last minute holiday planning with social media

How to Pull Off a Last-Minute Holiday Campaign With Social Media

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), nearly 82% of holiday shoppers began their shopping in October and November. This means, that if you haven’t started your holiday marketing campaigns, you’re late to the party. Luckily, not so late that you still can’t benefit. The shopping Super Bowl better known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a few days away. You can still take advantage of your customers’ wallets with a holiday campaign over social media.

Holiday campaigns aren’t limited to only retailers and consumer brands. Business-to-business and service-based companies can get in on the holiday joy, too. Whether you’re selling jewelery, software as a service, or consult with small businesses, you can rake in some extra cash over the coming weeks that will have long-term effects, if not an immediate monetary impact. A holiday campaign can boost brand awareness, increase traffic to your website, increase email subscriptions and brand sentiment, which can convert into revenue. Continue reading “How to Pull Off a Last-Minute Holiday Campaign With Social Media”


The Secret Sauce of Marketing Success: Audience Segmentation

I’m sitting at my favorite bar in Brooklyn, ready to square up after finishing my single, responsibly enjoyed beverage, when the bartender slides an iPad in front of me with my bill. What a time to be alive! No hoverboards, no cures for cancer, no flying cars, but at least I can pay for my drink with an iPad. I slide my card, scribble an unreadable signature with my fat finger, and start to hand the iPad back when I stop. Continue reading “The Secret Sauce of Marketing Success: Audience Segmentation”


Why You Probably Don’t Need to Blog

Yes we understand the irony of this blog post. We are telling you that you don’t need a blog through a blog post on our blog. But hear us out. Our blog is a place for us to share our expertise with you. We have the manpower, time, and resources, to dedicate to this kind of project.

However, we understand that may not always be the case with everyone else. When deciding on where to spend time and resources, you should always consider the return on investment. We want you to think about why you’re starting a blog and why using that written content is an answer to your inbound marketing woes.

Trust us, we’ve seen the stats that argue why you should have a blog: Continue reading “Why You Probably Don’t Need to Blog”


The Small Business Owner’s Strategy to Building an Email List Quickly

Small business owners seriously underestimate the power of being invited into their target customer’s inbox.

Although inboxes are flooded with sales and promotional emails from retailers, there is evidence that proves that email is still one of the best ways to engage an audience and acquire customers. Case in point: Continue reading “The Small Business Owner’s Strategy to Building an Email List Quickly”


How to Streamline Blog Post Promotion on Twitter

If you clicked into this blog post, you probably struggle with figuring out how to say the same thing over and over again on social media. You spent hours writing that blog post, so it’s only right that you promote it as much as possible, especially since the average lifespan of a tweet is about 18 minutes. With an audience of over 11,000 followers across time zones, there is no denying that not all of our followers see all of our tweets. Thus, sharing blog posts consistently on our channels according to a schedule helps to maximize our content and promotional efforts.

Consistently resharing can seem spammy, but it is acceptable, even encouraged to share, because the feed goes quickly and your audience may miss your update. Think about tools like Meet Edgar and Buffer that make it easy for content to be reshared. They wouldn’t exist if it didn’t work well. In order to add value, they need to be able to see and consume your content. By switching up the titles and using different images with each post, you can diversify your updates to be more organic and well received. Continue reading “How to Streamline Blog Post Promotion on Twitter”