What is Omnichannel Marketing? Buzzword Alert!

what is omnichannel marketing

We’ve seen a lot more mentions of omnichannel marketing lately—not to be confused with multichannel marketing. In fact, it seems like many brands and businesses are expanding their omnichannel marketing to capitalize on social commerce.  Social commerce, mentioned briefly in other blogs, is an industry expected to grow to $1.2 trillion by 2025. Many businesses…

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TikTok and the Growth of Short-Form Video

TikTok is one of the fastest-growing media platforms ever, and it occupies hours of its users' day. But why? The answer is short-form video.

By this point in 2021, we have all heard of TikTok. Even if you have not used it, you’ve probably heard it talked about around town, on the news and all over the internet. It’s one of the fastest-growing social media platforms ever, and it seems to occupy hours of its users’ time day after…

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Effective Email Newsletter Strategy

Let's talk about making your effective email newsletter strategy as engaging as possible while still being informative and fun.

We explained the importance of email newsletters and what elements are necessary in a previous article, so now we can talk about making them as engaging as possible. Note that not every organization can follow the same rules or strategy as different industries in different locations have varied audiences.  Just to recap, an email newsletter…

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Elements of Effective Email Newsletters

To make sure your email newsletters are as effective as possible, take some time to perfect each element.

Email isn’t dead. In fact, it’s never been more relevant. As we move away from cookies soon, having a physical list of email addresses will set you and your marketing strategy at an advantage. To make sure your email newsletters are as effective as possible, take some time to perfect each element. What is an…

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A Tale of Two Platforms: Canva vs. Adobe Illustrator

There’s a conversation among the marketing world that true designers don’t use Canva, the web-based design program. Others say it’s an effective tool to use in most cases, but Adobe Illustrator is the way to go. There are still others who say Illustrator isn’t for them so they’re ride-or-die Canva. We broke the two programs…

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Don’t Let Zoom Fatigue Get You Down

Zoom fatigue describes the tiredness, worry or burnout associated with overusing virtual platforms of communication. And it is very real.

Ah… Zoom. It was THE app of 2020 and, as society shifts into a new way of doing business, it looks like it’s here to stay for quite some time. As of March 2020, Zoom had over 2.13 million downloads, doubling the number of downloads from the month before. It has completely changed how some…

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10 Marketing Newsletters We Love

Wouldn’t it be great if you opened that inbox to find a couple of marketing newsletters to welcome you to the work day? Here's our top 10!

It’s a Monday. You swung by your favorite coffee shop and rolled up to work with a less than chipper attitude. There’s so much to do, and you don’t know where to start. You open your inbox, and all you see is work. Wouldn’t it be great if you opened that inbox to find a…

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Podcasting in 2021

Whether you’re launching full-blown podcasts or embedding audio clips into written pieces, brands should be experimenting with audio.

Like many of you, I commute to work every day. I’m working from the office most days, so I hop in my car and prepare for a 40 minute drive each morning, knowing I’ll be bored out of my mind by the time I pull into the parking lot. Very early on, someone told me…

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What is Content Strategy?

It may be through calendars or sticky-notes or color coded highlighters, but we have a process. At the root of it all, is content strategy.

Every plan needs a plan before you can plan it. Does that make sense? If you work in marketing, it’s the only way you live. We are always thinking ten steps ahead and, if our schedule falls behind, everyone is catching up. It’s a weird world, but it’s how we can stay structured and on…

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5 Types of Email Marketing That Can Help Your Business

Anytime a company sends out an email, aside from order confirmations and direct responses, it can be considered a form of email marketing.

If someone asked me what I thought about email marketing ten years ago, I would have rolled my eyes and walked away. If someone asked me the same question five years ago, my eyes would have rolled and I’d chuckle. Today, when someone asks me that same question, I have a lot to say. Like,…

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