Term archive for "Digital marketing"

Working with Influencers – When & Why to Do It

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Influencers – people who shape our purchasing behavior – are not new. For those of us born before the social media age, these people were our friends and family, and at an aspirational level, celebrities. But now influencers aren’t limited to those close to us in proximity or personal relationships. Social media has created a… Continue Reading »

3 Red Flag Reasons Why You Don’t Need to – and Shouldn’t – Buy an Email List

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“I Want to Expand Email Marketing Reach. Should I Buy an Email List?” I receive this question from business owners quite a bit. I get it— you want to expand your reach, connect with potential customers, grow your following, etc. However, when it comes to purchasing email lists, my answer is, and always will be,… Continue Reading »

Exclusive Offers Drive Sales

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When something is exclusive, it means “Not for everybody”. In romance, reaching the point of exclusivity can be a major milestone. It means you’re not interested in having other people involved in the relationship – it’s just you and your special someone. Customers want to be treated like they’re a special someone. While obviously you… Continue Reading »

5 Ways to Make Black Friday Better

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If you’ve been in retail for any time at all, you’ve seen Black Friday change. Once the traditional kick off to the holiday shopping season, Black Friday is now part of a larger week-long shopping event. Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday add to the excitement of the season – but they can make it… Continue Reading »