“Look Charlie, let’s face it. We all know that Christmas is a big commercial racket. It’s run by a big eastern syndicate, you know.” - Lucy, Peanuts.
Influencer marketingcan be beneficial to your business. But like all marketing strategies, it requires doing some research and picking the best approach for your company. Knowing the latest influencer marketing tactics will give you a competitive advantage.
According to a HubSpot survey, when asked what types of content they’d like to see from brands, 63% of consumers over age 45 said they want more emails, compared to only 31% of Millennials. Why does this matter? Well, people still see emails as valuable sources of information, but they don’t want to be bogged down by a constant deluge of irrelevant messages.
When it comes to designing a landing page, even well-known companies have been known to miss the mark from time to time. Unfortunately major landing page mistakes like boring titles, too much clutter, or adding multiple calls-to-action can deter potential customers from converting.
Wouldn’t it be amazing if all customers were like Flat Stanley? One-dimensional and fit into a one-size fits all envelope?
In digital marketing (and marketing in general), brand identity is everything. How else are you supposed to stand out from all the other brands clamoring in your niche? But sometimes, staying true to your brand can be hard, especially when you’re constantly creating tons of content.
There are a lot of dangerous buzzwords plaguing the retail industry. “Retail apocalypse!” scream headlines every time a big brand declares bankruptcy. Stories of dead malls flood the news as more and more shopping complexes struggle to find tenants. This year alone, around 25 major retailers may file for bankruptcy, according to real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield.
The Amazon effect is in full swing and the retail apocalypse is taking no prisoners. For many brick-and-mortar brands, it’s a tumultuous time. They feel like they’re getting it from all sides.
Picture an employee who is punctual, efficient, and doesn’t mind odd or long hours. And the best part: they don’t care about picking up a paycheck every two weeks.
“‘Illusion!’ he told himself. Clever optical devices, not reality... To his eyes the ground was mossy verdure; to his touch it was merely a thin hotel carpet.”
Almost every high school English teacher has the same sign on their wall. It says some version of “Let’s eat Grandma vs. Let’s eat, Grandma: Punctuation Saves Lives!” As cheesy as that sign is, its sentiment, that grammar and punctuation really do matter, rings true in the business world.