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3 Purpose-Driven Marketing Lessons to Learn from 3 Innovative Brands

Monday, August 19, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
In the past, many people opted to stay neutral on certain causes and issues to prevent retaliation from others. Nowadays, everybody wants to feel like they’re a part of something bigger. Whether it’s by supporting a local/global cause or living a particular lifestyle, many of today’s consumers are actively seeking to make a difference these days. The desire to make a difference is now highly reflected through consumers’ behaviours and purchasing decisions. Several key examples include supporting cruelty-free beauty brands (e.g. BECCA), the zero-waste packaging movement (e.g. bare ma...  

5 Tips to Grow Your Online Reputation and Brand on LinkedIn

Tuesday, August 13, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
LinkedIn has become a vital social media tool for brands and businesses. Your customers and prospective customers are on LinkedIn. Your investors and key stakeholders are on LinkedIn. Your employees and potential employees are on LinkedIn. With that, reputation management has become a crucial part of many businesses’ LinkedIn strategy. Why is it important to grow your online reputation and brand on LinkedIn? According to Hootsuite, as the top-rated social network for lead generation, LinkedIn has become one of the most important social media platforms to invest in. Maintaining y...  

Influencer Marketing: What Are Micro-Influencers?

Thursday, August 01, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
Influencer marketing has become an extremely effective way for businesses to promote their brand, products and/or services. In 2019, influencer marketing is not only maintaining its foothold - it’s continuing to grow. What is influencer marketing? In a nutshell, it’s when a business collaborates or partners with an influential person (or people) to promote something. It could be for a new product launch, a specific marketing campaign, a particular service, you name it. Over the years, Instagram has become one of the most popular platforms for influencer marketing. With ove...  

How Voice Search Will Change the Digital Marketing Landscape

Friday, July 19, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
In recent years, voice search has been dominating progressively the search landscape. It has become a convenience to many, allowing everyday users to speak into their devices instead of typing keywords into a search query to get answers. According to Forbes, 30% of all website sessions will be conducted without a screen by 2020. Speech recognition in our devices has also become extremely complex and precise. Although voice search has been around for some time and is not a completely brand new concept, we’ve experienced a technological breakthrough in recent years with th...  

Key Considerations for Your Content in Today's Evolving Search Landscape

Wednesday, June 12, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
Today's internet users are changing the way they search the web and as a result, search engines are constantly evolving to adapt to this change. This has had a significant impact on how searchers find content and how content is being ranked, which affects business' overall SEO performance. Gone are the days when measuring your SEO success was solely based on keeping track of keyword rankings. With so many factors that now come into play to achieve SEO success, it’s time to rethink your content marketing and social media strategy to keep pace with the ever-changing search landsca...  

We Simplify Some Commonly Confused SEO Concepts for You

Wednesday, May 08, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
Confused by SEO concepts? Wondering how to sift through all the jargon to find some simple answers? We understand your frustration. For many business owners and marketers, it is hard enough trying to keep your website ahead of your online competitors without getting side-tracked by confusing search engine optimization terms. To help you get a better idea of some of the most commonly confused SEO concepts, we have put together a mini-glossary of the widely used jargon. Keep reading to find out more about ranking, algorithms, SERPs and other concepts. ...  

7 Types of Videos to Build Your Brand, Business & Bottom Line

Tuesday, April 23, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
WSI recently attended Social Media Marketing World, a mega-conference where social marketers go to discover the latest tactics and business-building ideas. If you’re a marketer and ever have the chance to attend, I highly recommend it (in fact we are already booked for next year). The conference covered a wide variety of topics from how to humanize your chatbots, to building your personal brand, but not surprisingly one of the most talked about topics was, you guessed it, video. Almost every presentation I attended talked about using video in one way or another. But one of the ...  

How to Provide Effective Customer Support on Twitter in 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  According to Twitter, with over 3 billion people on social media, more consumers are using the social media platform to connect with businesses when they have questions, compliments, or complaints. Many brands and businesses have been turning to Twitter as a customer service platform. And with the rise of direct messaging and the use of chatbots, 2019 is the year to approach your business’ marketing strategy with a customer care focus. What does this mean? It means being more proactive, using social data to shape interactions, and integrating customer care solutions i...  

