Build a Passionate Community to Support Your Business

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jan 5, 2021 7:52:00 PM

Nike’s online community built around its Run+ mobile app not only benefits members through personal training tips and challenges, but also helps the company gain an in-depth understanding of its users’ interests and behaviors.

Online fashion brand Asos’ social followers constantly share content and respond to comments.

Spin Sucks’ 80,000-strong community’s passion for content marketing has made the brand a leader in the PR and communications industry.

Social media plays a critical role in building a community of loyal customers who can positively impact your brand or business.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, brand, customer communications, audience, messaging, personas, client relations, Shared media, linkedin, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, twitter, youtube, facebook, reputation

Use Social Media to Target and Draw Truly Qualified Leads

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jan 4, 2021 9:42:00 AM

Implement almost any type of marketing campaign, and you’ll find that getting truly qualified leads is like trying to hit targets you can’t see.

Not so with social media campaigns.

By marketing to your followers on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, or anywhere else your customers may be, you’re reaching out to people who already love, support, or are interested in your company, or have had a prior relationship or encounter with you - in other words, a qualified lead.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, brand, customer communications, audience, messaging, personas, client relations, Shared media, linkedin, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, twitter, youtube, facebook, reputation

Protect Brand Reputation from Social-media Fallout

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Dec 30, 2020 4:49:00 PM

Social media has major impact – delivering increased customer engagement, free publicity, cost-effective public relations, enhanced brand awareness, stronger credibility, thought leadership-building opportunities.

Social media gives you more control over your brand image and reputation – and less.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, brand, customer communications, linkedin, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, twitter, youtube, facebook, reputation

Why Social Media Isn’t a Cool Add on - It’s Business Critical

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Dec 28, 2020 3:28:00 PM

Know What Your Customers Are Thinking

Quick. Name the most powerful marketing tool you have.

The answer comes in various forms - consumer insights, customer data, market research - but all these terminologies amount to one critical word.

KNOWLEDGE.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, customer communications, linkedin, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, twitter, youtube, facebook

Getting the Most from Your PR Team

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Nov 5, 2020 9:50:00 AM

So, you are getting ready to hire your PR team. (We're hoping it's us, of course.) No matter what, here are some tips that will help maximize the relationship.

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, news value, press coverage, content marketing

10 Keys to B2P Marketing Success

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Oct 8, 2020 2:06:00 PM

At the end of the day, businesses market to people, not to faceless decision-making committees or a bunch of same-demographic consumers. Whether you’re selling to CEOs or stay-at-home dads, your marketing should speak to individual customers - think “human” instead of “the client” or “the client company” - each with his or her own tastes, interests, expectations, preferences, life, and work situations.

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Topics: content marketing, content, marketing, brand, customer communications, audience, messaging, corporate communications, ABM, PESO

B2C Lead Generation: How to Successfully Hook and Hold Your Consumers

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Oct 6, 2020 12:46:00 PM

Consumers are overwhelmed with offers – WhatsApp ads, retargeting, Facebook and LinkedIn ads, text messages, and some even still watch TV and listen to the radio. In today’s super-competitive climate, if you want to get prospects’ attention and money, you’ll need to hook them with highly targeted messages wrapped in something:

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Topics: news value, content marketing, marketing, customer communications, messaging, personas, sales, client relations, video, b2c

How to Get Your Standout Cybersecurity Product to Stand Out from the Crowd

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Aug 12, 2020 7:15:00 AM

 

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Topics: Public relations, content marketing, content, social media, cybersecurity

TIPS: Out of Great Content Ideas? How to Get the Juices Flowing

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Jul 2, 2020 11:51:13 AM

“Writer’s block happens to all writers, including content marketing writers.

 With 91% of companies today using content marketing to attract leads and engage customers, as content marketers you can’t afford to run out of ideas. True, ideas are literally all around us, but finding that truly exceptional concept that results in more traffic, more leads and conversions, and greater consumer love and loyalty for your brand can be quite challenging – challenging, but not impossible. If you want to come up with fresh, relevant topics all the time, but feel that your well of content ideas has dried up, read on.

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Topics: content marketing, content, DIY, persona, brand, ideas

TIPS:  What Your Cybersecurity Message Should Say

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Jul 1, 2020 12:59:50 PM

Want to break through the clutter? Want to rise above the market noise?

Are there too many cybersecurity companies for our own good? Some have become unsustainable as others have gone under. It seems ironic that cyberattacks - the biggest threat to both organizations and nations - have given rise to a global cybersecurity market whose value is set to swell to over $300B by 2024 and VC funding that hit a record high $5.3B in 2018. Should be good news, right? However, the unrelenting waves of cyberattacks and the increasing need to mitigate security risks has also given rise to more than 1,500 cybersecurity companies, whose marketing messages are now flooding -- make that clogging -- an already congested vertical.

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Topics: content marketing, marketing, audience, message, messaging, personas