A successful social media strategy is at the heart of digital marketing. It’s no surprise then that social media is one of the most powerful marketing tools to date. With so many customers and prospects on social media, it’s time to start engaging with them where they are. It’s no longer a part-time task and should be considered a vital business function for lead generation, nurturing and networking. Here are some important tips on developing a social media strategy suitable for you and your customers. Continue reading
Let’s face it, digital marketing includes so many different functions that a simple definition doesn’t do it justice. That said, we feel that this explanation is a great place to start.
Digital marketing is the use of technology to reach potential customers by promoting brands through all forms of digital advertising. Among others, digital advertising include websites, search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), paid advertising (PPC) and social media. It’s often referred to as internet marketing, online marketing or web marketing.
Although these advertising tools are not that difficult to learn, it does take time and effort to implement effectively. It’s almost impossible to have a successful online presence without a good digital marketing strategy. If you’re concerned your business is not achieving the best online results, it may be time to re-examine your digital marketing mix. Continue reading
Customer success marketing is often referred to as customer marketing, retention marketing or advocate marketing. It’s ultimately the combination of several departments within the business working together to achieve a common goal. The teams involved in this strategy include the product, marketing and customer success teams.
Marketers are encouraged to use technology and marketing budgets to deliver a pleasant, memorable customer experience from the first interaction and beyond. It’s essential that marketing and customer success teams work in harmony to increase brand awareness and build brand advocates.
Many marketers believe they will be responsible for the entire customer journey by 2020. The question one should ask then, is how do businesses align customer success and marketing for optimal results? Continue reading
Despite what some may have thought a few years ago, social media marketing has undeniably become a major factor in digital marketing. Regardless of your business type, it’s one of the easiest ways to find, contact and convert potential customers. Any company can effectively use social media for their marketing activities, whether it’s maintaining a brand presence, creating brand awareness or to simply show off your product.
It’s often worth ensuring that your employees understand how social media works with all their nuances before deciding on a marketing strategy. Even with all the benefits of social media marketing, there are a few myths we’d like to clear up. Continue reading