Video is what gets attention on social media. But what’s the best way to get your message “heard” when 85% of viewers are watching video with the sound off?
Social Media: Sound Off! How to Succeed in the New Age of Silent Movies
Marketing Quick Take: The Rise of Influencer Marketing
Did you know that only 3% of participants in online conversation generate 90% of the impact online? It may be no surprise that marketers would want to team up with these influential people and tap into those conversations to build brand awareness. Here's what we like to call a marketing quick take at what influencer marketing is, and how to potentially incorporate it into your marketing strategy.
Direct Marketing and Brand: 3 Essentials for Success [Series 3 of 3]
Finishing the last post in our series that began a few weeks ago, we have already spoken about the first two essentials for success when combining direct marketing and brand. The first essential you must have for marketing success is a clearly identified market. The second essential is a laser focus on marketing ROI. If you missed either of these posts- you can find them here and here.
Direct Marketing and Brand: 3 Essentials for Success [Series 2 of 3]
Continuing our series from two weeks ago, we spoke about the first essential for success when combining direct marketing and brand. This essential you must have for marketing success is a clearly identified market. If you missed this post- don't fret, you can find it here.
Direct Marketing and Brand: 3 Essentials for Success [Series 1 of 3]
Both your direct marketing and brand can increase revenue and make each other more effective. It is crucial to understand the difference between these two aspects of your marketing strategy and how they can support each other.
Rebrand and Be Damned: Why companies should think carefully before doing a marketing makeover
Major companies spend millions, sometimes billions to create or recreate a distinctive identity, including a logo, tagline, unique selling proposition, vision, mission statement, plus various other brand accouterments. This is certainly time and money well spent, since brand equity is often the most valuable asset an organization will ever own.
Stock Photography Could Be Meeting Your Needs but Killing Your Brand
With free tools available online, almost anyone can publish decent compositions of text and images seen by millions in minutes. But just as having a driver’s license doesn’t make you a Formula One racer, access to stock photography doesn’t always beget great creative.
Jekyll and Hyde: Why Your Direct Marketing Creative Could Be At Odds With Your Brand
Do you find your marketing in this situation? Everything with your marketing communications seems to be going well. Your brand has been in place for months, maybe years. Guidelines, templates, asset libraries and training are all available to employees and resources. Then you begin to discover that:
Four Tips for Effective Internal Communications
It’s easy to see the importance of external communications in creating a potential client’s first impression; however, internal communications are just as important. Consistent and effective internal communication builds a highly organized and driven workforce and creates internal brand champions by connecting your employees to the brand they represent. Here are four ways you can get started perfecting your internal communications.
Ten Reasons Why Your Business Should Care About Pinterest
1. Be a trendsetter, not a follower.