In an effort to boost traffic and generate a buzz, the Olive Garden, one of America’s favorite Italian restaurant chains, offered customers a 7-week pass to unlimited pasta meals in tandum with the launch of its new Buy One, Take One marketing initiatives. The pass’s shocking affordability had customers...

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Before you start spending money on radio ads, blog content, and a professional website, your company should have a solid marketing plan in place. Many businesses waste valuable advertising dollars because they fail to understand their audiences and what customers really want. Without understanding what features and selling points...

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Marketing is an essential component of any effective business strategy—but to truly derive value from your marketing efforts, you need to analyze whether or not the content is making an impact on your customers. It’s important to make sure that your marketing materials are designed with your customer’s needs...

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According to a recent survey from UPS and comScore of more than 3,000 American shoppers, the vast majority of consumers are paying attention to what retailers post on Facebook. The study found that 52 percent of online shoppers will at least take the time to briefly skim business posts...

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According to a recent survey of more than 600 advertising and online marketing executives, 77 percent of ad agencies and 70 percent of companies have integrated branded content into their marketing plans. For the purposes of this study, branded content refers to a number of mediums including written content,...

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Marketing has several key goals, but one of its most important functions is to get people talking about your business. With a buzz building around your business, new customers will be interested in what you’re doing and will seek out your company. You can also make your advertising dollars...

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