Social media advertising for companies have surpassed many of the traditional methods that are used to promote products or services. Companies are investing heavily in social media promotions to drive traffic to their sites, build their brands and convert visitors to loyal customers. Businesses are continuing to create ads on popular social platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Additionally, due to the integration of mobile website features and mobile apps, the revenues spent on social media advertising are increasing substantially. Business Insider’s BI Intelligence reveals that social network ad revenues in the United States totaled to 6.1 billion in 2013. This amount is expected to increase to 8.5 billion by the end of 2015 and 14 billion by 2018. Continue reading
Online marketing in Houston these days is more than just putting up a website and linking to your Facebook page. The Internet is a great tool for making sure you can connect with your customers and to know what they’re thinking. However, with this increased accessibility comes the downside of having to interact with your customers more and possibly encountering some negative reviews. Jayson DeMers recent article for Forbes.com talks about how to properly respond to customers online:
When it comes to content marketing, it means creating valuable content that would attract customers and make them share it with others. The content must be related to what is being sold, and must give users adequate information regarding the business’ products or services.
To have an effective strategy, there are some things to keep in mind:
The surge of new social networking sites and tools have made content marketing easier and more accessible to business owners and marketing professionals. Facebook, Twitter, and other websites and applications can be accessed and utilized by anyone for free. The number of platforms that can be used to host your information is increasing every day, thus opening the door to more types of content that a marketing professional can create. These include: Continue reading
Infographics are all over the web at this moment, providing a vastly different aura on how visual information is delivered. Infographics are quirky mixes of design, writing, and analysis aimed at making information worthy of a second look. Continue reading
The surge of digital advancements combined with a high degree of accessibility has irrevocably changed the marketing landscape. Gone are the days where advertising and marketing took place through traditional outlets such as radio, television, and print. Nowadays, companies will sink or swim depending on how they adapt to these changes. Continue reading
As an independent worker, it may be tempting to skip hiring a content marketing professional so you can do all the creative work yourself and see what works, but you can at least appreciate how having an online marketing strategist on your side can help you avoid mistakes and, thus, save you time, money, and energy. It’s quite easy to commit what could turn out to be expensive mistakes without experienced hands helping to guide you. Here are a few of these mistakes: Continue reading