20 Benefits Of Using Social Media For Business

20 Benefits Of Using Social Media For Business

Benefits of using social media for business can do deep impact for small businesses and large-scale businesses. Social Media Marketing (SMM) is a form of advertising for your brand, can introduce new products and business towards people from social media. This article basic objective will be the benefits of using social media, but before heading to it, we’ll take a …

Social Media Marketing vs Traditional Marketing for Small Businesses

Social Media Marketing vs Traditional Marketing for Small Businesses

There are few differences in methods between Traditional Marketing and Social Media Marketing. What I hope to do here is point some of the main differences with regards to operating a small business, and one of the biggest differences, as I see it, is market approach. First of all, traditional marketing is designed to have a shotgun effect, i.e. mass marketing …

Branding & Content Marketing Go Together

Using Video for Content Marketing

Content marketers need to pay attention to their video campaigns to maximize their online marketing efforts. A picture can tell a thousand words, and a video essentially consists of many pictures strung together. How many words is a video worth? It is enough to make video the most popular expression through which we share and view things online. We watch …

Content Marketing and the Power of Storytelling

Content Marketing and the Power of Storytelling

Content Marketing is one of the most talked about advertising and marketing methods of the last 12-18 months, but much of the discussion seems to skim the top of what it can really offer a business. As an introduction to the topic, leading to other posts which delve more deeply into different aspects of content marketing, this post will demonstrate …

Why Agencies of the Future Must Have Distribution Platforms

Why Agencies of the Future Must Have Distribution Platforms

Agencies of the future are not just service agencies. They don’t merely represent and provide counsel for brands. Instead, agencies of the future must also have distribution platforms. Distribution platforms provide data and qualified links, increase creativity, improve testing capacity and short-cut outreach efforts. This improves the overall caliber of agency services. A variety of agencies are currently testing distribution …

Content marketing and the need for strategy

Content marketing and the need for strategy

With emerging digital publishing technologies focused on getting content faster and more effectively to end users across different platforms and devices, the long-held belief that content is king is gaining more traction in a world where behaviours of digital natives are defining how publishers and brands deploy their strategies. But the proliferation of social media platforms and sporadic behaviour of …

5 Stats On Influencer Marketing in 2017

5 Stats On Influencer Marketing in 2017

Influencer marketing grew in 2016, and all signs point to it growing even bigger this year. These 5 numbers prove that influencer marketing will only grow in 2017. Ad block extensions have hurt the advertising industry – to the point that, in 2015, ad blocks were blamed for almost $22 billion in lost global revenue. Ad block usage has steadily grown over …

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 …

Personal Branding Vital for Independent Consultants

Personal Branding Vital for Independent Consultants

Everyone in business recognizes strong brands and understands their importance. Coca-Cola. Nike. Apple. These brands represent certain values. Their branding helps drive sales by keeping their products or services fresh in the consumer’s mind. Independent consultants need to think the same way. You need to be top-of-mind when the need for your expertise pops up so the client thinks to …