How to Use Hashtags to Gain Followers
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How to Use Hashtags to Gain Followers

Throughout history, the ‘#’ sign has been used to signify the word “pound” or “number.”  Then, in 2007, a former Google employee named Chris Messina tweeted an idea that would change it’s meaning forever. A decade later, the pound sign has been rebranded to now be called a “hashtag”. Most millennials and younger generations only...

6 Commercial Characters Who Make Great Halloween Costumes
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6 Commercial Characters Who Make Great Halloween Costumes

Halloween is one day a year when brands can really see how much their advertising has impacted American culture by how many costumes look like their mascots. It’s a one-of-a-kind PR tactic. Kids and adults love to dress as their favorite movie and TV characters, but sometimes it’s the guys from commercials that people honor. ...

Celebrating International Print Day 2017
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Celebrating International Print Day 2017

For those of us in the print industry October 18th is a special day marking the return of International Print Day, a 24-hour event that lets like-minded people share their love of print through social media. International Print Day promotes the open sharing of information within the print marketing community worldwide. It seeks to inform participants...

Print Stays Strong Among Content Marketing Channels
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Print Stays Strong Among Content Marketing Channels

Are you winning in the content marketing game? The keys to success are right in front of you: Commitment. A documented strategy. Creativity. Meaningful goals and metrics. Experimentation. To note, according to the “B2B Content Marketing: 2017 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends – North America” study, 62 percent of marketers are reporting more success from their strategies....

5 Business Hacks to Attract New Customers
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5 Business Hacks to Attract New Customers

There are a few different things you can do to your business that are proven to help your business and make it visible to more potential customers. Use Social Media to get to connect with potential customers Online marketing plays a vital role in this contemporary era. In our new digital age, social media marketing...

How Businesses are Seeing the Light from the Solar Eclipse
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How Businesses are Seeing the Light from the Solar Eclipse

2017 will be the first time a total solar eclipse is visible across the entire United States mainland since 1918, almost a century ago, and the first time ever that it will be visible from Northeast Kansas. Companies are cashing in on this uncommon phenomenon, from national chains to local businesses. Hotels are booked solid,...

Move Over Millennials, Here’s 5 Ways to Market to Generation Z
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Move Over Millennials, Here’s 5 Ways to Market to Generation Z

My parents used to tell me how cell phones didn’t exist when they grew up and it was much more difficult to contact others. I tell kids that when I was young, cell phones flipped open, didn’t have touch screens, no Wi-Fi and we had to listen to music on CD’s. Then they ask what...

10 Internet Growth Statistics for 2017
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10 Internet Growth Statistics for 2017

powered by Betfy.co.uk As the above graphic shows, (click to see a full representation across 47 sites), the internet continues to rapidly expand with each passing second. Here’s 10 stats from vpnMentor that speak to that growth: According to Internet World Stats, there are 3.7 billion Internet users. Of those, about half are from Asia. There...

What Can Marketers Learn From The Beatles’ 4-Track Masterpiece?
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What Can Marketers Learn From The Beatles’ 4-Track Masterpiece?

Hard to believe it’s been 50 years this week since the Beatles released their landmark album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album is not only regarded as one of the best of all time, but forever changed the way music is performed, recorded and mixed. Many of the innovative sounds and techniques applied...

How to Seamlessly Merge Social Media and Direct Mail
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How to Seamlessly Merge Social Media and Direct Mail

The following is an article on the USPS Delivers website, where you can find great marketing resources including white papers and articles relating to direct mail, omni-channel campaigns, big data, personalization and more. Social media and direct marketing exist in two different worlds, but together they stand to create an even more powerful marketing strategy....