Posts Tagged ‘social media marketing’

Christmas in August – why You Need to Start Planning Your Winter Holiday Marketing Campaigns Now.

Christmas in August – why You Need to Start Planning Your Winter Holiday Marketing Campaigns Now.

It’s August. That means barbecues, back to school shopping, last minute summer vacations and, if you are as forward thinking as most experts say you should be, for retailers it’s time to take the sunglasses off, pack the swimwear away and start preparing for the busy, busy winter retail season, especially when it comes to marketing.

The winter retail season is about more than just Chri

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Social Media Marketing Trends: Facebook Cover Videos for Business

Social Media Marketing Trends: Facebook Cover Videos for Business

Have you heard? Facebook Pages – aka business pages – are changing again, but, for once, this time this may be a very good thing.

Although the feature is rolling out slowly, and has had a few teething troubles, many business page owners will now find that they have the option to add a video, instead of a still photograph, as their page’s Cover Photo. And at a time when organic re

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Small Business Marketing Guide to GIFs: How to Create Them and When to Use Them

Small Business Marketing Guide to GIFs: How to Create Them and When to Use Them

There was some excitement among content marketers recently when the biggest social media marketing platform of them all – Facebook, of course – finally announced that their platform would support GIF images natively, both in posts and in comments. Twitter has done so for years, as has Instagram and many people and businesses have found that in spaces that are becoming intensely image h

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SMM Basics: The Best Video Sizes for Social Media in 2017

SMM Basics: The Best Video Sizes for Social Media in 2017

Video on social media is hotter than ever right now, but it’s only effective as a marketing tool if you go about a video based SMM campaign in just the right way. Done right, a short, simple video can be a fantastic piece of content not only for your social media campaigns but for your content marketing in general.

The one thing that many people do not realize though is that a shared YouTube

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KHD Buzz – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

KHD Buzz – UPS Announces Shipping Surcharges, the Impact of User Generated Content on eCommerce and More

Will Amazon Finally Make Online Grocery Shopping ‘a Thing?’

While most retail niches are doing well in the e-commerce sector, online grocery shopping has still yet to really take off. According to some Wall Street analysts, Amazon’s buyout of the Whole Foods chain may change all of that. Read More

UPS Plans to Charge Retailers Surcharges on Holiday Deliveries

Last week, UPS a

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15 Startling Visual Content Marketing Stats You Need to Know Now

15 Startling Visual Content Marketing Stats You Need to Know Now

You keep hearing it, you keep reading it. When developing a content marketing strategy you need to get visual, in a big way. However, you find it hard to spare the time and resources needed to keep your current content marketing efforts going, let alone add more hours and expense into the mix creating image cards, memes, GIFs, infographics and the half dozen other forms of visual content you’

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Retail Business Marketing Basics: How to Conduct a Social Media Marketing Audit

Retail Business Marketing Basics: How to Conduct a Social Media Marketing Audit

Most retail businesses, large and small, now include social media marketing – aka SMM – as a part of their overall marketing strategy. And many will admit – if pushed – that they really don’t know how well it’s working or if they are getting a decent ROI from their efforts.

There is a way to begin to understand how well your SMM is working that is relatively str

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Facebook Live for Small Business 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Facebook Live for Small Business 101: A Beginner’s Guide

We have little doubt that you have heard all about the marketing possibilities that Facebook Live can open up for almost any small business, especially a retail concern. And it really can offer a lot. A live stream is a great way to interact with your customers and prospects, to showcase your products and to better build your brand and gain customer trust. A Facebook Live session is also far easie

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KHD Buzz – Product Page SEO, Niche Holiday Celebrations, Social Media Image Cheat Sheet and More

KHD Buzz – Product Page SEO, Niche Holiday Celebrations, Social Media Image Cheat Sheet and More

The Ins, Outs and Best Practices for Product Page SEO

No doubt you are aware of the importance of having an SEO strategy in place for your website – and brand in general. But did you know that according to experts product page SEO is a different creature altogether and should be approached in a different way?  Read More 

Experts Weigh in on the 10 C’s of the Online Retail Industry

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4 Ways Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing Can be Used Together to Boost Both

4 Ways Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing Can be Used Together to Boost Both

Many businesses make use of both email marketing and social media marketing as components of their overall marketing plan, and rather sensibly so. Usually they are seen as totally separate entities; social media as a top-of-the-funnel engagement platform and email as the next step, taking over once leads have been generated. There are however ways to combine the two marketing practices to improve

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