blog - Caroline Lozano
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    Blog,  Content Marketing,  Social Media Marketing

    How to Use the Distribution Approach to Improve Your Content Marketing

    Many brands enhance their content marketing by carefully blending different content strategies and promotion efforts. However, while these tactics may work, there’s still a missing piece of the puzzle that becomes apparent throughout their marketing process. Many of these brands struggle when it comes to seeing the bigger picture of their efforts and creating value for their customers. Without the right approach, these brands risk losing out on making the most of their content marketing efforts. Fortunately, there is an effective integrated approach that serves as a solution: the distribution approach to marketing exchange. It helps marketers produce content that is customer-centric and smooths the flow of information. According to…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing,  Social Media Marketing

    How to Use Social Media Listening to Enhance your Content Strategy

    Content is a word that’s often thrown around in marketing circles. On social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, you’ll find a handful of users calling themselves expert content creators or marketers. They’re so prevalent that you may think that generating content is as easy as baking a pie. However, like baking a pie, content marketing has certain “ingredients” that help enhance its effectiveness. A so-called content creator or marketer can’t just rely on their impeccable editing, design, or writing skills for effective content. Instead, marketers need to implement key tactics that allow their content to resonate with target audiences. One way to enhance your brand’s content strategy is by…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing,  Social Media Marketing

    Dove’s 2017 Real Beauty Campaign: Why It Crashed and Burned

    Although it may look easy on the outside, social media campaigns can be tricky to produce and distribute. Not only do you have to focus on the copy and visual elements of your social media ads and other promotional material, but you also have to ensure that it meets the expectations of your target audience. Sometimes, it’s easy to make one wrong step in your campaign efforts, causing it to flop…hard. Unfortunately, that’s the case with many social media marketing campaigns on a regular basis. Despite being used by 83% of marketers for their content marketing efforts, most social media campaigns fail to make that necessary impact on their target…

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    Blog,  Social Media Marketing

    Spotify #2019 Wrapped Campaign: Why It Worked

    No matter who you ask in the marketing world, you’ll likely hear that social media campaigns are a huge asset to your marketing efforts. And they are! Beyond the endless myriad of family photos and rants about mundane events, there’s a huge opportunity for marketers to explore and boost brand awareness, visibility, and consumer reach. In fact, social media is the perfect place to build and strengthen your brand’s relationship with consumers, especially since social media is used by 48% of the global population. As with all marketing campaigns, planning, creating, promoting, and tracking an effective social media campaign is easier said than done.  Social media is tricky, and marketers…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing,  Social Media Marketing

    3 Ways to Nurture A Strong Community on Social Media

    Whether you’re using Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or Twitter, building a community is key to long-term success. There’s a reason why social media has “social” at the beginning of its title. These platforms are fertile ground for engaging with customers and fostering strong relationships with them. Therefore, it’s imperative that you, as a marketer, take great advantage of the tools and features within each respective social media platform so that your brand is able to nurture a strong brand community. By exchanging interesting topics, answering questions, and bringing your target audience together through engaging content, you’ll be able to make the most of your marketing efforts. Here are 3 effective ways…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing,  Social Media Marketing

    How To Create Engaging Facebook Ads

    To say Facebook is one of the top social media platforms today is an understatement. Currently, Facebook has 2.91 million active users worldwide—and it’s still projected to grow. This presents a number of advertising opportunities for your brand. However, in order to obtain results and reach your respective objectives, you need to be clever in how you produce your Facebook Ads. Just sending out an ad and hoping something sticks won’t help in the long run. One of the key things to consider in Facebook advertising is targeting. All aspects of your Facebook ad copy and design-wise should be created with your audience in mind. Through Facebook’s advertising features, you…

  • Laptops, headphones, phones, and other marketing materials lay on a wooden table.
    Blog,  Brand Awareness,  Branding,  Social Media Marketing

    How to Integrate Brand Storytelling in Your Social Media Strategy

    As a marketer, you already know how important storytelling is to your brand and overall marketing efforts. Through effective storytelling, you can achieve various objectives that you may be trying to accomplish in your marketing strategies, such as brand awareness or lead generation. Implementing your storytelling efforts through social media platforms is a great way to tell your brand’s story to your target audience. If done correctly, you can increase brand awareness, consumer reach, and build relationships with target consumers. Now, brand storytelling can be tricky to incorporate into your social media marketing strategy. Consumers are aware now more than ever of the promotional and marketing tactics that brands use…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing

    3 Ways that Traditional and Digital Media Can Be Used Together

    I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again—the digital revolution has taken the marketing world by storm. From digital analytics to social media, digital devices, trends, and tools are everywhere you look. And there’s a reason why: it just works better! Digital media allows marketers to reach their target audiences efficiently, make changes in their campaigns, and measure performance on a set time period. Having this information allows you to develop, run, and measure each of your campaigns to ensure they meet your desired objectives. In fact, according to WPForms, inbound marketing (which utilizes digital media) performs better than outbound marketing (which uses traditional media), with companies…

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    Blog,  Content Marketing,  Digital Marketing

    3 Issues You Might Face When Developing Your Content Strategy

    Content strategy is the key foundation of content marketing. It is the process of how you will manage your content to engage your target audience and reach your objectives. Without an effective content strategy, your content marketing efforts will lack a central foundation, especially when it comes to repurposing your content for your marketing channels. Remember that the purpose behind your content strategy is to get your brand’s message to the right customer at the right time. By developing a content strategy, you will be able to define your goals, objectives, and priorities for all aspects of your content marketing. Of course, creating a content strategy isn’t a walk in…

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    Blog,  Digital Marketing

    Personalization and Why It Matters in Digital Marketing

    Personalization is a highly effective tool that enhances digital marketing campaigns in many ways. And there’s no secret reason why. According to Segment, as many as 71% of customers feel frustrated when their shopping experience is irrelevant or distanced. In a similar study, SmarterHQ found that 70% of millennials hate it when emails they receive from brands are impersonal or not tailored to their needs. Now, more than ever, consumers are expecting a heightened level of personalization, especially since they’re surrounded by it every single day. In fact, customers don’t just expect it—they value it and that’s reflected in many companies that use personalization in their digital marketing efforts.  …