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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Public Relations

Is twitter valuable as a PR tool? Build direct relationships by following writers & editors on Twitter & getting them to follow you & your news posts.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Mobile Marketing

Much video is watched on small smartphone screens. Simplify your video backgrounds, overprints & design for success on the small screen.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Customer Relation Management (CRM)

Customers hate searching for #CRM phone numbers & wading through phone trees. 1 solution: create instant chat for fast, direct customer service.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Thought Leadership

Leverage your thought leadership credibilty by getting influencers themselves to amplify your message to their own audiences, whether on blogs, radio, videos & more.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Next phase of big box retailing? #Amazon & #Walmart shift away from commodity brand and pricing & go for margin & differentiation by buying retail brands & merchandising?  What’s old is new again.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

According to a recent study, nearly 50% of today’s supermarket shoppers are men. How is that reality changing your marketing?

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Social Media

If you’re advertising on Facebook, ask Facebook to send your message to a “lookalike” audience where they’ll send your ad to others mirroring current followers, email list, etc.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Retailers shouldn’t always worry about additional competition. Sometimes competition helps raise the awareness & expand the pie. Focus more on maintaining market share.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Both B2B customers & consumers like to compare. Take control of your marketing/sales process by presenting good-better-best options to help keep comparisons within your product line

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Careful, sometimes when keyword optimization is too good, search engines get suspicious and you actually loose status. Keep content natural.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Does your company do things faster, safer, stronger, better customer loyalty or other superlatives. Compile a statistic about your advantage and market it.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Are photo contests just for consumer products? I wonder how a #B2B contest showing the entrant with your product would generate interest in your company?

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Summer can slow for #Retailmarketing . Step up offers to your customer list, especially private sales, exclusively for those who know & like you best and will be most likely to respond more quickly.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Motivation Monday

david-ogilvy231#mondaymotivation “I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.” David Ogilvy

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Public Relations

#causemarketing often misses its potential because companies don’t follow up with donors/participants to keep them engaged with the company & cause.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Public Relations

“Getting to know” is a #PR 2-way street. Follow relevant reporters/editors on Twitter who cover your industry and learn what interests them, too.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Public Relations

Keeping up with your industry is key to getting #B2B media coverage. It’s not all about your company. Rather, it’s how your company/products fits in with the industry.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Do employees know how to tell your company’s story & to communicate your brand? Make this a continuing process, not just part of orientation.

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A Memorial Day Thank You!

shutterstock_98525357Words cannot describe our gratitude to the men and women who have served us in the military, past and present, to preserve our Freedom, our way of life and our future.  We think of you every day and especially remember you on this Memorial Day.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – On Strategic Planning

Are you taking the weekend off? Time to decompress and think of 3-5 big ideas to move your business forward during the 2nd half of the year.

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