Michael, a young and hardworking professional, has his presentation ready to go. He’s dressed for the day, with nicely polished shoes and his proposal in hand.He goes into the conference room, and sees a group of professionals gazing at him. As he passes the room, he begins to get nervous and forgets what he wants to say. Every thought and reflection blurs and he is left dumbstruck. Well, this could happen to anyone.
One of the major concerns for the modern entrepreneur is how to bring their business to the limelight. The advent of social media marketing has in some ways made this concern even more daunting, but it has also made business promotion a lot EASIER.
Now the question comes- How can I determine which social media marketing platforms are right for me?
2016 was a year that saw interactive content and social media integration reach new heights. New platforms were developed that allowed marketers and business owners to gather user data like never before.
Let’s look ahead with our list of seven marketing trends that will drive business success in 2017.
5 Digital Marketing Statistics that Proves How Important Digital Marketing is for YOUR Business
July 22, 2016 / no comments
The tremendous approach of digital marketing is taking the entire world by storm. With each passing year, the industry is rising and growing by leaps and bounds. As suggested by International Chamber of Commerce, digital media is annually estimated to grow at 4.5 trillion online ads (it is with reference to the 48% growth it witnessed in the year 2010). Still wondering why your business needs a digital outreach campaign right away? We will give the reason! Know these quick 5 facts about the online marketplace to enhance your business success now.
Being in business, in this wild, digital world, can be a crazy puzzle and sometimes not all the pieces fit. The pieces can include social media, and all those different channels, search engine optimisation (SEO), website development, website hosting, digital marketing, training and development. The list can go on, but let’s start there. What you need is a total package, of all the above, which gives you results, and has very little sky pieces, which are so tricky to put together.
Imagine this- you’re a start-up business, or a long time bricks and mortar business, and you’ve been thinking about getting a website for a while now. One weekend at a barbecue, one of your nephews tells you all about the advantages of being online, having a website, hosting, domains, shopping carts, and cookies. It is all confusing, but his enthusiasm is such that you finally think to yourself- yes, I want a website.
You’ve opened your shop on a Monday morning, had the beginning of the week rush, and it is near lunchtime, so you take five minutes out to think some more about having a website. Your first thought- how much is it going to cost?
I procrastinate, they procrastinate, everyone procrastinates, whether it’s staying in bed an extra half hour to avoid that gloomy weather, delaying time to get that report complete at work or my personal favourite: catching up with friends instead of cleaning the house.
But as you’ll probably know, procrastination is not ideal. Below are some tips and tricks to help you overcome procrastination
Nerves are very normal when studying anywhere but following these simple steps will help you realize just how doable it can be.
Editor note: Louis, our Social Media and Marketing Officer, is working full-time and studying part-time. He shares some tips on how to combine work with study whilst having a life at the same time.
For those who know me, or who work with me, you know that I really like using WordPress. It is a Content Management System, it is a blogging environment, it is free, and has a bunch of great plugins which allow you to do a wide range of functions. Some of my favourites include WordPress SEO by Yoast, Gravity Forms, Monarch social media integration plugin and many more.
I have watched online forums argue the merits of a WordPress site, followed by a designer lauding their own custom built CMS as being superior and better, and the one you MUST buy and you MUST have them build it for you.
Meet the founder of Vent2Me in person!
We’ve partnered with Elite Success Strategies to in present a 90 minute seminar where attendees will learn how to:
- Gain essential insights and discover new techniques to succeed without limits
- Learn how to grow their business by working smarter, not harder!
- Discover techniques to create a winner’s mindset
- Understand how to use digital marketing tools to maximise business returns
- Discover how to create ongoing marketing activities that achieve results