Author Archives for Jessica Schanta

Essential to SEO: Reach, Relevance and ROI

December 12, 2011 2:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you haven’t thought about search engine marketing (SEM) or search engine optimization (SEO) yet, it’s time to jump onboard the search train. Think about some of the goals of your marketing campaigns – building awareness, boosting ROI, and increasing conversions. What do you think your company’s website is for?

Consumer Experience: They’ve Got the Power

October 12, 2011 9:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I’ve said it before, but consumer power will continue to grow. Customers can provide your business some really exciting and unique ideas to help your business grow. Loyal customers want to help the brands they buy/love to keep them alive. The most important thing we can do as marketers is listen to our customers. After all, the best marketers are the best listeners.

Email Marketing Campaigns: Best Practices

August 30, 2011 3:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As B2B marketers, we need to coordinate our interactive marketing initiatives to maintain consistency throughout several different channels. Social media enhances the value of email and in return, email maximizes social media efforts. Email campaigns give marketers the opportunity to expose their brands as much as possible. It is the most cost effective interactive tool and increasing in its effectiveness. Email allows marketers to deliver a valuable visualization of their message through the user experience.

Transparency: Building Consumer Trust

June 23, 2011 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Through thought leadership initiatives and focusing on delivering value, marketers need to create a different way of telling a story. For example, the fantastic idea of “Angry Birds” broke through the cluttered world of mobile apps and is now downloaded more than 1 million times a day. By engaging the consumers and empowering them to contribute their innovative ideas, marketers give customers the opportunity to be problem-solvers.

B2B Basics: Marketing 101

June 14, 2011 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Markets compete through superior exchanges of value. Successful marketers are aware of consumer trends and changing marketing dynamics. Customer value is what you get from what you give. In the past, value was focused on demand stimulation. Today to flourish in a B2B world, customization and segmentation are the most important frontiers in business competition.