The client is a well-known Technology company, who over the past 12 months has become a global leader in their sector. Having delivered record profit margins, as well as being one of the most strategically innovative businesses in their sector, they have expanded out into North America and Asia-Pacific geographies. With a commitment to expand in certain areas of the business, our client has decided to strengthen their already structured Strategy function. This role will initially support the Head of Group Strategy. Continue reading
Google+ is the social networking platform of Google, and it can help significantly in marketing and brand building. Google+ is simple and free, tool allows you to connect with your audience, share information, conduct polls, and stream online content. Like other social networking sites, it can be used for marketing and brand building for your business. However, Google+ may offer some benefits to your brand that you can’t find anywhere else.
Create a Hangout
Google Hangouts is a free service that allows you to have conversations with up to ten people. You can also live stream recorded content to thousands of people. Google Hangouts makes it easy to handle small group conversations or large scale content initiatives. There are video chat is a valuable feature to connect better with people. It helps you strengthen your brand personality and voice. This can be particularly powerful for small business owners who have direct contact with their clients and prospects. Face-to-face conversations build relationships. Continue reading
Twitter is a high impact Social Networking site, and messages can spread far and wide on it. There are about 250 million active users on Twitter worldwide and 100 million of them log into Twitter daily. So Twitter is one of the top sites in the social media space. So what exactly is Twitter? Its an online social networking and micro-blogging service that lets you send and read “tweets.” Tweets are text messages limited to 140 characters. However, within the context of any tweet you can embed hyperlinks which makes it a powerful marketing tool for anyone with a blog or a website. Being able to link to other URLs means you can share value and information. You can share links from your own site as well as promote your fellow business owners to build relationships with customers, prospects, and associates.
You can also make your tweets shareable by using the hashtag. The hashtag (#) identifies the keywords for your tweet or post. Here are a few examples:
* What are your favorite Thanksgiving traditions? LINK #ThanksgivingMemories #ThanksgivingTraditions
* 10 tips for a relaxed Thanksgiving holiday LINK #NoMoreThanksgivingStress
People can search for your keywords and be led to your Twitter profile where they may follow you and/or share your links with others. Continue reading
In business, advertising is often critical to success and companies will go great lengths to promote their product(s) or service(s). These days, no matter where consumers are, advertisements are everywhere. From billboards to buses and even their own phones, consumers are constantly barraged by advertisements, whether they like it or not. With the dawn of social media in an age of information, companies have found ways to incorporate themselves into consumers’ very lives, with their incessant need to promote as strong as ever. Continue reading
Social media sites have been offering advertising programs for a while now. Sites like Facebook and LinkedIn provide business owners with the means to promote and reach targeted audiences on their sites. The programs are becoming quite popular because of the results they’re able to deliver. Additionally, it’s a new way to reach your audience and may help you extend your advertising strategy beyond Google. The advertising costs can also be controlled and managed nicely, therefore even the Fortune 500 companies are spending millions of dollars on social media marketing.
Why Social Media Marketing Works? In addition to the fact that millions of people access their Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr accounts on a daily basis, they are also accessing the sites on their mobile phone. That means that as an advertiser on one or more of these sites, you are getting in front of your audience on a fairly consistent basis. Continue reading