Gamification is a new trend that has blossomed into the content marketing environment. You may be wondering what this is and if it will be a fad. And if not, how can you apply it to your marketing strategy? So let’s begin.
Article provided by WebAfrica Most businesses understand that they need an online presence, but after setting up their initial website, it is seen as a box ticked, and that is often where it ends. An online presence is, however, not a short-term goal, but rather a permanent work in progress. It needs to be nurtured until it flourishes, and once that happens, it still needs to be maintained. Think of it as a plant, it needs to be planted in the right soil, then it needs sunlight, frequent watering, and every so often to move into a new pot. So how do you get your business sprouting new leaves and bringing in new leads? Here are seven tried-and-tested tips for boosting your company’s online presence:
Social media has become an important part of almost every business’ marketing strategy. It allows for direct interaction with customers, while helping one create highly targeted content. People undoubtedly reveal quite a lot about their interests through their social media accounts, making it easier for businesses to know who to target for their businesses, as well as learn more about their thoughts, interests and needs. However, there is a substantial amount of information available on social media, with people continuously updating statuses, sending messages and commenting. As a business owner, you are unlikely to have undivided time to effectively keep a close eye on your social media accounts. Large companies actually hire social media managers to monitor their accounts and interact with customers. But if you cannot afford to hire a full-time social media manager at present, you can save time in the following ways. In fact, even managers can apply and benefit from some of these tips for more effective planning:
By MasterCard: Social media offers astounding potential for businesses of any size to reach prospective customers. Companies are now able to develop a brand personality that is instantly accessible to target audiences. The business benefits of social media are widely spread, but small businesses have the most to gain.