Brands currently face the post-pandemic challenge of competing for consumer engagement in a densely populated digital space. Here are 6 tools to get up to speed.
Many brands struggle to harness the lightning strike that is highly engaging content and those who, often fail to see it hit twice in the right place. Even when engagement appears to be high for some brands on their social media handles and other interactive networking platforms, it can be faked using bots. As a result, the importance of developing authentic engagement in the marketplace and on the street has never been higher. The difficult task many modern brands face is to consistently replicate this while building a strong emotional connection over time between their brand and their customers.
These days, it’s harder than ever for businesses to attract the attention of their audience. No matter how good the products or services are, there will always be hefty competition gunning for your customers. While it might be easy to start some sort of bidding war between you and your competition, it’s more effective to begin building a relationship with your audience to establish a sense of trust and thought leadership. You can do this with an effective content marketing strategy. A content strategy utilizes the content that your organization develops to achieve any particular business goals that you have in place, whether it’s driving brand awareness and engagement or pushing a new product. Below, we discuss how to develop an effective content marketing strategy to achieve your business goals.
Market research is the process where you gather information about your business’ buyer’s personas, target audience, and customers to understand how successful your product would be among these people. When you conduct market research for your organization, it allows you to meet your buyers where they are. This process gives you a better picture of what your buyers need, and how you can better address their unique challenges. Below, we discuss how to effectively conduct market research for your organization.
Building your brand is an instrumental part of developing your business. Without this foundation, your organization will lack the voice, value, and customer awareness that will set you apart from your competition. While it might seem that branding efforts are an expensive venture, it doesn’t have to be! You don’t have to spend a ridiculous amount of money to build a memorable, recognizable brand. Below, we discuss some budget-friendly ways that your business can develop a better brand identity.
Word-of-mouth marketing is a tried-and-true tactic, used for years before the entire world went digital. While there isn’t much space for word-of-mouth campaigns in a digital world, some tactics are still effective for generating leads and building brand awareness. A customer referral program is a powerful tool built to attract new leads to your business that are a good fit for your brand and your products. With a program like this, you can ensure that you are getting the right people's attention. Below, we discuss how to build an effective customer referral program.
As consumer preferences continue to change in favor of ease and convenience, businesses have to alter their sales and marketing approach. This is no easy feat because the reasons why your customers make purchases rarely stay the same. Value-based marketing outlines the value that your brand and product line give your customers, providing a clearer picture of why they should make purchases. It’s all about showing them that your products are practical, functional, and useful to their daily processes. Below, we discuss elements of value-based marketing that your team should implement.
Happy New Year! While it certainly wasn’t an easy journey for everyone, we learned quite a lot about how flexible and durable our businesses can be in a time of duress. Now that we can officially leave the chaos of 2020 behind us, it’s time to focus on how your brand can strengthen and grow during 2021. Below, we discuss how businesses can implement emerging digital marketing trends for the new year.
Companies with omnichannel strategies retain, on average, 89% of their customers compared to 33% retention for companies with weak omnichannel efforts. More than ever, customers expect a personalized rather than generic user experience. Properly planned and executed omnichannel strategies can directly impact profitability and efficiency. Listed below are four ways to elevate your omnichannel strategy.
Blogging is one of the useful tools in a marketer’s arsenal, allowing them to provide value-driven content that educates and informs the audience. Blogs are great for engaging your audience with information that provides value to their needs. While blogging is certainly not a new strategy for marketers, it’s easy enough for blogs to fail without the right processes in place. Below, we discuss the elements that go into making a blog fail and how to avoid them.
Building the brand of your organization is one of the most important parts of starting a business. Your brand will give your organization an identity that makes your business memorable and encourages your customers to buy-in. For a lot of consumers, branding is a major deciding factor when they are making a purchase. There’s a lot of things to consider when building a brand, and it usually requires a lot of A/B testing to get things right. Below, we have four of the most important elements to consider when building a brand.