Every year, Shutterstock – a licensed footage, photography and music company based in New York City – releases a report of the top trends in creative design. Based on billions of image, video and music downloads from customers across the globe, Shutterstock’s most recent report was released this January and provided valuable insight into what will be this year’s most popular design and advertising choices.
In his New York Times bestseller, Principles, billionaire investor and philanthropist Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Consulting, challenges leaders to willingly and purposefully accept their most uncomfortable realities as a part of a comprehensive strategy for success.
The speed of journalism moves faster today than any other time in history.
To maintain relevance and be engaging, marketers need to feed the content beast. The beast is always groveling, looking for the next-best deliverable to garner web traffic and social media sharing.
We've all heard the phrase, "The pen is mightier than the sword."
In the world of marketing, this phrase has never been more true.
In today’s fast-moving digital age, getting content marketing right is more important than ever. Engaging and delighting your potential customers is crucial to content marketing. After all, digital marketing strategies cost around 62% less than traditional marketing, though it generates nearly three times more leads than traditional techniques.
Regardless of the field your company operates in, you are bound to confront a crisis. Crises are oftentimes unavoidable, quickly putting you in a position where your reputation may be damaged and the public may lose faith in your values.
Stock photos are an easy go-to when looking for an image for your website or blog. With Google images and free stock image websites like Freepik at our fingertips, pulling a stock image is easier than ever.
Trade shows have continually been regarded as the single-most effective component of business-to-business marketing. In fact, in one national report, 91% of trade show attendees said they receive their most useful buying information from these events. This makes sense—especially when the trade show revenue in the U.S. in 2016 reached a whopping $12.8 billion.
The marketing world is continuously growing. In order for marketers to maintain an edge in the industry, they must keep up with their skillsets. From strong communication and data analytics skills to formulating strategic marketing plans, marketers must know how to reach their audiences with the right messages, track success with the right metrics and obtain leads by utilizing the most up-to-date marketing strategies.
Typically, people who work a traditional Monday-to-Friday job will tell you that Monday is their most productive day at the office, despite the constant complaint of feeling the Monday blues. Mondays allow for plenty of time to plan out projects and organize time for the upcoming week. At the start of the week, it seems like anything is possible and the week ahead will offer plenty of time to get things done.