If you’re interested in marketing, you will likely have come across the phrase ‘direct response marketing’. It’s a phrase that has become increasingly associated with digital marketing and, especially, social media marketing. However, there seems to be a degree of confusion about direct response marketing; what it is, where it came from, and how to..
Whilst a well-targeted Facebook promoted post may yield positive return on investment and a celebrity endorsement on Twitter might increase your follower count; to take your brand to the next level, it’s likely that a combination of tactics is needed. As you know, social media is a super-noisy place to exist as a..
As a digital marketer, you’ll be well aware of the importance of conveying the value of your work to clients or your seniors. Putting in the hard work and generating great results should be what you spend your time doing, but communicating all this in your monthly reports is equally, if not more, important. ..
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 I..
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 users..