Marketing

How to inspire brand love and loyalty
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
February 14, 2019
How to inspire brand love and loyalty

By Felicia Guthrie It’s February 14th, Valentine’s Day, a day filled with love, but how can small businesses inspire brand love and loyalty? A brand’s ability to stand out by elevating experiences, creating emotional connections and offering greater utility helps drive brand loyalty and love. As a small business, here’s what you can do to […]

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Instagram secrets: 8 ways to get more Instagram followers
Business, Marketing, Strategy
February 7, 2019
Instagram secrets: 8 ways to get more Instagram followers

There is no silver bullet to Instagram fame and getting more Instagram followers. And Instagram fame definitely doesn’t just mean getting more followers. You can have a million followers, but little to no engagement. You might think you can just engage any one of those companies that guarantee to get you followers, but beware because, […]

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How Brands are Breaking from Traditional Super Bowl Ads
Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
January 31, 2019
How Brands are Breaking from Traditional Super Bowl Ads

By Felicia Guthrie Sunday, February 3rd, marks Super Bowl LIII, and while we can expect the typical star-studded commercials from major brands like Pepsi, we’re also excited to see how brands are changing up the classic Super Bowl Commercial. Two brands breaking from traditional ads are Olay and Skittles. In the past, Super Bowl ads […]

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Marketing, PR, or Sales: Which comes first?
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
January 24, 2019
Marketing, PR, or Sales: Which comes first?

This question came up recently in a Twitter chat we took part in. It sparked an “interesting” discussion with most participants on one side of the discussion and one participant on the other. The larger group felt that marketing strategy clearly had to come first. One voice said that PR came first. At SongBird, we […]

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How to choose the right social media platform for your business
Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Strategy
January 17, 2019
How to choose the right social media platform for your business

By Felicia Guthrie In the past, we’ve covered many facets of social media, from where to start, the do’s and the don’ts, and many places in between. For a small business however, simply choosing which social media platform to be present on can seem like a daunting task. In previous blogs, such as our Social […]

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3 Digital Marketing Trends for 2019
Marketing
December 19, 2018
3 Digital Marketing Trends for 2019

By Felicia Guthrie With January begins a new year and new trends in marketing. Here are 3 trends that will dominate the digital marketing landscape for the upcoming year. Trend #1: Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence (AI) can be beneficial to both brands and consumers. With so much data available, AI enables brands to analyze consumer […]

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How to recover from a bad marketing year
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
December 15, 2018
How to recover from a bad marketing year

It happens to the best of brands. You may have hit a slump. You may have switched things up and your audience just didn’t take to the changes. Whatever the reason, you just had a bad marketing year. While it can be frustrating because a bad marketing year will negatively affect your sales, it doesn’t […]

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7 ways small businesses can use video marketing
Marketing, Strategy
November 23, 2018
7 ways small businesses can use video marketing

We’re guilty of it. While we use video marketing for our client strategies, we don’t use it as much as we should for our own business. It can be easy to get caught up in the things you think are going to make video marketing hard – it’s too expensive, it takes too long, no […]

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4 Ways to Make Your Brand Irresistible
Marketing, Strategy
November 9, 2018
4 Ways to Make Your Brand Irresistible

Having your own business means that every day requires determination and creativity to keep it working and growing. You need a way to stand out from your competitors and be noticed – you need to become irresistible to your target audience. It will help you catch their attention and then keep it. If you want […]

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5 things to consider for your holiday marketing
Marketing, Strategy
November 5, 2018
5 things to consider for your holiday marketing

Are you one of those people that sees Christmas decorations on the shelves next to Halloween decorations and takes to social media to angrily post that the holidays are being thrust on us waaaaayyyyy too soon. Of course, you are looking for anyone that subscribes to the same feelings you have so you can revel […]

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