We’ve all seen the blue “verified” checkmarks coveted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Usually these go to industry experts, public figures, and celebrities who have a high follower count and are likely to be impersonated. Users can apply for the verifications and some platforms (like Instagram) ... Read More about What a Verification Checkmark Really Means
The key way social media is changing in 2023 and what it means for marketers
Before everyone goes into hibernation for the holidays (not that marketers REALLY get to do that), I wanted to share my reflections on 2022 and what I think they mean for your marketing strategy in 2023. Regular readers know that I am a firm believer in making sense of social and digital media ... Read More about The key way social media is changing in 2023 and what it means for marketers
WWYDIRL (What Would You Do In Real Life)?
WWYDIRL (What Would You Do in Real Life)? This is a question that I often ask my students and clients when we plan organic or monetized digital marketing funnels for their businesses, campaigns or projects. It’s a question that seems basic but we often forget to think about it in our planning ... Read More about WWYDIRL (What Would You Do In Real Life)?
Your competitors are key to an effective value proposition
Whenever I start a consulting project, begin a training, or start teaching a class, I always tell my students and clients that their competitors might be their biggest allies, especially when it comes to crafting a unique value proposition. This often surprises them because we usually think of ... Read More about Your competitors are key to an effective value proposition
Take your business from well-known to “contagious”
I just got back from a dreamy vacation in Italy. We stayed near Piazza Navonna while we were in Rome, which is a lovely square full of restaurants and people watching. The restaurants were all the same, though… pizza, pasta, and gelato. In fact, my husband has a running joke that there is a shared ... Read More about Take your business from well-known to “contagious”
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