7 Influencer Marketing Trends In 2017

7 Influencer Marketing Trends In 2017

Influencer marketing has come a long way since the conception of Social Media and the implementation of marketing techniques within the same. Like all successful marketing techniques, influencer marketing will go through the annual rinse and repeat formula as more and more marketers are using the technique in various ways and for various purposes. 2017 is a promising year for …

Data becoming indispensable to marketers around the world

Data becoming indispensable to marketers around the world

Data has become an indispensable part of every area of the industry, with 80% of professionals describing it as critical to their marketing and advertising efforts, according to a new global report covering 18 countries. The third edition of the annual Global Review of Data-Driven Marketing and Advertising has once again revealed the starring role data-driven marketing and advertising (DDMA) …

12 Tips To Increase Social Engagement

12 Tips To Increase Social Engagement

One of the biggest benefits of social media is the ability to connect with others. Whether that be at a personal or professional level. It’s no surprise that social engagement is one of the biggest goals for businesses looking to connect with their target audiences (prospects, customers, advocates, etc.). With social media, the opportunity to establish relationships with your audience and …

What Is Targeting In Digital Marketing?

What Is Targeting In Digital Marketing?

Digital marketing can’t really be effective without proper targeting. What is digital marketing targeting? Digital marketing targeting is a formalized method that identifies and then intentionally aims created content, connections and the use of platforms toward a specific demographic, psychographic and/or geographic audience, their needs and concerns. You see, no matter how good the messaging and content that you create …

17 Smart Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

17 Smart Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

To be a productivity guru, you need a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort, according to Paul J. Meyer. Here are 17 smart habits to adopt that will help you be your most productive self every day. Are to-do lists ruining your life? Do your to-do tasks never actually get done? That’s why I long ago ditched to-do …

Where 11 Types of Content Fit Into Your Sales Funnel

Where 11 Types of Content Fit Into Your Sales Funnel

You have the subscriber. They’re in your email funnel. Now, it’s up to you to not leave them hanging! Using email, you need to gradually transition your reader from a subscriber to prospect and, ultimately, to a customer. That might sound like a lot of work, but you have all the tools you need in your arsenal already. Now is …

New Influencer Marketing Research Has Four Key Findings

New Influencer Marketing Research Has Four Key Findings

Call me a decisive nerd, but I enjoy gathering the research required to make an informed decision, and eagerly awaiting the outcome. No matter the occasion, I rarely make a choice without turning to a trusted source for advice. This is the new normal. According to Nielsen, 92 percent of consumers trust peer recommendations over other forms of advertising. This …

3 Smart Networking Strategies to Use at Your Next Event

3 Smart Networking Strategies to Use at Your Next Event

I get asked quite a bit about networking and the relation to job search and personal branding. Sometimes it’s about where to find good networking events, sometimes it’s more about how to approach the whole networking thing. Networking is second nature to some people and it’s a bit foreign to others. Once you have developed and positioned yourself in your …

Why Extremely Savvy Entrepreneurs Rely Heavily On Marketing Leverage Not Cash!

Why Extremely Savvy Entrepreneurs Rely Heavily On Marketing Leverage Not Cash!

Did you happen to read, the recent post, (and watch) the really cool “how to” video, by one of my expertcoaches Gail Gardner,(ofgrowmap.com fame) explaining, why and how, you and I, definitely need to be registered members of trello.com. Anyway, Gail’s excellent video, (which) originally appeared on her youtube channel BTW, takes you through, how and why, savvy entrepreneurs (such …