social media marketing

How Can I Create An Effective Digital Marketing Strategy?

Up to 92% of marketers say that social media is important to their business, according to Social Media Examiner. Yet, 88% of marketers say they want to know how to measure their return on investment for social media activities. One of the biggest struggles marketing directors face is measuring their return on investments for their digital activities, which is why it’s important to know how to create an effective digital marketing strategy. What’s the difference

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Listening to Uncle Louie? How to Filter Digital Marketing Advice

When you’re in the position of making important digital marketing decisions that impact the success of your entire organization, it’s natural to seek out advice from those who can offer some guidance. And, a solid opinion can go a long way when it comes from someone who is knowledgeable and experienced. However, it’s important to carefully consider your sources for advice. Most people have an innate desire to help others, and many fancy themselves as

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value versus price

Are You Buying Digital Marketing Services Based Solely on Price?

When it comes to digital marketing solutions, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles perhaps said it best, “You better shop around.” While it’s natural to want to choose the lowest price option, this strategy often comes back to bite those who select digital marketing agencies and solutions based solely on price. What Is the Value of Your Brand? If someone asked you to damage your brand in front of potential customers for $500 would you take

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best practices

Are You Not Understanding What You’re Buying from a Digital Marketing Agency?

If you’ve hired or are considering hiring a digital marketing agency to guide your messaging, strategy or implementation, there is considerable value to be gained. Yet, it’s important to truly understand what you’re getting for your money to ensure there is sufficient return on your investment. What Do You Need from a Digital Marketing Agency? To increase your understanding of what an agency is offering, it’s important to start with evaluating your own data. Only

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marketing strategies

Is Lack of Marketing Planning and Research Sabotaging Your Success?

While successful marketers place a lot of focus on the execution of marketing strategies, they also know that the underlying foundation for success is ongoing marketing planning and research. As marketing becomes increasingly complex and digitized, the need for well-thought out planning and in-depth research only continues to increase. Still many marketers make the common mistake of “winging it” and not investing sufficient time in the essential preliminary work and then are dismayed by disappointing

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Are You A/B Split Testing?

Are You A/B Split Testing?

Don’t Miss Out on the Value of A/B Testing There isn’t a set formula for digital marketing. What works for one organization may be a big mistake for another. This is because there are far more variables with digital marketing than with print advertising, direct mail and other traditional forms of marketing. Not only do you have to consider your brand proposition and your supporting content and images, you also need to carefully determine the

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