Numerous companies and nonprofit organizations offer web search services beyond the Google algorithm. The competition is usually stuck with an outsider status when it comes to their alternatives to Google but they also present interesting approaches and innovative business models that don’t necessarily rely on the advertising industry. The trend toward anonymous web searches is also starting to...
Strong Customer Authentication is part of the European Union’s second Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Its main requirement is that merchants implement two-factor authentication. How will the new SCA regulations change online payments and what do they mean for your US-based business? Keep reading to find out.
There are many reasons to change your Zoom background. You might want to change your background to keep your surroundings more private, or to make your office seem a little snazzier! The popular video conferencing software Zoom offers many ways to customize your Zoom background. We’ll explain how to do it.
Google has more or less shaped the way that we search for things online. The undisputed market leader among search engines has consistently found new features and functions to simplify and speed up the methods we use to find web pages and information on the internet. Since the foundation of the Google search back in 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s internet giant has consistently kept things...
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If you want to pursue your content marketing strategy in a focused manner from start to finish, it requires perseverance and purposeful work to implement it. From the research to the monitoring, many different people are involved. Countless tasks need to be divided, scheduled, and then completed. Professional content marketing tools can facilitate this work.
Virtual meetings with the video conferencing tool Zoom are an excellent option when it comes to staying in touch with others despite working from home or separate company locations. Private conversations using your camera and microphone can also be quickly set up using the software. In this article, we’ll show you how to set up a Zoom meeting – spontaneously or scheduled for a desired date.
Professional or private, for many people Zoom is the preferred software for video conferencing. So it’s likely that sooner or later you will receive an invite to a Zoom meeting. But how do you join a Zoom meeting when you’ve never worked with the software before?
Targeting is the magic word for online marketing. Advertising and online commerce are as global as the internet. In this vast content universe, you will find many potential customers. But widely spread marketing campaigns are expensive and often fail to make a direct impact on sales figures. As a regional service provider, you can achieve more by localizing your advertisements and as a specialized...
Google Easter eggs are small features and games hidden on search result pages and across Google products. They are intended to make the process of discovering them fun. We have put together a small selection of the most popular Google Easter eggs for you and show you how to find and trigger them.
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.