If you’re in the business of selling hot dogs, you wouldn’t want to park your stand out in front of a vegetarian yoga retreat. Or if your brand sources the best organic catnip this side of the Pacific, you wouldn’t try to target dog lovers on Facebook.
If you’re tired of former QB Peyton Manning trying to sell you insurance or model Chrissy Teigen trying to bring McDonald’s back, you can blame the age-old marketing strategy of using celebrity spokespeople to brand-build.
In the digital marketing world, paid advertising plays a vital role in driving traffic to your site. And two heavy-hitters in any effective paid advertising strategy are paid social media advertising and search engine marketing (SEM).
Back when social media marketing first found its feet, it was all about your organic presence. Getting likes and followers was the key to success across social media platforms. But thanks to changes in algorithms, new networks and user behavior, if you want to make your mark on social media, you need a bigger budget.
Have you ever read an article in which the author seems to drone on? By the end, you can’t even remember a thing you’ve just read? That can happen with a lot of writers. We love words — all of the words.
After much anticipation, Twitter will now allow for tweets over its classic 140 character limit. As of Monday, Twitter is excluding photos, videos, GIFs, polls and quote tweets from the character limit and people are HYPED.
The term "social media" can be all-encompassing. Between paid campaigns, organic content development and community management — not to mention all the platforms — it's challenging to know where to start or where to focus your efforts. It's natural to want to make sure each base is covered, but unless you have several team members dedicated strictly to social, it's important to identify and execute only the most valuable tactics for your account. So, where…
Presents. I love them. You love them. Show me someone who doesn't love presents. Whether it's Christmas, Hanukkah or birthdays, we live for the moments when we get to rip the wrapping paper off of silly things and have one more knick-knack we don't need, but really wanted. You know what is really similar to those nicely wrapped presents? Emails. I know most of you are saying “that's a lie, no one gets excited about…
You’ve heard it repeated time and time again: you need great content on your website. But having great content on your site is just the beginning. Sure, you might be rocking the blogging game, pumping out valuable information that engages and entertains your readers. But… what if you don't have any readers?