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.

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.

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Social Media Memes for Marketers

Ignite Social Media

To help you get through those dreadful days or if you want to share a laugh within your team channel, we decided to put together a list of the best social media memes we could find specifically for all of our marketing buddies! What makes the world of social media go round?

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Affiliate Marketing Success: 4 Tips for Affiliate Niche Marketing

Twenty4 Social

Affiliate Marketing Success: 4 Tips for Affiliate Niche Marketing Affiliate marketing can be a great way to start making money online. However, if you want to be… Affiliate Marketing Success: 4 Tips for Affiliate Niche Marketing. Digital Marketing Niche.

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

Covid19 Marketing: 5 Shifts Marketers Must Make During a Crisis [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Covid19 Marketing: 5 Shifts Marketers Must Make During a Crisis. Marketing during time of crisis is tough. If you feel as if you don't know what to do, where to focus and maybe even considering giving up on your marketing during this time, you are not alone!

Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – The Ultimate Get Started Guide

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – How to Get Started. One of the best ways to attract more of your dream customers and turn them into paying customers is to learn how to create and optimize sales and marketing conversion funnels.

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

TikTok Launches Marketing Partner Program for Advertisers

Social Media Today

The "TikTok For Business Marketing Partner Program" just launched as TikTok's latest push to expand upon its advertising opportunities for marketers on the platform

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. Watch the video below to learn 5 digital mindset shifts marketers MUST make in 2019. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Can Help! . Want to leverage social media, digital marketing and branding to grow your business?

What Marketers Need to Know About TikTok

Ignite Social Media

As of May 2019, eMarketer found that only 4% of US social media marketers are currently involved with the platform. Stories over news –Users on TikTok are there to be entertained, not spoken or marketed to. Key Takeaways.

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

Social Media Marketing Post-COVID: Marketers Predict the Future

Social Media Today

What will the future look like for people working in social media marketing post-COVID? Here’s what our community predicts

What is a Buyer Persona and Why Marketers Need Them NOW! [video + podcast + free templates]

Pam Moore

Experienced digital, social and content marketers know the key to success for high performing marketing campaigns and programs is to be sure you are targeting, inspiring, and attracting the RIGHT audience. What is audience marketing. What is market segmentation.

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 .

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?

Innovate Your Marketing Strategy for the New Normal [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Marketing Your Business in the New Normal. Many marketers feel as if the stable ground they were standing on just a few short months ago is now constantly moving like a digital earthquake. It's time for marketers to do what they do best… innovate and prepare for the future. Marketers need to be brave, bold and roll up their digital sleeves to connect with their audiences and customers who need them! Audience Marketing Prioritization Worksheet.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Optimize Your Marketing Strategy for the New Normal [podcast]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Marketing Your Business in the New Normal. Many marketers feel as if the stable ground they were standing on just a few short months ago is now constantly moving like a digital earthquake. It's time for marketers to do what they do best… innovate and prepare for the future. Marketers need to be brave, bold and roll up their digital sleeves to connect with their audiences and customers who need them! Audience Marketing Prioritization Worksheet.

How to Plan the Perfect Holiday Marketing Campaign (+ Free Checklist!)

Later

The holiday marketing season is just around the corner, so if you haven’t started to plan your campaign yet, now is the time to get started! To help you stay organized this year, we created a holiday marketing campaign checklist (and a free downloadable worksheet!)

2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Content marketing in 2018 is going to hit a new dimension of importance, organization and integration. Smart and savvy marketers know the days of throwing social spaghetti at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. If you are ready to once and for all see a real return on your investment in social media and digital marketing you need to look deeper than the follows, clicks and retweets. 2018 content marketing trends, statistics and predictions.

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. Peer-to-peer marketing has a natural home in local communities. Marketing Communications at LinguaLinx. Chief Strategy Officer at Content Marketing Institute.

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. Still, there’s a lot more that goes into content marketing than simply writing a blog about a new product. Longform Makes Better Content Marketing? Developing a Content Marketing Strategy. Guest Post by Miles Anthony Smith.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Influencer Marketing

Later

Like many industries, COVID-19 has made a strong impact on influencer marketing: campaigns are being paused and influencers are reducing rates. About a month ago, the Fohr team started to prepare for the effects of COVID-19 on the influencer marketing industry.

