How to Cheat at Social Marketing & Get Away With It

If you’re anything like me, then you’ll always be on the lookout for the latest social media tips and techniques to help you get ahead. In what’s become a wildly competitive digital space, experts are constantly finding new ways to maximize exposure and engagement. Continue reading “How to Cheat at Social Marketing & Get Away With It”

Influencer Engagement Strategies – Frameworks for Brand Managers

Influencers have grown from a non-traditional method of brand promotion to one of the more effective strategies in all of marketing. Brands must build a connection with their audience in order to be successful. This involves gaining their attention, building trust, and making sure the entire effort doesn’t sound too much like a pitch. Brand influencers bring a sense of authority and credibility to these efforts. They can incentivize viewers to check out content they may have otherwise passed on, and even help brands expand their audience in the long-term. Continue reading “Influencer Engagement Strategies – Frameworks for Brand Managers”

3 Ways Brands Are Activating Influencers in 2017

Influencers have grown from a non-traditional method of brand promotion to one of the more effective strategies in all of marketing. Brands must build a connection with their audience in order to be successful. This involves gaining their attention, building trust, and making sure the entire effort doesn’t sound too much like a pitch. Continue reading “3 Ways Brands Are Activating Influencers in 2017”

4 Reasons Why You Should Use Both Traditional and Digital Marketing

Marketing is a tricky thing – you need to do it right and you need to do it constantly. An ineffective campaign is one that doesn’t start a conversation and a relationship with your future customers. An ineffective campaign is one that repulses your very clients that you wanted to entice. A bad campaign is one that advertises to the wrong people. It’s one that poorly defines what the company is and what the product is, and it’s one that isn’t clear or impactful. Continue reading “4 Reasons Why You Should Use Both Traditional and Digital Marketing”

5 Ways to Make Social Media Work for Your Business

Over recent years, social media has become a big part of our day to day lives. However, while general consumers tend to use social media to communicate with friends and share media, businesses are able to make use of it for a variety of reasons. Social media platforms have become integral for businesses these days. With so many people using these platforms, it makes sense for businesses to utilize them as much as possible. Continue reading “5 Ways to Make Social Media Work for Your Business”

5 Creative Ways to Promote Your Brand

Differentiating your brand in a competitive marketplace can often feel like no easy feat. Yet, there are various ways to separate your company from your industry rivals to attract as many customers as possible. Check out the top 5 creative ways to promote your brand. Continue reading “5 Creative Ways to Promote Your Brand”

Top 10 Questions Marketers Need to Ask While Developing a Content Strategy

If you are working in Marketing, then the phrase “content strategy” is not new to you. You can’t help but hear the Marketing Department people talk about it all the time. And that is for many real reasons. But before we drill into details about those reasons, let us clarify a few things for you. Continue reading “Top 10 Questions Marketers Need to Ask While Developing a Content Strategy”

Digital Marketing for Realtors and Mortgage Professionals

It is nearly impossible to have a successful real estate business– or any business, for that matter– in our modern world without some level of digital marketing. Like so many other industries today, home buying is incorporating more digital elements every year. In fact, 90 percent of home buyers searched online at some point during their home buying process, and 52 percent began their home search online. Continue reading “Digital Marketing for Realtors and Mortgage Professionals”

6 Strategies Getting Your Blog on the Map

Starting a blog is as easy as ABC; it’s the maintenance of your blog and its promotion that requires a little bit more effort, but it is vital. It’s all well and good that your blog exists in cyberspace however, it is vital to draw readers to your blog and well put it on the proverbial map. Try one or all 6 of these nifty techniques and watch your blog soar to new heights. Continue reading “6 Strategies Getting Your Blog on the Map”

The Many Obstacles to Getting a Product on a Shelf

Fulfillment is the name of the game when it comes to manufacturing. You might think your business is far removed from the customer, but the reality is that customers order and expect products to arrive quickly. That turnaround is a key element in staying competitive. Continue reading “The Many Obstacles to Getting a Product on a Shelf”

How Using Psychological Triggers Can Increase Your Sales

Adam Conover, best known for his myth-busting series of TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything, states that there is no such thing as Millennials, or Gen X, or Baby Boomers, or any other “generation” for that matter. These terms are an invention to categorize people who happened to be born at certain periods, and on whom characteristics were attached willy-nilly. While some people of the same generation do share some common traits, the group is not homogenous enough to be treated as one group. Continue reading “How Using Psychological Triggers Can Increase Your Sales”

4 simple ways to increase your YouTube views rapidly

Once you start a YouTube channel, you may find that your videos are not getting the recognition or viewership you think it deserves. Most times, it’s because you haven’t implemented any marketing techniques to promote the video or even failed to set it up properly. Continue reading “4 simple ways to increase your YouTube views rapidly”

10 Key Differences between B2B and B2C Digital Marketing

The field of marketing is buzzing with the festivity of digital marketing. The prevalence and proficiency of digital marketing have changed the landscape of advertising. Now, the consumers are more focused on the marketing campaigns instead of the product being marketed. Continue reading “10 Key Differences between B2B and B2C Digital Marketing”

How to Get Started with Improving the Customer Journey

Whether you’re an offline business with retail stores, or an online entity with digital assets, user experience is an important element that cannot be neglected. User experience used to be associated with apps and online commerce, but it is now an important part of every business. Your customers’ experience is a strong determinant of your business’s success. Continue reading “How to Get Started with Improving the Customer Journey”

The Power of Personalization

The digital trend that has worked the best is that of personalization. Your information is incredibly valuable for companies for this very reason, and it is why companies like Facebook and Google have the monopoly on advertising. They track your usage and are then able to personalize ads towards your tastes. This means that when a business owner creates an ad campaign, these companies only show it to people that would be interested. People don’t typically turn off the data collection; therefore this means personalization is possible. Continue reading “The Power of Personalization”

