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What Gary Vaynerchuk Taught Me about Blog Distribution Tools

When it comes to content marketing, distributing said content is a pretty obvious part of the equation.
 
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Features like responsive boilerplates, location stamps, tagging for SEO and the ability to schedule your pitch to be published ahead of time are the icing on top.
 
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Word of Mouth Marketing Examples … 11 Effective Ones to Study

Design Is your marketing strategy focused mostly on word of mouth marketing? It definitely should be. It is the best marketing technique in my mind, hands down.
 
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The triggers of word of mouth marketing are all around us. All we have to do is be open-minded in how we look.
 
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Starbucks Marketing … 9 Ways They Employ Social Media Innovation

When choosing to learn from other social media strategies, it is always helpful to choose one of the top dogs in social media. Like Starbucks marketing for an example.
 
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The site is at once a crowdsourcing tool, a market research method that brings customer priorities to light, an online community, and an effective internet marketing tool.
 
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Top Quick-Wins to Boost your Innovation Strategy

Innovation is a priority in the majority of businesses out there, and with a reason. The importance of being innovative has been increasing with time and nowadays it is a major factor that influences the strategic planning of the businesses.
 
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To win in this situation, you can create a network of experienced champions that will test and evaluate these new ideas.
 
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10 Secrets to the Innovative Disney Marketing Strategy

Mike January 12, 2016 Marketing strategy Do you make continuous improvement a focus of your marketing strategy? Most of the best marketing strategies we study and follow certainly do, and that is an awesome way to do marketing.
 
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Walt Disney was a genius in many ways. His technological prowess is storied but it was his marketing genius that set him apart from everyone else.
 
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Differentiation Strategy … 9 Brands That Employ Excellent Ones

Brands are verbs, what they do matters much more than what they say. So it is no surprise that we do a lot of research on brands that employ a remarkably effective differentiation strategy.
 
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Both the power of persuasion and excellence are certainly important to successful differentiation, aren’t they?
 
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8 Secrets to Learn from the Ritz-Carlton Marketing Strategy

The customer never buys what you think you sell. Great quote from Peter Drucker. Have you ever stayed at a Ritz Carlton hotel? Attracted by the Ritz-Carlton marketing strategy?
 
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Wow, talk about unexpected service.
 
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JetBlue Commercial … 6 Great Value Proposition Examples

Have you seen the latest JetBlue commercial design? You know, the one with the great use of the analogy using pigeons? And perhaps the best value proposition examples in a commercial I have ever seen.
 
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It is a simple concept. People don’t read ads, they read what interests or entertains them. So if you are going to generate advertising and design, you are going to have to create an interesting copy.
 
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Unique Selling Points: 10 Secrets to Win Customers

Double your business? Just thinking what it would take is scary, isn’t it? Almost regardless of who you are or what you do, you have bigger and often better competitors. The market leaders.
 
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So, if you were wondering where to put your marketing time and energy to optimize how to win customers from your competitors, focus on defining and delivering winning unique selling propositions.
 
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5 Content Marketing Strategies to Engage Your Customers

The purpose of high-quality content marketing strategies is to spark the readers’ emotions, get them to think about what you wrote or published, and ultimately to take a certain action inspired by the content.
 
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If you want to see for yourself whether the claims are true, start with practicing these tips and see what happens.
 
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Relationship Marketing: The Best 15 Ways to Find and Win Customers

Social networking is not about farming followers, it’s a way of cultivating relationships. Is relationship marketing strategy a term you recognize?
 
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Remember … all customer-facing employees need to be engaged in customer relationship building.
 
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How Facebook Is Solving the Fake Facebook Accounts Problem

Are you a Facebook user? If you are, then you can count yourself amongst a global community that includes roughly 2.2 billion other monthly active users. Many are counted as the fake facebook accounts problem.
 
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As the problems with fake Facebook accounts continue to persist, it’s up to individual users to be diligent and avoid falling victim to the false accounts. Admittedly, it’s not always easy.
 
