3 Reasons Your Business Should Use Social Media Marketing

3 Reasons Your Business Should Use Social Media Marketing

There are many businesses who’ve read the title, and I can hear the knee-jerk reactions as if I’m there myself, “We’re already doing social media marketing!” Almost all of the responses I’m “hearing” are the exact sentence above; the only difference is in the mixture of tones. Some of the voices I hear are coming from a defensive tone, as if …

How to Improve Your Content Marketing Strategy

How to Improve Your Content Marketing Strategy

Let’s face it: You’re either a right-brained or left-brained content marketer. If you’re a right-brained marketer, then the term “audience data” probably makes you squirm uncomfortably. But if you’re a left-brained content marketer, you eat things like audience data for breakfast. Either way, you want to be seen online. Here’s the thing: Right-brained marketers generally depend upon intuition to solve …

Do These 5 Things if You Want to Become a Public Speaker

Do These 5 Things if You Want to Become a Public Speaker

Public speaking can do wonders for one’s career in terms of positioning as a thought leader within your industry and having exposure to countless executives in the audience which is advantageous for anyone that’s looking to grow a business or advance in their career. However, the journey to becoming a public speaker isn’t one that comes overnight. Like anything else, …

Influencer Marketing: Everything you need to know

Influencer Marketing: Everything you need to know

For retailers and brands, influencer marketing is a no brainer, but there’s more to it than having a teen arrange food or makeup and share it on Instagram. An influencer can be a perfect and powerful add-on to a marketing campaign – as long as you find an individual or brand with great presence in a market, and whose messages …

The Elevator Pitch Checklist

The Elevator Pitch Checklist

A recent article of mine covered most people’s lack of efficacy in practicing their elevator pitches at job search networking meetings. I wanted to follow up on that and prove my tenets, so I brainstormed with a group of trusted associates—all of whom are in transition—and we came up with some “best practices.” Following are our findings. Based on this …

5 Reasons To Believe In The Power Of Influencer Marketing

5 Reasons To Believe In The Power Of Influencer Marketing

In the past few years influencer marketing has become a regular strategy piece in a brand’s marketing repertoire, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not evolving, and growing. A few years ago the reasons to believe in the power of influencer marketing were simple: Boost brand awareness, and find new brand ambassadors to use in your advertising campaigns. There just …

Influencer Marketing Is A $5-$10 Billion Dollar Global Market

Influencer Marketing Is A $5-$10 Billion Dollar Global Market

In just over half a year, the average monthly search for “influencer marketing” has increased nearly five-fold (from 500 to 2,400 U.S. Google searches). According to Google Trends, interest in influencer marketing has more than doubled within the year. This is a significant increase from the previous year which saw almost a 40% increase (Google Trends). For many brands in …

Why Aren't Brands Embracing B2B Influencer Marketing?

Why Aren’t Brands Embracing B2B Influencer Marketing?

Here’s an interesting statistic: 94% of brand marketers who used influencer marketing believe it’s effective. That’s pretty impressive and shows there’s probably something to this marketing tactic. This data comes from an Adweek article citing a survey of 170 CPG, retail, media, and agency marketers. But here’s the problem: where’s the data about whether or not influencer marketing works for …

Social Media Management: Who

Social Media Management: Who, What, When and Where to Post

Having a successful social media marketing strategy is all about knowing how to play the field, or in this case fields. Every platform brings with it a specific form of content and audience. Not knowing the details of each can lead to major disasters for your social media campaigns. To prevent this from happening, we’ve broken down the four W’s …

Can't Make it to a Conference? Here Are Twitter Tools to Use Instead

Can’t Make it to a Conference? Here Are Twitter Tools to Use Instead

There are some amazing conferences happening all over the world in every industry. From the unveiling of the latest products to guest speakers that are the top of the top, it can be so disappointing when you can’t afford to attend yourself, especially when you know there will be a lot going on there that can give you and edge …