5 Steps to Get inside Your Ideal Customer’s Head

5 Steps to Get inside Your Ideal Customer’s Head

In every movie or TV show about telepathy, there’s a scene where the main character collapses in a heap, unable to shut out a barrage of inner monologues. Imagine the torment of being able to hear people’s thoughts, the director seems to say. Helpless against a litany of other people’s wants and needs! How horrible! Scenes like that don’t faze …

7 Reasons Your Audience Isn't Connecting With Your Brand

7 Reasons Your Audience Isn’t Connecting With Your Brand

With the growing prominence of digital marketing, customers are coming to expect a more personalized experience, and today’s savvy brands are doing everything they can to measure up. If you don’t connect with your customers in a personal way, you’ll fall behind competitors that do. That’s just the way business works these day. So whether you’re a startup or an …

Rethinking Buyer Personas In An Era Of Digital Transformation

Rethinking Buyer Personas In An Era Of Digital Transformation

In the past five years, we have seen exponential disruption each year in multiple markets.  Digital technologies and resulting transformation turning markets literally inside out.  Fundamentally reshaping markets in five years’ time compared to the fifty to seventy years it may have taken to build up a market. Take for instance the iconic yellow cab, a fixture in New York …

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 …

5 Most Common Reasons why Influencer Marketing Fails

5 Most Common Reasons why Influencer Marketing Fails

Let’s get straight to the point; brands recognize the huge opportunity within Influencer Marketing but not many brands feel that they are being successful at it. Especially with large enterprises the hiatus that is left between blue sky thinking and operational reality is arguably larger than the shock of a Trump news conference. In a time where brands often say “Influencer …

In B2B industries

In B2B industries, investment in customer marketing will grow in 2017

Business-to-business ‘customer marketers’ may be the new rising stars in the marketing department, with 93% of organizations expecting to build up their customer marketing efforts this year, while 62% will increase their staff or budgets in this area in 2017. According toThe State of Customer Marketing 2017, out of over 200 marketing leaders primarily from B2B companies surveyed, companies identified …

How to Prepare and Keep Your Content Strategy in Check

How to Prepare and Keep Your Content Strategy in Check

Not only does content marketing drivethree times as many leadsas traditional marketing, but it also costs more than 60 percent less. But in order to reap those benefits, you need the right approach. How does your brand’s 2017 strategy look? We turned to Cision’s Senior Content Manager Annemaria Nicholson and MarketingProfs’ Senior Program Manager Kerry O’Shea Gorgone for tips and …

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The leader of any business must come to grips with the following reality: You are the product or service you are selling. For entrepreneurs, that means that you are selling all the time, including with “internal” audiences like staff, vendors and investors. Your goal is to transfer the confidence and conviction you have in your company to everyone in its orbit. …

4 Ways to Help Build Your Personal Brand Online in 2017

4 Ways to Help Build Your Personal Brand Online in 2017

There are many reasons to make 2017 the year you resolve to build or enhance your personal brand online. The biggest reason is that it’s a digital world – not only do most people search online when looking for information about products and businesses, it’s also how they find information about people. Do you know what people will find if they …