Category Archives: Marketing

Letting Your Loyal Clients Know They Matter During the Holidays

The business world is overwhelmed with problems keeping customers loyal. It is a problem that extends well beyond the old fashioned notions of doing business, when people would cling to brand names and familiar businesses as a matter of principle. With the holidays approaching, sending loyal clients a designer Christmas card might be a nice touch to letting them know that they matter, but do modern clients receive such a gesture as warmly as former generations once did? Or are clients today less interested in subtle niceties, aware that businesses use such tactics just to pad their bottom line? With a consumer base that is far more educated and wise to marketing tactics today, being bombarded with marketing ploys on a daily basis, it really begs the question of what sort of approach works to keep clients loyal in a modern business environment. Continue reading

4 Ways to Dominate on Social Media When You Have a “Boring” Business

There are some industries which seem prime for social media such as newspapers, television networks and bars that have a constantly changing theme night. However, just because your business isn’t all about entertaining people, that doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from a killer social media campaign. If you think your business is “boring,” niche or just not something that can drum up an engaged social media audience, think again. Continue reading

Traditional Marketing Strategies That Still Do Wonders for Online Business

There has been a venomous mindset you’ll find if you spend too much time digging through online marketing. The mindset I’m talking about is the notion that “there is no place for traditional marketing methods” when there is so much to be had through online marketing. Online marketing is amazing, don’t get me wrong, but the whole world hasn’t just miraculously shifted from buying at retail stores to solely ordering products through websites. When you buy into this idea that “offline methods are worthless” you miss out on a ton of potential leads for your online business. Continue reading

Effectively Using Social Media in Real Estate

Social media is huge, and it is absolutely here to stay. Something that used to be a bit of a niche has now expanded to the point that almost everyone uses it if they have Internet access. This has opened up a huge new market for advertising, but it is also important to think about the ways that you can use it for more indirect advertising in the real estate industry. This means going above and beyond just putting ads on social media sites and hoping for hits. Here are some ways that you can use social media effectively. Continue reading