Getting Media To Tell Your Story

If you’ve been working hard to pitch your organization’s story to a media outlet and you haven’t had much luck, there may be a way to get your organization noticed and build a valued relationship with the outlet at the same time.

It requires offering up unique content that you have not used before, and giving it to the outlet with no strings attached. So, how do you do that? It’s tough to give up content and not ask for a reciprocal interview or coverage in return, but that’s exactly what you need to do.

Let’s look at some tips

You have spent months crafting the perfect content strategy. Now it is the execution phase. You are confident that content will not only attract new prospective clientele, but also increase engagement of your established fan base. Not to mention, it should also move your newly acquired leads towards the purchase phase of your funnel.

In a utopian world, this strategy should work perfectly. However, what happens when it doesn’t go as expected? The simple answer may lie in a common but popular phrase: wrong place at the wrong time!

Content is king; but timing is everything. The timing of your

Can advertising make you smarter? It’s not a trick question. Advertising is expensive and where that budget goes is determined by ROI metrics. But that media spend should be generating more for you than just results. What you learn from digital advertising can be as valuable as what a campaign accomplishes. Win or lose, each campaign should improve your odds of winning next time. Best of all, it doesn’t cost any more to learn, but it does require some intentionality and effort.

Here are 5 ways that your digital advertising can make you smarter:

1. Discovery of New Audiences

We see a lot of creative marketing campaigns these days, but there is one critical element that every successful campaign hinges on – the value proposition. Marketing is not just promoting a product, and branding is not just synthetically crafting an image. A clearly defined value proposition is the cornerstone, the chief element that every part of a successful campaign is built on. Read more

Your brand personality is the face and the feel of your entire organization.  It is the human-like traits and qualities that people experience whenever they interact with your brand.  This is an easy enough idea to grasp when it comes to phone-based customer service.  But when you try to frame it through the lens of search engine marketing (SEM), it seems a bit more abstract.  The reality is, each and every time anyone interacts with your brand, the experiences need to be consistent, even in SEM. Read more