Archives for Consumer

22 Feb

5 Ways Bartending Prepares You for a Career in Sales

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It’s often debated: everyone should work in the service industry at least once in their early career. Those who agree believe service work teaches social and emotional intelligence. In my experience, these soft skills are invaluable, in and out of the hospitality industry. At the age of 15, I plunged head first into the hospitality […]

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21 Feb

Refine (or Define) Your Brand With These Exercises

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Hiring a top branding agency to refine your brand can often cost thousands or even millions of dollars. This can be out of the budget of many companies and potentially unnecessary if you’re not seeking a full rebrand. Branding agencies are experts at not only designing great logos but also focusing brands on their core […]

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19 Feb

What Key Marketing Metrics Matter for Your Website?

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Synchronizing your website with digital campaigns offers a holistic view of the effect your marketing efforts have on revenue. We talked about the trifecta of these channels on “How to Measure Digital Marketing Metrics and ROI,” but here we’re going to get into the nitty-gritty of website metrics specifically. Now, I love me some numbers, […]

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16 Feb

5 Ways to Increase Event Engagement

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Over the last decade, marketers’ opinions of events have gone up and down. To some, events can be a monumental waste of money. But to many others, there’s an increasing sense of value in running expos and conferences. They bring your best customers together and attract a wider audience from your target market. It’s what […]

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15 Feb

5 Things Marketers Need to Know When Working With Their Legal Team

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If you are a marketer, you probably think of yourself as a creative person, and when you think legal, maybe you think…not so creative. But is this a fair assessment? As someone with experience in both marketing and legal departments, I can say both are driven by a determination help the customer succeed. In this […]

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14 Feb

Facebook vs. YouTube: Which is Better for Live Video?

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Live video streaming is all the rage these days, with both regular users and influencers using it to have their voice heard. Businesses aren’t standing on the sidelines either because they are aware of all the benefits live video content can provide. First of all, video is cheaper than ever to produce. Second, live video […]

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13 Feb

How to Implement a Social Selling Strategy

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Social selling—where salespeople leverage social networking to connect with the right prospects and forge deeper, more meaningful relationships—has emerged as one of the hottest sales industry trends in recent times. This is mostly thanks to the growth of social media. However, many organizations are finding the process of actually implementing a social selling methodology into […]

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12 Feb

4 Key Marketing Metrics for Social Media That Will Prove ROI

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Metrics, metrics, metrics! You can’t avoid them. Did you know that when it comes to tracking your social media metrics, there are millions that you could be analyzing to reach your KPIs? (Well maybe not millions, but there are really quite a few to choose from.) KPIs of course, are the values used by marketing and social […]

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09 Feb

Why You Should Treat Partner and Customer Acquisition the Same Way

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Acquiring both customers and partners is vital to any company’s success, but many pursue the two groups differently. While customer acquisition usually commands extensive strategy, partners and affiliates are often brought on passively. If a lack of time, resources, or understanding keeps you from actively seeking out affiliates, you’re missing a significant opportunity. Affiliate marketing […]

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08 Feb

Seeking Influencers: 3 Questions to Ask Before You Choose

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Social media has created many exciting phenomena. One of the most interesting is that of the influencer. Often these are ordinary people, made famous by their catchy or creative posts. Other times they are more traditionally famous people. Either way, these influencers can make a pretty good living by promoting brands or products to their […]

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