keeping the tradition alive

Social media marketing has a lot of commotion that it is the best form of marketing. So much, that it’s making small and medium businesses concerned with their advertising budgets. They have long been pro traditional marketing efforts, especially mom and pop shops. But, social media is affordable and many methods, perceived free. No business […]

build your brand and increase engagement by thinking “community”

When marketers solely focus on the delivery of content, they lose sight of the importance of connecting with people – their audience. You know the old saying, “you can talk the talk, but can you walk the talk.” That old saying sort of applies with building a brand community through engagement. If you have the best information […]

“a conversation” with Kathi Kruse

The series marketer2marketer, “a conversation” is a platform for engaging today’s top thought leaders in the world of business, including marketing, branding, social media, public relations, advertising and writing in the digital space. A dialogue of current topics, new technology, new tactics, new ideas and new books. The show, “a conversation” is a one-on-one/two format […]

define your brand as a selfless leader and not a self-promoter

There is a difference between marketing your brand and living your personal brand. There seems to be some confusion when it comes to personal brand development due to the popularity and dependence of social media for brand promotion. The true meaning of personal brand development has somehow lost its value. While social media is one of the […]

excite the brand evangelist

How You Can Get Others Talking About Your Brand Despite all the ways to market a business these days, the most effective is still word-of-mouth. To have customers talking positively about your business is better than a Super Bowl ad. Your customers are getting a positive review of your business to your target audience. That […]

turn to technology to market your brand by using google+ hangout on air

Google+ Hangout On Air was released in May 2013 for the purpose of integrating marketing strategies with technology for brand promotion. Companies can now set up hangouts to deliver a message to existing and potentially new clientele in order to market a product or service to a wider audience. The use of Google+ Hangout On […]

“a conversation” with Ted Rubin

The series marketer2marketer, “a conversation” is a platform for engaging today’s top thought leaders in the world of business, including marketing, branding, social media, public relations, advertising and writing in the digital space. A dialogue of current topics, new technology, new tactics, new ideas and new books. The show, “a conversation” is a one-on-one/two format […]

first impression of your brand

Consider every customer, who walks into your establishment, a first date. As he or she visits your website or physical store, the customer makes similar judgments as two potential mates at a first meeting. The customer takes in the presentation of your business, the personality behind the counter, the appearance of your website and other […]

the steps to the perfect pitch…

Making a sales pitch is one of the most important parts of your business happenings. These are going to be the words to which people hold on, and many of these individuals will either be inspired to choose your company or will be turned away by what you say. How can you craft the perfect […]