Author - James Cox

When Are You Sending Out Digital Offers?

Whether you're running social media ads, emails, banner ads or even something in the mail, timing is everything in marketing. Business A starts hitting people with social media ads informing them that they have a big Labor Day sale the week before Labor Day. The ads are well written, have creative colors and hit the right audience who are interested in the products or services the company offers. However, despite quality traffic to the site and interest in their [...]

How Does Data Marketing & SEO Work Together?

Data marketing provides your company with a unique advantage of connecting with consumers who meet the criteria of people most likely to buy from you. The more specific you can target a certain audience, the higher your chances are for conversions. For example, if you are a car dealership and you have a big selection of trucks that you would like to move and you want to send out emails and social media ads to promote your new sale [...]

Enter To Win, Why Every Business Should Run Contests Online

Marketing is a true battle. You are fighting hundreds of other businesses of all shapes and sizes for the attention of the consumer. You need to be found in the right place at the right time, but you also need to be able to reach consumers and introduce your brand to them when they aren’t even aware of you. The question isn’t whether or not you need to market, it’s how you should market? Social media presents a unique [...]

Does SEO Offer Short-Term Value?

For those of you who are familiar with marketing, especially search engine optimization, you know that there's no such thing as an overnight success story. SEO takes time and you need to be able to develop it the right way if you are going to be able to have a campaign that supports your business for years. When you look at your competitors, especially those who are ranked on page one of Google you have to understand that they [...]

The Right Way To Reach Consumers

What works in marketing? You don’t care what the answer is at this point, you are just tired of running campaigns and not seeing sales come in. You are told why that happens and it actually makes sense, but at the end of the day it’s costing you money and you need to see a better return on your investment. You don’t care if you have to stand outside your store and spin a sign, wear a gorilla suit [...]

We Can Market That

How many times have you heard that you can’t market a product or service online? Platforms like Google and Facebook limit what you can send consumers, and, in some cases, it creates a serious gap in your marketing capabilities. CBD is a great example as you cannot market via Google AdWords or Facebook with few exceptions. Business owners and entrepreneurs are growing impatient with the fact that they cannot market their products and services on these platforms because they [...]

Using Your Data To Get More Social

What does it mean to utilize data? Most people would talk about sending an email to the consumer or even a postcard. Maybe running some ads to them on sites they visit or something else. You can even call them or send a text, but that creates fewer results because people feel like it’s an invasion of privacy. You know that you need to frequently hit the consumer with ads and that’s why you send out email campaigns two [...]

How To Market Yourself For The End Of 2019

Hasn’t this year flown by already? It feels like just yesterday you were making New Year’s resolutions and now you are trying to plan for 2020. Hopefully it’s been a solid year for you but one of the things you may not be happy with at this point is your marketing. Whether you’ve seen results or not, there’s always room for improvement and part of the problem is that you have to find ways to end the year strong. [...]

Let’s Talk About CBD Marketing

If you haven’t heard about CBD, where have you been hiding and is there room for one more? In all seriousness, CBD is one of the fastest growing markets in the United States and is projected to be a billion dollar industry within the next year or two. If you are thinking about diving into the industry then you are not alone. Every month it seems like there are dozens of new businesses that offer hemp oils online and [...]

Start Writing Articles On LinkedIn

If you are your own brand and you are trying to connect with people, especially in the B2B realm, then LinkedIn is the place for you to be. You can connect with people in your industry as well as people who are in the field you want to target. For example, if you are in marketing but you offer services designed for health insurance agents, you can connect and market to agents all around the country from your profile. [...]