Social Media & The Consumer Buying Process Tintero Creative

Social Media & The Consumer Buying Process Tintero Creative

Sales rarely happen on the first interaction.  In fact, they often take a handful of “touches” or interactions with your brand before someone decides to trust you with their purchase.  Social media and digital tools offer a great resource to both consumer/client and the business, but you need to be able to know how to leverage them.  Let’s walk through …

Time on page and its value for your content strategy

Time on page and its value for your content strategy

Nearly everything we produce online these days is content. It varies in depth, breadth and purpose from fun and shareable to detailed and converting. In business terms, the former equals more leads and the latter means better quality leads. Ultimately, your content strategy becomes a balancing act where you draw in more of your audience whilst sifting through it in …

The tracking trap in digital marketing

The tracking trap in digital marketing

In Google’s early days — when online marketing was still a novelty avoided by most large advertisers — then-CEO Eric Schmidt acerbically quipped that “the last bastion of unaccountable spending” was the corporate marketing department. Schmidt’s comment was no doubt intended to contrast the measurability of online marketing against the opaqueness of traditional media. In the first decade of the …

The 4 Key Marketing Systems to Attract Organic Search Visitors

The 4 Key Marketing Systems to Attract Organic Search Visitors

It’s not easy getting your site to attract organic search visitors. Not only do you have to ensure that you target the correct audience with every piece of your content, but you also have to ensure that said audience is going to be able to find your post in the search rankings. Simply put, if you’re not on the first …

Six things marketers should know about social media in Asia-Pacific

Six things marketers should know about social media in Asia-Pacific

Three out of every five people on Earth and more than half of the global internet population live in an Asia-Pacific (APAC) country. With impressive numbers like this, it is likely that most in our industry will, at some point, face the challenge of marketing in the region. Of course Asia-Pacific also offers great opportunities for brands to find new …

Marketing for Social Selling Success

Marketing for Social Selling Success, an interview with Timothy Hughes

This post is a follow up to “The rise of the Sales Influencer, an interview with Timothy Hughes,” and the second in our interview series with Timothy Hughes, UK Business Development Director at Oracle Corporation.  Q1 – What is the role of marketing for social selling success? “Some people are adding an S to the word to make it “smarketing,” which highlights …

4 Trends in Social Media That Are Changing the Game

4 Trends in Social Media That Are Changing the Game

Savvy brands have been using social media to engage with their audiences for a long time, and with continuous changes, updates, and additions making these platforms better and easier to use, brands no longer have an excuse to avoid using social. As a marketer and leader, you have your choice of free social media tools to save you time and …

Seven Marketing Automation Predictions and Best-Practices for 2017

Seven Marketing Automation Predictions and Best-Practices for 2017

It’s safe to say that 2016 will go down in history as one of the strangest in modern times: Trump, Brexit, Leicester City’s winning the Premier League, and the death of so many iconic artists. Fortunately for marketers, it was a great year for marketing automation (MA). Some of the highlights of 2016: approximately 55% of B2B companies are now …

Is Your Niche Profitable » Marketing Websites Successfully

Is Your Niche Profitable » Marketing Websites Successfully

You have an amazing idea for a business. You’re going to sell clothing kits for owners of earthworms. You’re certain that becoming an authority figure in this niche will be relatively easy – you have the website and the products envisioned. You visualise yourself being interviewed as an overnight success selling to earthworm enthusiasts, and you can’t wait to get …

7 Bold Ways to Build Brand Personality

7 Bold Ways to Build Brand Personality

The typical digital user spends an average of 1 hour and 49 minutes a day on social media, according to Global Web Index. Your consumers want to digitally connect with your brand, but that doesn’t mean they want to buy from a faceless, electronic corporation. Building brand personality and showcasing the people who make your company tick is essential, and it …