How (and When) to Take a Stand on Social Media – Brooke Sellas

Consumers, especially Millennials and Gen Z, want to work with and buy from companies that hold similar values to their own. They expect you to take a stand on social media and back that position up with action. So how does this impact your marketing, your communication, and your social media? Brooke Sellas, author of Conversations That Connect, shares the advice she gives enterprise level clients right down to mom and pop shops on how to get your message in alignment with your values, and how to best share that message online.

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Is Your Brand Message Broken? – Kate DiLeo

You have very little time to make a big impact with your brand messaging before your audience moves along or keeps scrolling. So how do you know if you’re hitting the mark or wasting valuable time? Brand strategist Kate DiLeo is here to cut through the noise and give us the 3 steps every sales pitch needs to impact your bottom line.

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How Web Design Impacts Conversion Rates – Ross Davies

Creating websites that convert is about more than just aesthetics like colors and fonts – although they certainly play an important role. You can have the slickest looking site around, but if it isn’t easy to navigate or offers too many choices for the user, it’s going to hurt your conversion rate. UX-led design specialist Ross Davis shares his approach to what works when it comes to designing websites with a strategic approach.

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How to Monetize Your Instagram Marketing – Ariel Carr

If your Instagram marketing is going nowhere, this is the episode for you. Instagram expert Ariel Carr will show you how to build an audience and how to monetize your Instagram account, even if you don’t have thousands of followers. She’ll share with you some of the overlooked opportunities on Instagram, and how to get discovered even if you’re just starting out.

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Getting Started with TikTok Marketing – Austin Armstrong

Should TikTok be part of your company’s marketing campaigns? Maybe you think the audience isn’t there, or it’s not a serious enough platform. TikTok marketer, Austin Armstrong, believes otherwise and he’s helped professionals reach and engage their audience on TikTok, driving leads and sales. He shares how in this week’s episode of the Agents of Change podcast.

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Creating a Customer-Centric E-Commerce Experience – Matt Edmundson

Creating a Customer-Centric E-Commerce Experience – Matt Edmundson

Any business can add e-commerce to their website, but what goes into a successful online store? Too many shopping sites focus entirely on the products, completely ignoring the people who are interested in buying. Matt Edmondson, an e-commerce expert, suggests that to build a successful e-commerce site you need to start with the customer experience, and make the site customer-centric. He shares how to accomplish this in this week’s Agents of Change Podcast.

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Adding Humor and Creativity to Your Marketing – Saul Colt

How do you stand out? How do you get your ideal customer to remember you? Humor and creativity can be powerful tools in marketing, but these tools scare many companies. How to take some creative risk but not get yourself in hot water? Saul Colt has a history of memorable marketing moments and he’s here to share his approach.

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The 4 Buckets of Successful Facebook Ad Campaigns – Jennifer Spivak

Are you struggling to attract new customers using Facebook Ads? While most businesses are seeing customer acquisition costs go up on Facebook, there is another approach that can help you really connect with your ideal customers. Facebook Ads expert Jennifer Spivak shares her four bucket approach to messaging in ads that has attracted new business for her and her clients.

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How to Build Anticipation into Your Marketing Campaigns – Reese Spykerman

Email marketing is a powerful way to keep your audience engaged with your business and build brand awareness. But it can also create “email fatigue” among those receiving them over time. So what’s the best way to grab your customer’s attention AND keep them wanting more? According to Reese Spykerman, the answer is Anticipation Emails. Try encouraging your audience to countdown to the launch of a new product with you, or even  tease them with a bit of intrigue – just don’t give away too much!

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What is Inclusive Marketing? (And how do I get started?) – Lola Bakare

What is inclusive marketing? How does it differ from multicultural marketing? How can you add inclusive marketing to your own brand and communication, without coming off as inauthentic or just jumping on a bandwagon? Lola Bakare has heard these questions before, and she’s here to help you navigate these waters successfully.

Done right, inclusive marketing allows more of our customers to see themselves in our brand, and helps us reach a wider audience. As Lola Bakare simply explains, you’re leaving money on the table if you’re not thinking about weaving cultural conversations into your marketing.

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