Social media has come a long way, you guys. From your first friend Tom to Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room, to an entire network in your back pocket, social media has been morphing through the years. It’s no longer just the place where teenyboppers post their best duck-faced selfies. Don’t get us wrong, there’s still a lot of that out there, a lot. And yet, social media campaigns have become one of the best weapons for any company looking to get ahead. Let’s dive in and discuss three ways you can tap the benefits of social media marketing, no matter your business. First and foremost, it allows you to...
Customer loyalty is a term that gets used a lot. You know it's important to the success of your company, you know it's something you should invest in, but where do you get started? If you are looking for the best way to get your customer loyalty program off the ground or are just looking for improvements you can make to your already existing program, this is for you!
“Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” - Brené Brown
You should know by now that content is the main ingredient to your business. That content should also be “authentic” to your business, otherwise, customers won’t trust you. A study from Ad Week found that 90% of respondents said, “they best respond to brands that create authentic visual or video content.” The study also found that 56% of the people like when brands are not just selling but sharing something cool or teaching them. Those numbers are probably even higher now and will continue to grow with time.
Topics: Creating Content/ Copywriting
Creating a user persona is an essential part of any marketing strategy. Why? Because without one, you can't correctly or accurately understand or market to the customers you want to reach. So what is the best process to create one? How do you know that you are correctly reaching your audience? Well, keep reading to learn how to create a user persona template that will blow everyone out of the water.
Topics: Marketing Strategy
How do they do it? You know, the professional content creators, bloggers, those gifted individuals who can sit and roll-out beautifully crafted content right out of the gate. No need to get green with envy, you can do it too! Here are six ways to blog like the pros and make it through your content creation process without losing steam.
Topics: Creating Content/ Copywriting
Marketing automation is a powerful business tool. If used correctly, marketing automation can help you achieve continued business growth for your KPIs while saving tens or hundreds of hours - who doesn't want that!? However, adopting and applying these automation tools to scale the marketing efforts in your business becomes a complex and sometimes risky task.
It's time to bring clarity to marketing automation to help you decide if, and to what degree, that these tools should be used, and how to apply marketing automation to scale your business.
So, you've jumped onto the blogging bandwagon. Writing and publishing blogs is the easy part, but how do you write blogs that make the most of your time and bring in the most business for your company? Well, that's a good question. We came up with some blogging best practices for you to implement in your writing so you can make your blog a business building machine!
Pinterest isn’t just for mom’s looking to plan crock-pot recipes anymore. I mean, if you are a mom looking for crock-pot recipes I would recommend Pinterest. And if you’re a company looking to sell crock-pot recipes to mothers, I would also recommend Pinterest. But anymore, Pinterest is so much more than just those crock-pot recipes.
We get it! You created a social media account because everyone told you that it's the holy grail, but is it? How do you measure the impact of your social media and what is your ROI? Turns out you have been posting a lot of cat videos and funny memes for no reason. Social media is a fickle, fickle world! But the truth is, wasted time equals wasted money. So when you report to your boss, what do you have to show? If your answer is "GREAT QUESTION", this blog is for you. Yes, social media can be a black hole, but it doesn't have to be. We are going to lay down some insight that may help you take your social game from zero to hero quickly, and it ain't that difficult.... so here goes!
Topics: Social Media Management
Trends are always on the move, so you never know which ones will be used in the coming years and which ones will be left behind. We put together a list of 5 Interface Trends that we believe will be here for years to come. You might notice that every one of the web examples has some form of each of the trends on their site. Coincidence? We think not.
Topics: Web Design