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Marketing Can Impact Recruiting In Low Unemployment Market

Marketing Can Impact Recruiting In Low Unemployment Market

As unemployment rates have dropped to record lows the employment market for brands looking to hire and expand has become increasingly more challenging. The latest unemployment numbers are at all-time lows of 3.6%, a number not seen since 1969. This is leaving many...

Digital Ad Spending, Platforms and Statistics

Digital Ad Spending, Platforms and Statistics

There was a time (years ago) when I strongly believed that Facebook's plan to transform itself into an ad platform by restricting the reach of their business pages and forcing them to spend was not sustainable. Well, I was wrong and when I am wrong about something, I...

What Is Selfless Relevant Content? – Why Is It Important?

What Is Selfless Relevant Content? – Why Is It Important?

What is selfless, relevant content? This question is something that we are often asked when going over a new integrated digital marketing plan with one of our new clients. Selfless content is content that is relevant to your target customers needs and interests, yet...

What Happens When You Don’t Innovate

What Happens When You Don’t Innovate

What happens when you don't innovate? Well simply put, nothing good happens. It was his last-ditch effort to salvage what he had built up over years. Roger was a small business owner who had owned a popular bookstore. With the rise of the internet and with dramatic...

Why A Data Driven Company Wins More Often

Why A Data Driven Company Wins More Often

I asked a friend once how he was able to turn a company around from millions of dollars lost to a sizeable profit in just two years. His answer was not surprising, but for a lot of companies still today, it’s far too rare. What he told me was data, the right people...

Small vs Medium Sized Business Marketing

Small vs Medium Sized Business Marketing

I recently attended a baseball game at a high school where the same guy who was running the concessions stand, was also the same guy running both the scoreboard and playing the music in between innings. When the game ran late and the field lights needed to be turned...

Why Email Must Be Part of Your Integrated Digital Marketing

Why Email Must Be Part of Your Integrated Digital Marketing

Integrated digital marketing can't be integrated without a key component. Email marketing must be part of any holistic approach to online marketing if all of your digital channels are going to effectively work together. Besides integrating your marketing efforts...

Consumer Shopping – Online vs In-Store

Consumer Shopping – Online vs In-Store

The shift in shopping behavior is one that has been evident over the past two decades, but where consumers currently stand on the issue has been less clear. Today customers dictate the shopping experience more than ever before and brands big and small are having to...

What Is Silo Marketing? Why You Should Avoid It

What Is Silo Marketing? Why You Should Avoid It

I recall just five to ten years ago how effective social media marketing could be for a small business. Standing alone as its only active digital marketing component, social media marketing could grow communities, drive action and get results. I also remember email...

Brand Involved Politics IS Marketing – Good or Bad

Brand Involved Politics IS Marketing – Good or Bad

In the highly charged political environment in the USA right now, brands seem to be taking positions on political issues and candidates in ways we have never seen before. We are especially seeing this with some of the largest brands in the world. Starbucks, Uber,...