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Customer Favorite Posts of 2018

The Digital Spark Marketing blog posted 122 articles in 2018. Here are the 5 customer favorite posts that we will share with you now.
 
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Would This Galaxy Marketing Video Persuade You?

Have you seen the new Samsung Galaxy marketing video? We are interested in whether it persuaded you.
 
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But the greatest design weakness in our opinion? No new innovative marketing features. Didn’t have to be overwhelming, but something new to try.
 
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Selling Point … The Best Multiple Ones from a Single Brand

We have found many businesses that cannot articulate a single way how their business is truly unique.
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Come to you for the windshield repair or replacement. Now that is a convenience, isn’t it?
 
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Neil Patel Design Examples That Are Easy Fixes For Your Social Media

Mike February 27, 2019 Lessons No Comments In this blog, we will define important Neil Patel design examples we rely on to create effective advertisement messages and the best examples of each that we could find.
 
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Building a positive social media community engagement is very similar to making friends. Keep it simple and be genuine.
 
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Starbucks Marketing … 9 Ways They Employ Social Media Innovation

When choosing to learn from others social media strategies, it is always helpful to choose one of the top dogs in social media. Like Starbucks marketing for an example.
 
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How could you improve the Starbucks Coffee Social Media campaign concept for your business?
 
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10 Awesome Ideas Pepsi Employs on Facebook Features

Ah, Facebook. The holy grail of social networks. Whether you use it for personal use to catch up with friends or for professional use to engage with potential clients, it’s important to stay on top of the channel’s ever-changing features.
 
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Like an ocean freighter, Facebook can only pivot so fast. But could these new features reinvigorate the News Feed? Could they could it replace TV the way Live didn’t?
 
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A Story about Chipotle’s Non-Traditional Marketing Strategy

In fast food, big brands like McDonald's and Burger King spend considerable investment in national campaigns, constantly broadcasting their messages to consumers. Not Chipotle’s non-traditional marketing strategy.
 
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Know which customers you want to target, study their characteristics, likes and dislikes, and build your strategy around these.
 
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16 Ideas Neil Patel Uses for Storytelling and Story Marketing Tips

You have to understand, my dears, that the shortest distance between truth and a human being is a story. Awesome quote from Anthony de Mello, isn’t it? Neil Patel uses for storytelling marketing ideas.
 
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Great storytelling and stories are a very integral part of being persuasive. If you want to persuade your customers and create a memorable experience at the same time, you must master the psychology of storytelling.
 
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Business Slogans: 8 Tips to Double Your Sales Revenue

Double your business? Just thinking what that would take is scary, isn’t it? Almost regardless of whom you are or what you do, you have competitors that have good to great business slogans.
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Winning away from your competitors, focus on delivering dramatic tagline design.
 
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8 Remarkable Cause Marketing Examples that Win Customers

The key is to be part of peoples’ lives. People will always prefer to do business with friends.
 
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Most successful cause marketing campaigns aren’t one-offs, but rather sustained mutually-beneficial partnerships.
 
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Remarkable Secrets to Seth Godin Content Success Stories

Seth Godin once said: We don’t have an information shortage, we have an attention shortage. Seth certainly gets it … probably had it down before anyone else. What may you be asking?
 
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One of Seth’s core tenets is that marketing is no longer merely the work of giant organizations with giant budgets. That in fact, it is possible to spread an idea with care, guts, and effort, not just with money.
 
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Proposition Examples … 6 Awesome FiOS Value Statements

Stop interrupting what people are interested in, and be what people are interested in. Just thinking what it would take to illustrate your value propositions in a way that captures and holds the attention of your audience is difficult, isn’t it?
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Remember, stop interrupting what people interested in, and be what people are interested in.
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What a Strong Brand Stands for; 10 Awesome Examples

Feelings have a critical role in the way customers are influenced. Yes indeed, David Freemantle. At the heart of a strong brand is the promise they commit to delivering to their clients.
 
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The best way to generate killer branding is simple: over deliver with what your brand stands for.
 
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