Which Social Networks Should You Use for Marketing?

A social media presence is a business must these days. It needs to be approached with imagination, creativity and attention – unless you want to bore your customers, your audience, or piss them off! So it is a case of using the right channels for your audience base, those you want to be your customer base, post at the right times – you want them to see what you are doing! and it is a case of giving them something interesting to see. We can help, of course –

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Doing what everybody else does is not the best way for your marketing strategy! Here is what to consider when you choose which social networks you will use

Source: Which Social Networks Should You Use for Marketing?

Marketing funnels and customer journey maps are hot topics – here’s an overview to help you understand the two.

Source: Marketing Funnels and Customer Journey Maps: Two Buzz Terms You Need to Know [Infographic]

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Social Media Usage in 2018 – continuing the story

When sorting out your social media plans you need to take into consideration all the relevant information. This can be a big task and so here are a few more guidelines for you. Fit your activity to your needs and the hopes and desires of those you are trying to reach. Take a moment to think. Put yourself in other people’s place.

Do you plan to invest some of your marketing budget into social media over the next year? Want to ensure your spend is going to be worthwhile?

Source: 60+ Social Media Stats for 2018 – 2019 – Infographic

Social media usage continues to grow – check out these stats on the rising reliance on social media.

Source: 8 Fascinating Facts of Social Media Usage in 2018 [Infographic]

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Digital Marketing Trends for 2018

 

Are you fed up of watching your competitors succeed online? Want to know the techniques they are more than likely using to achieve success?

Source: 9 Digital Marketing Trends for 2018 – Infographic

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Late last month Twitter announced a major change to its API algorithm. Twitter’s new rules are aimed at prevention of “Fake news”, malicious activity and spam by blocking – i. The simultaneous publishing of identical content across multiple accounts ii. The simultaneous liking or retweetin

Source: Twitter’s New Rules & Alternatives to Meet Edgar & Quuu

On a typical Google search, which results stand out most? The answer may surprise you. Understand Google search page results info with this infographic.

Source: Google Search Page Results [Infographic]

Small to Large – Business structure and approach

There are a couple of joking metaphors that I use concerning business structures and their approaches.  When it comes to marketing for your small business you can take a number of approaches:

  • you can be firmly DIY, which is Ok but perhaps you might have a bit more chance giving someone else some input, a different and perhaps fresh pair of eyes, different ideas and possibly some experience
  • you can go full on corporate and use a big or at least a big-ish agency, tons of experience, resources, outlets and so on, but then you get all of the hefty pricing, sometimes inflexibility and probably not so much direct and intense concentration on you, your business and its partiicularities
  • you can go small and local.

… and now to the metaphors …

I have often likened a lot of big corporate operations, basically many decent sized businesses to a tree full of monkeys:

down at the bottom there are hoards of monkeys doing the majority of the hard work, endelessly passing the fruit up the tree but when they look up what is the only thing they see – a wall of monkeys asses.

The small business like f4mmedia I tend to liken to a merry-go-round:

it may not always be going fast, providing a thrill every second, making you squeal with excitement, but there are people beside you and some at your back and you see all-sorts of things as you go round and move.

I tend to liken f4mmedia to a cornershop, which is why I use the tagline – the cornershop of content creation. What you get is that friendly, approachable, admittedly every once in a while grumpy guy behind the counter trying to provide just what you need, knowing you, usually with something for everyone and then if it’s not on the shelf ready to go and get it for you. As we say, we come with everything apart from Arkwright’s till – Open all hours reference for those who don’t know – classic UK comedy!

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Take a look at web design trends in 2018

As with all forms of design styles, trends – all of it, changes on a regular basis. Keeping yourself and your business up to the minute can be a stress, not just in terms of the effort redoing things on a regular basis but keeping fully abreast of what is going on, what styles are working, what styles are converting.

As a space of ideas, fresh design and inspiration, the internet is a space which is constantly changing and evolving.  As designers add new elements of imagination each and every day, there is no w…

Source: Have you noticed these web design trends in 2018?

What do you want to say with your website?

Who do you want to reach?

What do you want to put before your potential clients/customers?

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Are you looking for ways to improve your business website? Want to create landing pages that convert more visitors into customers?

Source: 6 Factors for a High Converting Web Page – Infographic

If you need a little content then talk to us – we can help with design needs, content and all sorts of things –

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2018 marketing strategy – social media and more

Organize your 2018 plan and get ahead of the competition

Source: 5 articles to help your brand craft a 2018 marketing strategy

In comparison –

The top 10 trends driving marketing in 2017

Source: The top 10 trends driving marketing in 2017

2018 will finally be the year that CMOs maximize the potential of social media

Source: 2018 marketing predictions from the C-Suite

Are you looking for ways to achieve greatness on social media? Want to create posts that go viral and generate massive engagement and website traffic?

Source: 8 Secrets to Going Viral on Social Media – Infographic

Are you in the process of starting a new business? Want to know the marketing techniques you should use to promote your products or services?

Source: 5 Indispensable Marketing Techniques – Infographic

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Late last month Twitter announced a major change to its API algorithm. Twitter’s new rules are aimed at prevention of “Fake news”, malicious activity and spam by blocking – i. The simultaneous publishing of identical content across multiple accounts ii. The simultaneous liking or retweetin

Source: Twitter’s New Rules & Alternatives to Meet Edgar & Quuu

Video Content Marketing – how it can help

Even the smallest of businesses can now make use of video. You do not need to be a big corporation with a massive budget or friends in tv to do this. The tools and service providers are there, ready and waiting – us included. You can add video to your website, social media channels and so on. Make a statement, tell a story, even if it is a brief one. Add to the story as the days and weeks go by. Serve up the dish of your brand, your services and products, the offers you are putting out there. Those pictures and words, perhaps the music, speak millions of words.

Trends in digital media come and go, but recently, one of the more noticeable trends in digital media has been the gradual shift in emphasis toward video content. From major mainstream outlets like M…

Source: Should You ‘Pivot to Video’? Pros & Cons of Video Content Marketing

Discover best practices and tips for ensuring your social media and content marketing efforts are working together like a well-oiled machine.

Source: How Social Media & Content Marketing Work Together

Are you considering your marketing plan of action for 2018? Want to know why video marketing should be central to your plans?

Source: 10 Reasons to Use Video Marketing – Infographic

Are you considering adding video to your social media strategy this year? Need some stats and facts to help you form and execute your campaigns?

Source: Video Marketing Trends for 2018 – Infographic