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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

How Social Media can help your business grow. Some smart tips

Social media has turned out to be a real game-changer for marketers. No matter what business venture you are pursuing, if you aren’t using social media, you are likely to lag behind, and your marketing strategies won’t yield the desired outcomes. The increased use of mobile phones has made it mandatory for online business ventures to make their presence known on social media since a big reason people buy a smartphone is to use it for online activities, principally social media. Be it on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, or any other social networking app, having a noteworthy social... [...]

How Retargeting Can Boost Your Online Business?

Growing your online business is all about maximizing lead generation. Considering that the average conversion rates (visitors converted to leads) for online retailers dropped from 3.44% in 2018 to 2.57% in 2019, lead generation is more challenging than you might think. Financial woes might hamper efforts even more. With an average startup capital of $10,000 and finances reeling from COVID-19, that marketing budget is already stretched. It’s at times like these that using your business’s greatest asset becomes essential, but how do you do that? In this post, we’ll look at retargeting and... [...]

Combining Emotional Marketing and Influencer Marketing

While customers usually think their buying decisions are rational, most of the time they are influenced by how the buyer is feeling, or by influential people they see using the product or service. In fact, customers are more likely to buy a product, because they’ve seen an ad that stirred them emotionally; or, they’ve seen a respected personality on social media using the product. Thus, wise marketers take advantage of these tendencies to influence buying decisions. In this article, we’ll take about both emotional marketing and influencer marketing, and how they can improve your results.   Make... [...]

How to Successfully Launch and Market an App

The mobile app industry is a lucrative one – it’s expected to generate $935 billion in revenue by 2023. On the one hand, this is great news because the popularity of mobile apps has been, and will continue to be, growing steadily, while on the other hand, this means that you’ll have to distinguish yourself from the pack and find your own place in the sun. Stats say that there are more than 3 million apps in the Google Play Store, while the Apple App Store houses more than 1.8 million apps. It’s obvious that you’ll have to deal with fierce competition. The quality of your app isn’t... [...]

12 Low-code automation tools small business owners need to know about

Entrepreneurs like you never stop moving, never stop working. Every business has plenty of moving parts, and if you’re a solopreneur, you’re responsible for all of it. Fortunately, there are tools which make handling all of these aspects much easier for someone who’s going it alone. In this post, we’re going to take a look at tools that can help save you time or money in three huge areas of business. You’ll learn about tools that you can use for: ●     Hiring Subcontractors ●     Invoicing Clients ●    ... [...]

What Vloggers Can Teach You About Video Marketing Success

Video marketing is a powerful tool for business growth — video marketers get 66% more qualified leads per year. Moreover, 88% are satisfied with the ROI of their video marketing efforts on social media, Aberdeen Group statistics reveal. Consumers love video content and, for marketers, this medium is an effective way to capture attention, strengthen brand awareness, keep customers informed, and boost sales. Be authentic John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile, does a weekly vlog (“video blog”) on FaceBook live called #SlowCookerSunday where he chats, cooks, and shares recipes with his audience.... [...]

On-Page SEO Guide [SEO Tips & Tricks for Bloggers]

Here’s a guest post by Sherisse Rogers. When you’re starting off as a blogger its seems like there is a neverending list of things you need to do to make your blog successful. You have to: Have a nice design Posts regularly Build an email list Create a lead magnet to help grow your list Network with other bloggers Find good affiliate offers And a whole host of tips for new bloggers!! Geez! Then, once your blog is gaining some traction some jerk tells you that you need to do on-page SEO so that your site shows up organically. First of all, WHAT IS SEO? Secondly, WHAT IS ON-PAGE... [...]

4 New Social Media Platforms You Can Use To Promote Your Business

It can be hard to keep up with your social media marketing opportunities. There are so many platforms to choose from that knowing which are best is sometimes a challenge. Of course, you should make sure your business is represented on the “tried and true” Big 3: • Facebook • Twitter • Pinterest But, that’s not enough these days. In addition to these three, you should also be sure that you have visibility on some of the fresh, new platforms, as well. Which of the newest offerings have the most potential? In this article, we will discuss four of the latest newcomers... [...]

Six Principles of Successful E-commerce

E-Commerce sales in the U.S. totaled $306 billion in 2014 and are projected to pass $494 billion by 2018. With numbers like this, it is safe to say that e-commerce is here to stay and is only becoming more powerful by the minute. You might already run your own e-commerce store or are about to launch one from scratch; either way, there are six principles every e-commerce website should follow. 1- Clean Visuals Visuals and the overall look of your website are one of the most important elements in building trust with potential customers and in increasing their engagement on your site. If a website... [...]

Marketing to Millennials; Lessons from Broadcast Journalism

Editor’s note As marketers, it is critical that we understand how to connect with the people we are targeting with our online ads. We can take a lesson from the successes and failures of news organizations as they have tried to build a relationship with the younger adults in our society. In this guest article, DJ Miller reviews some of those successes and failures. The so-called millennials pose a unique problem to those who try to keep them informed about what’s going on in the world. Gen Y is the so-called “me generation,” so trying to keep them interested in the wider arena is... [...]