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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

When developing your advertising message, ask yourself and your team, “what problem are you trying to help customers solve?” Once you have the answer, writing the message will be a lot easier.

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Leo’s Daily Tip-Today, On Advertising

Looking to reach a certain target executive title in a defined region? Let us show you how @linkedin can help, especially geotargeted ads or boosted posts to help direct a message to targeted prospects in that region.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

John Wanamaker was wrong. Half of your advertising doesn’t have to be wasted. Where do most people first turn to find information? Google. Ask us about pay-per-click ads on Google for outstanding message & market targeting, where you can actually see your results.

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Leo’s Daily Tip-Today, On Advertising

Important to realize that although you’ve been promoting the same message for a while, many have never seen it or have seen it but haven’t been ready to buy. Take care not to get bored with your message before your market is. Companies often change great ads before they need to.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Advertising isn’t always about leads. Create another dimension in your marketing that creates an environment within which sales can be closed. This one-two strategy preps the customer and facilitates the call to action or direct close by the sales person.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

You’re driving down the road and a digital billboard catches your eye…but then it quickly changes. Did you miss the message? To prevent this, keep the message simple – best: a graphic, logo and 1-5 words.

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Leo’s Daily Tip -Today, On Social Media

For added social media exposure for an event or new product launch, pin the post to the top of your feed, then link it to a landing page where virtually all your followers will see it-make sure they can easily click to a link for more info.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Strategic Planning

What do your long-time customers know about your company? For most, they learned about your company on the first day they bought your product or services and relatively little since. Use a monthly email newsletter to keep them in the loop.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Digital advertising can be quite valuable for your firm, especially these three types to consider because of their targeting & efficiency advantages: 1) boosted posts, 2) Google keywords, and 3) digital banner advertising on industry blogs and sites.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

Many who are focused on KPI’s fail to realize that social media is often a passive medium where people observe and don’t actively react. Be careful not to eliminate a well thought out strategy just because you’re not able to quantify outcomes.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Digital Marketing

Check your list of keywords to make sure the words are not the ones you ascribe to your business or industry but rather are the words prospects and customers would use to search for your kinds of products or services.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Calls to action should provide easy access to making the purchase or getting the information. Put a phone number, email AND link to Website right there instead of making the prospect have to click one or two more times to get to your contact info.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

To boost results, instead of putting a link to the home page of your website in advertising, create a custom landing page related to the specific product or theme of the ad and link the ad to the landing page for a more consistent customer/client experience.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Quotation from Leo: “People are not just sitting around waiting for your ad or message to come in.” Recognize that concept and the skill it takes to get their attention and move it to accomplishing the action you desire.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

When was the last time you updated your LinkedIn, Twitter or other social media graphic headers and profiles?  Keep them fresh & update quotes, photos, colors and other information every month or two to keep & grow  followers

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Branding

A great way to get people to remember you and your company is with sound. Even B2B companies can have an audio icon at the start of their Webpage or other opportunities. It makes it easy for customers and prospects to think of you.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Email Marketing

Many emails reach the wrong person in an organization.  Ideally, they should forward it to the correct person, but many won’t think about that unless you encourage them to do so by asking-add a copy line or even a button.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

In your sales message or presentation, will a prospect be able to understand what your differentiator is? Communicate why your company/product is better and different in terms meaningful to prospects not necessarily to you.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

If your product is somewhat expensive and/or complicated, direct mail can be valuable in delivering a complex message and for conveying quality.  Consider using a large format envelope to give importance to the message.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Digital Advertising

Are you advertising digitally based on keywords? Sometimes those keyword tools are less effective than they can be, especially in B2b if your industry is niche with few searching overall. Add so-called small value words to your list anyway because those who search for them are strong prospects.

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