Data and analytics build off each other to help you find a deep understanding of your audience. Insights provide essential wisdom about your users and reveal actions you can take to better your business. But insights cannot be obtained without analytics and analytics are useless without data. Continue Reading
Breaking the ice or getting your foot in the door is a common technique in sales and negotiation for getting someone to agree to a large request by first convincing them to acquiesce to a small request. Like reciprocity, this phenomenon, called compliance operates on the theory that once you get them to agree with you, it’ll be harder to disagree with you later on. Continue Reading
In psychology, reciprocity is a social rule that states you ought to repay, in kind, what another has provided for you. Many refer to this type of in-kind interchange as the golden rule; do unto others as you would have them do to you. Continue Reading
Infectious Messaging…sounds like you’re talking about the plague or ebola and the concept is the same. Infectious means it’s likely to spread or influence others in a rapid manner. When it comes to messaging, you want your ideas to spread like a viral wildfire. Continue Reading
Having amazing content across your social media channels is essential to succeeding with a digital strategy, but so is having a marketing plan including all your content, blueprints for content creation and curation, along with an editorial calendar.
Every plan should answer the following key questions;
- What type of content do you intend to post and promote–do you have a product or service you’ll be highlighting and what is your call to action?
On day three of our series, how to create a social media marketing strategy, you now have a clear understanding of where your social media presence is, and it’s time to choose which networks best fit your social media goals.
If you don’t already have social media profiles on each network you choose to focus on, build them from the ground up with your goals and audience in mind. Continue Reading
Live Streaming is a powerful way to grow an audience and turn them into devotees and customers. Plus it’s a tremendous way to interact with your customers in real-time.
But for those that aren’t exactly naturals in front of the camera, it can be a difficult experience. Continue Reading
The final component of your ideal customer avatar is taking a look at their pain points and challenges. This section will drive new product and service development for your brand as well as show where your content creation and live streaming creative will compel your customer to action. Continue Reading
You should sell your customer what they want, and give them what they need. That’s a powerful statement–and developing an ideal customer will guide you to what your customer wants AND needs.
In the first installment of this series, we talked about pulling the demographic information for your perfect avatar together. Continue Reading
It’s that time of year again! No, I’m not talking about the holidays, I’m talking about strategy planning season for marketing departments. Figuring out how many new customers you want next year, how much budget you can spend, how much of that budget to allocate to social media, and on and on. Continue Reading