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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding,  Digital Marketing

    What is Inbound Marketing and How Can It Help Your Business?

    Television remains one of the most popular channels for entertainment. Whether it’s movies or TV shows, many consumers love to wind down and spend some time watching a few hours of TV. However, when it comes to TV ads, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who enjoys having their favorite program paused for a commercial. The same goes for other forms of traditional marketing. These methods force a one-way communication with consumers and push brand products and services onto them. As you might guess, these techniques are no longer an effective way to market to target consumers. In fact, according to MDG Advertising, around 70% of consumers are interested in…

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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding

    Slogans vs. Taglines: What’s the Difference and Why Do They Matter?

    Most companies use attention-grabbing taglines and slogans to communicate important messages about their brand and/or campaigns. Some of these slogans and taglines have been effective in driving brand awareness and loyalty, leading to an increase in value. Having memorable taglines and slogans are key factors in the success of a brand—as marketers, we want consumers to remember our brand. While your logo and brand may be unique and unforgettable, it’s not complete without a tagline and slogan. When you combine your brand elements, you can deliver a powerful message that tells consumers about your brand. Now, it’s important to remember that taglines and slogans are completely different from each other.…

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    Brand Awareness,  Branding

    What Are the 4 Types of Brand Judgements?

    When you think of a well-established brand like Coca-Cola, what’s the first word or thought that comes to your head? Is it a bottle of its famous soda? The color red? Their overall brand value and marketing messages? Well, regardless of what appears in your head, these thoughts and images are likely based on past experiences with the brand itself. Perhaps you’ve drunk Coca-Cola soda at a party or watched one of their commercials on TV at some point in the past. These experiences allow you to generate opinions and evaluations about a brand by piecing together its performance and imagery associations. In the marketing world, this is known as…

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    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding

    3 Ways Effective Content Builds Brand Equity

    Whether you like it or not, content marketing has significantly evolved since the advent of the digital age. Gone are the days of relying on the printing press and other traditional means to incorporate brand content. In today’s world, digital tools and platforms dominate the marketing sphere, especially when it comes to content creation. However, while this makes it easier for marketers to create and distribute a brand’s content to their target audience, it also presents a unique challenge. According to Hubspot, around 70% of marketers are currently utilizing content marketing tactics. In the case of content distribution, another study from SEMRush notes that 94% of marketers are using social…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing,  Pricing

    How Digital Marketing Influences Price Elasticity

    Since the rise of the Internet, digital marketing has grown to be a reliable form of reaching consumers, expanding a brand’s message, and facilitating the data analysis process. Beyond social platforms and brand awareness, digital marketing also has a knack for influencing an important aspect of business: price elasticity. While the term can sound a bit strange to some, price elasticity is critical in helping marketers and business owners determine optimal pricing strategies for products and services. With more than 4.66 billion users on the Internet around the world, digital marketing efforts have definitely worked their magic in changing certain consumer behaviors, particularly in how they fulfill their needs based…

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    Blog,  Breakeven

    A Short Guide to Breakeven Analysis

    In marketing, it can be easy to get sidetracked by the multitude of metrics and calculations that help gauge the effectiveness of your campaigns. One calculation that’s often taken for granted is the breakeven analysis. You may have heard of the term “breakeven” at some point in conversations or meetings. Breakeven analysis is particularly helpful in helping managers determine the right price for a product or service. According to Harvard Business Review, “managers typically use breakeven analysis to set a price to understand the economic impact of various price- and sales-volume scenarios.” As such, breakeven analysis can assist business and marketing professionals in a variety of ways. While you may…

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    Blog,  Content Marketing,  Digital Marketing

    Reach vs. Impressions: What’s the Difference and Why They Matter

    When you’re running a campaign in the digital space, there are several key metrics you’ll need to observe to determine its overall success. For instance, according to Business of Metrics, three of the most important metrics to measure an advertisement’s performance are click-through rate, traffic source, and conversion rate. Whether you’re managing a social media or content marketing campaign, you’ll likely come across two types of metrics: reach and impressions. Reach and impressions are often misunderstood and even mistaken for one another. Although they’re typically grouped together in reports, the truth is that each metric has its own significant definition and importance for a campaign. Learning what makes them different and…

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    Blog

    How Data Science Enhances Content Marketing

    All forms of marketing, including content marketing, revolves around the collection and utilization of data. Regardless of your objectives, you need data to assist you in making informed decisions that can ultimately affect the success of your marketing efforts. When it comes to content marketing, data allows you to create content that reaches and engages the right audience. Now, most marketers track and measure some form of data analytics to monitor the performance of their marketing efforts. In fact, according to the Content Marketing Institute (Links to an external site.), around 73 percent of digital marketers regularly track website analytics to improve their content’s performance. However, while data analysis is widely used…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing

    3 Ways AI is Changing Digital Marketing

    With the advent of smartphones and tablets, it’s safe to say that technology has evolved in the last couple of years. These advancements have vastly transformed various aspects of our lives, particularly in the way we communicate with each other. In the marketing world, technology’s influence has left a sizable imprint as most, if not all, marketing efforts are being performed on a digital platform. Like marketing, technology is constantly changing to further improve different processes and assist humanity with everyday tasks. One of the newest technology trends is artificial intelligence or AI. While the term “AI” often brings up images of talking androids in sci-fi movies, the truth is…

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    Blog,  Social Media Marketing

    Why Likes and Comments Don’t Matter in Social Media

    Social media is a powerhouse when it comes to effective marketing. From building relationships with consumers to increasing brand awareness, there are a number of good reasons why marketers have leveraged social media platforms for their campaigns. As of 2021, Statista reports that as many as 420 billion people around the world are active on social media. That’s a lot of people to connect with and show off your brand to—especially if it meets their needs or solves a problem! Unfortunately, in this fascinating digital space of vivid images and diverse influencers, it can be easy to become ensnared in the culture of “vanity metrics”. Confused? Don’t be. Vanity metrics…