Tips On Choosing The Right Type Of Marketing For Your Business

It doesn’t matter how well-run your business might be or how excellent your product line, if you don’t master marketing, it won’t thrive. Marketing can be defined as the action a business takes to promote and sell its products or services. Since this requires a lot of strategic thinking, marketing also depends on good research and at least a basic understanding of human psychology for the advertising to be effective. Continue reading “Tips On Choosing The Right Type Of Marketing For Your Business”

4 Tips to Scale Your Ecommerce Business with Paid Traffic

I have spoken with many entrepreneurs over the past year. I noticed one commonality between them – they all want to pay as little as possible to get their business off the ground. They tend to focus exclusively on drawing visitors through SEO and social media. They are either too scared to invest money in paid traffic or would rather have a very high profit margin than a scalable business. Continue reading “4 Tips to Scale Your Ecommerce Business with Paid Traffic”

What is Key Account Management?

Key account management is often mistaken for just another sale strategy, but it is an approach that seeks to change the way you do business, as well as how you win new business. As such, it has the power to affect your business at every level and drive profit margin long into the future. Continue reading “What is Key Account Management?”

Understanding the Anatomy of a Successful Salesman

Being a successful sales man is not easy. It requires a specific set of skills combined with an instrinsic sense of smell of the client’s requirement combined with a deep knowledge of the domain to succeed at the job. Here’s what is actually needed, nicely explained through an infographic. Continue reading “Understanding the Anatomy of a Successful Salesman”

How to Create a Solid Brand Image For Your Business

When creating a brand for your business, it’s imperative that you take every detail into consideration. Whether it is the color scheme of the logo or to the tagline of the business, details are important. You also need to have a brand name that’s memorable. Your brand name should send out a strong message, as it is the support system for your business. Make sure to have all the necessary legalities, such as trademarks, sorted out as well. Branding, in short, is the process of defining your business to yourself, to your team and to your external audiences. Your brand reflects the core of your business and its values. Continue reading “How to Create a Solid Brand Image For Your Business”

3 ways to build up the online presence of your business

In the digital age, it is important for businesses to evolve if they want to survive. Make sure that your company does not find itself being left behind. One way to stay at the front of the pack is by engaging with technology and all of the benefits that it can provide to your business. Building up the online presence of your business is a great place to start. With so many people spending their time online, it is vital that you company finds clever ways to reach out to them and earn their custom. Below are three ways for you to improve your business’s online presence. Continue reading “3 ways to build up the online presence of your business”

5 Secrets of Powerful Essays

You don’t have to be a professional writer to create a powerful essay. It’s not a secret anymore. A great talent and writing skills don’t influence the results you get at the end of the academic year. To get high scores on the next writing task, you have to stick to 5 little rules of writing. Don’t you know them yet? Continue reading “5 Secrets of Powerful Essays”

How to Plan Social Media Campaigns with Video

Social video has become one of the top digital trends of 2016. YouTube, Snapchat, Vine, and Periscope are leading the online social community. Additionally, nearly every other major social brand—Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and more—has added native features to their apps and websites to make uploading, viewing, and sharing videos easier. It becomes specifically critical in the marketing of services, which being intangible, has more impact in video marketing than anything else. Continue reading “How to Plan Social Media Campaigns with Video”

Six Top Tips for Building a Strong Online Presence

When running a business, your online presence is key to building your brand, gaining more exposure, and increasing your customer base. With an ever-increasing number of customers looking for new brands, products and services online, it can be easy to get left behind if your company does not have a strong online presence. However, there is more to having a good online presence than simply setting up a business website and appearing on popular social networks. We’ve put together some top tips to help you seriously improve your brand’s online presence to see the best results. Continue reading “Six Top Tips for Building a Strong Online Presence”

Digital Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Anyone that knows about business will be aware of the growing importance of digital marketing. With the internet and technology playing such as huge part in our personal and business lives, a lot of marketing has now moved online. This is good in many different ways, not least because it is far more cost effective for business to use online marketing methods. It is also a simple and fast way of marketing, and can have a big impact when used properly. Continue reading “Digital Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid”

Localized Digital Marketing – The Do’s and Do Nots

If you are a small business owner, you will likely find yourself competing against large global brands – this can leave you feeling disenchanted, but this is where localized marketing plays a pivotal role. Continue reading “Localized Digital Marketing – The Do’s and Do Nots”

How to use Videos and Podcasts in the Fitness Industry

Marketing for fitness isn’t vastly different than marketing other types of business. Your marketing strategy is still developed to generate more customers i.e. more people signing up for classes or more people booking for a PT session, and across the marketing industry, video has become a very popular marketing method.It is becoming incredibly effective in the fitness sector too. Continue reading “How to use Videos and Podcasts in the Fitness Industry”

How To Do Branding Exercises Like A Pundit

The first quarter of the year has passed by and you’re working on a marketing plan. And worse, you’ll be ending the year with a crappy and failing marketing strategy again. Ouch!

But you can’t do the same strategy, the same structure and the same attack. If you wonder why you are stuck somewhere or in a dilemma of being in a plateau state, then you might need to take a closer look at how you integrate all your marketing efforts and align them to your branding exercises. Continue reading “How To Do Branding Exercises Like A Pundit”

Turning Simple Approaches into Powerful Marketing Tools

You can’t expect to succeed in a market as competitive as today without exploring every possible opportunity that can lead to a better competitive advantage. Small businesses are competing with larger enterprises – and their enormous resources – for the same portion of the market; therefore, getting creative and maximizing marketing efforts will make a huge difference. Continue reading “Turning Simple Approaches into Powerful Marketing Tools”