Be in the Know
- Old Navy’s new digital content series features SNL star Kenan Thompson as the newbie in their corporate internship program designed for elementary school students. The “unbranded” series aims to cut through ad fatigue and tap into the public appetite for streaming.
- According to the 2022 Digital Consumer Trends Index, email beats all other forms of customer outreach — banner ads, social media ads, organic posts, and SMS combined — by up to 108%.
- 2,000 words, an optimized H1, and done. Right? SEO is a little more complicated than that. Check out these word-count considerations for content marketers.
- Equinox, a high-end and anti-resolution fitness chain, didn’t accept new members on January 1, debuting an OOH and digital campaign met with mixed reviews.
What About Your About Page?
Your About Us page isn’t just a parking spot for your boilerplate copy. In fact, users rank it as the second-most important element on a site behind contact information. The most engaging About Us pages stay true to the brand’s tone and share these key elements in common:
The why. This is your opportunity to share your mission with consumers who are hungry to support brands that align with their values. What problem—macro or micro—is your brand committed to solving? Why does your brand exist?
The how. Your About page is not the place for corporate speak, so “execute” somewhere else. Users are here to learn exactly how you’re going to make their life better. Use clear, customer-focused language to pitch what you’re selling.
The when and where. Storytelling facilitates connection. Share your brand’s humble beginnings, origin story, inspiring impetus. When did all begin? And where are you headed?
The who. When it’s appropriate, sharing headshots and bios of the key players on your team can build trust with consumers who increasingly value brand transparency.
The what now? Don’t forget the obvious. Your About page should include a call-to-action to drive users to back to your services and products, blog content, newsletter, etc.
Check out Search Engine Land for a full list of gold-star About Us examples.
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