Salons invest a lot in their location, their staff and specialists, their equipment, and their products. However, one thing they often neglect to invest in is their marketing campaigns. How can the clients find your fantastic salon otherwise? Although marketing can be a tricky thing to master, it is still manageable, and there is no need to be intimidated. There are lots of marketing ideas tried and tested for salons that work well in attracting
One of the reasons that I wrote my corporate blogging book a decade ago was to help the audience leverage blogging for search engine marketing. Search is still unlike any other medium because the search user is showing intent as they are seeking information or researching their next purchase. Optimizing a blog and the content within each post is not as simple as just throwing some keywords into the mix… there are quite a few
This is a great summary of many of the trends that we’ve been hammering away on with our clients – organic search, local search, mobile search, video marketing, email marketing, paid advertising, lead generation, and content marketing are key trends. It’s pretty much a truism that you need to be keyed in to the latest digital marketing statistics and the hottest trends for your digital marketing strategy to remain effective in 2019 and beyond. Top 7 Trends You Must Know for
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
While many small businesses are abandoning Facebook, I’m always intrigued when I see something unexpected happen there for a client. Believe me, unless they’re paying to promote posts… I don’t set expectations too high. One of my clients is a family-run home services company that’s serves throughout the state of Indiana. They’ve been here for 47 years and have an incredible reputation. Recently, a hail storm hit a city just out side Indianapolis, called Greensburg.
Business owners and marketers are often overwhelmed when it comes to digital marketing. There’s a mindset that I push folks to adopt as they think about sales and marketing online: It’s always going to change – every platform is going through intense transformation right now – artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, virtual reality, mixed reality, big data, blockchain, bots, Internet of Things… yeesh. While that sounds terrifying, keep in mind that’s all to