Foundations for integrated digital marketing

Sherrilynne Starkie

This ancient Chinese proverb still holds true in today’s marketing world. There are literally thousands of marketing platforms, apps, channels, networks and formats. Ok, so what is integrated digital marketing? It’s the anchor to everything in digital marketing.

What’s your social media marketing budget?

Sherrilynne Starkie

What should be your social media marketing budget? In the not-too-distant past, marketers used three per cent of turnover as the marketing budget ‘rule of thumb’. Start by pinning down exactly what you want social media marketing to do for your organization.

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How Marketers Can Utilize Insights-Driven Marketing

Social Media Today

Consumer demands are evolving, and marketers are logically turning to insights-driven marketing in order to stay ahead

Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Digital marketers are scrambling in 2019 to find their place above the noise. Getting lost in the crowded, noisy digital and social world of today is happening to even the most seasoned marketers if they don't accept the new reality.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

Creating Insanely Effective Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Content marketing is all the rage, and for good reason: it works. With 70% of internet users saying they’d prefer to learn through content rather than ads , content marketing makes perfect sense. Longform Makes Better Content Marketing? Guest Post by Miles Anthony Smith.

Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019

Webbiquity SMM

And this percentage is growing with every passing year, which means digital marketing should be at the forefront of any promotional strategy because it is universal, affordable, and will only grow in importance. Influencer Marketing Going Micro. Guest post by David Gutierrez.

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28 Qualities of Amazing Content Marketing

Pam Moore

Content marketing is the new yet not new buzzword. The truth is content marketing has been around for decades, since conversations and business has existed. Content marketing is not a new shiny object invented via social media. What is content marketing?

How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter and LinkedIn remain the top two social networks for B2B marketers. That said, there are some disturbing signs developing for Twitter (and the B2B marketers who rely on the platform). ” For the most part, B2B marketers aren’t abandoning Twitter, nor should they.

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Marketing Predictions for 2015

Mindjumpers

The Content Marketing Institute has for the seventh consecutive year compiled 60 content marketing predictions from thought leaders around the world. Here are some of our favorites: • Brands will recognize the role of editor as the missing link to true content marketing effectiveness.

Content Marketing in a Nutshell for Business

Pam Moore

Many self proclaimed social media and marketing experts may want you to think content marketing was invented via the era of social media and social networks. Without driving action, content marketing is all for nothing. Definition of content marketing. Content.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Mobile Marketing should be an integrated part of your marketing mix.

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The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Depending on your campaign strategy and target audience, social media marketing could be a 24×7 job.

Is Content Marketing Advertising?

Social Media Today

But the answer boils down to who you ask, and how you define content marketing It seems like a simple question to answer, right?

15 Golden Rules of Content Marketing in 2018

Pam Moore

Content marketing is becoming more challenging even for the most experienced marketers. Gone are the days of simply needing to know how to write textual content for a white paper, marketing collateral or direct mail flyer. 15 Golden Rules for Content Marketing Webinar .

Marketing graphics as easy as pie!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Today is National Pie Day, and what better day to demonstrate how Snappa can help make relevant, topical marketing graphics. The post Marketing graphics as easy as pie! Marketing Social Media Graphic design Snappa

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

In 2018 there is even more pressure on marketers and business leaders in businesses of every size to continuously create content to drive conversation, engagement and sales. Unfortunately most marketers and small business owners also do not have a limitless budget, right?

Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity SMM

Felines have made their way into marketing campaigns from companies like GoDaddy , Ikea , and many others. Even Mercedes Benz has pawed its way on board the cat marketing trend. So should your marketing include cats? Using Cats Gives Your B2B Marketing More Authenticity.

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6 Dangers of Influencer Marketing

Social Media Today

While influencer marketing has been a part of plenty of successful campaigns, marketers need to take certain precautions to avoid the pitfalls of utilizing this strategy

Top 10 Content Marketing Myths of 2018 – BUSTED

Pam Moore

From strategies for digital marketing, content marketing, and video to the social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and the list goes on, it seems the foundation for which many marketers have built their business is changing underneath their social feet.

Weather-Based Marketing

Saying It Social

How to successfully use “Weather-Based Marketing” in the #Blizzard(s)2015 through AdWords, promotion of relevant products, and real-time engagement. The post Weather-Based Marketing appeared first on.

