Social Media

How we use Instagram and Snapchat in our Marketing Strategy ​

I just came across this article on eMarketer. Instagram ‘Hugely Effective’ for Ben & Jerry’s. It compelled me to share our experiences. Instagram Most of our clients are B2C, so this app was an ideal fit. Instagram is visual, appealing and simple. We have been advertising on Instagram for the better part of a year. We have found that the app gets us far more exposure than any other platform. Since it's visual we are able to “tell the story” in a compelling way. Here is what we...

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Social Selling. What Is it Anyway?

“According to Wikipedia: Social selling is when salespeople use social media to interact directly with their prospects. Salespeople will provide value by answering prospect questions and offering thoughtful content until the prospect is ready to buy.” Imagine this scenario: It’s shopping time and you are off to the mall. You don’t have a particular need in mind, just browsing for some retail therapy. You stop at your favorite retail store. There is a gathering of people chatting to...

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Refining Your Sales Pitch with A Flipboard Magazine!

As I was going over a monthly report with a client, I suggested that they take a closer look at the hot new app: Flipboard. “I only have one question for you?” he said. “How can I use this “Flipboard Magazine” to sell my products and services?” The short answer is Flipboard is so versatile, you can even use it to fix the kitchen sink! The long answer… it’s a powerful selling tool. Surprisingly, many of my clients feel more comfortable with traditional media. Even with all...

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And… You Suddenly Became a SUPERSTAR. What Next!

You had no expectations. You just started your business. You were hoping it would take off. But, not so suddenly! So now what? As a start up, you have so many other things to worry about. Getting investors, managing day-to-day operations, dealing with production and management issues. Then there is marketing… and now social media has made you a Superstar before you had time to blink. With all that you have to do just to get through the day how on earth are you going to manage t...

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How I Organically Built My Instagram Profile

One of the fascinating things about social media is the “If You Build It, They Will Come” concept. Technically speaking, this is supposed to be a fail proof method, right? Well, it is not so easy. Getting followers that are relevant and interested in your product is an art. A planned strategy is required to get the best results. How Did I Do this? I started by creating a profile on Instagram in 2011 and I added lots of varied content to see what garnered interest and by whom. Once the ...

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