Whoever came up with the whole ‘Christmas in July’ concept did us all a favour – the businesses that traditionally have had to face a dip in sales in the winter months and consumers who can look forward to a celebration in the middle of the year for a no real good reason – hopefully with a second lot of presents and more champagne. And ecommerce marketing is on top of it. Christmas in July The origins are obscure, many and predate the internet by alm
By now, it has become evident how big of a role content marketing plays in a company’s online marketing success. As you work on adding it to your own digital marketing strategy, let us look at some important content marketing stats from the first half of this year that may help to make your life easier going forward. B2B and B2C Marketers Using Content Marketing (H2)It is estimated that almost 89% of B2B marketers and 86% of B2C marketers are incorporati
When it comes to social media marketing, everyone knows that Facebook is king! Can you believe that this social media powerhouse has been in existence for 13 years already? To celebrate, we have compiled a list of 9 fast facts about Facebook you probably didn’t know before. Enjoy! Facebook’s First Major Investor The first major investor in the platform was PayPal co-founder, Peter Thiel. Way back in 2004, he took the plunge and invested $500,000 in th
Digital marketing is essential for all types of businesses, regardless of their size. Unfortunately, without a hefty budget, making it work for you can pose a challenge. Below, we look at some of the biggest challenges regarding online marketing that SMEs are faced with today. Building a Following on Social Media Without enough cash for paid advertising, building a following on social media can be a challenging task. The good news is that with plenty of creat
Hashtags have become commonplace in social media marketing, making it easier for you to reach specific audiences and encourage more engagement from both your followers and your potential soon-to-be followers. However, using hashtags isn’t as clear-cut as it may seem. Here are four of the biggest hashtag mistakes that businesses are making on Twitter and Instagram: Making them too long Hashtags always make more of an impact when they are short and sweet.