Email outperforms social media advertising three-to-one. It may not be sexy, but it’s far more intimate than Facebook or Twitter. It’s a direct line of communication between you and your customers.
The blowback on Instagram changing their service agreement is a wake up call for brands and marketers. Don’t anchor your brand on any one social network. They’re not there for you, they’re there for themselves. The destination of your brand is your website.
A question I get all the time, “How do I monetize a social media community?” There are 4 primary ways to monetize an online community: advertising and sponsorship, affiliate marketing, events and experiences, and loyalty programs.
Social media marketing is very different from other marketing platforms. Traditionally marketing is campaign driven—a tradeshow, an ad, a promotion or an event. Each of these activities has a clear beginning, middle and end. Social media on the other hand is endless. It's a marathon.
The growth of the Internet has proven to be a double-edged sword for many companies. For all the positive influences the Internet, social media and mobile technologies provide companies, they also make marketing far more complicated. The sword cuts both ways. Some companies are making huge strides with social media and digital marketing, while others are finding little to no benefit to the tools. So what does this mean?
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