This Looks Like a Job for an Agency!
Smart marketers are constantly learning new and better ways to reach their audience. With the rise of countless social media platforms, creating a strong strategy for a business has become a challenge. Which is right for your business? How do you leverage that network? And, above all, where do you find the time to do it?
It’s estimated that there will be 2.67 billion people using some form of social media in 2018, which is up from 1.91 billion in 2014. Facebook alone boasts more than 1.7 billion active users worldwide, a number that seems to increase each quarter (Statista).
With those kinds of numbers still on the rise, having a strong social media presence is now more than ever a key to the future success and growth of your business. Social media needs to be part of your overall marketing strategy with goals that match those of the business. However, most business owners or managers don’t have the time to build a full strategy for multiple social channels.
So they are faced with a choice: Hire an in-house social media manager, or contract with an advertising agency.
The greatest thing since sliced bread
For years, we have praised the pinnacle of human achievement with these words. But how did something as simple and practical as sliced bread become the measuring stick of innovation?
Human beings have produced and eaten bread for thousands of years, but sliced bread has only been around since 1928. In fewer than 100 years, it has become a mainstay on grocery shelves and in our homes. Since it was first introduced in July, we’re taking a look at the history of the invention that made sliced bread possible, and the marketing efforts that made it a success.
Budweiser: This Beer was Made for you and me
Starting this week, Budweiser will roll out limited edition ‘America’ labels, temporarily renaming its signature beer. Social media has been buzzing over the campaign since it was announced, and while the conversation has been a bit divisive, is that necessarily a bad thing? (more…)
Which Super Bowl Commercial was Your Favorite?
From singing Super Bowl babies to ‘puppymonkeybaby’, last night’s Super Bowl commercials gave us plenty to talk about. Check out Rob’s take on what hit and what missed on Monday’s WFMJ Today morning show!
Yes, we see the irony in writing a blog about the benefits of having a strong video element in your advertising campaign. But please bear with us as we tell you why showing your company’s story can build your brand and increase your sales. (more…)