If you think you don’t need brand influencers

If you think you don’t need brand influencers, think again

There comes a time when every marketer faces the challenge of how to build brand credibility. Especially in a marketplace that increasingly uses social media as a way to reach customers. For many businesses, the answer is to build an army of influencers who will provide your product the positive word-of-mouth it needs to stand out among competitors. And if …

4 Social Media Marketing Strategies for Startups

4 Social Media Marketing Strategies for Startups

As a startup, what comes first: the money or the marketing? If you dig into this chicken-and-egg dilemma (or if you have been struggling to grow your startup on a shoestring budget), you’ll quickly realize there is no easy answer. Startups need customers to make money, and they need money to get customers. Without great marketing, customers won’t know your …

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 …

The Importance of Building Trust Online

The Importance of Building Trust Online

Regardless of the type of business you’re talking about, the importance of building trust cannot be overstated enough. In many ways, it’s the most powerful weapon that an organization has — it’s what separates your brand from your closest competitor. In the “old days,” building trust was primarily handled through word of mouth: One satisfied customer tells another, who tells two …

How content marketing can help your online store?

How content marketing can help your online store?

Success in sales almost always comes down to communication. And in the competitive ecommerce universe, content marketing is the best way to engage with those browsing through the store. Having a profitable street-side store has never been easy. It means long hours, paying rent and staying up to date on municipal regulations. Ecommerce, which now moves nearly €6 billion in …

How to drive more blog traffic with User Generated Content

How to drive more blog traffic with User Generated Content

As a small business, you have all the standard business assets. You have your blog, your social media followers, the money in the bank; but you also have your existing customers, and the content those customers are (and will) happily create for you.And if you aren’t incorporating this user generated content into your content strategy, you’re missing out. User generated …

5 Ways To Get Started With Content Marketing

5 Ways To Get Started With Content Marketing

The adoption of content marketing practices is rising quickly, and if you’re ready to figure out how to use it for your business you’re in the right place.  Content marketing will deliver real benefits for your business such as visibility, brand awareness, and reputation. Take a look at these 5 ways you can get started as you launch a structured …

It's Time to Get Serious About Understanding Social Media and Content Engagement

It’s Time to Get Serious About Understanding Social Media and Content Engagement

A report released last September found that 5% of brand-created content accounted for 90% of all engagement. Is that significant?  To hear that 5% of all content accounts for 90% of all engagement, well…it sounds significant, right?  If you could see that 5% of the content your brand created drove 90% of all the social media engagement, would you find …

How to Use Social Media to Generate Traffic and Influence Behaviour

How to Use Social Media to Generate Traffic and Influence Behaviour

Social media can help you increase brand awareness, drive traffic to your website, generate leads and influence buying behaviour. Do you get these results?  Let’s say you have a business, online or offline, it doesn’t matter. How do you find and communicate with your audience? This is the most important thing in business. If you can’t find a channel to …

Building Your Business with Influencer Marketing

Building Your Business with Influencer Marketing

Influencer marketing can work for your business no matter what the size. We have all heard about influencer marketing and every day there are more examples and case studies, but can it really work for you and your brand? The answer is yes, and you don’t have to be a large brand either. See influencer marketing is not actually new. …