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Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? They write blog posts, record and publish videos, live streams, webinars and podcasts teaching and preaching others how to build a unique brand. They talk about differentiation and how to stand out from the crowd.
If you are responsible for content marketing in your organization you know the importance of proper planning, organization, work flows and structure of content. The days of throwing social spaghetti content at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. If you are interested in how you can best prepare your content marketing for success then you have landed on the right ...
Are you tired of your Facebook cover image, Facebook advertising images, Facebook Group image, Twitter cover images, Pinterest board covers and LinkedIn images not looking as beautiful as the cool social media kids (aka visual savvy social marketers)? If you are ready to take your visual marketing (and images) to the next level of quality, impact and business results then you have definitely l.
Social media and influencer marketing can help optimize results of your launch when done right. However, just because it's easy to setup a new Twitter profile, Facebook business Page or Instagram Business Account doesn't mean you should wait until the last minute to figure out how to utilize social media as a component of your launch.
Did you know that brands that inspire a higher emotional intensity receive 3x as much word-of-mouth as less emotionally-connected brands? As the social web gets louder and marketers get more savvy they are looking for ways to better connect with their audiences and communities in memorable, meaningful and rewarding ways.
Marketers have no guarantee their content will be seen on any medium, platform or social network. Creating mass amounts of content is not a sound strategy to get your content read, watched, or listened to. There are still quite a few lazy marketers pushing out mass quantities of junk content trying to grab that sacred top of news feed position.
Combining the right balance of paid media, earned media and owned media can take your business from zero to turbo pretty fast when combined with a solid content marketing and social marketing program. All three forms of media are important for your business. Understanding the differences, benefits and how they can work together is key to success in achieving your goals and a ...
Influence marketing is helping brands big and small ignite their online and offline communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships when done right. If you haven't heard about influence marketing you have likely been on a long vacation on a beautiful island with zero internet connectivity or you have been hiding under a rock.
Times are changing. Keeping up with the content demands of successful brand, audience and content marketing can be challenging even for the most experienced and qualified brands and marketers. Brands big and small are getting more savvy at embracing new media and the ever changing social media and communication channels and formats such as live streaming video, recorded vide ...
There is no doubt influencer marketing is a powerful way to zoom your social media and business success online. According to TapInfluence, Influencer marketing content delivers 11X higher ROI than traditional forms of digital marketing. According to eMarketer, 48% of brands plan to increase their budgets for influencer marketing in 2017.
With more than 1.23 billion daily active users on Facebook, it’s no surprise businesses large and small are hopping on the business marketing engine that Facebook has become. You can attract, inspire and engage your target customer in conversation and business transactions quickly if you know the platform and how to make it work for your business.
I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU! The first version of this academy has already been launched with our client a.
Have you been spinning your wheels trying to utilize social media to grow your business? Do you feel as though you know the tactics and strategies yet are still struggling with how to align social media to your business for real results? When you hear your colleagues or others in your industry talk about the success they have achieved with social media, digital marketing, content marketing or.
When was the last time you read a blog post, watched a video, listened to a podcast or engaged with a piece of content of any format and thought “wow, that was an amazing piece of content that will help me solve the problem that has been stressing me out lately”? The truth is if you recently had this experience, you likely remember not only exactly what the content was, but also what person a.
Do you struggle with having what you think may be the best social media marketing plan on the entire planet yet have no budget to implement? An idea is only an idea if you don’t have the funding, energy or ability to ever execute it. Some of the best ideas never make it to market simply because the person behind the idea doesn’t know how to get the buy-in, obtain the budget, ...
“Why can’t we just skip the social media strategy stuff and create some buzz for this amazing offer we have?” I can’t count the number of times I have been asked this question by clients, students of our social media workshops, attendees at events where I speak, loyal blog readers & even neighbors! Even though I know you want to hear me answer “yes,” to this question, I can’t.
As humans, instant gratification is in our DNA. We live in a society that is built on instant gratification. When we want something, we want it now. We don’t want to wait in line or even wait for a mobile web page to load on our device. When consumers are inconvenienced by a wait of any kind they’ll head straight to the next website, store or skip the purchase all together.
Would you like to have customers come to you organically because they know for a fact you can help them achieve their business and/or life goals? It’s a wonderful thing when you don’t have to sell to your customers, instead they contact you and are excited to business with you! They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.