It is no secret that the rise of social media has taken a toll on traditional marketing as the source of communication to consumers. Marketers, content creators and users are finding it hard to keep up with the continuous flux in trends, updates and algorithms. In order to be seen and heard by your customers, you need to be consistent, informative and engaging.
It goes without saying that the content that is produced should reflect your brand's image and values. Having a consistent and strategised content cadence will drive your brand to success.
The term ‘content cadence’ may be foreign to some; however, it should not be overlooked as it holds a lot of value to social media marketing. So, what is content cadence? In simple terms, cadence is the pattern of how you present your content. A cadence is useful in targeting the who, what, when and where of your content to make sure you’re targeting consumers at the right stage of the buying cycle. This social media growth strategy is so important because it outlines the key way your consumers connect with your organisation while you tell your story, vision and purpose, at the right stage of the customer journey.
To increase your brand awareness, here are 3 tips to optimise your social media content cadence:
You’ve heard blogging is a good way to increase brand awareness of your business and you’ve started one. But you’ve likely run into a slight problem. No one is reading your blogs. This may be extremely disheartening, frustrating and above all discouraging to the progress of your blog however, it’s the same problem many people are struggling with and have struggled with in the past. If you’re struggling to get people to read your blogs here are six of the most common reasons why and what you can do to fix them.
Where do we go after COVID?
What does it mean to live a life 'after' COVID? As the economic climate worldwide has failed to remain constant for more than a few days, businesses have been forced to adapt like never before.
With all the uncertainties around the world, one thing is certain; COVID-19 has dramatically shaped the marketing world we now co-exist with. In a survey conducted by the CMO, 72% of marketing leaders claimed the importance of marketing had increased in the last year.
As challenges within the business world continue to rise, opportunities of equal quantities also surface, each an opportunity for marketers to capitalise upon.
Why would anyone buy your product? Why is it better than your competitors? Where can it be bought? What value can it really provide? You might have the answers to these questions, ready and available, but it counts for nothing if you can't project your voice loud enough for customers to hear it.
With nearly 2 billion monthly active users, Facebook stands as one of the most far-reaching platforms available to your brand. By creating a Facebook page for your business, you create an avenue to accessing this huge market audience, for the mere cost of 1 hour of your time.
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly had an extreme impact on small businesses globally. These changes have required small businesses to adapt fast in an attempt to overcome the negative ramifications that come with a global pandemic.
COVID-19 has redirected people’s lifestyles with changes to the traditional office routine. So how do you stay focused on overcoming new problems while maintaining an efficient work schedule?
Marketing in a time like this requires adaptability and control over your time, performance, and productivity. Identifying the challenges facing your brand is the first step to overcoming the obstacles of marketing in these uncertain times. Here are some challenges you may be facing and ways to overcome them.
In an age of globally recognised titans, the hallmark of any emerging business is strong branding. Here's how to begin that process for your small business.
Marketing ensures greater success for your business goals and has always been an important aspect for companies wishing to excel in their industry. Small businesses generally have less staff, fewer resources, and a smaller budget which means reducing costs in areas where possible is essential.
There is no doubt more pressure on reducing budget due to the constant loom of COVID-19 over our heads. However, there are many ways to successfully market your small business that helps you outperform giants giving much more effective ROI. Here we have provided you with a quick marketing cheat sheet to running a cost-effect marketing strategy to get your business flourishing.
In an increasingly competitive market, knowing how to execute an effective customer marketing strategy is critical. Your ability to retain current clients will determine the success or failure of your business. Moreover, customer marketing strategies play a central role when recruiting new customers and help to further foster loyalty and trust.