Life as a startup entrepreneur is tough. Getting a business off the ground requires long hours, hard work and real dedication to the cause, but the payoffs can make it all worthwhile. But when the lines between work and life are blurred, how should entrepreneurs share their rollercoaster story over social media? In..
Unless you’re the proud owner or marketer of a truly unique business, the social networks will be littered with your competitors. There are some conflicting views on how you should deal with your competitors, particularly over Twitter, which is pretty much the Wild West for brands. Should I follow my competitors on Twitter? Should..
The world of technology has become the force for change in today’s society. Virtually every process of our daily life is being scrutinised and improved by tech companies around the globe. New platforms are creating market efficiencies and new technology is enabling the human race to do things they’ve never done before. But what..
The social media marketing landscape is ever-changing. In general, it’s getting harder and harder to grab the attention of your target audience and build their trust. However, there’s a great tactic that’s virtually guaranteed to improve the return on your social marketing and it’s all to do with how you target your audience. In fact,..
Members of the developed world continue to make their buying decisions over the internet. Therefore, the majority of modern businesses require a strong online presence. Whether these businesses are actually taking payments over the internet or simply convincing users to pay for their services ‘offline’, digital visibility is as important today as it ever has been…
Just when you thought you and your brand had got marketing to millennials nailed, along comes generation Z. At a glance, generation Z (or Gen Z, for short) appears similar to the millennial generation, but look a little closer and you’ll find fundamental differences in the way they communicate, socialise and are influenced by brands…
It’s the biggest shake up in the mainstream social media world since Twitter changed ‘favourites’ to ‘likes’. Facebook’s new reaction button has been a long time in the making but it’s still taking the world by storm. The addition of ‘love’, ‘wow’ and ‘angry’ amongst a total of six reactions, has, itself, delighted and angered..
Social media and search engine marketing (SEM or ‘search marketing’ for short) lie at the heart of digital marketing. Both disciplines are great tools with which to generate qualified, valuable leads for your business online. However, social media and search marketing are different in the expertise required to deliver them effectively and the fundamental way in which they..
Content marketing has probably been the number one marketing trend over the past five years and it’s still going strong as we head into 2017. For the vast majority of businesses, social media and content marketing have played major roles in growth during recent years as humans in the developed world consume more and more..
There are hundreds of social media platforms out there. It would be almost impossible to maintain a strong presence across all of them, let alone begin nurturing interest in your products and services from your target audience. But the truth is that if you’re only using Facebook you’re missing a trick – you know there are millions..