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    • Empyr Partners with Vendasta to Expand Its SMB Reach

      Online-to-offline marketing platform Empyr today announced a partnership with Vendasta that has the potential to rapidly scale up and deepen its customer base. The deal makes Empyr’s CPR (cost-per-revenue), performance marketing platform available on Vendasta’s marketplace, which sells digital solutions through more than 2,000 local marketing agencies.

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  • Research Roundup: Comparing Franchisees and Independent Professionals

    … As background research in support of Street Fight’s forthcoming Local Merchant report, I came across some good surveys focused at opposite ends of the local small business spectrum: franchise operators and self-employed professionals. Comparing the results, it feels like, though the industry is selling these groups the same marketing and commerce…

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  • Tried and True Marketing Tactics SMBs Can Borrow From Premium Brands

    … If there’s one thing “premium brands” share, it’s a retail experience that caters to the customer’s wants, needs and desires. The mantra is always “yes” — no matter how ridiculous the demands. As a result, premium brands often emphasize a set of “hand crafted” attributes: a unique and genuine look and feel both online and off; an appeal…

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  • SMBs Plan to Increase Digital Marketing Budgets (Report)

    … that small and midsized businesses plan to take this year. The GetResponse study of 200 U.S.-based SMB decision-makers was conducted at the end of 2016 and provides insight into both the trends that lead the marketing industry as a whole and the specifics for SMBs. Overall, 70 percent of the study participants said their digital and web-based marketing…

    AllFacebookin Social Mobile EMail- 23 readers -
  • Sponsored Content: Using Your Website as a Customer Engagement Tool

    … This post is the third in a new sponsored series from Vivial. Customer engagement is all the rage. As behavior and preferences are shifting, the marketing world is recognizing that today’s consumer is not interested in a sales pitch. Instead, today’s consumer wants personalization, useful information and content that helps make a connection…

    Street Fightin Content- 14 readers -
  • 10 Digital Media and Marketing Predictions for 2017

    … or risk getting left behind. AdRoll CMO and president Adam Berke says marketing technology will bring even more democratization for video: Advances in marketing tech that have made tools cheaper, more effective and more accurate give small and midsized marketers access to sophisticated, powerful technology without requiring the budget…

    AllTwitterin Google Facebook Twitter- 47 readers -
  • Small Business Owners Aren’t Using Instagram (Survey)

    … Small and midsized businesses with fewer resources and smaller social marketing teams usually allocate their resources carefully, which likely means focusing on fewer sites with larger audiences. With less overhead for social campaigns, small businesses could be more agile and take more chances. Yet most seem reluctant to take a chance on a non…

    AllTwitterin Social- 13 readers -
  • Millennials Driving Change in Marketing, Media (Report)

    … examines how millennials influence marketing and what that means for the industry. Millennial marketers are adapting to the changing market a lot faster than their baby boomer counterparts. Among the 500 small and midsized businesses surveyed, millennials spend 58 percent of their budget on digital media, compared with 14 percent of boomers. Similarly…

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  • What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

    … A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly, Fox News, NASA and BuzzFeed. Then, a little over two months ago, Twitter opened up the Moments feature to a broader group of creators…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 26 readers -
  • Selling to SMBs: AIDA and The Conversion Zone

    … I’ve had the pleasure of working alongside a number of elite companies as they’ve experienced the Technology Adoption Life Cycle (or as I like to call it, the bell curve ride), as portrayed in Geoffrey Moore’s book Crossing the Chasm. I’m often asked by entrepreneurs and venture capitalists alike to explain what changes throughout the course…

    Street Fightin EMail- 12 readers -
  • Hibu Named Facebook Marketing Partner

    … Hibu, a provider of digital marketing solutions for small and midsized businesses, is the newest Facebook Marketing Partner. The company will be part of the program’s Small Business Solutions specialty, and it will continue to develop solutions in consultation with the social network to help SMBs see results from multiple ad formats…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Facebook: More Than 4 Million Active Advertisers; 60 Million-Plus Businesses Using Pages

    …, Vietnam, Mexico and the U.K. More than 85 percent of active businesses pages use mobile, and some 40 percent of active advertisers have created Facebook ads via mobile. More than 30 percent of active small and midsized business pages on Facebook are women-owned. More than 20 percent of active advertisers created video ads during the past month, and more than 4 million new video ads were created during that period. Readers: Did any of the data revealed by Facebook Tuesday surprise you? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
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