Marketing Around the Holiday Season

There is no more important time of year for marketing than around the holidays. Between parties, events, end-of-year corporate bonuses, and gifts for family and friends, consumers purchase more at this time of year than any other time. It is important for brands to capitalize on this increased spending to boost their sales in the final quarter of the year.

Keeping Your Content Fresh

It can be easy to get into a rut when it comes to posting on social media. No matter how often your brand runs deals, unveils new offerings, or offers specials, sometimes your content feels stale and repetitive. There are, however, plenty of creative ways to keep your content feeling fresh. And the good news is, you don’t always need a professional photo shoot to do it. Here are some ways to freshen up your posts, both by repurposing old content and creating new content.

Making the Most of a Limited Marketing Budget

As a small business, it can be easy to be intimidated by the huge dollar values that national corporations commit to their marketing budgets. But just because your marketing budget isn’t in the millions doesn’t mean that it can’t be effective for your company. You really don’t always need the big bucks as long as you are being smart and efficient with the budget you do have. Here are 5 ways to stretch your marketing budget as far as possible and make the most of it.

Emerging Influencer Categories

Social media influencing has been a well-established field for quite some time now. Certain categories, such as beauty influencers, fashion influencers, and gaming influencers, have been around practically as long as the field itself. However, as with any other field, there are also constantly new trends developing. New categories of influencers emerge relatively frequently. What are a few of the influencer categories that have emerged and whose popularity has taken off recently?

How To Turn Traffic Into Sales

Driving traffic to your site is one thing, but getting that traffic to convert into sales is a whole different ball game. Oftentimes, business will be getting plenty of clicks, but the sales numbers just aren’t reflecting the same success. Here are a few potential reasons your traffic numbers may be there, but the sales just aren’t coming, and some methods to boost those sales.

The Power of Persuasion

When you think of persuasive you may think of a pushy car salesman who just won’t take no for an answer, but there are plenty of other ways to persuade people. Psychology has given us many persuasion techniques that have been proven to work in various settings, including in marketing your business. Here are a few you should be applying to your marketing strategy to easily increase your sales.

Small Changes that Make a Big Difference for SEO

One of the most valuable ways to drive traffic to your site is through good SEO. One of the main ways to improve SEO is by creating new content that readers will find valuable; however, there are some ways to boost your SEO without having to put quite so much time and effort into all-new content creation. Here are a few ways you can improve SEO without completely revamping and rewriting your content.

Ways Your Competitors Can Actually Help You

Competition doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. As a business, there may be times you wish your competitors would just disappear, leaving you to rule the market. However, there are some benefits to having healthy competition that you may not even realize. We’ve outlined a few ways you can actually benefit from your competition below.

How to Connect with Your Audience Virtually

In a world of technology and virtual connections, it is now more important than ever to use these tools to try to form relationships and connections with your customers. Below are a few tips and tricks to make your virtual connections as strong as, if not stronger than, in-person connections for your brand.

The Scoop on Instagram Reels

Since launching in August, Instagram Reels has been building momentum. It still remains to be seen just how popular this feature will ultimately be. Thus far, it has taken off with certain demographics more than others, but it does present an interesting opportunity to explore a new method of sharing content through Instagram.