Posts Tagged "Ian Miller"

The True Value of Young Eyeballs  

The True Value of Young Eyeballs

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013

It’s good to be young. The youth are cool, they create trends, they find innovative uses of technology, and most importantly they influence decisions of their parents expendable income. Marketers are constantly chasing the next big thing and often rely on teenagers/young adults to point them in the right direction. Watch most television ads and you are bound to view a product influenced by a younger generation. As you probably know, the disappearing photo-sharing app SnapchatSnapchat lets people send photos and videos that self-delete between one and 10 seconds after being viewed. is BOOMING. The company currently reports that 18.6% of all iPhone owners in the US used the app in June 2013. This is up 10.5% month-to-month and therefore the ninth most popular iPhone app in terms of usage. If 1-in-5 people in the U.S. with iPhones used the app 6 months ago, how does the app perform now? Snapchat officials say that users are now sending more snapsSnapchat's term for photos and videos shared over the network. than Facebook users are uploading photos. Business insider intelligence reports that Instagram users upload 55 million photos daily, Facebook users upload 350 million, and snapchat users send 400 million snaps daily. This number is not exactly a direct comparison because...

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4 Steps to Business Success with Inbound Marketing  

4 Steps to Business Success with Inbound Marketing

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013

Inbound Strategies Level the Playing Field for Small Businesses. Let’s say you decide to place an ad in the local newspaper or local cable provider. Besides outputting a hefty sum to place the ad, you receive only a rough estimate of how many viewers may have glanced at your advertisement.  And in no way can you tell if any of them visited your website or are a potential lead? How can you tell if they are getting ready to make a purchase? With the old marketing model, to assess the success of your campaign it would take months to analyze your sales numbers and that may be too late.   In the modern digital world, traditional marketing doesn’t cut it.   Using a well-executed and cohesive inbound marketing strategy you will achieve a more targeted reach with a far lower initial investment!   Follow these 4 steps to get your inbound marketing strategy underway:   Attract people interested in your products and industry to your website.  Use targeted keywords throughout a regular stream of blog articles and content updates, promoted through social media channels. Convert visitors to your website into sales leads.  An email sign-up form placed strategically around your website will engage visitors, while membership to a club or newsletter...

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