Digital Marketing

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Digital Transformation in Business – 5 Reasons to Create a Skunkwork

Digital Transformation in Business – 5 Reasons to Create a Skunkwork

Integrating your digital marketing team is an essential requirement for organisations wanting ro re-invent their proposition to a changing digital world, being led by disruptive digital technology and new ways to reach new audiences and new channels. As organisations start to embark on the journey of digital transformation, they may find their organisational structures more(…)

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Five Forces of Contextual Marketing

Five Forces of Contextual Marketing

So what exactly is context marketing? It’s about delivering the right content to the right audience of users at the exactly the right time to satisfy the users requirements and as  Hubspot state: “A decade ago, making personal connections with people on your website was no more than a pipe dream — the technology simply wasn’t(…)

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10 Free Tools To Use For Affiliate Recruitment

10 Free Tools To Use For Affiliate Recruitment

Affiliate marketing has become a key performance channel with UK business alone spending in excess of £1 billion on affiliate and lead generation initiatives. According to the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), affiliate marketing has grown 15% year on year when comparing 2012 to 2013. Building your affiliate marketing network is a central component to ensure(…)

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How to make your online reviews count

How to make your online reviews count

Ever wanted to make your online reviews count? As in really make a difference? It’s been quoted in various digital journals that over 60% of customers read online reviews before they even make a purchase decision. It turns out that online reviews are an essential strategy to maximise the appeal of an online retailers proposition(…)

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SOSTAC Digital Marketing Guide: Action

SOSTAC Digital Marketing Guide: Action

Using the SOSTAC framework (created in the 1990′s by writer and speaker PR Smith), stage 5 of your digital marketing planning framework is focused on how to bring  your plan to life, to make actionable measures. The action section covers what needs to be achieved for each of the tactics listed in the previous section of the SOSTAC plan to(…)

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SOSTAC Digital Marketing Guide: Tactics

SOSTAC Digital Marketing Guide: Tactics

Using the SOSTAC framework (created in the 1990′s by writer and speaker PR Smith), stage 4 of your digital marketing planning framework is focused on the tactics you plan to introduce in order to meet the objectives set in stage 2. Tactics cover the specific tools of the digital mix that you plan to use to realise the(…)

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SOSTAC Digital Marketing Guide: Strategy

SOSTAC Digital Marketing Guide: Strategy

3.0 Strategy Using the SOSTAC framework (created in the 1990′s by writer and speaker PR Smith), stage 3 of your digital marketing planning framework is focusing on the strategy. Strategy means how do you plan to get there in terms of fulfilling  the objectives set. The strategy section should also identify which segments of the market you aim to(…)

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