5 Lead Generation Technics that Work for Your Next Marketing Campaign

Wednesday, March 13, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  New year, new leads for 2019! Whether you are a B2C or B2B business, one of the biggest keys to success is the generation of new sales leads. Gone are the days of only resorting to cold calling prospective customers to try to sell them your product or service. Over the past decade, there has been an abundance of emerging software and tools to help businesses with lead generation. Here are 5 lead generation ideas (that work !) to try for your next marketing campaign: 1. Landing Pages Creating and optimizing a landing page for your next marketing campaign is a great way for you...  

Why and How You Should Use Videos To Increase Engagement With Your Blog Posts

Thursday, March 07, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
A few months into 2019 is the perfect time to take a look at ways you can improve your content marketing strategy. Are you looking for ways to take your business’ blog to the next level? Now is the the time to look into using video to increase engagement with your blog posts. First and foremost, there are many ways to use video to ignite your marketing campaigns. One of those ways is with video content, which is everywhere and there is a high demand for it from consumers of many brands and businesses. Why Use Videos to Increase Engagement With Your Blog Posts? As a marketer, y...  

What You Need to Know about the Google+ Shutdown

Monday, March 04, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
It’s been a busy few months in the world of Google+! Launched in 2010, Google+ was the latest attempt of creating a social media platform similar to Facebook. Just this past October, Google announced that they would be shutting down Google+ in August 2019 for consumers as a result of lack of broader adoption and critical security issues they uncovered.    Then in December, Google announced that they would be expediting the Google+ shut down, bumping it up to March 2019, because the security issues (which Google thought they had patched up) we...  

How to Deliver Outstanding Email Marketing in 2019

Friday, February 01, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
It’s time to step up your email marketing game in 2019. With people’s inboxes constantly overflowing with countless emails from businesses and brands like yours, you have to think of ways to stand out from the crowd. Email marketing has become an extremely powerful tool when it comes to nurturing leads, promoting consistent engagement, building customer relationships and driving lead conversions. To achieve desirable results, you need to have a well thought out strategy. Failing to do so will lead to your email marketing efforts slipping through the cracks and getting lost...  

5 Cybersecurity Threats Your Business Can’t Afford to Ignore

Monday, January 21, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
Are you worried about your business’s cybersecurity? Do you get frustrated by all the things you need to do to keep your digital information safe? Is the threat of cybercrime preventing your business from fully embracing the benefits of the Internet and technology? Unfortunately, your fears aren’t unfounded. According to former FBI agent and friend of WSI, Scott Augenbaum, cybersecurity costs will reach 1 trillion dollars in five years – and it still won't be nearly enough to stop cybercriminals! There’s no denying it: navigating the digital world with caution and awareness is ...  

5 Ways to Effectively Use Hashtags in Social Media Marketing

Tuesday, January 15, 2019    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  As a social media marketer, why should you use hashtags? How do they benefit your social marketing strategy? How can you use them effectively to ramp up your social media marketing efforts? Think of hashtags as labels for your content. It’s an effective way to tag and categorize your content so that people can find it, increasing the visibility of your posts. Twitter was actually the very first social media platform to start hyperlinking hashtags back in 2009. Shortly after, we saw many other social media platforms following in their footsteps. Hashtags are an excellent w...  

The Future of Marketing 5 Predictions for 2019

Monday, December 31, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
It’s that time of year again! No, I’m not talking about curling up in front of the TV to watch your favorite classic holiday films (though it is that time of year, too). December is the month where we begin to think about the new year – in this case, 2019 – and everything that lies ahead. As is our tradition here at WSI, we like to make a few predictions while we look toward the future. Dating back to 2014, we’ve made a marketing predictions post for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Of course, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the entire reason we started doing these marketing predict...  

5 Marketing Lessons Businesses Can Learn From Classic Holiday Characters

Wednesday, December 19, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
For most people, the holiday season is filled with tradition. Whether it’s chopping down a real Christmas tree, going carolling, or feasting on a delicious turkey dinner, families all over the world look forward to the comfort and joy of their holiday traditions. Many family holiday traditions include one or more Christmas movies. At the very least, if your family isn’t big on movies, you’ll catch Home Alone one out of the 500 times it airs on national TV in a prime-time spot. There’s no escaping Kevin McCallister at Christmas-time. I’m particularly fond of A Charlie Brown Christmas,...  

4 Content Marketing Ideas to Try in 2019

Wednesday, December 12, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  Content marketing is becoming increasingly important in today’s competitive digital landscape. Businesses are continuously striving to discover the latest trends with the goal of attracting new customers with content marketing and maintaining a competitive edge within their industries. In 2018, we saw tremendous growth in the realm of content marketing. Live-streaming is now dominating the digital space as we see it with platforms such as Facebook Live, Instagram Live, and YouTube Live. More and more businesses, influencers, and brands are using live videos to ignite their...  