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. SoLoMo Marketing Takes Center Stage. Marketing Must be Integrated. Marketing efforts should be consistent and complimentary on both mobile devices and desktops, online and offline.

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The Complete Guide to Instagram Stories for Brand Marketers

Ignite Social Media

It’s no question that Instagram Stories have become a major component of every brand’s social media marketing strategy. The post The Complete Guide to Instagram Stories for Brand Marketers appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

Why Marketing Technology Should Integrate into a Bigger Ecosystem

Oktopost

“The value of marketing technology is rarely in the specific functionality of the tool, but rather its ability to be part of a bigger ecosystem.” ” – Urs Blickenstorfer, CEO of iundf Marketing. As well as secure marketing budget.

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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. These top–tier influencers have already become a well-recognized part of the digital marketing ecosystem. The post Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019 appeared first on B2B Marketing Blog | Webbiquity.

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3 Content Marketing Tips

yMarketingMatters

If you are in the throes of planning, keep these three important tips in mind while you work on how to improve your social media marketing and your results this year. Not according to the 65 percent of brands who say that their success with content marketing is a direct result of a documented strategy. The post 3 Content Marketing Tips appeared first on YMarketingMatters. Content will be key to your success in 2019.

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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. Without content and humans, social media and digital marketing wouldn't exist. The big question is… how do you actually use content marketing to grow your business. What is content marketing?

Top five: Women rule content marketing!

Sherrilynne Starkie

And, we see how women are leading the world of content marketing. Top 5 Content Marketing Influencers and Experts are women. Women top the list of the Top 50 content marketing influencers to follow, from the folks at the Top Rank Blog.

Is Your Business Ready For Mobile Marketing?

yMarketingMatters

Mobile marketing is a multi-channel, digital marketing strategy aimed at reaching a target audience on their smartphones, tablets, and/or other mobile devices, via websites, email, SMS, social media, and apps. And check this out: What Do Top Marketers Think About Mobile Marketing?

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Facebook Partners with Coursera on New Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate Program

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a new training program with Coursera to help people get certified digital marketing training

How to market events with audience segmentation

Audiense

This is a guest blog written by Ryan Gould, vice president of strategy and marketing services at B2B agency Elevation Marketing. Ryan brings extensive experience with a wide range of B2B clients. Connect with him on LinkedIn. Audience Intelligence

Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

I got an email this morning from a non-profit I work with wondering how they should think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Social Media Marketing during COVID-19. The post Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19 appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

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. Best practices of developing and leveraging content marketing for business. Different types of content marketing. Supporting Resources: 2019 Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template.

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. Marketing #blizzard2015 Advertising Google AdWords marketing Real Time Marketing Weather

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). Per recent research , though 77% of B2B marketers say they use Twitter to distribute content, Twitter use is down 8% since 2014. ” For the most part, B2B marketers aren’t abandoning Twitter, nor should they.

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Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s still one of the top three social networks for B2B marketers, Twitter is struggling. Marketers, PR professionals, bloggers, and journalists have traditional been heavy users. Case in Point: Event Marketing. What can Twitter do from a marketing perspective?

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A Realistic Look at Digital Marketing ROI

Ignite Social Media

I’ve been working on nothing but social media marketing for brands since 2007 and one thing hasn’t changed. Brands are still typically in search of digital marketing ROI. Many brands want to know that if they invest, for example, $20,000 in a marketing program, they are going to drive more than $20,000 in sales. Key Takeaways: Digital marketing ROI is getting harder to achieve on social media in part because so many new brands have flooded social networks.

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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. Our training and consulting agency, Marketing Nutz works with clients big and small and regularly see the repercussions of these challenges combined with bad decisions.

How to Coach Marketing Teams to Measure Success

Oktopost

Perhaps the biggest gain any marketing team can receive is learning how to measure success. This discussion is perfect for anyone looking to learn how to coach their marketing teams to measure success! It’s become easier to track marketing efforts and measure success.

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10 marketing experts to follow on Twitter

Awario

Twitter is the place for marketing experts. There are hundreds of marketers worth following on Twitter, but on this list, I gathered 10 who I find most useful for marketing growth. They strive on Twitter by showing their skills and educating others. Check them out