Since I started our business in 2014, we have been on team WordPress. Just like many other businesses and agencies out there, we gravitated towards WordPress because it's so well known, fairly easy to use, super customizable, and there are approximately a zillion plugin options to help accomplish whatever you want your website to do. We've gone through a few different iterations of our website over the last six and a half years and each of them has been a new WordPress site...until this one.
No matter the type of business you run, inbound marketing is likely among the most important components of your long-term success. The goal of this type of marketing is to attract new customers by creating content and experiences that are tailored directly to the needs and desires of these individuals. When implemented correctly, this strategy uses various types of pull marketing, which include blog posts, social media, content marketing, and search engine optimization.
Updated for 2020.
The best marketing campaigns of the past year all have one thing in common - they all did much more than just promote their brand.
The campaigns we love and that make the biggest impact make us think about the industry, the world at large, and our place in it. Global and national companies can do this easily, but it's important for smaller businesses to also think outside the box.
These are trying times and most, if not all, industries are being impacted in some way. The world is frightened, cautious, and clinging to their toilet paper like it's gold.
In all seriousness, there are a lot of things that businesses have to consider when it comes to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and somewhere near the top should be your marketing and sales efforts.
Please repeat after me...
This. Isn't. Field of Dreams.
Websites. Do. Not. Work. That. Way.
Great! Now that we've got that out of the way, we can talk about why just having a website is NOT a marketing plan.
As a business owner or marketing director, you likely know that an effective email marketing campaign can bolster your conversions and increase your sales. However, not all email marketing campaigns are created equal. If you are underwhelmed with the results of your email campaigns, then it is time to evaluate your email activity to find out why your efforts have not been productive. Below are eight mistakes you're likely making with your email marketing along with strategies to avoid those mistakes.