The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

Webbiquity SMM

Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? This piece compiles and analyzes the predictions of more than 100 B2B marketing professionals as published in 10 highly-ranked posts over the past month (best!). Here we go… Content Marketing Trends. But for B2B marketers?

Marketing Alcohol – Things to Keep in Mind

Ignite Social Media

If we were advertising or selling alcohol you might see a similar message due to the restrictions put in place for marketing alcoholic beverages. The post Marketing Alcohol – Things to Keep in Mind appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths

The Realtime Report

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths. These days, people go to social media for marketing. If you are new in the social media marketing game, you may need help. Actually, there are a lot of myths going around about social media marketing.

15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

What are the biggest digital marketing and branding trends shaping the year ahead? How will marketers approach increasing brand awareness, attracting new customers and growing revenue in an always on digital world where the only guarantee is change? Brave Marketers Will Win in 2020!

How to get More Email Signups with Instagram Marketing

Ignite Social Media

However, email marketing is still the most preferred way to receive updates from brands. According to Hubspot’s Ultimate List of Email Marketing Stats , 99% of people check their email every day and 73% of customers want businesses to contact them via email. With over 3.5

Content Marketing for Business: The What, Why and How for Digital Marketers

Pam Moore

It is the foundation of the online web and how you can use social media and digital marketing to connect with your customers, prospects and broader community. Without driving action, content marketing is all for nothing. Definition of content marketing. Content. It's everywhere.

Four Ways PR Can Support Event Marketing

Meltwater

Event marketing is on the rise.A recent report by event software company Bizzabo says 85 percent of marketers cite event production as “essential” to their marketing strategies, while 41 percent… Read More >>>.

Why Digital Marketing Professionals Shouldn’t Neglect Cyber Security

Webbiquity SMM

While a digital marketing agency may not appear to be a high-risk enterprise, it’s as much in peril as any other company. As a digital marketer, you need to be conscientious about your security in order to protect your clients. Guest post by Andy Beohar.

The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

If you are a communications pro, I don’t need to tell you that influencer marketing is hot and could soon outpace traditional paid media spend. Everyone is jumping on the influencer marketing bandwagon because it’s all the rage, just like every other fly-by-night new trend.

Facebook Marketing Webinar: Change the Way You Think About Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social wheels trying to market your business on Facebook? 6 foundational pillars for success for Facebook marketing for business. Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now?

9 Email Marketing Best Practices for 2020

Social Media Today

Looking to improve your email marketing approach in the new year? These tips might help to get you thinking

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How to Create a Content Marketing Architecture, Framework and Plan

Pam Moore

Running your business, as well the marketing and content strategies that support your goals also require a framework and architecture. Building your content marketing architecture, framework and plan requires both art and science. 10 Golden Rules for Content Marketing.

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Social media is big with marketers, but a struggle for sales.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

These are usually the same people who say something like, “We don’t sell anything online” when I ask them about their internet marketing strategy. Can you come up with a better Inbound Marketing Haiku ?). Blogging Supports Social Media Marketing.

New FTC Requirements for Influencers that Impact Brand Marketers

Ignite Social Media

This week, the FTC announced a major update that may impact your influencer marketing programs. or complete details, please read our blog post by our sister company, Carusele: Latest FTC Requirements for Influencers Have Major Implications for Brand Marketers.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s five content marketing tricks to improve content marketing initiatives. As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. Dark Arts of Content Marketing.

Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

But though the practice of influencer marketing —driving content by leveraging influencers—has been around for awhile, you may not have fully capitalized on this powerfully effective way to increase your website’s social media traffic, links, and search visibility.

Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags

yMarketingMatters

Yet even as most people have come to know what they are, many people still don’t understand how to use hashtags to improve marketing for their business. Start using hashtags to improve your marketing! The post Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

The Biggest YouTube Marketing Mistakes That Too Many Brands Make

agora pulse

YouTube presents a huge marketing opportunity for businesses … but only when done right. Avoid these eight common YouTube marketing mistakes. YouTube marketing can be extraordinarily effective. Forgetting That They’re Marketing.

The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. Not surprisingly, an ecosystem of developers and vendors have created tools to extend the marketing capabilities of the world’s largest social network. 3: The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools.

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