It has been real… As each year comes to an end, and we embark on the next, it is very common to reflect back and consider our challenges, accomplishments, and hopefully take a few lessons on with us into the coming year.
Isolated data points and vague, vanity metrics don’t really tell you how your marketing campaigns are performing. Clear objectives and measurable goals are essential to understanding the performance of your marketing efforts. Because businesses need to use data insights that can influence strategy, utilizing key metrics to measure performance has become an essential part of marketing.
With all of the content available to today’s consumers, you have not quite two and a half minutes to make a positive impression so it is essential that your content meets your customer where he is in the buyer’s journey. Content aligned to each phase of the buyer’s journey is the important link between marketing and sales and helps to ensure that the right information and right motivation are delivered at the right time.
Converting viewers into buyers is the greatest challenge for your e-commerce site. Online selling requires different strategy than in a brick-and-mortar store. And with the volume of e-commerce sites, it is important for businesses to emphasize the unique value of their offerings and to provide consumers the best user experience possible. Here are some things to consider when evaluating your online store.
Customers expect to be entertained. As such, strategic storytelling should be an integral part of your brand marketing. Stories provide context and meaning to people across different walks of life. Brand storytelling is the sharing and compilation of the feelings, relationships and attributes of your brand. It inspires people to act.
The Internet has changed how we do business and how we assess our business efforts. Cisco predicts that global Internet traffic in 2020 will be 95 times the volume seen in 2005. Which metrics we track and how we extrapolate meaning from them can have a deep impact on the growth and success of any business. In a world full of data, sometimes a list of seemingly random statistics can help focus our minds as we seek to understand the health of our organization.
Businesses need to communicate reliability and trustworthiness. Case studies allow brands to create relevant and engaging connections with prospective customers and are an excellent way to showcase how valuable your products or services are. A case study is an analysis in which a company identifies a situation, recommended solutions, actions taken, and shares a discussion of factors that contributed to the success or failure of the project.