You’ll often hear that the millennials are the ‘storm-bringers’, out to change the face of just about anything and everything. As ridiculous as that may sound, when it comes to marketing and advertising in particular, that’s not exactly an exaggeration.
The power of social media for businesses is often underestimated, but the reality is, active social media marketing is one of the fastest and most efficient ways to build a loyal social following for your brand. And offering incentives, being different, authentic, and engaging are the most important rules of social media to increase traffic, sales, and brand recognition.
Choosing promotional items for your business should be the first line of marketing success for your company. Custom promo items are inexpensive, functional and showcase your brand loud and clear to keep you and your services top of mind.
As a small business owner or marketing professional, have you been relying on word of mouth and referrals for lead generation? Although being referred by happy clients is a welcome way to grow business, it’s not a guaranteed marketing strategy.This year, consider developing a real marketing plan. Now you’re going to need some formal tactics to attract leads, engage customers and position yourself as the ‘go to’ resource in your...
The holiday season is here! It’s the biggest season for retail and ecommerce businesses. Does your marketing plan include all the marketing pieces you need to drive sales in the coming weeks as we ramp up to Christmas? To further your business’s success this holiday season, make sure you have these 5 essential print marketing pieces:
Mobile marketing is essential to all businesses now that mobile devices are the go-to media devices for consumers and potential customers. The explosive growth of smart phones, tablets, smart watches and other evolving devices are driving mobile marketing. Any business, large or small, must adapt to the changing business conditions, and develop a mobile marketing strategy as well as a mobile-friendly website.
Sending direct mail pieces is one of the best ways to inform customers and prospects about special events or news about your business. They’re particularly great for announcing special, limited time promotions. Most business owners know that they should be using direct mail advertising as a part of their marketing package, but know little about the specific benefits they can gain from using it.
LinkedIn is a popular professional tool that currently has more than 380 million members. That’s a lot of people to connect with! Of course, you can’t connect with everyone, but there are certain people who you should be making an effort to network with. Clients and people you know professionally are a good place to start. Next look for people who own or work for businesses you want to work...
Misconceptions about marketing can cause your business to lose out on valuable customers. You may think your business is making the most of your marketing budget, but if you’re making any of these common marketing mistakes, you could be doing even better! Read on to clear up a few common marketing misconceptions. Are you making any of these marketing mistakes and hurting your marketing?
In the age of pervasive Internet connectivity, social media is everywhere. You probably have personal pages on popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others. Even if you don’t have them yourself, you know lots of people who do.