Tag: social media

Manage Smarter 42: Social Media is the New Cold Call

Lea Woodford is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of SmartFem.com and SmartFem TV. SmartFem was created as a result of her many years as a publicist, columnist as well as a radio and television personality. In this episode, we discuss: how to provide value via cold call outreach on social media – which is vital in recruiting new talent, how smart technology is the pathway to further warm leads and the benefits of using Facebook Groups.

One-Third of Businesses Are Outsourcing Digital Marketing Needs

We know businesses are spending more on digital marketing. But, did you have any idea that 41% of businesses are spending at least $500,000 a year on digital?

CMO Survey: Digital Marketing to Grow to 54% of Budget in 5 Years

Businesses anticipate increasing their marketing budgets by 7.5% in the coming year. This news comes from the August 2018 CMO Survey sponsored by Duke’s Fuqua School of Management, Deloitte and the American Marketing Association.

83% of Businesses Say They’re Achieving Digital Marketing Goals

Are your clients up to speed on digital marketing? The new Digital Marketing 2018 survey from Clutch reveals how successful retailers are managing all things digital.

3 Ways to Make Your Customer Service More Effective

If your customer service strategy is proactive, it decreases the likelihood you’ll have to be reactive to problems later on down the road.

Home Improvement Accident-Related ER Visits are 23% More Likely to Affect Millennials than Boomers

Millennials are more likely than baby boomers to land in the ER from a DIY home improvement project gone awry, and that overzealousness may be because they are eager to show off their latest project on social media, according to a new survey by SoFi.

New Parents Turn to Online Communities for Support, Bartering

“New parenthood is exciting — but it can also be isolating. Questions sprout as soon as parents find out they’re expecting, but many wait to discuss their news with family and friends until after the first trimester. Once the word is out, expecting parents may be too tired or busy with baby prep to connect in person with their social circles. And after baby arrives? Forget about that book club or basketball game. Parents are in survival mode.”

Local Advertisers Want Help with Search and Social Media Marketing

The new Street Fight State of Hyper Local report is based on feedback from execs who sell tech and digital services to small businesses. Here’s where they say the market is headed.

Where Will Americans be Watching Their 81 Minutes of Video per Day?

Your clients’ ads can reach consumers who will be watching 81 minutes of video every day in 2019.

42% of Adults Want Their Doctor/Patient Relationship to Extend to Social Media

A new survey from the American Osteopathic Association finds more than half of millennials (54%) and more than four out of 10 (42%) adults are or would like to be friends with or follow their healthcare providers on social media. The online survey was conducted by The Harris Poll in April 2018 on behalf of the AOA.

Reaching the 65% of Kids Who Use Tablets, and Their Parents

How are parents and other family members going to know what to get their kids as presents? The children will tell them after they see your clients’ ads.

Introducing Affluencers and Why You Need to Advertise to Them

Affluencers spend 40% more than affluents and, out of every consumer group, their future purchase intent is the greatest. Here’s who they are and how to advertise to them.

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