3 Ways Building Your Personal Brand Boosts Your Career

3 Ways Building Your Personal Brand Boosts Your Career

3 Ways Building Your Personal Brand Boosts Your Career Put yourself out there. It’s the only way to achieve your dreams. Image credit: Maskot | Getty Images Reader Resource Join Entrepreneur’s The Goal Standard Challenge and make 2017 yours. Learn more » In recent years, personal branding has become a very popular buzzword. Everywhere you turn, it seems as though …

5 Ways Influencer Targeting Can Generate Earned Media Lift

5 Ways Influencer Targeting Can Generate Earned Media Lift

Influencer marketing isn’t technically a new concept. If you think about it, we’ve been engaging in influencer marketing since the beginning of time – sharing information with friends and colleagues that might be likely to take those messages and share them as well. The industry is catching on – more and more brands are engaging in influencer relations to augment …

How to Turn Digital Inquiries into New Clients

How to Turn Digital Inquiries into New Clients

If you’re running a small business and actively participating in Inbound Marketing, which you must be by reading this blog, you’re already getting ahead of the competition. Congratulations! With the help of industry professionals, you know you’re supposed to be creating new digital content, collecting information in exchange for offers, and gaining new customers. However, as a small business owner …

20 Pros Reveal What Makes a Perfect Twitter Marketing Strategy

20 Pros Reveal What Makes a Perfect Twitter Marketing Strategy

What’s your Twitter marketing strategy? Is it working? There are over 350,000 tweets posted every minute of every day. How do you ensure your messages stand out? Google, Nike, Starbucks, and more big brands fought for attention and won. Was it luck or brilliant Twitter marketing? We took a close look to learn how these big names got it right. …

Why Influencer Marketing Will Explode in 2017

Why Influencer Marketing Will Explode in 2017

Influencer Marketing is a new term for a practice that has been part of marketing for a very long time. From celebrity and professional endorsements, through to sponsorship deals with sports stars and teams, not forgetting embedded marketing in the form of product placement in movies and TV shows. The premise was – and still is, to some degree – …

Nine tips on digital transformation of business to drive customer success

Nine tips on digital transformation of business to drive customer success

We live in an age where we see digital native unicorns, a name fondly used for start-ups valued for more than US $ 1 billion. They’ve turned the world of business upside down by focusing on customer experiences with great user interfaces (UIs) that sit in front of the masses backed by a great systematically driven supply chain.  These great …

The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move.

The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move.

Linkedin just gave its desktop UI the full Beverly Hills makeover. This wasn’t a nip-and-tuck or a light rhinoplasty. It was a shave-some-bone-and-redistribute-some-toochis-fat overhaul to make the professional social network look like its frenemy, Facebook. It is a welcome upgrade to a kludgy design that even company co-founder Reid Hoffman once conceded “needed work.” The site is cleaner, faster, and a whole lot easier …

Why are big brands still searching out successful digital strategies?

Why are big brands still searching out successful digital strategies?

Some big brands are still looking for the best way forward in the transition to digital and are facing a variety of challenges along the way, including internal issues, the need for more dynamic media approaches and the pressure to stay up-to-date in a quickly evolving space. Digital marketing has been an adjustment for all companies, but, in a way, …

How to Generate 75% More Social Media Traffic When You’re Not Popular

How to Generate 75% More Social Media Traffic When You’re Not Popular

There are more social media platforms than ever before, but not nearly enough marketers are taking advantage of most of them. Let me ask you a question. When you see the words “social media platform,” what name comes to your mind? I’m willing to bet it’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Maybe for you, it’s Pinterest, Snapchat, or even YouTube. I realized …

6 Reasons Marketers Should Be More Involved in Customer Experience

6 Reasons Marketers Should Be More Involved in Customer Experience

Net new customers. It’s the marketer’s highest calling. And yet, as marketing functions grow increasingly complex and intertwined, new customers are only one piece of the puzzle. Among the many hats we wear, from managing public perception to influencing product development, marketers also play a significant role in servicing existing customers. As more and more companies recognize the strong link …