On Monday, November 13th, Marvel founder and famed comic book writer and editor, Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95. The legendary storyteller and co-creator of such iconic superhero characters including Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, the X-Men, Ant-Man, Iron Man, and Thor leaves a lasting impression on people from many walks of life, which is an impact he strove to make – that of bringing people together regardless of means, skin color, or geographic locale.
One of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal when it comes to marketing your brand is your tagline. Besides the actual visualization of your brand (the logo), your first statement – the “first impression” – is your tagline (also referred to as a “positioning line” or “slogan”). This is your opportunity to really pull someone in and get them wondering about who you are and what you’re up to. That said, it’s imperative that you’re strategic about the line.
Leveraging a Unique Social Point of View to Create Marketing Messaging that Works on a Number of Levels...
A lot exists in the land of distributing your marketing messages. Books, articles, papers, infographics, blogs, interviews, videos, and so much more, articulate the importance of honing in on your brand’s unique message and with it, engaging with your target audience.
Guys and gals. It’s 2017. With the new year comes a few moments in which we are able to take a thoughtful glance back at what got us to where we are in our current state. How are you doing? How’s life? How is your brand behaving from a digital perspective? Are your marketing efforts healthy, hungry, and pushing you down the right path into the future?
There are a lot of questions that come up in a moment of reflection. And this is a good thing. It’s important to constantly analyze what’s working and what isn’t. Periods of stagnation are not good.
Okay people. We’re a month in to 2016. Time moves at a very rapid pace. The question: What have you done to aid in the facilitation of your New Year’s resolution marketing goals? We hope you’re well on your way to bringing those goals to fruition. If you’re still wrapping your mind around the next 11 months, here are 16 thoughts/ideas to get the visual side of your content marketing up to snuff in 2016.
Did you hear the news? A new Star Wars movie is hitting theatres. TODAY! Yeah, you did. I mean, everywhere you look – from social media, to television and radio spots, print media collateral, and various points on your daily commute – there’s creative marketing campaigns pointing you towards this film.
What do you do when you’ve been promoting your brand so well that you have zero bandwidth to take on any new business?
For some, the shortsighted answer is to, well, stop promoting the brand – to, in a sense, draw the shades and hide for a while to get caught up.
While it’s easy to understand why this may seem like a good idea, (after all, who enjoys the anxiety of being totally maxed out?) you also don’t want to risk losing what you worked so hard to build in the first place.
Mobilegeddon has been a hot topic since Google announced a change in their algorithm months ago (focusing on mobile friendly websites). They began rolling out the change on April 21st and claimed it could take a week or more for the entire process to really take shape.
Since the launch, Google has reported that a near 5% increase in mobile friendly sites has surfaced. Not bad.