Social Media Marketing Strategy
How Your Explainer Video Can Beat the Competition
If there is one aspect of our business promotion tactics that we could all benefit from learning, it's the explainer video. It's a simple way to convey your brand's identity, credibility and ultimately build trust with your target audience. But what do you need to incorporate to generate that trust between the business and the individual?
A Clear Narrative of Your Expertise
A company that has evident expertise gained from experience within the industry or qualification can be an instant way to giv…
The Difference Between Strategy and a Tactic and Why it Matters
Strategy is the why.
Tactics are the how.
The strategy is the logic behind the actions that you take. It’s the bridge between your goals, priorities, revenue, and resources and how you will accomplish your goals, prioritize your priorities, increase your revenue, and better leverage your resources.
Your Goal is What?!?
As a part of our Discovery process, one of the first questions we ask potential and new clients is “what are your goals?” We’re looking to identify both short-term and long-term goal…
Truth Bomb: There is More to Marketing Than Just Ads if You Want Success
Marketing is embedded in everything that you do. When market tactics don’t work it’s usually the result of operational issues.
I once worked with a client who was spending $10,000 per month on online ads and had been for almost a year with zero returns. There are a few key issues that determine the success of online ads. When we investigated what was going on with this client, here is what we found.
Organic SEO Matters When Running Ads
First, the website was not optimized for SEO. Search Engine Opt…
We’ve Had the Same Damn Marketing Problem for Years. Why Can’t We Fix It?
Organizations that can’t get ahead with their marketing have plateaued—nothing seems to work, even though they feel they have tried everything. They are in a spot where they need to better leverage marketing to grow or scale their business sooner rather than later. But when my conversation with them turns to their marketing strategies, the responses often get pretty vague:
We consistently post on LinkedIn and send emails weekly.
Yes, we’re going to do some LinkedIn and Google ads. (as if it’s a la…
5 Conversational Marketing Strategies To Help Your Business Grow
You have probably heard about conversational strategies before but do you really know what they are? After all, there are many ways to communicate with your customers, but not everyone knows how to do it effectively. Conversational marketing is a type of inbound marketing that enables you to connect with your audience in an organic way and can impact every part of your business. When done correctly, it can create authentic experiences, build relationships, improve lead generation quality, and pr…
How Much Should I Spend on Marketing?
This is one of the most common questions we get from clients. It’s a simple question with no straightforward answer. In other words, “it depends.”
I get it, it’s not the answer you want to hear. You would love to hear an exact number or formula that guarantees an exact ROI on every dollar spent. But that would be at best, misleading and at worse a straight-up lie.
There are too many variables to consider and it’s the wrong focus because marketing is bigger than just generating new leads for sa…
Content Marketing Strategy - Benefits of Being a Likeable Brand
Did you know? 70% of marketers are actively investing in content marketing, making it critical that you develop a good content strategy to compete in your industry.
An effective content marketing strategy will answer specific questions like:
- Who will be reading your content? How many audiences do you need to create content for? Just as your business might have more than one type of customer, your content strategy can cater to more than one type of user.
- What problem will you be solving for …
The 4 Types of Creative Content to Captivate Your Audience and Build Your Brand
Creating content is essential for growing your brand. It's a key marketing tool, helps with SEO, and creates the possibility to engage with your audience in multiple ways. Content can be made in different formats, from blog posts to videos, from memes to infographics, or from websites to promotional products. The content you create will also usually have different purposes--which can make creating a strategy feel overwhelming. Let's take a look at four different types of content and how they can…
How You Update and Modernize Your Brand Now
While there are elements of a brand that need consistency, the overall strategy of building a brand needs flexibility. Your customers, the market, our society, and our culture are not the same as they were—and are not the same as what they will be in the future. Needs change. Wants and desires change, and your brand needs to be able to adapt.
Luckily, modernizing your brand online isn’t as difficult as you might think. Here are just a few tips to help you get started.
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Unlocking Success: Hiring the Perfect Social Media Manager for Your B2B Brand
As a B2B executive, the quest to find the ideal social media manager can significantly impact your company's digital marketing success. To streamline this process, it’s crucial to establish a clear understanding of your company's short- and long-term goals, its marketing goals, the necessary internal setup to support your inbound efforts, and the specific qualities to look for in a social media manager.
Establish Your Company and Marketing Goals
Before meeting potential candidates, it's cru…