Category Archives: Advertising

Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Videos

Have you every tried producing vertical format videos?  These are coming into favor as many watch videos on their mobile phone (video format) and may not turn the screen horizontal to watch.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Try reverse messaging – as important as it is to tell what you or your product does, think about what you or your product doesn’t do to as an advantage for customers.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Your competitors don’t have all the answers. In fact, they can be stupidly off base. So don’t just follow along, assuming they have the magic solution. Think about your correct message, even though it’s not what they’re saying.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Videos should never save their logo/brand until last. Feature it early as many people tune out after the first 8-10 seconds.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Email Marketing

We all get so many emails but personalizing them stops the roving eye for a second to double-check your message. First choice is to personalize with the first name. Second choice with the name of the town or region.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Urgency is the key to success in marketing.  Whether your company sells business-to-consumer or business-to-business, make your prospect believe that he must act now or lose out.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Website Design

Your Website, and especially your home page, is a key part of your marketing program. Make sure that it is inviting, speaks to the prospect in terms that are meaningful to them and provides a clear path to action/sales.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

If you’re disappointed in your organic follower growth, it may be time to change your digital strategy. Social media have truly turned into advertising media that curtail the organic in favor of paid digital advertising.

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Leo’s Daily Advertising Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Don’t forget existing customers in your marketing plan. Create a targeted campaign for them that reminds them of your company and other services/solutions, in addition to the one they’re buying, that your company provides. Keep in front of them consistently.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Direct Mail Advertising

Are you using direct mail advertising? Increase readership by thinking about the stack of mail your prospects get every day. What format, weight of paper, thickness, colors, etc. will make your mailer stand out?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Regarding your marketing campaign…what constitutes value? Is it only click throughs or leads? Or is there a value in keeping your name in front of a prospect until they make a decision or in keeping your name top of mind?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

 Take another look at your message.  Is it about what you sell?  Or is it about how your products or services solve a problem for the reader?  Which message do you think will be more meaningful?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

Are you into video? Design videos to be effective and meaningful when sound is off. Use sound to enhance the experience, but since many videos are viewed in the office, they need to deliver the full message with or without sound.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

In the olden days, aka more than 3 years ago, you could grow your social media followers through organic growth. Today, the main sites have closed down most of that opportunity because they want to sell advertising and boosted posts. For best results, use a mix of organic and paid.

Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Low tech idea – the power of the handwritten thank you note. Nothing enhances your personal brand and top of mind awareness like the handwritten note. Virtually no one does it which is why it stands out and makes you stand out.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

How do you define value in social media? Click-throughs are important.  But there is also a value in keeping your name in front of your customers and potential customers day after day helping them think of you first when they need your services.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

Using LinkedIn Inmail? What’s the next step after reading your Inmail…(hint) it’s not placing the order or making the appointment. The next step is to check you out.  What do they see and then will they remember your ask?

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Strategic Planning

Don’t isolate your sales team from the advertising process.  Have them understand the campaign and the media strategy so they can coordinate  their efforts and leverage the exposure and calls to action.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Advertising

Get more impact from your #outdooradvertising . Don’t just advertise your product, motivate the viewer to go to your social media site for more information. Make the site URL easy to remember while driving.

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Leo’s Daily Tip – Today, On Social Media

When posting a link to an interesting article on social media, be sure and post a brief description of that piece in addition to the headline to help get the reader motivated to click the link.

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