Reflecting on the 12+ years we’ve spent guiding companies on their social media journeys it’s been fun to see the marketing world evolve over time – first large organizations were skeptical about social media and thought it was a fad (convincing them on the value was like pulling teeth) then they warmed up to the future, started to see great ROI, and a multibillion-dollar industry was born.

Over the past couple of years the social media marketing world has seen some big changes ranging from YouTube’s algorithms and policies causing a ruckus to marketing dollars moving more towards influencer marketing campaigns. And with tons of companies throughout the world jumping on the influencer bandwagon, there’s a lot of talk about social media influencer marketing consultants and if they’re actually needed. We’ll touch on that today.

Search engine optimization is an ever-evolving game that requires SEO companies to stay ahead of the curve if they wish to deliver top notch results for clients, and at the same time strategies often differ when looking at small to mid-size companies versus global enterprises. Ultimately, what makes enterprise SEO so different than SEO for other types of businesses?

You have probably heard all of the buzz about social media influencer marketing and how marketing budgets are not only shifting even more to digital, but in particular towards influencers. And because of that, companies are scrambling to find social media influencer marketing agencies to guide them, but not all are created equal.

Our research indicates that Google has rolled out a major update to their search engine algorithm that affects not only organic ranking, but also map listings. We advise all businesses and SEO companies to check ranking immediately.

So you’re located in Los Angeles and want to hire an SEO consultant — welcome to the club! As obtaining high rankings in search engines becomes more important by the day, more and more companies are realizing the need to bring on an experienced SEO consultant to guide them in the right direction. However, over the years I’ve heard a ton of horror stories about SEO consultants that don’t help businesses, but actually hurt them. Don’t make that mistake.

Since Instagram took the social media world by storm I’ve been researching the nifty social network to build a thorough understanding of its inner works, including the algorithm used to determine the order of content appearing under specific hashtags. Within the past 24-48 hours I’ve noticed a big change in Instagram’s algorithm and I’m pretty sure I know why.

Now that drone technology has soared to new heights and everyone from photographers to law enforcement agencies are implementing the nifty devices, it should come as no surprise to hear that Disney is looking to use drones to make their theme parks even more amazing and memorable.

Unless you’re a celebrity or the Most Interesting Man in the World, odds are you have to work to build Instagram fame. And since Instagram delivers an engagement rate that’s over 50 times better than other popular social networks, it’s going to be a key marketing medium for years to come.