CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. In the old days, traditional CRM was about the collection of consumer data on the company’s prospects to better target them, so then you can move them down the buyer funnel in order to control and organize data buyer stages. Traditional CRM controlling consumers through the buying funnel Read More
By Mary – Understanding the user behavior in a multi-device world is one of the most recent mobile marketing priority for any manager and organization to focus on in order to provide consumer oriented products or services. Google addresses this audience segmentation on a granular level by calling it Moments.
When a social media marketer begins to design a Strategic Social Marketing plan, many times there is not clear direction where to begin. A lot of time is lost in brainstorming and asking questions of the client’s business goal, in order to find where in the marketing funnel the social efforts are located. For most new businesses, there are Read More
What are the methods of performance evaluation? By Mary Performance evaluations are a collaborative endeavor coordinated between the various departments and HR. The evaluations are informed by the various managers in each department with the outcomes falling to each of the respective managers since they are ultimately responsible for the employee’s performance. There are several Read More
By Mary, You’ve landed a small business or startup client, and began developing your SEO strategy. Despite the potential you see in the client’s site (product or service) to leverage a great SEO campaign, soon you realize nothing is getting done because your client has accidentally turn him or herself into the SEO project’s worse Read More
By Mary Identifying Project Milestones A milestone is defined by the PMBOK Guide (5th Edition) as “a significant point or event in a project” (pg. 546). Typically, milestones signal the completion of a key deliverable but they may also signify an important decision point in a project. “A milestone should not be about doing something; it should Read More
. . Understanding Intent & Concepts: Intent explained: The easiest way to explain Intent is by reading a quote from Google’s own Senior Vice President Amit Singhal (former–he left Google this week) who said, “people communicate with each other by conversation, not by typing keywords – and we’ve been hard at work to make Google Read More
Dunkin’ Donuts opened its business in Thailand in 1981. Currently it operates almost 130 outlets, serving more than 300,000 customers a week. The difference between a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the US compared to Thailand is that in Thailand, Dunkin’ Donuts’s marketing strategy characterizes an image of a conscious organization who cares for society and Read More
What is Integrated Digital Marketing? Integrated Internet Marketing is an approach to creating a unified and seamless experience for consumers or users to interact with the brand/enterprise or organization. Integrated Digital Marketing, also called Integrated Search, attempts to meld all aspects of marketing communication.
You have a new client, and it takes a while and a lot of research to design your marketing plan. Many SEOs or Digital Marketers begin by asking questions about goals, target markets, etc. Others go and check the client’s analytics data and do market and competitor research. A quick hack to get you Read More
1st CASE: The Power Of Quiet (Question 5-19.) Are you more of an introverted or extroverted leader? What can you do to leverage your personality to be a more effective leader? Question 5-20. Would you prefer to be more introverted, or more extroverted, than you are? Why? Question 5-21. Do you agree with Cain’s arguments? Read More
By Mary, Marketing, as a discipline, is a cross-functional activity that relies heavily on developing links with other departments within the organization in order to be successful. So there is not surprise that Search Engine Optimization (SEO), by its very nature, affects many silos beyond its own in that cross-functional SEO alignment is necessary and Read More
Social networks that provide free training and certifications, so you can enhance your skills and or added an extra to your CV/ resume:
Definitely this new year there are going to be many analytics, reporting, and tracking tools available that can make accessing your reports fasters and efficiently. DashThis. This tool is by far one of my favorites from last year and just getting better this year. DashThis for integrated Reporting Dashboards, and it works as good as Read More
I know many of you have heard and even used a podcast. For those who haven’t or are curious to know if having a podcast could potentially generate revenue, the answer is yes! You can add podcasting to your integrated marketing strategy– and if done right– a lot of benefits can come with it, in Read More
By Mary | Senior Integrated Search Specialist Each website is unique in that each campaign is customized depending on the client’s objectives. Summary: Changes in the SEO ecosystem is far more than just the typical keyword research and link building. The problems from the past included not having done a thorough market research, the competitive research Read More
The FCC winning on net neutrality or as others like to call it the “open internet”, is the biggest victory for the public interest in the agency’s history, especially for vacating portions of previous orders. Title II reclassification is the major winner here because it removes cable or ISP provides from being classified as an Read More
Defining the project scope is the most critical step a project manager can take. Starting a project without knowing what is to be delivered to the client and what the boundaries of the project are will probably result in a project that is over budget, behind schedule, or delivers the wrong thing.
What did advertisers do to hit the social media masses? In my personal take, social media on its own doesn’t work if it is not combined with other media outlets. I think a great advertising campaign is the one that integrates several outlets and hits all angles at once across the board (Social media, TV, Print Read More