Author: Will Blunt

If you've ever wasted an afternoon procrastinating on Facebook, you have probably stopped your scrolling at least once or twice to take a quiz. Those seemingly silly quizzes are actually a powerful marketing tool - and the perfect way to turn social media followers into loyal customers. Strategic integration of marketing quizzes with the rest of your digital...

User-generated content (UGC) is more than a mere internet buzzword; many experts believe that it's the future of marketing. In fact, UGC is 35% more memorable than other media such as ads or brand-created content, and 50% more trusted. Could your followers be your most effective marketing tool? Read on to learn more about user-generated content and its inevitable...

Social media contests, particularly those on Facebook and Instagram, are excellent marketing tools. They work on a variety of different levels: To grow your account visibility and reach. To promote your brand name and increase awareness. To engage your target audience. To create a stronger bond between your brand and its customers. [icons size='' custom_size='40' icon='fa-star' type='normal' position=''...

With over 2.2 billion active accounts, Facebook is the world's largest social network. However, tricky ever-changing algorithms can make it difficult to reach people on the sprawling network. [icons size='' custom_size='40' icon='fa-star' type='normal' position='' border='no' border_color='' icon_color='' background_color='' margin='0 0 10px' icon_animation='' icon_animation_delay='' link='' target='_self'] Contests and competitions can change that, by sparking excitement about your brand and putting...

Facebook and Twitter are old news; these days, if you want to make your mark on social media, you need an active presence on Instagram. As of late 2017, Instagram claimed 25 million active businesses, with 80 percent of the platform's users following at least one company page. These followers can make a big difference. Of the over...

Does your agency use interactive marketing campaigns to drive leads for clients? If so, I’m sure you are looking for a feature-rich and highly reliable SaaS solution to manage and scale these campaigns. Is ShortStack the right SaaS platform for your needs? This article will help answer that question for you. Here are seven reasons ShortStack is the perfect...

Thanksgiving is the last pit stop before a flurry of big-time consumer spending, spearheaded by Black Friday and consolidated throughout December as we near Christmas. It’s the calm before the storm. A time to be thankful, give back to the community and spend time with your family. At least that’s the prevailing sentiment. But Thanksgiving is far from...

The internet is crowded, loud, and competitive. There are countless blogs, websites, banner ads, social networks and video clips distracting your customers from what it is you have to offer. Rising above the noise to get quality leads that will convert into sales is more challenging than ever. Marketers are turning to an old favorite to better engage...

As a digital marketer, you’re not in the business of keeping everyone happy… we get that. But, at the same time, no one likes disgruntled customers! When planning a contest, you walk a knife’s edge between bliss and destruction. The winners are ecstatic and the not-so-lucky participants feel deflated and in some cases “ripped off.” At the end of...

According to WordStream, emails are among the top three most influential sources of information for B2B audiences. The majority of B2B marketers even claim email marketing is the most effective platform they turn to in terms of revenue generation. From a B2C perspective, email marketing is extremely effective too. Thirty percent of consumers who subscribe to an...