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Reasons to Read and Write a Blog - Get A Better CRM, a 1st Direct Corporation

Reasons to Read & Write a Blog

Reasons to READ our Blog. 

Reasons to WRITE your own blog. 


Reason to Read Blogs

Blogs are one of the best ways to increase brand recognition, foster client relationships, and add value. We, at First Direct Corporation, are aware of the potential of technology and blogging for growing businesses. That’s why we create blogs to support our mission:

“To Help Organizations Market, Sell, and Service Better by Deploying and Supporting Award-Winning Technology and Guiding You Through the Best Practices for the Technology Solutions We Provide.”

Reasons to Read and Write a Blog - Get A Better CRM, a 1st Direct Corporation

When looking for information on a particular subject or solutions to business challenges, 81% of people say they trust blog posts. We write and publish blogs to inform professionals about technology best practices and tips, keep them updated on market trends, generate more leads, and expand our business.

Here are three reasons why you should read Get a Better CRM blogs:


1. Market Better

For marketing to be effective, you need to get the right message in front of the right audience at the right time. We help you learn how to market your business better.

Reasons to Read and Write a Blog - Get A Better CRM, a 1st Direct Corporation

Our blogs will help you learn how to use CRM and other technology solutions for marketing purposes to their fullest potential. You get to know how to:

  • Centralize customer information
  • Obtain a complete, 360-degree view of each and every client
  • Streamline communications with customers
  • Conduct targeted marketing campaigns
  • Improve customer relationships

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2. Sell More

Sales technology helps you create a more streamlined sales process. Your team needs to spend less time on manual tasks and gets more time to focus on closing deals.

Reasons to Read and Write a Blog - Get A Better CRM, a 1st Direct Corporation

Through Get a Better CRM blogs, you discover how to make the best use of sales technology to:

  • Learn sales prospecting techniques
  • Automate the lead generation process
  • Nurture leads and convert them faster
  • Forecast sales targets better
  • Accelerate sales funnel
  • Close deals faster and easier
  • Make the sales process more efficient
  • Improve team collaboration

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3. Manage Smarter

Making smart decisions is the foundation of any successful business. Business owners and executives can now make informed decisions to hasten the growth of their companies thanks to technology.

Reasons to Read and Write a Blog - Get A Better CRM, a 1st Direct Corporation

Our blogs will help you discover how to use your Zoho CRM, Zoho CRM Plus, and technology for your entire business to:

  • Drive stronger performance
  • Better manage your mission-critical goals
  • Reduce expenses while enhancing customer service
  • Boost business outcomes and operational effectiveness
  • Automate operational procedures
  • Deliver superior outcomes each time

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4. Technology Advice

You will love reading our blogs because you don’t just learn how to manage, market, and sell better but also how to make smart tech decisions. First Direct’s blogs deliver trusted technology advice and tech tips for businesses like yours. Read our blogs to: 

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Reasons to Write Your Own Blogs


What is blogging?

Blogging is a crucial component of your company’s marketing strategy. Businesses that publish blogs draw more leads, develop brand trust, and find it simpler to hit revenue targets. Here are some ways that blogging can benefit your business:

1. Boost website traffic

Businesses with a blogging site see a 55% increase in website traffic over those without. To increase website traffic, you can use blogs to publish unique content about your products or services and the industry.

2. Improve search engine results

The number of indexed pages, fresh content, and keyword density are used to determine search engine results. Just by having a blog, businesses can enhance all these aspects and rank higher on search engine result pages.

3. Bring in new clients

You can turn visitors into leads with the help of blog posts that are well-written and offer solutions to common business problems. Make sure each of your blogs has calls to action buttons.

4. Build audience trust 

Blogs demonstrate to current and potential clients the value a company offers. Blogs can address frequent queries from readers, such as how to use a product or fix a common tech problem. Gaining the audience’s trust helps your company come across as more knowledgeable.

5. Achieve scalability

Blogs are a valuable tool to support marketing and sales efforts for businesses of all sizes and industries. By making valuable content available to your target audience, you can grow your customer base and generate more leads and opportunities. This is essential for achieving scalability.

6. Improved ROI

Research shows that companies that incorporate blogging as part of their marketing strategy achieve their ROI 13 times higher than companies that don’t (source: Semrush). Publishing blog content on a regular basis will increase traffic to your website, improve rankings, build better customer relationships, increase leads and sales in a cost-effective manner, and improve the ROI for your business.

7. Generate more leads and sales

If your company blogs 1-2 times a month, there are 67% more sales opportunities than companies that don’t blog (Source: InsideView). Blog content that provides value to your audience can generate leads and sales. By creating content that addresses the needs of your target audience, you position your company as a leading solution provider.

8. Build better customer relationships

60% of consumers feel more positive about their business after reading custom content on their website (source: Content Plus). This means blogging is a great way to connect with your customers and build a community around your brand. You can connect with your audience, reply to their comments, and build a loyal following.

9. Create a mailing list of your site visitors

A powerful marketing tool is email marketing. However, getting people to sign up is difficult, which makes it challenging for you to communicate with your audience via email. If readers believe that the information on your blog is useful, interesting, and informative, they are more likely to trust your email newsletters.

Reasons to Read and Write a Blog - Get A Better CRM, a 1st Direct Corporation

10. Gain exposure on social media

Sharing a blog post on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other networks is simple. You can share the links to your blog posts on social media instead of constantly producing new content for your social media pages.

11. Make your brand stronger 

You will become a thought leader in your industry if your blog posts offer suggestions and accurate information that can help your customers. Blogs help you gradually grow your audience and improve your brand’s presence in your industry.

12. Inform and interest readers 

People will read a blog if it educates them or provides them with valuable information about their industry. Even better, you can talk about the advantages of your goods and services to draw in both potential and current clients.

13. Strengthen client relationships

By using blogs, you can offer free but valuable guidance that improves customer experiences and fosters loyalty.

14. Publish company announcements and news 

A blog is similar to having your own online publication where you can post messages, company or product announcements, and other updates.

Do you want to create a blog for your company? 

We can assist you in setting up your blogging site. We create blogs with distinctive SEO-driven designs and digital strategies. With our team of experts in blog site development and optimization, you get:

  • Access to a range of blog themes & website templates.
  • Upgrades and maintenance
  • SEO-friendly blogging site
  • Content writing services
  • Custom features and plugins


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ZOHO Authorized Partner

Bob Ritter
(845) 221-3800