Reading Time: 4 minutes In the present day and age, there is no excuse for not knowing who to market your products and services to, and what your customers want. With the advent of marketing databases and other data-driven technology, gone are the days of untargeted, unselected, and generic marketing. A Short Historical Perspective Before 1995, marketing was mostly done through mail and advertising. After 1995, with the advent of email technology, marketing became a little more specific. It
Reading Time: 4 minutes The term hacking often has a negative connotation associated with it as it refers to programming. But even people that hack programs aren’t always doing something illegal or causing harm. Hacking is sometimes a workaround or a shortcut. Applying the same logic to marketing works as well. That’s growth hacking. Growth hacking was originally applied to startups who needed to build awareness and adoption… but didn’t have the marketing budget or resources to do it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes POE is an acronym for the three methods of content distribution. Paid, Owned and Earned media are all viable strategies for building your authority and spreading your reach in social media. Paid, Owned, Earned Media Paid Media – is the use of paid advertising channels to drive traffic and the brand’s overall message to your content. It’s used to create awareness, jumpstart other forms of media and to get your content seen by new audiences.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Last year was a bumpy ride for marketers, forcing businesses in nearly every sector to pivot or even replace entire strategies in the face of unfathomable circumstances. For many, the most notable change was the impact of social distancing and sheltering in place, which created a huge spike in online shopping activity, even in industries where ecommerce was not previously as pronounced. This shift resulted in a crowded digital landscape, with more organizations vying for consumer
Reading Time: 3 minutes With podcasting and music sharing so prevalent online, there’s a great opportunity to enhance your visitors’ experience on your site by embedding audio within your blog posts. Thankfully, WordPress continues to evolve its support for embedding other media types – and mp3 files are one of those that are easy to do! While displaying a player for a recent interview is great, hosting the actual audio file may not be advisable. Most web hosts for