How Training Videos Can Help Your Company Grow

Posted by Matthew Fezza on Jun 7, 2021 8:00:00 AM

The New Era of Training Videos

Think “training video” and a VHS with a grainy image and outdated content may pop into your mind. Maybe you think about a CEO telling a joke, trying to relate to you on a personal level from a distance. Perhaps you even had to watch an agonizing 15-minute video on proper handwashing techniques. Did you fall asleep just thinking about it? 

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Topics: video production

Optimizing for Search Engines

Posted by Forge Apollo on May 25, 2021 10:00:00 AM

By the end of 2025, the internet will likely contain 175 Zettabytes of information - an amount that, if stored on DVDs, would circle the earth 222 times! With the staggering amount of data being added to the internet every day, the importance of keeping your website optimized for search algorithms increases daily. Search engine optimization is now a necessity.

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Topics: digital marketing

Three Digital Marketing Trends Your Business Needed Yesterday

Posted by Forge Apollo on May 13, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Try searching Google for digital marketing trends and thousands upon thousands of pages will pop up, each sporting a new spin on their chosen tip. It’s easy to get lost scrolling through blog posts, statistics, and case studies or to become so overwhelmed that none of the research makes it into the marketing plan. So, to make things simpler Forge Apollo narrowed down those thousands of searches into three digital marketing trends 

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Topics: digital marketing

How to Conduct a Site Health Audit and What to Look For

Posted by Forge Apollo on Apr 29, 2021 8:00:00 AM

What is a Website audit?

A site health audit is a necessary part of maintaining an effective, high-ranking website. It checks many aspects of a website, including usability, SEO, and structure. This matters because issues within the site are often penalized by Google’s ranking engine SERP, lowering the site’s visibility. The goal of a site audit is to identify and fix any errors that affect ranking.

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Topics: digital marketing

How to Improve Lead Nurturing Campaigns With Email Automation

Posted by Marlena Chesner on Apr 15, 2021 12:52:44 PM

What is Email Automation?

Email automation is a huge time saver and a great way to consistently stay in front of your potential and returning customers. By automating emails you are meeting their needs and offering value without creating and sending an entirely new email from scratch. Instead, you can nurture your leads with specific, timely messages whenever they meet a specific trigger. 

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Topics: digital marketing

COVID-Safe Virtual Fundraising Events With Main Line Health

Posted by Forge Apollo on Mar 15, 2021 9:57:57 AM

As COVID-19 sweeps the globe, businesses are being forced to pivot.  In-person stores are against the ropes, mom-and-pop shops are behind a massive 8-ball of change, and the demand for digital sales has pushed many franchises into the red.  However, perhaps no industry experienced a greater spike in demand than healthcare. Although the ICUs were filled to capacity, front-line healthcare workers weren’t the only ones who saw a massive spike in daily demand. Main Line Health’s other patient care facilities such as the Stroke Care, and Cardiac Care facilities were overwhelmed as well. 

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Topics: digital marketing, web design, video production

4 Ways to Increase Open Rate

Posted by Marlena Chesner on Jan 5, 2021 2:49:18 PM

Nothing is more frustrating than spending hours crafting beautiful and informative emails, only for them to sit in your customer's inbox unopened. That's why we've compiled these four tips to help increase your open rate now. 

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5 Ways to Improve Your Digital Presence

Posted by Forge Apollo on Nov 13, 2020 12:58:14 PM

Today, digital marketing is no longer an option.  It’s an absolute necessity.  As COVID-19 pushes more and more consumers to limit their store trips to essential items only, many are transitioning into purely online shopping.  That means the sales teams used to closing in person, the indoor bar and grill that used to have a line out the door, and the mom and pop shops built on in-person customer service, all need to evolve.  For many the overhaul of decades-old business practices can be nearly insurmountable.  Now, more than ever, it’s vital that a business analyze its digital presence.  Here are some ways to improve your digital presence today.

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Topics: Insider, digital marketing

How Content Marketing Can Make Your Business More Money

Posted by Forge Apollo on Jul 24, 2020 4:56:49 PM

That tired old phrase “content is king” has never rung truer. In today's marketplace, content marketing is no longer an option.  It’s a must-have for any business looking to outpace the competition. What is effective content marketing? It all starts with a strategy centered around the production of informative content.  This content is ultimately used in order to attract, educate and retain new customers. So, instead of pouring your marketing budget into expensive mailers, time-consuming trade shows, or hours of sales calls- simply provide your audience with the information they’re searching for. Through this process, you’ll be gaining your audience’s trust- ultimately nurturing them until it’s time to make a purchase. 

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Video Marketing and The Buyers Journey

Posted by Forge Apollo on Jul 2, 2020 11:06:08 AM

When’s the last time you’ve taken a deep dive into your customer journey? The last time you thoroughly examined each stage and carefully crafted content to follow suit? Creating original, compelling content that encourages the user to engage further with your brand can ultimately turn visitors into potential customers. One of the best forms of content to implement within the customer’s journey is video.  While people are confined to their homes, video consumption rates are at an all-time high​. Whether it’s video searches for “how to make a homemade mask” or even “best quarantine activities for my kids,” the demand for engaging, educational, and entertaining video is greater than ever. 

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