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Q4 & the Global Shipping Crisis

It seems like holiday promotions start earlier every year. This year, it’s actually a necessity. Why? Shipping delays and supply chain woes. As Q4 draws nearer, the ongoing pandemic is causing global supply chain delays and clogging up shipping ports. Savvy marketers and retailers are pushing the season in October to hopefully mitigate the effects …

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eCommerce by the Numbers

Thirty years ago, it was almost impossible to imagine the internet as we know it today. What will the next thirty years look like? When you see the current data and analyze the trends, it’s actually pretty easy to imagine; society will continue to turn to the digital universe for almost everything: ordering food, buying …

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Brand Partnerships: When to Swipe Right

The past five years have seen a shift in the marketing mindset from sponsorship to partnership. Until now, relationships between brands and partners were very transactional. Brands controlled the messaging and the activation. Partners had little or no control over the content; their role was limited to attaching their name or endorsement to a brand …

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Build Your E-Commerce Business on Amazon

The pandemic has forced years of digital commerce transformation into just a few months. In addition, quarantines and social distancing rules have shifted expectations around communication and shopping behaviors, necessitating an omnichannel, digital-first approach during each stage of the buyer’s journey. E-commerce is the future of consumer shopping, and brands will be hard-pressed to succeed …

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Audit Workbook

Free Social Media Audit Workbook

When was the last time you did a social media audit? We recommend going over social initiatives every few months to take stock of what’s working and what’s not. If you’re seeing trends that skew toward underwhelming, it’s a good idea to perform a social media audit before deploying your next campaign.  A social media …

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Now Podcasting at Studio 550

Podcasts exploded in popularity during the pandemic. And they’re here to stay. Weekly listenership has more than doubled since 2016 with consumers gobbling up content at breakneck speed. Savvy podcasters and marketers know it. According to a study from Business Insider, US podcast ad spending will surpass $1 billion in 2021 and reach $1.61 billion …

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Think Facebook Ads Don’t Work? Think Again.

“I’m not getting any clicks.” “I’m not getting any conversions.” “Should we boost our posts?” “I’m not getting any impressions.” “Why aren’t my ads working?” If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, you’re not alone. With 2 billion worldwide users and a robust advertising platform, the combined forces of Facebook and Instagram present a …

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Meme Marketing’s Upside Potential

You’ve probably seen a meme before, even if you didn’t know what it was called. Before we dive into why it could be useful for marketing purposes, lets gain a basic understanding of this internet phenomenon. There are two types of memes  Photo memes are pictures in which a person is imitating a famous pose …

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Top 6 New Opportunities for Twitter Marketing

The advent of the Twitter IPO and its welcoming to Wall Street has garnered attention from everyone, especially marketers. Twitter investors expect growth through advertising because they, unlike many of its users, see it as a marketing platform. Twitter has lived its life in the red based on future promises of revenue. Now that the …

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