Changes are inevitable and one thing the digital marketing industry has taught me is to adopt changes fast. Certainly, this year seems to have taught us all to do the same. We won’t go into the details of the pandemic and its impact globally. However, in this article, I want to address the increased use of social media, specifically Facebook, as a result of this outbreak. Whether or not your business has been impacted by COVID-19, Facebook is one platform which every business can include in their marketing efforts. Facebook Advertising Facebook usage has increased by 37% from the earlier days of the pandemic outbreak since more and more people are spending time
The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has impacted people in several ways. Social distancing and isolation have been affecting the ability to carry out normal routines while the state of uncertainty may leave people feeling anxious or overwhelmed. Although there are many things out of control, there are a few things where we can work together during these challenging times. Here are some health and well-being tips to help you cope with social distancing, and look after yourself and others during this difficult time.
For many of us right now the situation is ‘business not as usual’. To make sure consumers are kept up-to-date with when you are open, what products and services you’re currently offering, and how you are keeping your employees and customers safe, we’ve created an online presence checklist for businesses. Complete the steps below to update your website, Google My Business listing, and Facebook business page to ensure customers are getting the right information when searching for you online. ✅ Online Presence Checklist Item 1: Update Your Website Greet visitors to your website with easy-to-find information
Local businesses across the country and world are facing many challenges due to the outbreak. Let me assure you that our team at ReachLocal are here to support local business owners to keep up and adapt these constantly evolving changes. Here are some quick tips that we believe can help your business stay above the surface during the crisis. 1. Communicate Change A great way to ease anxiety during times of uncertainty is to be open and transparent when communicating with your employees, clients and the community. Most importantly, it is essential to maintain your customer relationships through the most effective
Businesses are facing a great amount of uncertainty right now. Like myself, you’ve probably received a lot of emails from brands and companies lately. It is great to see Australian and New Zealand businesses keeping a positive attitude and dedicating time to keep their customers informed of changes as they happen. These businesses should be praised for their commitment, not only to their customers, but to their employees and communities too. What’s even better is seeing them implement new strategies to serve their customers and keep their business
As governments and companies are preparing to combat the ongoing pandemic, more and more employees are advised to work from home. If you have ever worked from home in your lifetime, then you must be on top of it. But there many like us, who have never experienced working from home situation, and may find it difficult. Especially, if you have a set routine of daily coffee runs with your colleagues in the morning, quick chat breaks or fighting over which Spotify playlist to play – these are a few of the office routines that keep us sane and
Podcasts have grown immensely popular in the past couple of years, although they have been around for nearly a decade. More than 30% of Australians are tuning into a podcast each month, claiming to listen to about six episodes a week. If you fall into this category of listeners then this article might interest you, especially if you are a marketer or a small or medium-sized business owner! Digital Marketing is constantly evolving, meaning it is essential to have continuous learning to keep up with changes and developments. There is a list of marketing podcasts
2020 will bring more digitisation and automated interaction between brands and consumers. Let’s peer into the future and uncover five crucial digital marketing trends for 2020.
Instagram has grown enormously since it was first launched in 2010, but only after Facebook bought it in 2011, people learned about the app. By 2012, they saw a huge increase in profiles where users started treating Instagram like a digital scrapbook. Since then, Instagram has evolved and introduced many different features such as direct messages, Instagram Stories, IGTV and a live video feature. In the last decade, Instagram has been a valuable channel for businesses to promote their products and services with
You know the holiday season is upon us as soon as you see beautifully decorated Christmas trees put up in malls and around the city. Which means you should have your holiday marketing in place by now. If not, then here is our last-minute Christmas marketing checklist to help your business to be at the forefront of your audience during the busiest time.