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There are books that serve as guides for every life decision. Some people turn to Dickens for fortitude, to Wilde for a good laugh, to Poe for a scare. Marketers, too, can learn a great deal from the life stories of certain characters in fiction. Here are four lessons I’ve picked up from some of my favorite novels and how they can improve your social CRM.
I remember a time when Facebook, one of the early pioneers of social media, was exclusive to college students. But it didn’t take long for the company to realize its global influence and addictive pull. The students-only policy soon changed to include everyone: small and large businesses, community groups, your parents (gasp!) and even advertisers.
Content marketing is one of the leading sources of generating website traffic. When content marketing is analytically keywords-driven, it is a proven source of search engine optimized page rankings.
It is no longer unusual for companies to be on social platforms to connect with online communities. Social Customer Relationship Management (SCRM) is a rapidly growing tool to continue business growth. Several active companies are using social to introduce products and ideas, contribute to industry-related conversations and communicate with customers. It is fairly simple to be involved, but more challenging to gain viral attention.
Social media has become a critical channel for marketers. Three out of four marketers say that they are using social media. Social media has become a productive B2B channel for many marketers, with 43% of companies saying they have found a customer through LinkedIn.