Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes

Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes

Amy Errett is CEO and Founder of Madison Reed, a startup revolutionizing every aspect of the home hair care experience. Amy founded Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist and social-mission visionary, under her belt. Previously she was a General Partner and ran the Bay Area office of Maveron – …

5 Big Content Marketing Strategy Trends to Know This Year

5 Big Content Marketing Strategy Trends to Know This Year

If you want your content marketing to succeed, then you need a strategy. You can’t just create content and expect people to find it and love it. When creating your content, you need to keep three important elements in mind: So when it comes to creating content, what are the most effective content types for companies? And what are the …

9 Tips to Flawlessly Manage Your Instagram Followers

9 Tips to Flawlessly Manage Your Instagram Followers

Let’s not kid ourselves–it’s nice to see those Instagram alerts saying your business has a new follower. While the feeling might not get old, the thought of knowing how to easily manage your Instagram followers might be daunting. Don’t let that love for a new follower grow stale. As a business, you want to continually see new customers interacting and …

8 Tips to Create a Successful Influencer Marketing Campaign

8 Tips to Create a Successful Influencer Marketing Campaign

I recently wrote about why you need to take advantage of influencer marketing and how it can drive sales far more effectively than traditional advertising. The response was overwhelming — so many business owners and CMOs reached out to me with questions. While my influencer marketing agency works with brands that have large budgets, I wanted to put together some …

Influence 2.0: The customer-centric future of influencer marketing

Influence 2.0: The customer-centric future of influencer marketing

A new report has been released evaluating the current state of influencer marketing, predicting ways in which the practice can strategically evolve for customer centricity. Influencer relationship management software Traackr partnered with TopRank Marketing and Altimeter principal analyst Brian Solis to globally survey 102 enterprise brand strategists and marketers on current and future investments and executions in the field, demonstrating …

Marketers Begin To View Influencer Relationships As Strategic

Marketers Begin To View Influencer Relationships As Strategic

Influencer marketing gained substantial momentum among marketers in 2016. But for all its potential, there are also significant challenges. With pure pay-to-play and one-off campaign practices distracting marketers from finding the true value of influencer relationships, misconceptions remain.  My content marketing agency, TopRank Marketing, along with influencer relationship management software company Traackr, teamed to investigate how the practice of influencer …

The Best Kept Secret of Social Media Video & Influencer Marketing

The Best Kept Secret of Social Media Video & Influencer Marketing

The future of marketing is here, and here at Solarity Studios, we know that Influencer marketing is not only a cost effective marketing approach, it’s actually critical to the success of a brand’s overall marketing strategy. Utilizing influencers to educate their audiences about a brand is more effective than any other form of marketing. While on the surface, influencer marketing seems simple, it is …

Is Co-Registration a Lead Generation a Tactic to Consider?

Is Co-Registration a Lead Generation a Tactic to Consider?

As marketers and demand generators, we are always researching and looking for new and efficient ways to drive leads into the funnel, in order to follow-up with more content as nurture, or tele-services.  I recently re-discovered the concept of co-registration as another means of capturing email addresses of interested prospects. Learn more about this effective but underrated lead generation tactic. …

Screw The Design

Screw The Design, Does Your Website Convert?

Every business aims to overtake their industry at some point. Yet, today’s overcrowded market space is making the climb to come out on top harder than ever before. Complex marketing tactics of yesteryear no longer work for the average startup and websites are no longer all about design. You must have an optimized customer experience, an optimized funnel, and how …

5 Reasons Why You Need Social Media Marketing Services

5 Reasons Why You Need Social Media Marketing Services

Well, it is pretty obvious that social media is ruling the marketing world. In other words, social media presence has become mandatory for all businesses. There are many reasons why social media marketing services are the need of the hour for a business to run profitably. Here, we share top five reasons why a unique and well-designed social media marketing …