Your focus should be on educating consumers about the product and why they need it. The key is to obtain enough exposure to adequately explain the product and to share your message in a format that consumers will actually listen to and trust.
Social listening gives you the information you need to create meaningful and engaging content.
Social listening gives you unparalleled market insight into your customers’ thoughts, feeling and actions. It tells you which messages are being shared and which are being ignored.
Your digital marketing strategy needs to include video content. It’s more than just a trend. It’s just may be the future of marketing.
If your head is buried in a pile of paperwork or you’re running from meeting to meeting, you may be missing out on a critical business tool: big data. Knowing what your customers are saying, which trends are developing (and which are fading) and what your competitors are doing can give you a distinct marketing advantage. The gathering of this information is called social listening. It’s not always easy to get, but it is always insightful.
A common phrase around our office is, “If you need something done, give it to Heather Aarre.” Heather is a master at efficiently completing tasks in an organized manner. As account service specialist, her work is vital but often behind the scenes. I want to tell you about her and give her some recognition. By anticipating details and holding herself to high standards, Heather gives our clients the top-notch service they deserve. She helps create the positive, industrious culture at our PR agency.
Our pricing structure and our people set us apart from other agencies. With Pay Per Interview Publicity®, we charge per story we successfully arrange, not per hour worked. And as for our people, we hire hard-working team players who keep a positive attitude and persevere until the job is done. Our two newest publicists, Tsering Yangchen and Lauren Seagren, continue in this tradition. They’re just the type of people you need to help you promote your product.
As you plan your 2016 marketing budget (or use up the last of your 2015 funds), take advantage of an overlooked way to reach consumers: Promote your products with media coverage. We’re now making it even more affordable to get product publicity. For new clients, we’ll subtract $1,000 from the cost when you sign up for a $10,000 or larger publicity campaign. This discount may be just the opportunity you need to make publicity a part of your marketing strategy.
You’re probably planning your 2016 marketing strategy or trying to use up the last of your 2015 budget. I have an idea for you. Take advantage of an underused alternative advertising strategy and kick off 2016 with a well-planned product publicity campaign.
Media coverage for your product is affordable. It’s powerful. It’s also surprisingly underutilized. Persuading reporters and producers to share your story is an extremely effective way to reach consumers, but many marketers don’t take advantage of it. They may not realize how attainable and convincing media coverage is. But I can show you how to use it.