We’re all familiar with an inbox full of emails from companies promoting their goods and services – most you probably can’t even remember signing up for, and a lot will seem utterly irrelevant. But have you ever wondered why so many companies still engage in email marketing activity? It’s simple. It’s because effective email marketing works.
Social media marketing has exploded into our lives, both personally and professionally, over the last few years, but there are still many businesses who are wondering exactly what are the benefits of social media marketing are, and whether it’s really worthwhile to invest the time, money and effort to deliver it effectively. Here are some really strong reasons why you should do it.
So, you’ve got a decent website – it’s on-brand, it’s well designed, it’s optimised for search keywords, it’s full of relevant content, it’s easy to navigate, you’re getting lots of hits, and you’re even receiving some decent sales enquiries. Well done! It’s now time to turn the screw on the competition via digital marketing. (If you don’t have a decent website yet, make that your number one priority…).
Public Relations (PR Campaigns) – when it goes wrong it can be disastrous, but when it goes right – like really right – it can bring a smile to the glummest of faces and, more importantly, it can create a whole lot of extra business opportunity. That’s when you need the help of a London marketing agency to help you.
I‘d like to go back in time, only about fifteen years or so, and say to someone ‘Yeah, I saw his status update and liked it. Then I poked him and he blocked me’. I’d love to see the expression on that person’s face. Would they wonder what on earth I was talking about? Understanding the digital marketing mix that we now have would of been unpredictable.
It almost goes without saying that it is inconceivable to think of any business that would not benefit from having a better website design – one that helps to fulfil its key objectives, which for most companies is to create sufficient awareness and interest in the products and services that the company is involved with to take the next step (e.g. place an order/ask for more information/request a meeting/etc.).
When people talk about recognition and reward programmes, they normally think they involve sending top performing sales people to a VIP location to rub shoulders with senior management. These types of rewards do have their place, of course. But there is so much more finesse that can be applied which will help to improve the strategic efficacy of the campaign.
When we talk about online marketing, we predominantly refer to search engine optimisation (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, and social media. The general objective of these activities is to drive traffic to a website and/or to perform an action that leads to a sales conversion, either directly or indirectly.