7 Social Media Marketing Myths Debunked

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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

Inbound Marketing And The Importance of Email

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Over the years email has transformed from an outbound to and inbound marketing tactic and for good reason. Technology has become more dynamic and information more easily accessible which means marketers have had to change their strategy.

The new breed of users are more informed and want companies to hear them out. They no longer respond to the disruptive outbound marketing tactics where companies only talk about themselves. This is where inbound marketing comes in along with implementing a vibrant, powerful and inclusive email nurturing campaign. Continue reading

Digital Marketing and the Rules of Engagement

digital marketing engagement dialBlogs, social media and video are all parts of the digital marketing mix and they’re all aimed at increasing engagement. Engagement, which if successful can bring increased interest, brand awareness and loyalty and ultimately – sales!

So how do you get people to engage with you in a digital world? Well, one of the main areas is content. You may already know about content marketing and its importance in the online world. You may already have a blog and share the posts on social media, but have you really thought about the content you’re putting out there? Is it talking to the right people? Is it saying the right thing? Continue reading

The dos and don’ts of online customer surveys

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Customer surveys are a great way to understand your customers’ mindset, which makes it easier to tailor your products and services to your target market. When used well, surveys will give you a great deal of information about your customers and will make them feel that you are interested in their opinions. However, there are several mistakes that businesses often make when setting up their surveys.

This dos and don’ts list will help you avoid them!

Do…

…make your surveys short and concise. While customers are often willing to engage in surveys, they won’t want to spend hours doing so. The most common consumer complaint about online surveys is that they are long and boring. So stick to the key questions and word them well. Continue reading