7 Ways To Boost Your Social Media

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. We use it to stay connected with our friends and family, to share our thoughts and experiences, and to get the latest news and updates. For businesses and influencers, it is a powerful tool to reach and engage with their audience. In fact, it is hard to put together a marketing plan without social media. However, with so many people and businesses on social media, it can be challenging to stand out and get noticed. Here are 7 ways to boost your social media presence and get the attention [...]

By |2023-09-06T15:24:13+00:0009/06/23|Advertising, Content Marketing, Social Media|

Energize Your Personal Brand

In our digital age, personal branding has become a buzzword, but what exactly does it mean? At its core, personal branding is the practice of individuals marketing themselves and their careers as brands. It's your professional reputation, the perception that people have about you based on the way you present yourself online and offline. With the rise of social media and digital platforms, personal branding has become essential for anyone looking to advance in their career, grow a business, or simply make a mark in their industry. Let’s look at how you polish or energize your personal brand. Why Have [...]

By |2023-08-23T14:52:14+00:0008/23/23|Content Marketing, Social Media|

Twitter Rebrands Itself to “X”

Introduction: Twitter, the popular social media platform known for its iconic blue bird logo, has recently changed to “X.” Led by its co-founder and CEO, Elon Musk, the platform embarked on a bold rebranding effort, replacing the iconic bird with a bold "X" symbol. This curveball has sparked curiosity and debate among marketers and Musk's fans, raising questions about the future of Twitter's well-established brand recognition. The change aligns with Musk's vision of creating an all-encompassing "everything app" named "X," a project he believes will surpass the very platform that birthed it. Let's explore the recent changes and determine what [...]

By |2023-07-31T16:18:45+00:0007/31/23|Advertising, Social Media|

Improve Your Social Media Presence

We all know that social media is here to stay. And many business owners realize it can play an important role in marketing their business. But, as so many of us are time-impoverished actually using the media can be a challenge. While social media advertising can be very effective, When you improve your social media presence through posting and publishing it can elevate your business to the next level. Improving your social media presence will take a little time. But, with a smart plan and some consistency it will not be a big imposition. And it is worth it. Facebook [...]

By |2022-09-28T14:03:37+00:0009/28/22|Advertising, Content Marketing, Social Media|

More Changes To Google Ads

Everyone knows that change is part of life. And, if you are in Search Engine Marketing (SEM) those changes happen often and sometimes drastically. We have to adapt to changes in the economy, society, behaviors and of course, Google. To some, it may appear that as many disruptions come from Google as all other sources combined. People who use paid search must take all of these changes into consideration. Even if paid search is not part of your marketing, how and why more changes to Google Ads occur is important to understand. Two of the most significant changes Google has [...]

By |2021-09-29T12:58:45+00:0009/29/21|Google, SEM, Social Media|

Five Facebook Failures

Facebook has a huge audience and tremendous data on that audience to help advertisers. One of the many reasons it is still the leader in social media. Since so many of your clients and prospects use the platform it makes sense to advertise there. As with any advertising media if you use it incorrectly you will waste time and money. The following are five Facebook failures to avoid. Audiences Target the correct Audience. Before you start, create a customer avatar, in other words, build a profile of what your ideal customer looks like. This will include age, gender, interests, behaviors [...]

By |2021-05-27T13:09:17+00:0005/27/21|Advertising, Digital Marketing, Social Media|

Tik Tok Your New Social Media

Chances are that you have heard of the social media app Tik Tok. Equally likely, if you are reading this blog, you don’t know what the craze is all about. You may have asked someone younger for an explanation. Or, you may have tried it and given up. Whatever the answer, Tik Tok is the hottest social media platform today. And, you should know about it. What Is It TikTok calls itself the “destination for short-form mobile videos.” TikTok is an app for making and sharing quick videos, usually 15 seconds. Hashtags play a large role on the app. Not [...]

Facebook or Google? Which One?

The two most popular online advertising sites for the last several years have been Google and Facebook. Each does tens of billions in sales annually. Advertising is the main source of income for their respective companies. Both use an auction style bid process, and both have an ability to target granularly. In the media, they are often portrayed as adversarial, but as a marketer it is not always an “either or” scenario. Google Ads and Facebook have their own strengths and weaknesses, so you can use them separately or together, depending on your objective. Google Ads Google Ads, or paid [...]

Thought Leadership Today

Thought Leadership is a marketing objective pursued by many in business today. The goal usually is to stand out from one’s peers so that we get increased exposure with others in our industry and drive revenue for our company. It is very easy to get caught up in attempting to elevate oneself but thought leadership today is about much more than ourselves. To be effective you must first benefit your audience. Definition Thought Leadership is more than podcasts, videos and newsletters. It is sharing your unique way of thinking with others. You must guide and offer insight to others. It [...]

Combining Inbound and Outbound Marketing

A topic of hot debate these days is whether you should use inbound of outbound marketing for your Lead Generation. For those of us in marketing you know that we love to throw around buzz words. That should not be a surprise from a profession that gets people to buy things based on language. In this case, it is more than jargon. Both are legitimate strategies for Lead Generation. Which should you choose? How about combining Inbound and Outbound marketing to maximize results. Outbound Marketing What are Inbound and Outbound marketing anyway? Outbound marketing is what was called “marketing” or [...]

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