Why Small Businesses Need Local Marketing and Advertising

Local Marketing for Small Businesses in Southeast Missouri

You’ve worked incredibly hard for your small business. You’ve been there day and night, building it from idea to full-fledged organization. Maybe you just launched a new product, or maybe you’ve reached a revenue goal. You have plenty to be excited about. No matter the milestone, you may still be missing one key piece of…

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What is Omnichannel Marketing? Buzzword Alert!

what is omnichannel marketing

We’ve seen a lot more mentions of omnichannel marketing lately—not to be confused with multichannel marketing. In fact, it seems like many brands and businesses are expanding their omnichannel marketing to capitalize on social commerce.  Social commerce, mentioned briefly in other blogs, is an industry expected to grow to $1.2 trillion by 2025. Many businesses…

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Copyright Infringement: It’s Not a Good Thing

Copyright infringement is illegal. No, you won’t end up in jail, but you could end up with millions of dollars in fines and legal fees. Plus, it’s just kind of a rude thing to do.

The best content connects with your audience. It bridges the gap between your business and your customers. It is goal-oriented and specific. Oh, and it’s also legal. Copyright infringement—it’s not a good thing.  Copyright infringement is illegal. No, you won’t end up in jail, but you could end up with millions of dollars in fines…

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How to Attract Customers to Your Website

How to attract customers to your website

Look, it’s time to face reality. If you don’t have a functioning and attractive website, you’re losing out on valuable customers. Nearly 50 percent of businesses fail in their first five years. One of the top reasons for failure? Poor marketing and a poor digital presence. So, if your website is an absolute horror story of…

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Rooted Web adds Martin, Heeb to design team

Kristen Martin Jacob Heeb | Designers at Rooted Web

Rooted Web, a local full-service website design and digital marketing agency, has expanded its website design and development team with the additions of Kristen Martin and Jacob Heeb. Martin, a Desloge, Missouri, native, joins Rooted Web as UI/UX web designer. She has extensive experience working with marketing clients from project strategy through implementation, most recently…

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How to Stay Motivated During a Long Web Design Project

staying motivated

At Rooted Web, we’re no strangers to long-term projects. We’ve seen it all from marketing strategies to website design and development. No one knows better than us that long projects come with the difficulty of staying motivated. Maintaining long-term motivation is no easy task, but it is one that we’re familiar with. Here are our…

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A Simple Guide to Instagram Livestream Shopping

Instagram Livestream Shopping Lady

You might remember that we wrote a blog back in December 2021 about Facebook Shops. Now, we’re shifting gears to take a look into Instagram Shopping, a set of features that allows users to shop for products via photos, videos and livestreams.  When it comes to Instagram e-commerce features, there are plenty of possibilities for…

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Rooted Web adds Navarro to marketing team

Natalia Navarro | Rooted Web

Rooted Web, a local full-service website design and digital marketing agency, has expanded its marketing team with the addition of Natalia Navarro as a digital content producer. Navarro earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. She previously worked on the social media team at Cultivating…

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Template vs Custom Website: Creating the Site of Your Dreams

Template vs custom website - Blog post from Rooted Web

It’s always the same story. You hear about a new business, and you do what feels most natural. You Google them. In fact, 97 percent of people learn more about a local company online than anywhere else. This means it’s not only important to have a great website and online presence, it’s necessary. And provided…

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Optimizing Your Site for Voice Search

Voice search isn’t the future; it’s the present. Our SEO specialists at Rooted Web make and implement the changes needed to succeed.

“Hey, Siri” How many times have you said this? Or maybe you’ve uttered the phrase, “Hey, Alexa” instead. Voice search is becoming more popular, with 41 percent of adults and 55 percent of teens using voice search daily, according to Google, but small business websites could be doing more to optimize for searches from voice…

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