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Storytelling – It Engages and Persuades

The Aflac Duck; the Geico Gecko; Flo from Progressive. It’s difficult not to know who these characters are. Not only are they all over TV, but they have their own Facebook pages. They are the “mascots” of three major U.S. insurance companies, and, while consumers tend to ignore most ads, they tend to stop and watch these. Why? Because every ad is a story of the adventures and exploits of these three. Now these three mascots represent a pretty boring industry – insurance. It’s hard to get consumers excited about insurance, and marketing it has always been a challenge. Traditional … Continue Reading…

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Content Strategies: Customer Engagement is Earned, Not Given

Regardless of the business you’re in, you’re likely to hear the word ‘strategy’ several times a day; what would your business be without several carefully planned, and expertly executed strategies, after all? One of the most useful approaches you’re ever likely to create, though, is a content marketing strategy – that is, a plan centered around your company’s narrative voice and the way it communicates with potential customers. A business without an audience will flounder quite quickly, and so it’s essential that you take the time to structure such things now. Your content marketing strategy could be the difference between … Continue Reading…

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Tips to Integrate Inbound Marketing Tactics in Your PR Strategies

Like most forms of marketing have changed over the last decade, so to as the way in which we work with public relations. In a digital age everything that we do from a marketing perspective has to evolve and adapt into this new arena. For those professionals in the industry the time has now come to also adapt to new changes and one of those happens to be integrating inbound marketing tactics into their PR strategies. 1. Use Your PR materials to generate killer content: Marketing has many different channels to go down and you would be surprised at just … Continue Reading…

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Why Manual Link Building Will Never Get Old?

Link building expert Eric Ward explains why manual link building will stand the test of time, although there are many claims it will soon become obsolete. In spite of some popular opinions, SEO through link building will never get old. In such spheres as plumbing, locksmith, law and real estate services, the competition is very high. So in case that you start a small business, such as plumbing or a locksmith company, it will take time until your name gets spread far and wide and satisfied clients start to leave you positive feedback comments and mention links to your website. … Continue Reading…

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6 Easy Ways to Improve your Online Marketing ROI

Creating an online marketing campaign is not a tough job when you know your audience well, but what makes every online marketing manager’s job difficult is when the picture of Return on Investment (ROI) arises. ROI is more than just a measurement; it is a process that helps a marketer to improve its marketing performance and profitability by using the insights gained through the effectiveness of the strategies. Since the major significance of marketing is to increase profit, ROI plays the biggest part in the doing or undoing of a campaign strategy. No matter how much effort a marketer puts … Continue Reading…

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Top 5 Tips to Develop a Powerful Inbound Marketing Strategy

Inbound Marketing is the new form of internet marketing that is believed to be one of the most effective marketing methodologies to help businesses attract potential customers. While Outbound Marketing focuses on taking a business to a customer in order to see a conversion, the trending Inbound Marketing concentrates on bringing a target customer to a company and proceeds on making a sale or conversion. As this is about making a customer visit your business and slowly move on to become a lead, it will not be that easy to achieve benefits without the proper knowledge. And, the rest of … Continue Reading…