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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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.

Facebook Publishes New Christmas Marketing Guide for 2020

Social Media Today

Facebook has published a new guide to help marketers map out their 2020 holiday marketing campaigns

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. The Definition of Marketing Return on Investment. True Marketing ROI is Difficult to Measure.

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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.

Brands, Marketing, Diversity and Equity- A #MindfulSocial panel

Janet Fouts

As responsible and conscious marketers we are taking a closer look at how marketing is handing issues of culture, diversity and inclusion, especially on social media (this is mindful social after all!). Aleya Harris is the founder and owner of Flourish Marketing.

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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.

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 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.

5 Attributes of Successful Digital Marketers

Social Media Today

Brands are investing heavily in digital marketing, which makes it a great time to be a digital marketer – especially if you have the right combination of skills to succeed

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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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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 to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

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. The post 3 Content Marketing Tips appeared first on YMarketingMatters. Content will be key to your success in 2019.

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Increase Content Marketing ROI by Stopping These 8 Bad Habits

Pam Moore

Are you sick and tired of spinning your social wheels in the content marketing engine feeling as if you are creating, creating, creating loads and mounds of content yet getting nowhere? Maybe you are falling to some lazy content marketing tactics without even knowing it?

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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.

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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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 automation and its role in SEO

Awario

Today, every brand has an online presence and uses digital marketing to fix, improve, and promote it.

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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?

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.

Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update

Ignite Social Media

One week ago today, we wrote a blog post on how to think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak around the globe. Having said that, it does seem to be a buyer’s market right now.

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

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?

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.

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.

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?

Facebook Publishes New Marketing Insights Around Ramadan

Social Media Today

Facebook has provided a new collection of insights to help marketers looking to connect with audiences around Ramadan

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.

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

Dad Jokes: The B2B Marketing Edition

Oktopost

So to honor them… We’ve gathered some of the funniest B2B Marketing Jokes from around the web and sent CEO, Daniel Kushner and Managing Director EMEA, Colin Day , into battle to tell some of the best B2B Marketing Dad Jokes around. How Does a B2B marketer make her boat go?

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TikTok Launches 'TikTok for Business' Platform for Marketers

Social Media Today

TikTok has launched a new 'TikTok fo Business' website, which is a hub for news and information around how marketers can make use of the platform

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.

Webinar: PR the missing ingredient in content marketing

Sherrilynne Starkie

Join me as I break down public relations’ crucial role in successful content marketing campaigns. The post Webinar: PR the missing ingredient in content marketing appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie. Is your campaign missing something?

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?

5 Tools to Boost Your Instagram Marketing Efforts in 2020

Social Media Today

Here are some new tools to help you step up your digital marketing efforts

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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.

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 >>>.