3 Ways Working With A Marketing Agency Is Better Than Going It Alone

Friday, December 07, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  We recently wrote about an important decision many brands and businesses face: whether to keep marketing in-house or work with an agency. It’s a great post that delves into the various factors that push large companies in one direction of the other. If you’re an executive, in-house marketer or part of an agency, it’s worth the read. In discussing our post internally, however, we realized we left out a large chunk of business owners: the ones who go it alone. Often called solopreneurs, one-man or one-woman shows, this group of smart and courageous individuals is actually g...  

Master Your Digital Marketing with a Free Copy of Our Book, Digital Minds

Wednesday, December 05, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
How can digital marketing help you grow your business? The way to succeed in business is to know where your customers are and have the ability to promote and interact with them there. If your audience mostly commutes on trains to work every morning, advertise there. If your target audience watches TV late at night, have commercials ready. And if your customers, like most of the modern world, are spending time online, especially on social media, you need to establish your presence there. We now live in a world where people spend as much time in the “virtual space” of social media...  

4 Reasons Businesses Should Use Instagram Stories

Friday, November 30, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  When Instagram Stories first launched in 2016, I thought to myself, “This is just a copycat of Snapchat”. I doubted this new Instagram feature would be able to compete with Snapchat, because “Hey, Snapchat did it first, right?” Two years later, it seems like Instagram has leapfrogged its competitors by constantly innovating and introducing new features to keep users engaged on the platform. But why should businesses use Instagram Stories? Firstly, Instagram Stories are a quick and easy way to engage with other users and followers. According to a study conducted by Microsoft,...  

The Curious Case of Facebook, and What It Means for the Future of Marketing

Wednesday, November 28, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  Whether you’re a Facebook lover or hater, there’s no denying the social media giant has changed the world. And until recently, there wasn’t much of an argument as to the nature of Facebook’s impact – it had connected our society in an overwhelmingly positive way. Two tumultuous years and one divisive United States presidential election later, the jury is out on the current state of Facebook and founder Mark Zuckerberg’s dream of a truly open platform. This post is intended to help businesses and marketers determine Facebook’s potential place within the future of marketing. Al...  

Facebook vs. Instagram: Which Social Media Platform is Right for Your Business?

Sunday, November 25, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
  As you delve into exploring the world of social media for your business, I’m sure these questions have crossed your mind: “Which platforms should I use?” and “How do I know which social media platform is right for my business?” Before you get ahead of yourself and leap onto one or multiple social media platforms for your business, it’s key to establish your business’ marketing goals first. If you don’t have set goals and objectives for your marketing strategy, it’s a lot harder to achieve social media success in 2018. In this blog post, we will be looking at Facebook and In...  

Why Your Customers Want to Chat and How it Can Change Your Business

Saturday, October 27, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
The internet is a fast-paced whirlwind of information. Your prospective customers surfing for information online have short attention spans, and their buying impulse can disappear in an instant. Capturing their attention and developing a relationship at every stage of the sales funnel can be challenging in this rapid, 24/7 information overload environment. Fortunately, there are innovative tools to help your business navigate the process. According to Forrester, consumers are 66 percent to 90 percent of the way through their buying decision bef...  

WSI wins 10 new WMA WebAwards in 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
Company Brings Home Nine Standard of Excellence Recognitions and the Best Real Estate Award Toronto, Canada, September 12, 2018 – WSI, the world’s largest network of Digital Marketing Consultants is proud to announce that it has won nine Standard of Excellence Awards and the Best Real Estate Award in the 2018 WebAwards organized by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). The company has won multiple awards every year since it started entering the competition in 2007. With this year’s ten awards, WSI is now the proud recipient of 85 WMA Awards in total. WM...  

In-House Marketing or Marketing Agency 8 Key Business Factors to help you decide.

Thursday, September 06, 2018    Comments (0)    Permalink  
In the 15+ years EworksWSI is working in the digital marketing industry in Cyprus, we have met thousands of business owners who admit to feeling perplexed by a key business decision: “Should I hire in-house marketers or work with a marketing agency?!” Not alone mentioning all the self styled marketing specialists around.   Pro Tip: Stay away from any self-proclaimed “experts” with “Guru” in their title. Once the gurus out of the way, it’s not the simplest decision to make whether to build your internal digital marketing depart or hire an external agency, and this is true ...  


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