July 24, 2013

Hunting the big game of long-term clients

by Chris Abraham

Forging deep-seated business relationships requires a different level of engagement. It requires hunting. Try to avoid taking a long shot and get up and personal. If you engage on Twitter, convert to LinkedIn or Facebook; if you’re on Facebook, take it to Messenger or email; if you’re on email, schedule a call or Skype, and if you’re already talking on the phone, meet in person. Continue reading

July 18, 2013

Are you a social media marketing trapper?

by Chris Abraham

Content marketers: Tricks get you only so far This is the second of a three-part series. Also see: • Part one: With social media, you need to do more than forage • Part three: Hunting the big game of long-term clients Target audience: Marketing professionals, SEO specialists, social media strategists, businesses. Ibelieve that all social media marketing campaigns should probably … Continue reading

July 15, 2013

With social media, you need to do more than forage

by Chris Abraham

When you put lots of energy, time, and passion — but no plan — into your social media marketing and PR campaigns, you’re a forager. While there’s nothing wrong with that, it doesn’t scale or contribute to a business’s bottom line. Continue reading

July 9, 2013

You must get over your fear of being annoying

by Chris Abraham

When it comes to digital marketing, you have to get over your fear of being annoying to move ahead with your campaigns. Check out this case study from the 2012 election. Continue reading

July 8, 2013

‘Brand Advocates': How to enlist armies of loyalists

by JD Lasica

Reviews of the social marketing books ‘Brand Advocates,’ ‘Attack of the Customers’ and ‘What’s the Future of Business?’ Continue reading

March 28, 2013

When does ad retargeting make sense for your business?

by JD Lasica

A look at how targeting advertising, or retargeting works, and the best ways for small businesses to take advantage of targeted ads for a product or service. Continue reading