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Every great digital marketer knows that the use of hashtags can considerably increase the social visibility of any business looking to improve their brand awareness and get there messaging in front of their target audience. Not only do hashtags allow you to find relevant content from other people and businesses, but they also enable content from your business to be discoverable and shared across your social media channels. When used correctly, hashtags can support your businesses sales and lead generation efforts, but, often people forget to value quality over quantity when it comes to effectively using hashtags.

 

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Key Performance Indicators (or KPIs) is a measurement that will directly affect your marketing objectives. In other words, they are the most important values for understanding your markets influence to achieve a successful business. There are several KPIs that will give you a clear picture of which content actually resonates with your audience. In this blog post, we are looking at which KPIs you should track; this will help you create more compelling content that will help you execute a great content marketing goal.

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It is almost impossible to say how important it is to have a strong social media marketing plan. Content strategy is based on the media that your company creates; this can consist of visual or written content. Content is the piece of your marketing plan that continuously expresses what your company is, why you are the leading specialist within your industry, and why your target audience should purchase a product and/or service from your company. Here are some tips on how to craft a successful content marketing strategy.

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What exactly is organic reach on Facebook? Organic reach is the number of potential customers who see your content without paid distribution; on the other hand, paid reach includes people who view your content due to paid promotion. You can make Facebook an efficient channel for your organic content and reach a wider audience with these 5 essential tips.

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When budgets are tight, many companies might remove marketing as their first expense but, that should not be the case. It is said that you have to spend money to make money; although that is very true, there are plenty of ways to make a small budget go a long way for your marketing tools. While many traditional advertising methods are expensive and hard to measure, small to medium size business have access to many cost-efficient marketing tools.

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As Kofi Annan, a co-recipient of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize, states, “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family”.

An organization might have a perfectly tailored marketing campaign dispersed, but it means nothing if the progress of that campaign isn’t tracked or recorded, to really measure whether the intended objectives of the marketing campaign have been successful and have reached the desired target audience.

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After watching a session on Gen-Z at #AdobeSummit I am wondering whether or not #old people like myself will ever be able to manage this generation? Just when we thought that we all had adapted to Millennials, in comes another generation that is faster paced, more dynamic, technology savvy and above all, inspired to realize their dreams.
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Is Adobe in a place where the final battle will be fought between the world’s biggest technology players and dare I say, Adobe seems to be conquering them all - at least in terms of coming out with new technologies and innovations that are game-changing? The recent acquisitions of Magento and Marketo have been intrinsic in bringing together best of breed technologies, and maybe it isn’t the last piece of the puzzle, but certainly a momentous movement in taking their business from desktop to the cloud.
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Aside from the fact that I arrived in Las Vegas and was quickly whisked away right up to the hills overlooking Las Vegas to the home of a former NFL player and his wife for champagne, lobster and views that would make anyone envious, the #AdobeSummit is the most exciting event in any marketers calendar.
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The workplace used to be treated with reverence, even when deciding to leave it to pursue other opportunities. The typical exit followed a protocol of courtesy between the employer and employee. That isn’t the trend anymore, and many younger workers will even treat previous companies with spite prior to leaving.

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As a marketer with more than 25 years experience, I think I know a reasonable amount about marketing. I've road the waves from typewriter to desktop computer, phone to wearable technologies...but there is one question that I have to remind myself and clients to think about everytime they embark on a marketing campaign or strategy.
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