The 80/20 Rule in Content Marketing

November 10th, 2015   •   5 comments   

80-20-rule-content-marketing
Courtesy of evolving SEO

Have you heard of the 80/20 rule?

Known as the Pareto principle, the 80/20 rule is also known as the law of the vital few. First conceived by management consultant Joseph M Juran, it is attributed to 19th century Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto. The 80/20 rule essentially states that “80% of the effects came from 20% of the causes”.
Read More


7 Ways to Succeed in Native Advertising

October 26th, 2015   •   no comments   

7 Ways to Succeed with Native Advertising

Have you started “going native” in your marketing strategy? If you haven’t, its high time you do.

Traditionally known as advertorials or sponsored content, native advertising is a form of online advertising where the content matches the form and function of the channel in which it appears. These ads can either by created by the advertising company, an agency, or the media owner. 
Read More


Digital Marketing in the Government [Case Studies]

October 9th, 2015   •   1 comment   

singapore-government-digital-case-studies

This hilarious hokkien music video “Jiak Pa Buay” shows how storytelling is used digitally by Singapore Government  (courtesy of Gov.SG YouTube)

How does the public sector use digital and social media marketing? Which government agencies are leading on the digital front?

Before we get there, do you know that Singapore was ranked no 3 in the United Nation’s annual survey of e-Government initiatives in 2014 (after South Korea and Australia)?
Read More


Five Delicious Steps to Digital Marketing Success

October 1st, 2015   •   4 comments   

Five Delicious Steps to Digital Marketing Success

Why do some brands sizzle while others fizzle online? What is the secret recipe to digital marketing success?

The answer lies in BACON. Or more precisely, Digital Bacon, a tantalizingly titled book packed with yummy tips to help your company navigate the online world.
Read More


ABCs of Content Marketing, SEO and Social Media

September 21st, 2015   •   18 comments   

Content Marketing SEO and Social Media

Content marketing, Search Engine Optimization (aka SEO) and social media marketing.

Together, these three can work powerfully to propel your digital marketing strategy forward.

What do these digital marketing techniques involve? More importantly, how do you integrate them in a coherent and synergistic manner?

Read More


The Content Marketing Checklist [Infographic]

September 15th, 2015   •   1 comment   

Content Marketing Campaigns Checklist Infographic

How do you implement a content marketing campaign? What steps should you take?

Like any strategic marketing initiative, content marketing needs to be performed in a methodical and systematic fashion. While spontaneous bursts of creativity and originality certainly helps in creating great buzz-generating content, keeping to a schedule helps ensure long-term success.
Read More


7 ways to piss potential business clients off

September 4th, 2015   •   no comments   

6 Ways to Piss Potential Clients Off
Courtesy of Ace of Sales

How do account managers in agencies end up infuriating their clients? What can agencies do to avoid becoming gossip client fodder?

As a long-time marcoms director in my previous incarnation, I get approached quite frequently by advertising and marketing agencies offering all kinds of wares. They include anything from design and advertising agencies, web developers, digital marketers, PR consultancies, workshop and conference organisers to video production houses, gifts suppliers and printers.
Read More


Native Advertising: What You Need To Know

August 17th, 2015   •   2 comments   

Howard Gossage - Nobody Reads Ads Cooler Insights.jpg

What is native advertising or native ads? How can content marketers make use of native ads?

First and foremost, native advertising is fast growing.

In a report from Contently, marketers are envisaged to spend US$4.3 billion on native ads in 2015. An increase of 34 percent over 2014, this is forecasted to balloon to US $8.8 billion by 2018.
Read More


How FAQs can rock your content marketing

August 10th, 2015   •   no comments   

 FAQs  photo

Photo by photosteve101

Imagine that you are working feverishly on a document. Suddenly, the programme you are using shuts down, apparently without any rhyme or reason.

Aargh! What should you do?
Read More


8 Marketing Lessons from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

July 22nd, 2015   •   3 comments   

Star Wars The Force Awakens

Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford reprise their roles in The Force Awakens (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

18 December 2015 is going to be a day to remember. For Star Wars fans around the world, it will be the day when Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is released in cinemas around the world.

Already touted as the movie event of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is part of an epic space opera film originally created by George Lucas. Directed by J. J. Abrams, the 7th installment in the episodic Star Wars film series will star John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, and the original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.
Read More


Page 10 of 25« First...89101112...20...Last »