The best marketing campaigns of the past year all have one thing in common — they 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. Channeling your creative energy into your marketing campaigns can help your business attract more attention from customers and leads. Here are ten creative marketing ideas you can put to work in your campaigns in 2021.
Marketing is a hefty topic with many methodologies and best practices. It’s a world full of buzzwords like SEO (search engine optimization), PPC (pay-per click advertising), click-through rate, inbound vs. outbound, and lots more. And with our world becoming increasingly more digital, it’s an area of focus your business needs to be paying attention to.
Since we are an inbound agency and many of our own leads are inbound leads, we don't often need to spend sales calls explaining what we do and why organizations need it. They've already become aware of their issue, they have researched us, and they have determined that HIVE Digital Strategy could be a good fit. The job of our business development team is to share what it will be like to work with us -- the retainer program, our value based point system, our level of inbound and HubSpot expertise, and IF we as an agency are a fit with their team and their company. And that is why we feel intros during the sales process is important. Let me explain...
The education industry is competitive, which means successful schools are continually refining their education offerings to give their students the best learning experience and enhancing their marketing efforts to attract new students and top-tier teaching staff.
As an education marketer or organization, you may be familiar with the challenges of creating an effective digital marketing strategy for your school. You know your school is offering valuable education to students, but how do you convince prospective students and staff to choose your organization over others? We reached out to other education and marketing professionals to find out what marketing strategies have worked for them. Here are a handful of strategies to consider for your school's marketing efforts.
Though they are not in the event management business, Mile Marker Club utilizes in-person events as both a stand alone product to deliver premiere wealth education in the alternative investment realm as well as a means to gain new members into their exclusive club. But with a goal of more symposiums in 2020 they needed high engagement and conversion strategies for their existing database of contacts.
See how this inbound marketing investment created a 13.73x return on investment for Johnny's Backyard, and helped them increase sales during a period of market volatility.
The concept of evergreen content has been around for for decades, maybe centuries. The goal was to create marketing and public relations pieces that stood the test of time to maximize budgets. So how can such an archaic concept have relevance in this digital world? It is actually a critical component of inbound marketing strategy. Here's how and why it needs to be included in your strategy today.
The software as a service (SaaS) industry has been on a full takeover campaign over the past few years, shaking up every part of the business world. However, anyone in the industry can tell you that SaaS marketing is an entirely different beast from other types of marketing and requires some serious strategy to get results.
Although the SaaS revolution seems to have occurred overnight, with millions of businesses relying on service organizations to store their valuable data off-site, the industry’s booming popularity was due in part to some pretty impressive marketing. Here are some of the best tips from industry experts to help get your SaaS company on the map.
The end of the year can be viewed as a hectic time to cram in last-minute responsibilities and check off boxes on your to-do list, but it can also present the perfect time to pause and reflect on the past twelve months of ups, downs, and constant learning.
Here at HIVE, we’ve been winding down 2019 by looking back on the marketing trends that brought us tons of success and others that were more of a whomp-whomp feeling. We enlisted the help of some other digital marketing specialists to create a list of which marketing trends are worth bringing into 2020 and which ones should be left in the dust.
Thanks to a combination of social media, soaring health insurance costs, and affordable access to lifestyle tech devices, the health and fitness industry is booming. I mean seriously booming. Over the past decade in the U.S. alone, the $30 billion industry has grown by 3 - 4% every year, which might explain why you’re seeing signs for CrossFit gyms and açai bowls everywhere these days.