Todays #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: The Social Media RFP: How to Get the Best Results

Direct Marketing Observations

One of the most proven methods of sourcing external suppliers is through a Request For Proposal process or RFP. As stated in Wikipedia, an RFP is: “is an invitation for suppliers, often through a bidding process, to submit a proposal on a specific commodity or service.

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How To Hire A Marketing Agency

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The process of hiring a Marketing agency feels old. Yes, there are some exceptions, but we live in a world where a Chief Marketing Officer's lifespan is under two years long and it's not a much better track record for the average agency either. The truth is that lateral experience is how to really inject a sense of innovation and newness to the marketing. Great marketing work gets attention and that attention is usually indexed in the major search engines.

The 6 Lifelong Laws of Content Marketing for Agencies

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Last week I wrote about the 4 (and only 4) possible rationales for agencies to get deep into content marketing. Clearly understanding these rationales is important because content marketing isn’t free. The Six Lifelong Laws of Successful Content Marketing for Agencies. Among the excellent content marketers listed above, there is a difference in strategy, tactics, and execution. Experienced content marketers don’t “do” search engine optimization.

DigitalPR Chat #1 Content and KPIs

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I asked Rebecca questions based on her recent research report for Altimeter Group about content, measurement and KPIs: Q1: Why are marketers finding measurement to be the single most formidable content marketing challenge? KPIs can relate to areas other than marketing.

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Inevitably, when corporate America seeks a PR agency to support their communications effort, the Request for Proposals (RFP) asks for critical capabilities that can help a company sift through the myriad of options available and narrow them down to the few that make sense for their specific needs. Companies should go into the RFP process looking for a partner, not an order-taker. Ive founded 5 companies, and spent 15 years running digital marketing agencies.

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Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

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The problem that we have a lot in content marketing is that people say, “Okay, we did this thing and then we had a call to action.” ” This sounds like a case study for great content that was really marketed well. It sits within marketing.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tagged as: audacity of free , authors , book , chris brogan , free , Marketing , social media { 3 trackbacks } VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan August 4, 2010 at 4:12 am Could Consultants Offer Incentive-Based Pricing? Before I was in marketing, I was in tech support.

Social Pros 14 – Jason Falls, Social Media Explorer

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Before we get going, special thanks to our sponsors, which includes my company, Argyle Social, developers of data driven social media marketing software ; Infusionsoft , developers of email marketing automation software; and Jim. They’re the market leader.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

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On mid-1990s projects, for example, typically organizations defined hundreds of requirements and went through protracted RFP processes in search of the best software and system integrator. link] [link] Hot In Marketing Social Media's Internal Impact – An Interview with Phil Simon | Internal Social Media | Social Media Consultin. Ive founded 5 companies, and spent 15 years running digital marketing agencies.