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Content Marketing is Like The Trojan Horse

Modern-day consumers are desensitised to advertising. From the sad soundtrack that tugs at your heartstrings to get you to donate money to a good cause… To the pulse-pounding cinematography that turns a car commercial into a miniature action movie… The audience has built up walls to resist these kinds of advertisements.

They know that whoever runs the ads is trying to sell them something, so they tune-out. They switch channels during a TV commercial break, they ignore pop-up ads online, and they let radio spots go in one ear and out the other.

Your customer base has built up walls against traditional marketing that can make getting them to listen, much less make a purchase seem almost impossible.

Until you bypass those walls, anyway. And that’s where content marketing comes in.

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Facebook Messenger Marketing Strategy:

What’s New and What You Need to Know

Facebook have tightened the way they are managing “broadcasts” over Facebook Messenger. You used to be able to do it with programs like Many Chat, but Facebook now requires businesses to apply for “Subscription Permission” if they want to send non-promotional broadcasts. Promotional Broadcasts can’t be sent at all without paying for them as a sponsored message. Here is everything you need to know about the changes and how it’s going to affect you and your business. 

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Social Media Marketing: 4 Mistakes That Can Stop Success

Social media is the wave of the future, and any business looking to reach an audience and make money has at least a few social media profiles. However, while it is possible to reach a massive audience via social media sites, it isn’t easy. A business has to say all the right things, do all the right things, and even then it needs a lot of luck to take-off. But, while social media marketing success is hard, it’s a great deal harder if you shoot yourself in the foot. Which is why you should avoid the following mistakes. (more…)

10 Ways to Get More From Your Facebook Marketing – Pt 2

5) Stand-Alone Link Posting

Facebook marketers are continually looking for the best post configuration formula to get the most clicks, and one has been found. When comparing posting content with links, content without links, and links without content, it was found that linking without content was by far the most successful. Provided, of course, that your link automatically loads an image with an engaging title for whatever (blog article or news story) you are linking to.

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10 Ways to Get More From Your Facebook Marketing – Pt 1

When you’re trying to build a name for yourself or your brand on social media, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. The constant chatter, drama, leading news stories, and e-celebrity splashes can easily drown out a mild-mannered account looking to build some community awareness. Among the big names in social media, Facebook has always been a leading member of the pack and the most attuned to the needs of businesses as well as individual users. (more…)

Social Media Marketing And Your Digital Self

Digital marketing has established itself as one of the most important tactics any business can use to solidify its brand and acquire more customers. Search engine optimisation and pay per click advertising are topics of discussion that have long been popular amongst professionals from all niches online, and social media marketing has become equally important, but how does it fit into the conversations that are already active? Read on….

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Why Your Social Media Marketing Strategy Isn’t Working

Social media has become an increasingly important aspect of a lot of businesses. Since it allows us to connect to our customers, or our potential customers, instantaneously without much work, it’s a valuable tool that most businesses are now using. However, many businesses find that even though they are using social media, they aren’t getting the results they expected.

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SEO And Taking Your First Step

SEO, or Search Engine Optimisation, is the process of telling search engines, and visitors, what your website is about and why it is important within your space. Dental practice, law office, retail; it doesn’t matter what niche you are in, because the fundamentals of SEO will be the same. If you’re interested in improving the performance of your website within search engines like Google and Bing, read on…..

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A “New” Facebook Marketing Tool

Earlier this year Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook is changing what users will see on their News Feed. The goal, he says, is “to help people stay connected and bring us closer together with the people that matter.” As part of this initiative, Facebook will show users fewer organic posts from business pages, and more from friends and groups. It’s that last item that shows great promise for marketers. Of course, Facebook Groups are nothing new – they’ve been around since the beginning. But with this renewed emphasis, marketing with Facebook Groups could become the next big thing in social media marketing.

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