Experienced social media brand leaders are not afraid to try new things. They don’t let themselves get stuck in a box, while at the same time they balance the desire to chase shiny objects while staying focused where they know they can achieve the highest measurable business results.
There is much confusion regarding online brand and reputation management. Some think it’s only for brands who get themselves in trouble and need to cover up the bad. Some think it’s public relations, while others think it’s just social media monitoring or some ninja SEO tricks.
What does it really mean to be a thought leader? Unfortunately too many digital and social marketers have a false belief that they can simply write a few blog posts, send a few tweets and increase their social influence scores such as Klout and they will quickly become the go to thought leader of their niche.
Do you know the difference between traditional marketing, ecommerce, multichannel marketing and omnichannel marketing?
Omnichannel marketing is not simply a buzzword for multichannel marketing.
Many marketers get overwhelmed with trying to understand how they can leverage data and metrics to guide their business in the right direction. As a result they run away from data and the power it can provide versus digging in and learning how to tap into the power of what it has to offer.
Use these 10 tips to integrate social media into your product or business launch.
Marketing, communication and media is becoming more and more complicated. Many marketers and business leaders are finding it difficult to learn, embrace and maximize their use of new media. They struggle with understanding the difference, value and how to best use earned media, paid media and owned media.
Use these 10 tips to gain confidence in using social media, develop a plan for learning and know how to prioritize your time spent learning and engaging.
Sometimes in life the moments that create the most success are the ones that may feel a bit rough around the edges as they are happening. The key to success is standing back up even when you get knocked down flat on your face.
If you want to see success in online marketing you must activate your audience to help them achieve their goals. When you inspire your audience to connect with you with a goal of helping them achieve their goals, you by default achieve your goals when you are successful. Inspire, connect, achieve.
Attention is the most scarce resource for digital marketing leaders in businesses of all sizes. The world is filled with media. Everywhere we turn, look, see and hear there is a brand or person trying to grab our attention.
Even smart, social, savvy digital and social marketers are finding it difficult to stay front of mind for their customers, audience and community.
In this episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast we interview Mark Schaefer, the author of the newly published book, Content Code: Six Essential Strategies for Igniting Your Content, Your Marketing and Your Business. Mark explains why people share content, who they share content with and how to increase the sharing of content by earning trust and connecting emotionally with our alpha audiences.
Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business. Doesn’t matter if you are a solo entrepreneur, small business, large, super size, business to business, business to consumer or anything in between. You only have one chance to make a first, second and third brand impression.
Every smart marketer wants their brand to be relevant, memorable, inspiring and positive in the mind of their audience, ideal customer and online community. What many marketers don’t know is that the little things they are doing online every day could be hurting their brand more than helping.
Attention is the most scarce resource in business. Earning the attention of your customers, audience and community is one of the greatest challenges for marketers in businesses big and small