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The Difference Between Millennials and Generation Z

March 21st, 2019 Posted by Strategy No Comment yet

When we think of the future of marketing, what comes to mind? Social media, technology, and millennials. Many companies, especially those dipping their toe into the pool of online media, are studying everything “millennial” – what they like, care about, and want to put their money in.

Much research has been done to study this generation to determine how to target them and get their attention. We have found that they value experiences more than products, which is why companies like GoPro, Uber, and Coachella are on the rise in this experience economy. But while we know what this generation wants, are we sure we know who they are? True millennials as those born between 1981-1996, making them adults under 40. So why are they so often looked at as “kids”? If millennials are all adults, then who is the next generation we should have on our radar? (more…)

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Five Ways To Say Thank You To Your Customers

November 21st, 2018 Posted by Strategy No Comment yet

Every Thanksgiving comes and goes and we take the time to give thanks to the special people in our lives, and that should include our customers. Part of what we do as marketers is to create a brand that your customers want to be involved with. No matter the industry, the product or service that your business offers, with the right messaging, strategy and dedication to your customer, you can build strong brand loyalty. This Thanksgiving, we’ve come up with five ways that you can to say thank you to your customers. (more…)

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Review Syndication: 7 Questions to Consider Before You Syndicate Reviews

August 22nd, 2018 Posted by B2B, Strategy No Comment yet

Nothing incites people to buy a product like a great review with a high rating. And nothing deters them more than a poor review with a low rating. Except, perhaps, no rating at all. In fact, 92% of consumers hesitate to make a purchase when there are no reviews for a product. Even products sold at brick-and-mortar retailers are not immune with an estimated 88% of consumers researching products on the web prior to making an in-store purchase.

Enter review syndication. Over the last decade, review syndication companies have emerged to help brands accumulate and distribute reviews to reach more shoppers. They do this by sharing customer reviews and other user-generated content (UGC) across multiple retail sites. (more…)

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5 Common Artificial Intelligence Marketing Questions Answered

August 3rd, 2018 Posted by Marketing Automation, Strategy, Web Design & Technology No Comment yet

If you are new to artificial intelligence marketing, you may be one of the few. According to Forbes, 84% of marketing organizations are implementing or expanding AI and machine learning in 2018. Today, we’ve decided to unpack the increasingly popular practice with answers to five common questions about marketing with artificial intelligence. (more…)

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Why You Should Consider Niche Social Media Platforms as Part of your Social Media Strategy

May 30th, 2018 Posted by Social Media, Strategy No Comment yet

The world of social media is fragmenting and while the big players aren’t going anywhere soon (even with the recent Cambridge Analytica drama) it seems like new platforms are emerging everywhere, each tailored to its own unique niche. From gamers and beer lovers to students and engineers you name it and there’s probably a social network (or app) for it.

The idea of niche social media platforms isn’t new. In fact, they’ve existed in some form for a while now since Reddit and Tumblr first hit the scene. Recently, they’ve been growing in popularity with brands and users alike. Social media is supposed to be social after all. People want to connect with people like them and these new platforms are making it easier than ever. (more…)