Okay, wait. Wasn’t our Freaky Halloween party just yesterday? Well apparently the holidays are now upon us and in full-force and we all know this is the ideal opportunity for companies to increase their business. We’ve got some unconventional ideas to get customers engaged and keep them coming through the door.
In a year in which employment is up, the lingering hardship of economic recession is lifting and gas prices are at a five year low, this should have been the shopping season retailers dream about. But it wasn’t. Black Friday sales were down by an alarming 11% this year. The reasons behind this sharp decline provide a dramatic and essential lesson for small businesses and the people who market for them.
With holiday retail spending predicted to hit the $617 billion mark, your small business can’t afford not to capitalize on this uptick in sales. The problem: every other retailer knows the same thing, that missing out on the holiday sales wagon could spell major danger for their company.
So at a time when everyone is bringing out the big guns with respect to marketing, how can you help your business stand out from the holiday crowd? Here are a few tips to ensure that your bottom line is merry and bright by heading into the new year.
Quirky content has the advantage over sexy content because it gets attention without trying too hard. It appeals not to the same reptilian part of the brain that responds to racy images; rather, bizarre content challenges the cerebral cortex to understand its strange message, making it a more effective choice for enhancing brand recall.
At Turn the Page Online Marketing, we are an unlikely group of sports fans. We’re a frankly kind of nerdy band of web designers, account executives, writers and managers who you would probably never picture spending much time at Arrowhead, Kauffman or Sporting Park. But you’d be wrong, because we freaking love Kansas City sports.
What we’ve learned in the past few weeks from our Royals and Chiefs is that the teams we root for are kind of like us as a company. They don’t win games like most teams; we don’t succeed in online marketing like most companies.
Smart email marketers understand the unique opportunity that the psychological effect of birthdays can have on current or potential clients and look for ways that their business can benefit from a calculated birthday email marketing campaign.
To be truly successful in online marketing, you have to have a deep understanding of the things that motivate your customers. When you understand the psychological factors that make a client buy your product and return to your brand, you have a marked advantage over your competition.
Something so simple as one spelling mistake on your website can cost you half of your online sales. The reasons behind this dramatic statistic might surprise you. Read on to discover how damaging spelling and grammar problems can be for your business and to find our how you can fight back.
At Turn the Page Online Marketing, we have a crack team of website developers who are keep abreast of the latest trends in website design in order to give our clients a site that is sleek, functional, and above all, tasteful.
Not everyone has access to a team of edgy website wizards like we do–and their websites can suffer for it.
We all know that funny kitten videos are never going to have trouble getting likes and shares. But what if you want to create content that doesn’t just get shared? What if you want to create content that compels clients to act quickly? Today Turn the Page Online Marketing takes a hard look at why you should be scaring your audience.