Campaign Checklist
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Campaign Checklist

Set yourself up for success and keep your marketing campaign on track with this checklist from MarketingProfs: STEP 1: IDENTIFY THE GOAL First and foremost, decide what you want to accomplish. You can’t create steps if you don’t know what you’re working toward. STEP 2: CHOOSE THE OBJECTIVES Narrow your goal into numerous, specific objectives....

Posted by February 22, 2021February 25, 2021
Where the Heart Is
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Where the Heart Is

Understanding the ins and outs of family businesses You can’t choose your family, but how does that impact the family business? Family conflict and different ideas and leadership styles all play a role. Understanding the ins and outs is crucial in how you approach them as a client. Dr. Josh Baron and Rob Lachenauer share...

Posted by February 15, 2021February 19, 2021
Put Your Money Where Your Content Is
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Put Your Money Where Your Content Is

Top predicted areas for content marketing investment in 2021 Welcome 2021 and the new challenges of the year. That is, on top of the ongoing challenges from last year. The events of 2020 shook the world, but content marketers buckled down to do what they do best-create valuable content. Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs teamed...

New Game, More Defined Strategies
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New Game, More Defined Strategies

A couple of the newest buzzwords in marketing today are DOOH (Digital Out of Home) and CTV/OTT. CTV is the device used to watch TV content online, like a smart TV or a gaming console, while OTT is the delivery mechanism for TV content online, usually through streaming or video on demand, “over the top”...

Winter 2020 Projects
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Winter 2020 Projects

At NextPage we do a lot of projects that deserve a spotlight. As with other idea people, we believe the sharing of ideas can have a major effect on the creative process. We hope that some of our most enjoyable and sometimes ambitious projects may spark something in our readers to create something bold. Here...

Cultivating Trust
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Cultivating Trust

In Deloitte Insights’ recently published “2021 Global Marketing Trends” report, the loss of confidence among executives to influence their peers is staggering but not all that surprising. In a world that has become fairly self-oriented, it turns out that the confidence that CMOs have influencing their associates and making an impact fell from 5% to...

Making A Connection
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Making A Connection

Ask any of today’s marketers and they will tell you that the goal of every brand is to make a rational and emotional connection with its community. Because people are emotional animals, when choosing between two similar offerings, the tiebreaker often is how they feel about the company. A brand narrative creates a connection by...

Posted by November 23, 2020February 22, 2021
Out of the Storm
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Out of the Storm

BUSINESS AND MARKETING TRENDS IN THE NEW NORMAL The COVID-19 storm has torn through the world, leaving a different landscape for marketers to pick their way through. Things that were once relevant have been tossed aside, and new things have taken their place. While change is still underway, it is certain that things will never...

Top of the Class
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Top of the Class

8 TIPS FOR QUALITY CONTENT Content is a crucial part of your marketing strategy. But how does it measure up? Take it to the next level with these 8 hallmarks of quality content from Skyword: NO. 1 PURPOSEFUL Every piece that is published must have a clear purpose that aligns with your brand’s content strategy,...