Social Media Marketing

LinkedIn Advertising Tip: Will LinkedIn Audience Expansion Reach Your Customers?

LinkedIn Advertising Tip: LinkedIn Audience Expansion

Can LinkedIn Audience Expansion Save You Time? The Short Answer is: “Probably Not” The LinkedIn Advertising tool allows advertisers to expand their target audience definition automatically with LinkedIn Audience Expansion, which the company defines as: Audience Expansion allows you, as…

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Small Business Marketing Tip: Customers Love Photo Contests

Small Business Marketing Tip: Customers Love Photo Contests

Cincinnati Veterinary Hospital Spreads Facebook Cheer with Quarantine Contest Grady Veterinary Hospital, a 24-hour emergency animal hospital in Cincinnati, has an active and engaged Facebook following of over 15,000 locals. I’m in charge of their marketing outreach, and photo contests…

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Advertising on LinkedIn Becomes More Accessible

Advertising on LinkedIn Becomes More Accessible

Lowering the Minimum Daily Budget to $10 Makes Marketing on LinkedIn Possible for B2B Small Business As recently as a year ago, LinkedIn Advertising required a minimum daily ad budget of $50/day. Spending $1,500/month on one advertising platform is simply…

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Plan Your Marketing Campaigns from Start to Logistics

An Amazing Marketing Idea Isn’t Enough When You Can’t Deliver

Toy Brand LEGO Disappoints Customers with Easter Campaign With stay-at-home guidelines sweeping the United States, LEGO’s “Build a Better Easter Basket” marketing campaign seems to have been more popular than the brand could have ever imagined. Parents viewed LEGO as…

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How to Stay Connected with Customers in Troubled Times

How to Stay Connected with Customers in Troubled Times

COVID-19 has most of us at home and wondering how to stay connected. If your business is essential, or you have online operations, here are ways to help customers keep up their spirits. Let’s show compassion for one another during…

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Coronavirus and Groundhog's Day: 2 Examples of Current Event Content Hooks

Coronavirus and Groundhog’s Day: 2 Examples of Current Event Content Hooks

How to Create Content When Your Small Business Isn’t Outlandishly Exciting For some small businesses, marketing content efforts are easy. When you sell something customers dream about, like clothing or food, creating content around your products and services is naturally…

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Only 28% of Marketers Use Pinterest. Is This Social Platform a Hidden Gem?

Only 28% of Marketers Use Pinterest. Is This Social Platform a Hidden Gem?

If Your Small Business Sells to Women, Parents, Millennials or International Citizens, Pinterest May Be a Marketing Win Pinterest doesn’t get a lot of attention from marketing experts these days. This low-competition environment could be a solid small business marketing…

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Why Paid Search is a Good Marketing Investment Right Now

Why Paid Search is a Good Marketing Investment Right Now

Salesforce Research Reveals Social Advertising has High Competition, While Google Pay-Per-Click Lags in Popularity “Buy low and sell high” is the age-old investment advice. The same can sometimes be said for marketing investments. When your competitors are spending much of…

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How to Defeat Writer's Block and Publish Interesting Content for Your Audience

How to Defeat Writer’s Block and Publish Interesting Content for Your Audience

There’s a small word that describes an essential part of marketing today: content. This one word represents a huge commitment. Day after day, week after week, marketers need to publish something new, interesting and effective. The schedule keeps going, and…

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