Car-sharing service Zipcar UK has found that by focussing their marketing efforts on their owned properties, as opposed to honing in on Facebook, they've been able to realise greater overall performance. Here's how they've done it.
It’s not Friday, it’s hump day. But that doesn’t mean we can’t roundup some digital news from the last several days to take note of. Don’t let the fact that there are TWO MORE DAYS until the weekend stop you from pretending it’s the end of something. Anyway, here’s the latest and greatest in digital & marketing happenings.
E-commerce and the online digital world are forever evolving. After years of transition from the emphasis of offline to online slowly convincing the non-believers, e-commerce businesses and their low cost business plans have been proven to be a winning formula for many start-ups. Below we analyse the four most profitable digital channels that have the highest return on investment (ROI) compared to other forms of digital marketing communications.
Marketing a small business can sometimes seem like a foreign language to small business owners, especially since a lot of small businesses are startups and have never been tasked with spreading the word about their company. Here, you'll learn the top 20 ways to effectively market your small business online.
A mere decade ago, brand building was essentially created on the pillars of packaging and advertising. It involved one-way dialogs and communications. Many feel that those were simpler and easier days. However, some brands were launched only to be left winking in the dark.
I’ve been talking to more companies and fellow marketers about email marketing automation this year than I ever have before. I wanted to write a post about what you should be thinking about before you ever get to choosing the actual platform and set of tools that can help you get to the level with your marketing.
So you’ve just finished a very good piece on a topic that your research shows is ‘hot’ right now (and thus meant to attract a lot of attention, shares and traffic to your blog). You’ve invested a lot of time in optimising the way your content flows as well as how your article ‘looks’, so that first-time readers can quickly scan through it, understand its value and decide to give it a closer look and (hopefully) a couple of shares.
It seems all the social media sites are adding the use of cards as an option with their platform. So, of course, YouTube added interactive YouTube Cards as part of their video platform. These cards are meant to eventually act as a replacement for annotations and some have already been labeled as “annoying” and “obstructive”.
Across the digital content arena, there has been a gradual transition from the pay-per-download model to a month-to-month or annual subscription. This transition is very apparent in the mobile space, where the majority of applications are now free at the point of download.