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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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 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”

How to Build Your Business’s Brand on a Small Budget

Marketing doesn’t have to be a hundred thousand dollar word. You don’t have to spend a fortune to build your business’ brand with your customers and potential clients. Here are a few tips on how to build your business’ brand on a small budget, none of which requires much money or a lot of time. Continue reading “How to Build Your Business’s Brand on a Small Budget”

Create promotional coasters for your business

Promotion and marketing of the products and services are one of the prime motives of each and every business. However, the best kind of promotion is the one that makes your product reach out to your targeted audience in a more casual and subtle way rather than forcing them to view your adverts or brochures. Designing your company’s coasters may come in handy for this task. Continue reading “Create promotional coasters for your business”

4 Unusual Marketing Techniques Every Business Should Be Using

When it comes to marketing, most organizations prefer to play it safe, and only invest in tried-and-tested ideas. They usually prefer to stick PPC and banner ads, social media campaigns, TV ads, and press releases. Although they work, these tactics get old with time, and can only achieve so much. To get to the next level in marketing, an organization must think outside the box. It must apply quirky and unusual strategies that draw heavily on creativity and technology. Only then can it turn heads and get people talking. Here are a few examples of such tactics. Continue reading “4 Unusual Marketing Techniques Every Business Should Be Using”

Boost Your Business in 2017 with a Better Online Presence

Whether you have a well-established business or you’re just building one, there are a few “must-haves” you need in your arsenal. You have to have a sound business plan and you have to have a website to anchor your online presence. In today’s business world, if you haven’t built an online presence, you’re already languishing in the dust left by competitors as they leave you behind. Continue reading “Boost Your Business in 2017 with a Better Online Presence”

5 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Improve Their Knowledge of Marketing

As a business owner, marketing your brand, products and services is a huge part of running a successful company and experiencing the development and progression that you’ve been hoping for since day one.  But, since many business owners become entrepreneurs with little to no knowledge or experience of marketing, this can be a very tricky obstacle to overcome. Aside from outsourcing your marketing tasks to the professionals, there are a number of things that you can do to bring yourself up to speed with this hugely important department of your business. Continue reading “5 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Improve Their Knowledge of Marketing”

Get Rid of Your Hunger Pangs! Use McDonald’s Offers!!

Ever wondered what would you have ever done without McDonald’s? Your go to place for an economy meal with delicious burgers and sides! A place for all for children to adults to family, McDonald’s tops the list. And to forget those Happy Meals we would cry for just for the hot toy in town. Continue reading “Get Rid of Your Hunger Pangs! Use McDonald’s Offers!!”

5 Types of Engagement For Your Business Promotion Projects

At the core of many successful business operations is going to be the simple idea of engagement. Now, if every business did engagement at the same level of passion and professionalism, the creativity and content would come to the top as priorities, but because the playing field is different with each type of personnel and within each industry, there are more factors to consider. Continue reading “5 Types of Engagement For Your Business Promotion Projects”

Here’s How You Can Do Your Marketing Campaigns a Huge Favour

Starting a business is a great deal of work. Not only do you need to focus on your revenue generating projects, but you need to market your business as well. If you don’t get your business’ name out there, you won’t get any customer. When it comes to choosing how you are going to market your business, you may want to find the most inexpensive methods. As a new business just starting out, you may not have a great deal of money to invest in marketing. Continue reading “Here’s How You Can Do Your Marketing Campaigns a Huge Favour”

How to create the perfect logo

A logo can be used to identify many things, including products, organizations, and businesses, and are often unique graphics and images that represent a message. A logo that stands out, and clearly defines a specific message is a great way to gain brand awareness and representation. It’s important when creating a logo to look into many things, including what you’re representing, how the logo will be used, and who your audience is. Here are a few tips on how to create the perfect logo. Continue reading “How to create the perfect logo”

Hotel’s Digital Marketing Challenges

Digital marketing for your online hotel business is an essential thing to engage with, and no matter what your business objectives or priorities, you need to be planning digital marketing activity all the time. Digital marketing covers the gamut of activities, and there is so much it can encompass. There is PPC, which means pay per click, advertising, in which you bid on keywords or key phrases so you appear higher up in search engine listings. Continue reading “Hotel’s Digital Marketing Challenges”

How to create amazing infographics

You’ve probably been seeing infographics all over the web, and you might be wondering what the hype is really all about. Infographics can be a great way to draw attention to your business and they also double as quality, sharable content. Infographics are great for your current and prospective clients or customers, because they are visually pleasing and easy to digest, while still getting information across clearly. Continue reading “How to create amazing infographics”

Online Reputation Management Tips

Negative search results for your business or brand name can hurt your business. That’s not a surprising fact. Imagine if your clients were searching for your business and got to land upon some pages having a discussion on a bad customer experience. Sounds too common right? But how can you handle negative reviews and search results? What do you do when one or two angry clients, or even a competing business, are ruining your business’ reputation online? Continue reading “Online Reputation Management Tips”

Unique Ways to Advertise Your Business

The right marketing campaign is essential to anyone who owns their own business – in fact, it is so crucial it can either make or break our business. The trouble with conventional marketing is that it can be very expensive to do right. There are many things to cover, and this can add to the confusion for small to medium sized businesses who are inexperienced in the marketing field.

A specialist marketing company may be able to help, but only adds to the cost, and they still aren’t guaranteed to get you the results that you want. Many of the favorite traditional marketing techniques include radio advertising, local newspaper advertising or local television advertising. Continue reading “Unique Ways to Advertise Your Business”

Enhance Brand Values With Promotional Products

One of the constant balancing acts marketers walk is the need to maintain a fresh and relevant modernity about their brand without losing the hard-won authority built with many years of marketing investment. Most large companies regularly update their livery every decade or so to keep up with trends in design and corporate imagery but this option does not necessarily suit smaller organisations. That’s why many marketers believe choosing the right promotional product which reflects the commercial zeitgeist is a proven way in the interim of associating their brand with developing social and business trends. It may not be possible for many companies to make short-term changes to consumer perceptions of their brand however the simple act of applying company branding to an up-to-the-minute product is a cost effective way to enhance consumer perceptions and take advantage of the latent energy of market trends. Continue reading “Enhance Brand Values With Promotional Products”

3 Tips for Marketing Your Business to High-End Customers

As any business person knows, there is a huge variety of customers and clients out there. While some businesses and brands want to have a large amount of people purchasing their products or services because they come at a competitive price, other brands are more interested in targeting customers who want to purchase something based on its quality or prestige and care less about the cost. These two groups require very different marketing strategies. If your business is contemplating targeting the later of these two groups, here are three marketing tips that will help your business reach those high-end customers. Continue reading “3 Tips for Marketing Your Business to High-End Customers”

Is It Time to Outsource Your Marketing?

Oftentimes it feels like that are millions of moving pieces when it comes to our marketing efforts, especially online. When you’re an entrepreneur trying to do it all with limited time and resources, those efforts can quickly become overwhelming. Thankfully, many modern companies are reaping the benefits of outsourcing their marketing efforts to build leaner, swifter businesses.

For example, outsourcing your marketing can help you save… Continue reading “Is It Time to Outsource Your Marketing?”