November 3, 2011 1:31 pm
It is becoming clear that using social media to simply broadcast marketing messages is not an effective use of the channel. The key to success in social is to garner engagement from your customers. Social media is online word-of-mouth. People interact with content that is interesting, funny, entertaining or helpful to them.
October 12, 2011 9:53 am
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.
September 15, 2011 10:58 am
Content marketing is more important than ever before. To ensure that you are getting the most out of your marketing efforts, you must develop a content marketing strategy that is... Read More »
August 30, 2011 3:40 pm
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.
June 22, 2011 9:57 am
New developments in the online space give you more ways than ever to creatively reach and engage your target market, but don't make the mistake of thinking everything has changed. When it comes down to it, a lot of what we need to do online is good old-fashioned direct response advertising. We're trying to get someone to do something—to click, to buy, to join—to respond.
April 8, 2011 4:55 pm
Evolve or become the next fossil in the wake of social media and brand management. The days of sitting in the ivory tower on a pile of cash are over,... Read More »