You know that social media can be a good option for spreading the word about your content, but how do you do it? How do you use social media to drive people to your website? That’s the question we tackle in the latest episode of The Marketing Huddle.
A couple of weeks ago, I was attending a conference with one of our B2B clients. The conference was for sellers of a particular phone system. During the conference, I sat in on a session about marketing and demand generation. The panel included a senior marketer from their product partner... Read More »
Last week, a Nashville real estate company found themselves in hot water after sending out a controversial mailer. It featured the line, “East Nashville. More neighbor than hood.” Even if you don’t live in Nashville or know anything about the East Nashville community, you might be able to see how... Read More »
When it comes to new social media channels, marketers aren’t typically the first to sign up. Instead, they wait and see. There are dramatically more marketing channels available to us today than ever before and it takes considerable resources to master what we already have available to us. Chasing the next big thing only distracts us from our goals and strategy.
When I talked to a social media class at Belmont last week, I shared my social media journey. It was fun to look back at where I started with social media and how it has helped me get to where I am today. Here is my story: I started actively... Read More »
Last week, I talked to a class at Belmont University about my social media journey and the biggest lessons I’ve learned along the way. The best part of the class wasn’t my talk, but the wonderful thought-provoking questions from the students. One question, in particular, really stood out to me.... Read More »
Whether or not you’ve heard of Erik Qualman, chances are good you’ve seen his incredibly popular Socialnomics videos. In these videos, Erik took complex world of social media and broke it down into a three-minute lesson that succinctly explained the power of this new medium. I know I’ve used Erik’s... Read More »
As we’re sprinting to the end of the year, it’s only natural to look ahead to see what might be in store for digital marketing in 2015. Although I don’t have a crystal ball or magic wand (wouldn’t that be nice?), I have a few ideas about marketing trends to... Read More »
When I introduce myself to someone new and tell them what I do, I say “I work in PR and marketing, with a focus on strategy and writing.” I’m always surprised when someone responds with, “Really? What kind of writing does someone in PR have to do?” In reality, PR... Read More »