Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

To grow your B2B social media, nurture new followers. They found their way to your site through millions of others. Follow them back and otherwise welcome them and encourage them to share and engage your site with their followers.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Public Relations

In public relations, when you pitch a writer, don’t just send out a release to them, tell them why you think it it’s a good story, tell them why it will make a good story for them and for their readers.

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Leo’s Daily Tip-Today, On Social Media

To grow your B2B social media followers, take your content to the next level. Evolve from posts about why people would want to follow you or your company to posts and information that people will regularly want to share with colleagues and friends.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

We see too many marketing initiatives at companies held hostage by the beancounters and/or the legal eagles. Those disciplines each have  “defensive” outlooks. To use a sports analogy, its like a team with a good defense but no offense. It will rarely win.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Public Relations

Press releases aren’t only for getting your news out. They can be useful in just keeping your name in front of relevant journalists so when they have an opportunity, they think of you first as a thought leader.

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Leo’s Daily Tip-Today, On Social Media

When was the last time you surveyed your customers or members about which social media they follow every day or every week? Adjust your campaign to put resources on the one or two that are most popular.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

What are you really measuring? Is it directly related to the goals of your marketing campaign? For example if your goal is customer loyalty, measuring the number of new followers may not be relevant.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

What’s old is new. If you’ve been in your industry for a while, think back to some marketing ideas that worked years ago that then fell out of favor. Sometimes a great idea gets overused. Be a “trendsetter” by utilizing something that is new again.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

It’s not unusual to ask for referrals from customers, but many overlook asking for referrals from vendors. Vendors usually know a number of customers and can recommend who could use your help, as well as open a door.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Advertising on Google Adwords? Think on several levels. Consider how you would search for your product or company if you were entry level on the topic…if you were an expert on it…if you were trying to solve a specific problem with your product…etc.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Customer Experience

Nobody likes to wait on hold for a customer service rep. That’s why adding “Chat” to your Website can increase customer satisfaction. Instead of having to pick of the phone, they just click on the chat feature and instantly they’re connected. Consider adding chat to your digital marketing program.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Email Marketing

I’m always amazed at the number of companies that use email without personalization. An email works so much more effectively when the first words a prospect reads are his/her name. Take the time to design your emails for personalization.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media Marketing

Online banner ads are more valuable now because you can target who sees them based on keywords and other factors. It used to be that these appeared randomly so you were never sure of who was seeing the ad. Now the ad goes right to your prime audience.

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Leo’s Daily Tip- Today, On Mobile Marketing

Did you know? No doubt you’ve observed that the usual format for movies and TV shows is horizontal. Now with phones becoming the leading medium for watching videos, many videos are formatted vertically. If your market sees most of its videos on phones, you’ll want to format vertically.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

Don’t just watch your social media feed, watch your social media comments…then engage in conversation with the commenters. That will give you added closeness and realness with your audience that most fail to provide.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Public Relations

So much is written about the customer experience in both consumer and business marketing, however not much attention is placed on teaching employees to deliver that experience. Employees, at all levels, who interract with customers, are actually part of marketing and should be trained re message, keywords, experience & more.

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Leo’s Daily Tip-Today, On Strategic Planning

Budget 2020: Changing business goals often get missed when developing your marketing budget. It may be OK if your marketing plan is the same as 5 years ago, as long as your goals are the same. If goals have changed, it’s time to take a new look at your plan and budget.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Happy New Year! Now is a great time to examine trends in your field as there are many articles published on trends. You may even want to write one for publication. Take trends a step further by thinking about how many your firm embraces. Are you truly on the cutting edge?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

A word about exceptionalism. What is exceptional about your product or service or company? That’s the thing to brand or promote because it distinguishes you. ProTip: “we care about our customers” doesn’t count unless you provide specifics about what caring action you take.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Budgeting 2020 – whether your company markets to consumers or businesses, digital advertising and marketing should play a large and growing part of your plan. Although traditional media advertising is diminishing in most cases, digital advertising is exploding.

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