8 tips to write an effective announcement email

When announcing something for your business, it’s important to plan and prepare. In other words, you want to pay extra attention to every aspect of your announcement email. Doing so will ensure that your announcement is a hit, delivering the results you want, rather than … Continue reading “8 tips to write an effective announcement email”

Traditional marketing vs digital marketing

How does traditional marketing compare to digital marketing? Both have a role and both have unique capabilities. We’ll explore those here. What’s the difference? At the core, traditional marketing takes place offline, while digital marketing happens through digital channels (i.e. online). That being said, there … Continue reading “Traditional marketing vs digital marketing”

8 steps to create an effective SEO strategy

The right SEO strategy helps you optimize for search engines so that your content gets seen by potential consumers. SEO stands for search engine optimization, and an SEO strategy refers to the process of planning and implementing steps to improve your organic search engine rankings.  … Continue reading “8 steps to create an effective SEO strategy”

How to leverage mobile apps in boosting sales and business efficiency

Whether you’re new or you’ve been around for a while, developing a mobile app for your business can help you stay ahead of the competition, boost operations, and skyrocket your sales. Mobile apps have this transformative power because they can keep users (your customers) engaged … Continue reading “How to leverage mobile apps in boosting sales and business efficiency”

10 ways you can creatively and digitally promote your business

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital marketing, using creative strategies is imperative for businesses aiming to stand out and capture the attention of their target audience through digital promotion. The following are 10 effective ways to digitally promote your business, emphasizing innovation and engagement. From … Continue reading “10 ways you can creatively and digitally promote your business”

Digital marketing strategies for call centers: A winning combination

The global call center industry has been rapidly evolving with the integration of advanced digital technologies and marketing strategies. With call centers shifting from traditional customer service models to strategic customer experience hubs, leveraging data, AI, and automation, digital marketing plays a pivotal role in … Continue reading “Digital marketing strategies for call centers: A winning combination”

What is data-driven marketing and why you should invest in it

What is data-driven marketing? Data-driven marketing is a strategy that relies on the analysis of vast sets of data to gain insights into customer behavior, preferences, and interactions and then to use those insights to influence how you market to them. Why is data-driven marketing … Continue reading “What is data-driven marketing and why you should invest in it”

6 tips to boost brand awareness with email marketing

In a digital world where a brand’s visibility can make or break its success, building strong brand awareness has become a non-negotiable part of any effective marketing strategy. Yet, amidst the noise of social media campaigns and influencer partnerships, one tool often flies under the … Continue reading “6 tips to boost brand awareness with email marketing”

8 ways to boost your next marketing campaign

A successful marketing campaign requires careful planning, creativity, and strategic execution. In the world of marketing, staying ahead of the curve is crucial to capturing your audience’s attention while driving results for your business. However, with a constantly shifting marketing landscape, discovering new ways to … Continue reading “8 ways to boost your next marketing campaign”

7 tips to level up your franchise content marketing

You likely know by now that content is king. And that’s true for your franchise business as well. But when it comes to franchise content marketing, it’s almost too easy to find yourself spinning your wheels. Creating content to simply create content, without a direction, … Continue reading “7 tips to level up your franchise content marketing”

10 strategies for building website traffic on a budget

It’s easy to spend the majority of your new website budget on design and development without money left over for promotion and marketing, and now, you need to grow website traffic. Maybe you’ve found yourself in this situation? The good news is that you can … Continue reading “10 strategies for building website traffic on a budget”

Digital marketing 101: A beginner’s guide

Digital marketing 101 overview Any business owner likely has heard the term “digital marketing” before, but how well do you understand it and the opportunities it offers for your business? It can be overwhelming as it covers many forms and can involve many strategies since … Continue reading “Digital marketing 101: A beginner’s guide”

How to measure the success of your email marketing campaign

It’s important to measure email marketing when running campaigns. Email marketing platforms, such as DailyStory, include built-in analytics tools you can use to understand how your emails are performing. The good news is that email marketing is easy to measure. Most email marketing services, including … Continue reading “How to measure the success of your email marketing campaign”

4 tips when using Instagram Guides

Instagram Guides are one of the most underrated Instagram features that you may not be using…yet. But Instagram Guides are excellent for sharing curated content with your followers. Users can easily consume a collection of Instagram posts, products and more in an easy-to-digest format. For … Continue reading “4 tips when using Instagram Guides”

5 landing page benefits for your small business

When it comes to converting website visitors to customers, your home page often is not enough. To be clear, your website’s home page acts as more of an introduction to your business. On the flip side, landing pages are standalone web pages that are disconnected … Continue reading “5 landing page benefits for your small business”

7 steps to gain insights into your franchise competition

How often do you perform a competitive analysis of your franchise competition? If the answer is “not often” or “never,” your franchise business is missing out on valuable insights.  About 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies practice some form of competitive analysis regularly. A franchise … Continue reading “7 steps to gain insights into your franchise competition”

10 ways to create email marketing campaigns that convert

Email marketing campaigns are still one of the most effective tools in your digital marketing toolkit. For every dollar you spend on email marketing, you can expect an average return of $40. In addition, email is the main driver of customer retention and acquisition for … Continue reading “10 ways to create email marketing campaigns that convert”

