Items filtered by date: February 2019
The Common Question
My family, friends, acquaintances, and random strangers are always asking me about what exactly marketing is and what marketers do.
All too often, they’ll ask, “It’s just advertising, right?” or, “Marketing and public relations are pretty much the same, isn’t it?”
With increasingly minimalist design becoming more popular in this post-modernist era, visual branding has a shrinking range of tools to use to convey a message. One that remains unwaveringly relevant is the use of color theory in design. According to research conducted by The Institute for Color Research, people make subconscious judgments about a product within just 90 seconds of initial viewing, and between 62-90% of that assessment is based on color alone. Its use as a tool for expressing meaning to audiences is undeniable, but how best to go about it?
Every good digital marketer and content writer know that copy, headlines, and engaging content are an essential part of any successful marketing campaign. Each of those things is important, but, what if paying attention to the small stuff, like the tiny piece of copy next to the credit card field or the phrasing of a specific link could convert your hesitant visitors into confident leads & buyers? Great marketers are the ones that understand the importance of microcopy and the significant impact those tiny little words have on conversion rates and customer loyalty.
Smart speakers have been the must-have device in homes for quite some time since its introduction in 2016. According to Digital Music News, 1 out of every 5 Americans owns at least one type of voice-activated speaker.