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 …

Here's How Facebook Has Reduced the Need to Pay PR

Here’s How Facebook Has Reduced the Need to Pay PR

Talk to any public relations (PR) professional and they’ll admit that the advent of digital marketing and social media has changed their industry. Some will say they’ve adapted. And I truly believe that some have. But not all. Some still don’t fully understand this new form of marketing, in particular Facebook as a social media and advertising platform, from the client’s perspective. Without understanding …

Content Marketing Strategy: Considering Existing vs. New Customers

Content Marketing Strategy: Considering Existing vs. New Customers

When developing your content marketing strategy, plan to create content toward both your existing customers and prospective ones still learning about your company. One of the biggest content marketing mistakes made by enterprise marketers is creating content suited toward everyone, instead of personalizing content to different segments of your audience. “The key difference between content marketing created for new vs. …

How Growth-Driven Design Impacts on Your Sales Process and Why You Shouldn't Ignore It

How Growth-Driven Design Impacts on Your Sales Process and Why You Shouldn’t Ignore It

When I first got into digital marketing as a career change a few years back (I had previously worked as a financial advisor and had a brief stint starting a study-abroad program for a Chinese government contracted company) I thought the term ‘growth driven design’ was a bit haughty. It reminded me of an interview I once read with a …

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. …

5 Reasons to Use Influencer Marketing in 2017

5 Reasons to Use Influencer Marketing in 2017

Due to the increasing use of adblock software [1], brands and marketers face some limitations in the way they reach an audience. Now that more and more of their target customers are blocking banner ads on their browsers, there’s a weaker chance of spreading their promotional messages. This is one of the biggest reasons brands are continuing to welcome influencers …

How to reverse engineer a content marketing strategy through the customer journey

How to reverse engineer a content marketing strategy through the customer journey

It’s no secret that content marketing is an effective method for reaching and engaging the customer. Through effective storytelling, brands can tap into the emotion of the customer to produce affinity, loyalty, and even advocacy. However, a content marketing strategy lacking in a clear understanding of the customer’s journey can backfire at worst and produce haphazard results at best. I …

Social Media Marketing: Build an Online Presence

Social Media Marketing: Build an Online Presence

But what I’m about to tell you will give you the answer to all your online social media marketing woes: Building a great online presence is the same as building a great business. Small businesses get overwhelmed by the online world as they have less money to spend and there are so many options today. But if you build your …

What is Influencer Marketing All About?

What is Influencer Marketing All About?

When you have a product or a service to sell, your primary marketing objective lies in finding the shortest and surest way to your customer’s heart. For years, marketing theorists have been analyzing and practitioners experimenting with an array of vehicles to carry the message from the advertiser to the end-consumer. Some ways have been more effective than others. In …

Five Inexpensive Tips to Get Your Startup Noticed

Five Inexpensive Tips to Get Your Startup Noticed

Congratulations on entering the space and launching your own startup! But, you know you won’t be making much out of it if it remains unnoticed. There are no magical ways for letting the world know about your super cool startup, just a few quick and inexpensive tips to help you attract new business. Make profiles on Facebook and twitter immediately …