5 strategies to increase sales with your mobile app

If your business has a mobile app, you have additional opportunities to both engage with your customers and increase overall sales. Mobile apps are powerful tools. About 49 percent of consumers open an app more than 11 times each day, and about 70 percent of … Continue reading “5 strategies to increase sales with your mobile app”

8 benefits of personalization in your digital marketing

Now more than ever, consumers want businesses to treat them as individuals. Personalization in your digital marketing can help. In fact, personalization allows you to show that you really know your customers and can create unique experiences for them across platforms. Personalized marketing, otherwise known … Continue reading “8 benefits of personalization in your digital marketing”

8 benefits of using an Instagram business account (and how to set it up)

Instagram is a must-have social media platform for many businesses, but do you need an Instagram business account? The visuals-first app generates about 1 billion active monthly users and is particularly popular among consumers 34 and younger. Features have diversified since its founding in 2010, … Continue reading “8 benefits of using an Instagram business account (and how to set it up)”

5 signs that your branding is broken

Your brand is your business’s identity. So, your branding is the reflection and culmination of your business’s personality, appearance, voice and overall vibe. It takes about seven seconds for consumers to make an instant decision about whether or not they like and trust your brand. … Continue reading “5 signs that your branding is broken”

6 benefits of using CRM software for small businesses

Businesses of all sizes consider CRM software as a near-vital tool because of its ability to make communications more consistent, efficient and relevant. CRM (which stands for “customer relationship management”) software gathers customer interactions in one central place to improve the customer experience and overall … Continue reading “6 benefits of using CRM software for small businesses”

5 omnichannel marketing tips to help grow your business

With shopping habits rapidly evolving, it’s more important than ever for your multiple marketing channels to work together to engage consumers and ultimately lead them to purchase from you. Enter omnichannel marketing. Even if customers are in your physical store, about 42 percent of in-store … Continue reading “5 omnichannel marketing tips to help grow your business”

6 tips for marketing to Millennial consumers

Often the punchline to a joke, Millennial consumers should not be overlooked. Born between 1981 and 1996, creative and tech-savvy Millennials are transforming our marketplace. Millennials care about saving, peer recommendations, reading and researching before they buy and environmentally rewarding experiences. In fact, Millennials were … Continue reading “6 tips for marketing to Millennial consumers”

11 steps to create an effective business website

Regardless of the type of small business you have, an effective and engaging website is critical to your brand’s success. With almost 2 billion websites on the internet and U.S. users visiting more than 130 web pages per day, you have stiff competition to not … Continue reading “11 steps to create an effective business website”

Growth marketing: What it is and 4 ideas to inspire you

Growth marketing is all about your long-term strategy, but the term itself can lead to confusion regarding its true meaning. Because marketing is what’s done to grow a business, shouldn’t all marketing be growth marketing? The answer is no. Growth marketing is a strategy-based, data-driven … Continue reading “Growth marketing: What it is and 4 ideas to inspire you”

6 differences between traditional PR and digital PR

These days, there are two different types of PR: traditional and digital. PR, which stands for public relations, refers to a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and the public. Choosing whether your business should focus on traditional PR or digital … Continue reading “6 differences between traditional PR and digital PR”

11 ways to better engage with Gen Z consumers

If your business is targeting Gen Z consumers, you likely already know that what might work for most consumers won’t necessarily work for this audience group. Roughly speaking, Gen Z includes individuals who were born between 1997 and 2012 and make up about 20 percent … Continue reading “11 ways to better engage with Gen Z consumers”

12 digital marketing strategy tips during a recession

No business wants a recession to happen, but they are inevitable.  Any shrinking of the economy can spur necessary changes not just in business plans but in your digital marketing strategy as well. Since 1945, the U.S. has gone through 11 recessions officially. While many … Continue reading “12 digital marketing strategy tips during a recession”

5 ways to handle social media negativity

Social media negativity is a fact of life for both individuals and brands.  As a brand, however, you want to make sure that you handle any negative comments appropriately. Any misstep can become a problem for your business. About 94 percent of consumers admit that … Continue reading “5 ways to handle social media negativity”

6 ways to grow consumer trust (and your resulting sales)

Consumer trust matters. As a business, it’s in your best interest to invest resources into building trusting relationships with potential and current customers. Consumers do hold businesses to certain standards and want to build relationships with the ones that they believe in. They don’t want … Continue reading “6 ways to grow consumer trust (and your resulting sales)”

5 ways to approach automation in your marketing strategy

Marketing automation technology has come a long way over the years. But your automation is only as powerful as the thought process behind it. Automation in marketing refers to any email, SMS text message or other marketing messages (or tasks) that automatically happens in response … Continue reading “5 ways to approach automation in your marketing strategy”

Holiday digital marketing: 6 ways your strategy should change

The holidays are a crazy, hectic time. Not just for consumers, but for your holiday digital marketing strategy as well. Winter holiday online sales generated about $219 billion in revenue in 2021, with in-store sales reaching a record $668 billion. So, it’s imperative for your … Continue reading “Holiday digital marketing: 6 ways your strategy should change”

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