Posts about Strategy

October 15, 2014 by Jennifer Edwards
Intangible value versus real value

The advertising world is full of tricks and ploys for adjusting consumers’ views on products and services, but what do these tricks actually do? In a TED Talk from 2009 Rory Sutherland presented the idea of how changing perceived value can be just as satisfying as changing the real value. His findings reveal...

October 14, 2014 by Amy Peveto
 Why building a mobile app is probably a waste of time

Mobile apps have taken the world by storm. In Apple’s App store alone there are more than a million, and according to some research we’re spending more of our time online using them than anything else. Despite what some say about the value of apps for businesses, though, I’m still not convinced it’s a good investment for everyone.

September 30, 2014 by Jennifer Edwards
The 5 Gaps: When the experience doesn’t meet the expectation

There are potholes forming between consumers and businesses. These gaps arise when the customer’s expectation of the service doesn’t quite match up with their actual experience of the service. However, we as service providers are not at a complete disadvantage; understanding the five "gaps" that can lead to unsuccessful delivery of service — and what factors affect them — will...

August 5, 2014 by Amy Peveto
The secret to being a better business

Digett’s weekly team lunch is a great opportunity for us to strengthen team bonds by talking about something other than work, as well as the best way we’ve found to keep everyone in the loop on all projects.

July 29, 2014 by Amy Peveto
Video marketing lessons from Big Cat Rescue

In 2006 Florida-based nonprofit Big Cat Rescue created a YouTube channel and uploaded their first video. Since then the staff has uploaded hundreds of videos dedicated to educating viewers about big cats. Here’s three lessons their videos can teach you about your video marketing strategy.

July 16, 2014 by Jennifer Edwards
Using placebo science to boost your marketing strategy

We’ve witnessed the powerful effects placebos can have in the medical world, but what about marketing? Believe it or not, the placebo effect can be found in marketing situations and, unfortunately, we can’t control how it affects our customers.

July 2, 2014 by Amy Peveto
Avoid duplicate content issues by syndicating properly

Recently I stumbled across what I thought was a case of plagiarism: one of our client’s blog articles was posted verbatim on someone else’s site. While we quickly discovered that our client knows the other party and gave permission to repost, it was not done properly and brought up some potential duplicate content and SEO concerns.

June 25, 2014 by Kelsey Ransom
Marketing and sales must work together for success

Since the beginning of time, marketing has been easily confused with “selling something.” Traditionally, marketing was unexpected and in your face. It was persuading anybody who wanted to listen — and more often those who didn’t want to listen — that the product was something worth buying.

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