Tag Archives: Interactive Marketing

December 16, 2011

National Brands Look to Local Online Efforts

Online accounting for more local ad spending as local makes up a greater share of digital total In the past, a combination of mass media and traditional local advertising was enough to draw consumers toward a national brand’s local store or service. But as the internet and mobile devices whet consumers’ appetites for immediate and […]

October 9, 2011

Rooftop QR Codes Aim to Infiltrate Google Maps

(By Todd Wasserman |mashable.com) Here’s a circuitous route to free advertising on Google: An Austin, Texas, firm will install QR codes on rooftops in an attempt to sneak into Google Maps. Phillips & Co.’s new proposition, called Blue Marble, offers a “space-accessible profile” for businesses, cities, schools — anyone who wants to raise their profile. […]

Digital Marketing, News
September 8, 2011

Digital Advertising will be 70% of SMB Marketing Budgets by 2015

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMB´s) will continue the recent trend of shifting their marketing budgets to digital advertising, performance-based platforms and customer retention business solutions over the next five years, according to a new U.S. SMB Spending Forecast by BIA/Kelsey. This trend creates an increasingly large market opportunity for businesses serving SMBs and developing SMB […]

Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Mobile Marketing, News, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing
September 2, 2011

Email Newsletters: Best Practices for Small Businesses

(by Stephanie Buck | mashable.com | posted on American Express OPEN Forum) Does anyone actually look forward to e-mail newsletters? Debatable. But it doesn’t mean your business has to fall to the bottom of the e-mail heap. Nor do those moans and groans over mean you should stop sending them. According to Exact Target data, 42 percent of subscribers […]

Digital Marketing, Email Marketing
August 23, 2011

American Express Offers Businesses Points for Buying Online Ads

Small businesses will now get American Express points for buying online advertising, thanks to a new offer from the company’s small business arm. American Express OPEN announced Monday a new Business Gold Rewards Card, which gives double points for all spending on marketing — online and off. The points are good for a range of […]

Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, News, Print Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing
August 15, 2011

3 Reasons Every Franchisee Needs His/Her Own Website

Franchise businesses employ over 7 million people in the U.S. At HubSpot, we speak with franchise companies with hundreds of individual franchisees in their networks, but some do not maintain individual websites for their franchisees. This is a problem, because although potential customers can find your corporate website, often these same potential customers would rather […]

Digital Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing
August 9, 2011

The Ascent of the Social Buyer

While we’ve seen the rise of the social consumer in the past two years reshape the concept of social currency, we are witnessing the ascent of the social buyer embracing social commerce.  The B2B buyer continues to ascend and advance in the use of social technologies, networks, and commerce that are radically changing the notion […]

Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing
August 3, 2011

Google Buys The Dealmap to Compete with Groupon

by Jay Greene, CNET.com Google acquired a new company to add to its growing business of selling local daily deals. The Web giant acquired The Dealmap, a start-up launched in May 2010 that aggregates daily deals in local markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are impressed with what The Dealmap team has […]

Digital Marketing, News
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