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Where Should My Traffic Come From?

Multi-channel marketing presents unique challenges and opportunities. For example, you have five platforms that generate traffic; email marketing, display, PPC, social media and SEO. These are all proven channels that produce consistent traffic, but they all are completely different. The first thing you have to remember is that the type of business you have will influence where, and how reliable, the traffic should be from these channels. A restaurant will see traffic from SEO, but they will see better quality [...]

Branding; The Backbone Of Marketing

Whenever branding comes up, business owners and managers begin to roll their eyes. Branding is boring. It costs money and doesn’t have any proven ROI. You cannot track its significance, you cannot tell whether it helped or not. How do you know if someone bought something from you because they heard of your brand five months ago? How do you know if your clicks were higher on your social media campaign or your emails get more opens because consumers [...]

How Does Email Marketing Work?

You’ve probably been called, been sent content or found information about email marketing. The idea seems simple enough, you send out a letter to someone and they read it, click on the links and visit your site. That’s the simple way of putting it but you have to go deeper into the process of a campaign and how it can benefit your business. Targeting Who needs to receive your content? This is the most important question you have to answer. If [...]

Call To Action, How To & Where To Use Them

You know the importance of a call to action and how it can benefit your marketing campaigns. You’ve seen the research and know that ads with a strong CTA will traditionally outperform those that do not have one. You are trying to put together an ad that is going to generate interest in your promotion and get people to your site. So, where do you begin? A great place to start is with holidays. Consumers are already looking for stores [...]

5 Call To Actions That Work Great For Retail

Consumers love to be educated. Advertising is a chance to educate the consumer in a very short period of time. The good news, most consumers do not want to spend a lot of time researching. They want instant gratification, they want to see an ad for a sale, click on the ad and get a great deal and then tell everyone about their purchase and how much they saved. Your job as a business is to educate the consumer as [...]

The Best Call To Actions For The Automotive Industry

Whether it’s email marketing, ads on social media or display, pay per click ads or something else, every ad that’s ran needs to have a strong call to action. Most people think that a CTA isn’t important, that it doesn’t make a difference. Studies have proven that viewers of ads will respond more often to ads with a strong CTA than they will to ads that do not have one. If you are planning on sending out an email campaign [...]

Call To Actions For Holiday Sales

It doesn’t matter the holiday, consumers are always looking for great deals. Whether it’s televisions, mattresses, cars, vacation packages or something else, it’s important that you use a good call to action to get people interested in your holiday promotion. The first question most businesses ask is if a call to action will really make that much of a difference in their marketing efforts? The answer is yes, but it also requires realistic expectations. The idea of a CTA is [...]

Adding Data To Your Marketing

What type of marketing have you done in the past 12 months? Are you spending time on Google, social media, running ads via email or YouTube? Who is receiving your ads and are they responding? The problem most businesses run into with their marketing is that they do not invest enough time and money into making sure it produces quality results. For example, you run a single Facebook ad and get some traffic but no sales. Why do you think [...]

Improving Your Marketing Strategy For 2019

It’s a new year so it’s time to start over. That means getting rid of everything and having a fresh start, right? Not exactly. Just because you didn’t see the results you wanted from 2018 doesn’t mean it’s time to give up and start over. One of the biggest mistake’s companies make with their marketing is that they ignore the information for unsuccessful campaigns. For example, if you are an author and wanted to promote your book over Black Friday [...]

9 Automotive Marketing Strategies For 2019

The year has ended, sales are in and now you are counting the results. However, for the automotive industry there is no time to rest. Consumers are looking for new options to lease and buy, they want to find deals on last year’s models and more. You have to make sure that you are hitting the right consumers on the right platforms and encouraging them to visit your dealership to view your selection. Your 2019 marketing campaign starts now, and [...]