5 Marketing Terms You Need To Know As A Marketing Director

It’s no easy feat to run an impactful, measurable marketing campaign. But you can make your job easier by knowing some of the top marketing terms like the back of your hand. Of course, certain marketing terms are more like umbrella terms. They can often come with a whole slew of other terms that may be necessary to get a better idea of what they mean. That said, rather than giving a list of hundreds

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5 Tips To Help You Be (And Feel Like) A Better Marketing Director

It’s challenging to make the transition from a creative employee to a creative director. It’s one thing to work on your own ideas and those given to you by your boss and another to be in charge of the creative work of others. So how can you get yourself to let go of the reins and trust the skills of your employees? 5 Things You Can Do To Be A Better Marketing Director It’s no

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Yikes! Marketing Mistakes To Avoid With A Millennial Audience

According to Pew Research Center, millennials will outnumber the baby boomer generation by 2019. Every generation is different. It makes sense to shift your marketing tactics to target your next generation of buyers. But targeting millennial audiences requires businesses to unlearn traditional marketing practices. Instead, marketing directors have to adopt new marketing strategies altogether. This can be challenging and often leads to marketing directors making common mistakes. To help you make the generation shift, here are

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10 Commonly Overlooked (But Highly Important) Marketing Metrics

In the digital landscape, knowing how to market your brand can be a real challenge. You may not even know where to find confirmation that your efforts have been successful. Without this information, you won’t be able to discern the difference between a worthwhile endeavor and one that’s a waste of time and money. You can’t simply rely on your gut feeling or on anecdotal evidence; you need to definitively know whether you’re spending your

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Building A SWOT Analysis For Your Business

A SWOT analysis is a technique that’s used to evaluate a new objective or project. Standing for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats, a SWOT analysis determines how your organization can move forward on a given project, what challenges may be worth tackling, and what opportunities you may be missing. SWOT analyses are considered helpful when deciding whether to lead with a given venture or strategy. It outlines the positives and negatives surrounding a project so

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10 Questions to Jumpstart Social Media Engagement

No one likes the guy at a cocktail party who talks endlessly about himself without letting anyone else get a word in edgewise. Not only is he annoying and rude, he’s usually not all that interesting to boot! Unfortunately, many businesses are guilty of the same lack of etiquette when it comes to social media. Perpetual self-promotion without any attempt of trying to encourage social media engagement or conversation is one of the most common

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4 Stress Relief Tips To Help Marketing Directors Avoid Burnout

Marketing can be a truly rewarding job where you get to see the fruits of your efforts almost immediately. For instance, B2B companies that blogged 11 times a month in 2015 were three times as likely to receive traffic compared to those who only blogged once. Yet, as a marketing director, that same job can be highly stressful and the potential for burnout is a real threat. To help avoid burnout, here are a few

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3 Tips To Help Your Business Improve Its Customer Reviews

Approximately 61% of marketers have said that improving their SEO and increasing their online presence was a top priority in 2017, according to HubSpot research. However, to truly thrive in the online space, it isn’t enough to simply increase your business’s online presence, which is a rather vague goal. The best online marketing agencies will help you set specific goals for your marketing campaign, such as earning more quality customer reviews or using content marketing

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Avoid These Common Mistakes In The New Product Development Process

One of your most important jobs in corporate digital marketing is ensuring the blood, sweat, and tears that go into new product development results in an impressive ROI. When you and your team fail to properly handle the product development process, it can result in a series of unfortunate events that won’t be as entertaining to experience as the popular book series. To help you avoid these critical errors, consider the following common mistakes you

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How To Effectively Measure ROI For Social Media Success

Approximately 92% of marketing directors report that social media is an important part of their business. However, up to 88% are unsure how to measure their ROI for social media activities. While there are plenty of metrics to help us gauge the performance of digital marketing for businesses, marketers may also rely on referral traffic and purchase quantity. The problem with these differences in ROI monitoring is that there’s no common way to measure ROI.

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