How To Make a YouTube End Screen [+ Templates & Examples]

While certainly a source of entertainment, YouTube is also an incredible platform for marketers to use, especially since it is the second-largest search engine in the world. Its users take action based on the videos they see, as 70% of them report buying from a brand after seeing their content on YouTube. Aside from product purchases, how do you keep viewers interested in your channel and watching more videos? End screens. In this post, we’ll explain what an end screen is, outline how to create one, share high-quality examples from existing channels, and recommend template options that you can use…

How To Design An Annual Report [+ Template & Examples]

An annual report offers a comprehensive overview of your business’s yearly operations. As the content in these reports is heavy-hitting, it’s essential to present it in a way that helps your audience understand and visualize your successes. These reports also incorporate various design elements that support your metrics and create a unique, creative, and visually appealing story of your business activities. In this post, we’ll outline annual report design best-practices, provide a template you can use to create your own, and go over examples of annual reports from other businesses that you can use for inspiration. What is an annual…

How To Make a Sitemap: 12 Tips for SEO, Keywords, UX and Content

We’ve planned, designed and built more than 1000 websites since 2001. On those projects, we’ve developed our own best practices for creating sitemaps. Here you can see some of the thinking that informs the process. Here’s how to make a sitemap for a high-performing website… Wait, what’s a sitemap? There are actually three kinds of sitemaps with three completely different functions. A sitemap for visitors: A sitemap is a page with a list of links to all the pages on a site, usually found through a link in the website footer. This is the original. A sitemap for search engines:…

10 Benefits of Consistent, High-Quality Content Marketing

In this competitive B2B marketing landscape, businesses make substantial investments in building content marketing programs. Why? Content marketing has been proven to deliver resounding success. As one of the most effective methods of growing audience engagement, developing your brand presence, and driving sales, content marketing is a mission-critical growth method for most businesses. Below, let’s review content marketing — the benefits of producing consistent, high-quality content, and how to measure success. According to the State of Inbound report, content creation is a top priority for 53% of marketers. Moreover, on average, content marketing accounts for 29% of B2B marketing budgets….