An SEO Guide for New Websites

It’s never too late, or too early, for organizations to formulate an effective SEO strategy. With COVID-19 turning the global economy on its head, many businesses are now appreciating the importance of a comprehensive online profile. In many cases, this includes establishing a new website. The list of tasks for creating a new website can […]

2020 Perfect Vision

Marketers aiming to break sales records this year may wish to look even harder at influencers for assistance. Between 2014 and 2019, spending for print ads declined at the same rate as the rate of increase in influencer marketing. The study and information was provided by Google Trends and all indications seem to point to […]

After the Temporary Boom of the Holiday Season

While most merchants are prepping for the 2019 holiday season, they should also be thinking about next year.  And the thinking should not be as much about the 2020 holiday season but retaining current and any new customers they acquire. While holiday sales are important, building and retaining one’s customer base is critical to growing […]

The Key: Personalization And Teamwork

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As if to put an exclamation point on what many marketers already know, CRM manufacturer Salesforce has revealed the results of a recent survey showing that 84% of respondents say that to get their business, companies must treat customers like people and not numbers.  What was even more revealing is that 80% said the experience […]

Minorities Will Outnumber The Majority by 2040

The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that sometime in 2020, the number of minority children in our country will outnumber white children and that around 2040, the total number of minorities will outnumber whites.  Other data indicates that four out of ten millennials are non-white and that generation Z (1995-2012) is about 50%.  Yet another […]

Rags to Riches with Kickstarter? The Truth Behind Crowdfunding

Peter Dering started with zero dollars in venture capital. Now he’s worth tens of millions. Peter and his partners swear by project funding platform Kickstarter. That’s how their once small, camera accessory business, Peak Design got its start back in 2011, and how it continues to thrive today, to say the least. This month, Peak […]

How to Get Free Press Coverage

From a distance, getting press coverage seems like a simple step in a brand’s marketing plan. Because journalists are more or less inundated with new pitches, however, the reality is that you’re going to have to work a little harder to make your brand and product stand out from the crowd. Whether you’re an established […]

Managing Tone in Marketing Messaging and Customer Engagement

It’s a common occurrence. All too often, in today’s age of social media prevalence, brands get into virtual shouting matches with users who are combative behind a screen. Or, customers themselves get into virtual spats in the comments on a post. It happens more often than not, unfortunately. And whether or not it’s a pleasant […]

Delegation in the Marketing Industry and Why It Matters

As a marketing professional, it can be difficult to regulate time and get all of the required tasks done in a day. In an industry that is quite demanding and always changing, a marketing expert has to be on top of his or her game to be efficient. For this reason, having the ability to […]

How Marketing and HR Can Collaborate

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Marketing and HR teams have their own unique and very important functions. However, the evolving and expanding role of a marketer is one of the reasons why marketing can work alongside HR teams. It’s not news that there the job market is a very different place. Unemployment is at an all time low and there […]