Matthew Trant is the V.P. of Digital Marketing & Analytics here at ImageWorks LLC and I recently had the pleasure of interviewing him.
The most productive days you will ever have out of the office will be at digital marketing conferences. These events are great opportunities to learn new skills, gain more marketing knowhow, and make valuable connections. In the coming months, a plethora of digital marketing conferences are being held across the United States. With so many great digital marketing events to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down which ones you should attend. Here are our top six digital marketing conferences to catch before the end of 2019.
Bringing in new customers is important to help your business make money but retaining loyal customers will be what makes your business flourish. Your retention rate refers to the percentage of customers that purchase from your business again, which is vital for brand recognition and building a scrupulous reputation.Read further to learn more about some of these profitable customer retention techniques to avoid churn and become a savvy marketer.
The Power Of Customer Service
Customer service is a well-known technique and for good reason as the customer experience is a substantial contributor for retention. Simply put, a dissatisfied customer will not continue to purchase from a company that doesn't take the time and effort to help in any way they can and also do so in a helpful and professional manner. Proving to customers that as a business you are determined to provide the highest quality customer service, will help to ensure they not only purchase from you again but also let others know that you are trustworthy source. Striving to provide the best experience for each and every customer is a beneficial technique for every marketer to enhance repute and build loyal clientele.
To create an effective buyer persona is to consider many important characteristics to understand who exactly you are trying to target. This will help you communicate with them on a personal level and understand their wants and needs. It's easier to create a creative message that stands out when you have an idea of who it is going to appeal to. This article will provide some of those characteristics you should consider when trying to start a new inbound marketing campaign.
Who Are You Trying To Target?
When you start a new marketing campaign, it's important to narrow down who you are specifically trying to appeal to. You should consider name, age, location, income, education, profession, ranking in the business, and maybe a vague description of appearance. It's important to know them like they are your best friend next door neighbor. The most successful buyer personas are often based on market research and interviews of your actual customers. Knowing who you are trying to specifically target will nurture a successful marketing campaign to effectively create an appropriate marketing message and achieve targeted goals. If you don’t consider your buyer persona, your content is not going to be as relevant to your audience. This means you miss out on the opportunities to connect on a personal level with customers and build trusting relationships. Building a buyer persona will help you relate to them and understand their needs from their perspective.
If you're a saavy evolving marketing guru, you understand how important YouTube is to growing your company. Video-based marketing has become such a commodity that it's now on an even playing field for everyone and even small companies can compete with the big dogs. However, you still have to obtain a bottom line and you want to show that a YouTube channel is worth the investment by showing real results. YouTube makes our job easy by offering a large range of reporting and analytics for each channel. Their Analytics suite is one of the best out there, but it can be a bit challenging for newcomers. Here's a few tips to help you enhance your visibility and grow your social media marketing business campaign using YouTube.
Marketing isn't always the easy concept to grasp, and often times people who are looking to employ such tactics need to seek outside guidance. If you need help starting your marketing campaigns for your business, searching for a local marketing company will be beneficial to you.
The explosive success of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ (and many more) can be overwhelming when you really think about it. Almost everyone is online, and most people act like it's their day job. From toddlers to adults, social media can provide companies with a large target audience. And, since the popularity of these social networking sites is constantly growing every day, small business, internet marketers, and even large corporations are beginning to understand the opportunities within this digital marketing space.
Traffic is something every internet marketer or blogger needs to survive online. It's not always kittens and rainbows, (although we'd like it to be) and sometimes you put a painstakingly enormous amount of time into a post only to find out nearly no one has viewed it. You have a stellar topic, an epic title and some solid content. So, where did it go wrong? The blogosphere is a big, busy world. With over 100 million blogs (and growing) it can be easy for your blog to go unnoticed.
Since its creation in 2006, Twitter has become one of the strongest and most powerful platforms that companies have at their disposal. As inbound marketers, you know how to use Twitter to push out content, drive traffic and create user engagement. And now Twitter is bringing out the big guns by making the site even more useful.