Why Brainstorming is Important for Your Brand

Why should you integrate brainstorming, a technique involving the spontaneous contribution of all team members to solve a problem, in branding, campaign creation, marketing strategy or project planning? Brainstorming, the art of solving problems or generating ideas through a group discussion, has both advocates and naysayers. There are times when brainstorming can really help your brand, and other times… not so much. Today we’re going to focus on the benefits of brainstorming and why it’s important for your brand. SO, what are the specific advantages of brainstorming sessions for your brand, business and teams? Here are seven reasons to think
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7 of the Best B2B Social Media Marketing Campaigns of 2017

As an agency that is focused on B2B, we don’t often get the opportunity to engage in some of the more “fun” social media marketing campaigns that we see in B2C Marketing. Fortunately, we’re lucky to have B2B clients who are willing to push the edge and experiment with tactics that aren’t normally employed in their space. Given this, every so often we sit down and look at what’s happening in the B2C space for inspiration—and we end up capturing some of the coolest and most innovative marketing, communications, and branding initiatives out there. It’s great, some B2B companies really
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How to Use Social Media for Public Relations and Branding in 2018

Branding matters. Just look at what is happening with what Netflix is facing with the Kevin Spacey situation. Imagine you were faced with a similar situation. Can your brand (what people think of you when you’re not around), sustain such a hit? Or imagine that you’re a small, yet thriving technology company. You’re past start-up mode, are sustaining AND growing, and need to scale what you’re doing. Often thought to be nearly useless, public relations (PR) can vital to advancing and supporting your brand—especially in times of crisis. Both brand and PR activities have moved online, specifically to social media
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What is Disruptive Marketing – And Seven Inspirational Examples to Help You Think Differently

Whether it was ancestry.com’s ad that talks about how we are all more alike than we might think (their ad features a room full of descendants of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, or it’s Nike’s ad illustrating how female Arab athletes are breaking through traditional gender stereotypes, there’s a good chance you’ve seen some form of ad that broke from traditionally safe product-focused marketing and caught your attention. This new resurgence of disruptive marketing is important today because—in a culture where “fake news” has become commonplace—it’s key to keep the conversation around social issues top of mind for
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The Digital Marketing Agency of the Future: Content Marketing Experts Weigh in on What’s in Store

For both internal teams, and digital marketing agencies alike, marketing is evolving so rapidly that it is hard to keep up – no matter how many hours you’re putting in trying to execute. Your marketing needs have grown. Digital media has expanded to a point where there are too many things to keep up with. What with social media pushing brands to engage with their audience not only in a public forum but with a unique brand voice, demands just keep on growing. To add to that, everything is going mobile and that’s a whole different ball game. Mobile has
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Part 1: How to Put the Top 18 2015 B2B Content Marketing Trends to Work for You Before Year End

Earlier this year, we compiled our gargantuan list of 2015 digital marketing predictions and trends as published by leaders in the industry. These included Vloggers and Gamification, to Augmented Reality and whether or not Businesses were questioning the benefits of Facebook. And while this periodic table covered digital marketing predictions, we realized that the common thread that tied the most successful trends together was content marketing. This drove us to capture some of the best practices in content marketing and compile a list of 2015 content marketing statistics. We’ve taken a look at what we’ve seen, and 18 content marketing trends
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24 Content Marketing Best Practices to Promote Your Killer Business App (and a few tools to help you do it)

While there is nothing terribly complicated about developing a content marketing plan for your app, getting all the right pieces done right—and at the right time—can actually be a lot to manage. But it’s worth it. Consider these stats: Revenue from apps in the US will soar to $76.5 BILLION in 2017 90% of American adults own a cell phone 29% of cell owners describe their cell phone as “something they can’t imagine living without.” With these kinds of numbers, it’s no wonder you’ve considered developing a game-changing business app. But how do you market it? That’s a question I
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