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.
Digital marketing is high in demand, especially with more and more businesses investing in digital marketing than ever before, resulting in a vast range of roles and skills. Some time ago we told you what a Digital Marketing Consultant does, their day to day responsibilities, how they bring on new clients and a lot more. Today, we want to give you insights into the role of a Client Success Manager (CSM), the analytical mind, responsible for running digital campaigns. Let’s find out from Filipe Ferrao what it’s like
Demand for quality content is on the rise; 78% of marketers say they have achieved success as the result of investing in content marketing, and 68% of those successful marketers believe content marketing has allowed them to build credibility with their potential customers. So, what exactly is content marketing? According to the Content Marketing Institute, it is a process that involves creating consistent, valuable, and relevant content, and distributing it to the right audience, through the right channel, at the right time. Content marketing is geared toward lead generation and brand awareness instead
Did you know that as of January this year, 4.39 billion people are now using the internet? This is an increase of 9% as compared to January last year. The future is here, and the internet has enabled businesses to interact with targeted audiences in real-time. Forms of digital marketing can vary, from ads on search engines to display advertisements, to posts on social media platforms. Due to its nuances, these questions regarding digital advertising remain: Why do you need it? Is it right for your business? Where do you start? How to drive success with it?
Are you a small business looking into digital advertising? In this infographic, we’ve outlined five digital advertising options that work great for SMBs, explained how they work and why they represent value for money.
Google has recently rolled out several new features in Google My Business (GMB) to help businesses improve their presence in online search, and better interact with current and potential customers. Since launching five years ago, Google My Business has helped 150 million local businesses connect with local people. The platform has continually evolved to provide a better experience for both businesses and users. Let’s find out what these new features do! Welcome Offers Who doesn’t like a deal or two? Welcome Offers
By ReachLocal ANZ Digital Marketing Consultant, Garry Mautner. How many times have I heard this? “No, it’s okay. All of our business comes through word-of-mouth and referrals. We don’t need any help with online marketing, thanks.” Let’s take a step back and think about this a bit more. Is there anything we do these days, where we don’t read online reviews? You’re planning a birthday surprise for your significant other. You know you’re under pressure to do better than last year, because that sad excuse of a hotel (in the middle of the sticks, with a
You have heard of digital marketing consultants (DMC), but not too sure of what they really do. You are not alone. Before working in digital marketing, I was also clueless. They have many different roles and responsibilities and considered as a jack of all trades. Ideally, they are responsible to get the business visible online and help attract new customers. With more and more businesses looking for effective digital marketing, the need for skilled and experienced DMCs are always in demand. To
Do you often wonder about the differences between building an in-house marketing team versus outsourcing to a specialised agency? There are pros and cons for both. Sometimes, having your own in-house team could be the best for your business, but other times outsourcing your intensive parts of marketing strategy is just what your company needs. It all comes down to team size, project complexity and your business needs. Keeping my biases aside, I am about to lay out a few key points to consider