Analytics & Testing, Artificial Intelligence, Marketing & Sales Videos, Marketing Infographics, Marketing Tools, Technology

Accelerated Insights: Predictive Testing for Direct Mail

Before going digital, I worked in the newspaper and direct mail industries. While newspaper’s failed to adopt or adapt in time to maintain their control over advertising budgets, direct mail continues to still drive incredible results. In fact, I’d argue that many direct marketing campaigns with direct mail may get much more attention – breaking through the noise of digital. The fact is that, while I get hundreds of emails and banners hitting me every day, I get very few direct mail pieces… and I view them all. As with most mediums, though, direct mail

Read More...

, Influencer Marketing, Instagram Marketing, LinkedIn Marketing, Marketing Infographics, , , Video Marketing

How to Increase Social Media Engagement

We recently shared an infographic and article that detailed eight steps to launch your social media strategy. Many of you have already launched your social media strategy but may not be seeing as much engagement as you expected. Some of that may be filtering algorithms within the platforms. Facebook, for example, would much rather you pay to promote your content than display it forthright to anyone who follows your brand. It all starts, of course, with making your brand worth following. Why Do Consumers Follow Brands Online? Interest – Offering – Personality – Recommendations –

Read More...

Marketing & Sales Videos, Marketing Infographics, Search Marketing,

The Importance of Video Marketing: Stats and Strategies

We just shared an infographic on the importance of visual marketing – and that, of course, includes video. We’ve been doing a ton of video for our clients recently and it’s increasing both engagement and conversion rates. There are many types of recorded, produced videos you can do… and don’t forget real-time video on Facebook, social video on Instagram and Snapchat, and even Skype interviews. People are consuming mass amounts of video. One thing I take exception on this infographic is that peoples’ attention spans have become less than that of a gold fish. That’s

Read More...

Content Marketing, Marketing Infographics, Publishing

The Science of Visual Marketing

This month we’ve had 2 photo shoots with clients, a drone video, and a thought leadership video… all to customize our clients’ sites and content. Every time we swap out stock footage and video on customers’ sites and replace it with photos of their company, their staff, and their customers… it transforms the site and engagement and conversions increase. It’s one of those subtle things that we don’t necessarily identify when we see a site, but it absolutely has an impact. And this infographic from Iscribblers details the 5 Scientific Reasons People are Wired to

Read More...