Canadian businesses are sold on the benefits of online marketing and communications, but many still struggle to implement a strategy that effectively combines the two. This often results in dismissal of digital communications as ineffective, when in fact it was the plan itself (or the person implementing it) that was ineffective.
Even if you have an offline store, your online unique selling proposition (or unique selling point) can be different from your offline USP. Your target market can be entirely different online, including age, education level, location, and so on. Online shoppers also have unique concerns and objections that you can address. It isn’t necessarily what […]
Following is a review of Linked(In) University (LinkedU), which I took myself. The course was purchased and the owners did not solicit this review. One of the things I do is social media management, be that marketing or prospecting. I pride myself on keeping up with the latest strategies because Internet marketing is in a […]
Canadian marketers keep a close eye on who is using social media in Canada, as well as which platform they visit most. We’ve combined data from various sources to give you a broader picture of social media use in Canada. This information will allow you to make more informed decisions and better predict the outcome […]
Email is still the most popular and potentially lucrative tool in cyberspace. It retains its lead in every age group over social media networks in Canada, which is significant considering Canada leads the World in social media usage. Smart marketers continue to focus on email as a marketing tool, but two recent reports agree that […]
No matter what marketing benchmark data you look at, “content” always plays a leading part in a successful digital marketing strategy.
Statistics indicate YouTube is a favourite social network of online moms in Canada. A staggering nine out of ten Canadian moms visit YouTube at least once every month. Smart brands are following them there to engage them and ultimately win sales from these powerful shoppers. We’ve brought together recent Canadian statistics from Google and other […]
By Brenda Berg The internet is absolutely full, if not overflowing, with content. With this in mind, it’s understandable if you feel a little bit disheartened at the chances of creating content that will go viral.
By Ian McClarty Do you have a company blog? If not, it is time to start one. Almost every successful business connects with their customers through content marketing, or blogging. It’s a new way of marketing that allows the customers to know you are out there, and it gives others an intimate look at the company.
Social media in Canada has reached a point of saturation, according to the latest data from Pollara. Virtually all Canadians who are online use at least one social media network (91%), primarily Facebook (76%). The majority (60%) access social media using their smartphone or tablet, while 35% use a computer or laptop. 63% follow companies, […]