If you asked most people where they find their audience, you’ll often get a very narrow response. Most advertising and marketing activity is associated with the vendor selection of the buyer’s journey… but is that already too late? If you’re a digital transformation consultation firm; for example, you may fill out all the details in a spreadsheet by only viewing your current prospects and limiting yourself to the strategies you’re proficient at. You might do
We’re working with a national firm right now to develop custom Marketing Cloud email templates for each of the departments and business units. Because stakeholders, contractors, and designers are all remote, the designer developed his mockups and worked on versions with his leadership team – then handed it off to our team for responsive coding and implementation. The designer introduced me to Abstract. Abstract is an online collaboration tool for Mac where your company, contractors,
The last few months, I’ve been helping to develop and integrate a highly customized WordPress instance for a client. It’s quite the balance of styling, extending WordPress through custom fields, custom post types, a design framework, a child theme, and custom plugins. The difficult part is that I’m doing it from simple mockups from a proprietary prototyping platform. While it’s a solid platform for visualization and design, it doesn’t easily translate to HTML5 and CSS3.
The last few months I’ve been working on curriculums for digital marketing workshops and certifications for an international company and a university, respectively. It’s been an incredible journey – deeply analyzing how our marketers are being prepared in their formal degree programs, and identifying gaps that will make their skills more marketable in the workplace. Key to traditional degree programs is that the curriculae often take several years to be approved. Unfortunately, that puts graduates
Despite a rise in mobile usage, many websites deliver a poor mobile experience, forcing potential customers off-site. Business owners who have only just learned to navigate the desktop space are finding it difficult to make the transition to mobile. Finding the right aesthetic alone can be problematic. Business owners have to work hard to understand their target audience and build their layout and design around buyer personas. Appealing to potential customers is always easier said