in detail.
When you save a PowerPoint as a PDF you change the file extension from PPT to PDF. This allows you to share PowerPoint presentations without the recipient having to use the Office program. In addition, the PDF (portable document format) is readable on various operating systems with PDF readers.
Excel offers over 400 useful functions. The AND function is one of the most popular ones. It allows you to check whether spreadsheet values meet certain conditions in just a few clicks. This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to use Excel AND with the help of an example. We will also show you how to get the most out of Excel by combining it with the IF function.
The IONOS Guide to Online Marketing: tips and expertise for all
There are many options and strategies for marketing content, products, and services online. In addition to traditional outlets (like banners or videos), e-commerce also lends itself particularly well to generating customer attention: methods like search engine, affiliate, and social media marketing are all part and parcel of a good online marketing mix. In our guide on the topic, we’ve compiled important information on the basics of online marketing and have also included plenty of expert-level tips.
Who should use our Online Marketing Guide?
From beginners to experienced professionals, this guide offers individuals of all competency levels relevant tips for successful online marketing. And online marketing basics are just as much a part of this guide as expert-level topics (‘Cloaking–an SEO blackout’ or ‘Canvas fingerprinting–web tracking without Cookies’). Readers looking to set up e-commerce platforms or become online marketers stand to gain a lot with this content. Small and midsized companies aiming to enter the online market or expand their marketing skills will also find useful resources here (e.g. ‘Creating a business plan for your online store’, ‘8 tips for successful online store marketing’, or ‘Successful social media marketing’).
How the guide is structured
The articles are divided into four different subcategories. Under ‘Online sales’, you’ll find texts on how to construct and operate an online shop. In addition to the fundamentals of online marketing, there’s a lot of information on how to upgrade your web store located in this section. The subcategory, ‘Social media’ provides tips on how to win over customers and create campaigns within today’s conventional social media networks. Here, you can find out how to execute different strategies in varying levels of complexity. Under the keyword, ‘Social media marketing’, there are articles on search engine optimization (SEO), search engine advertising (SEA) as well as useful online marketing tips for relevant tools and techniques. The fourth and final subcategory, ‘Web analytics’, covers different approaches and tools for gathering data on visitor behavior and how to create web statistics (e.g. with Google Analytics). IONOS’s Online Marketing Guide is a one-stop shop for clear and comprehensive information on online business and online marketing.