Digital marketing

10 Marketing tactics that aren’t worth the money…
Business, Marketing, Strategy
April 25, 2019
10 Marketing tactics that aren’t worth the money…

A great marketing strategy is one of the most important investments you will make for your business. You won’t have customers or a growing loyal community unless people know who you are. Without customers, you won’t have a business at all. We have all heard the saying “you have to spend money to make money,” […]

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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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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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Everything you need to know about building a marketing strategy
Marketing, Strategy
April 20, 2017
Everything you need to know about building a marketing strategy

OK… Maybe not everything you need to know about building a marketing strategy, but definitely all of the pieces you need to consider when you are putting your strategy together. Regardless of whether you run a big business or a small business, there are certain parts of a marketing strategy that are always going to […]

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10 ways to write better social media content
Marketing, Strategy
March 16, 2017
10 ways to write better social media content

Did you know there is a right way and a wrong way to “do” social media for your business? Most of the time, it actually comes down to the content you’re posting. Writing social media content is about more than promotional posts with your latest products and advertisements. It’s also about more than posting as […]

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The Importance of Building an Online Community
Business, Marketing, Strategy
November 24, 2016
The Importance of Building an Online Community

Your business starts with your brand, but the other major part of the equation is your audience. You need to be able to connect with them in a meaningful way on a regular basis. While there are a number of different ways to do this – experiential events, direct marketing campaigns, loyalty programs, etc – […]

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6 Reasons to Include Digital Marketing in Your Strategy
Marketing, Strategy
April 7, 2016
6 Reasons to Include Digital Marketing in Your Strategy

The battle between “old-school” and “new-school” will always rage on, however, the definition of the two schools of thought is constantly changing. With new ideas being introduced to the market daily, you should explore your options to make sure you are getting the most out of your business outreach strategy. It’s time you made sure you […]

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