The Secret to Exhibition Success

Having a successful exhibition is all about being organized and knowing the steps you should take. However, doing so isn’t as easy as it sounds because there’s a lot to consider. What do you need to do before the exhibit? Who will oversee the brochures and booklets printing? How are you going to bring people to your booth? Is training your staff really necessary?

Exhibition planning tips

These are just few questions that will occupy your mind, and if you don’t have a plan it’s easy to become conflicted and stressed, leading to overwhelm and poor decisions. Every single detail must be nailed down, and therefore a plan is highly recommended, to know what you should do before, during and after the exhibition.…

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Live Streaming: How it Can Help You to Build Your Brand

In a digital world where direct and instant connections to potential customers are vital in helping to build a brand, live streaming is the online tool of the moment. It provides businesses with the opportunity to speak directly to the people they are trying to attract. This communication is often done in an informal manner, making people feel at home with the brand and helping them to become familiar with what it stands for.

Cooking show live streaming

We spoke to experienced advertising and media professional, Glenda Wynyard about the benefits of live streaming. She told us that she relishes each opportunity to put her television and media experience to use, helping clients to unleash the power of live streaming for their organisations.…

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Next-Level SEO Concepts

Search engine optimization (or “SEO”) is one of the most important concepts in modern digital marketing. The idea is simple: you want your online presence to be as friendly as attractive and as accessible as possible to search engines like Google and Bing. That’s because Google and Bing act as gatekeepers and traffic cops on the web, making your target audience aware of your existence and directing that traffic to you.

Next-level SEO

In the early days of search engines, SEO wasn’t all that complicated. Google’s early algorithms placed a lot of importance on linking, making link-swapping schemes the simplest way to improve site rankings.…

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Business Website Tips for Your New Startup

If you’re working to launch your new startup business operation, there are some things that simply can’t wait; like your business website. Every business in today’s modern world needs to be equipped with a well-built website. Your business website is your organization’s digital home base. The design of your website largely affects the effectiveness of your content.

website building advice for startups

Take a few moments now to consider these helpful hints before heading to the proverbial “drawing board” of the web.

Encourage communication

Communication is a foundational component of a successful business operation, and the same rule applies to website design. You need to be able to keep in touch with your target audience, so your content will be more appropriate.…

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How an MBA in Marketing Can Help Your Entrepreneurship Efforts

In an era where almost every person has a basic education degree, it is mandatory to improve your marketing skills if you intend to succeed in entrepreneurship. One of the ways to do this is through gaining a post-graduate degree in marketing. Find details on how an MBA in marketing can help your entrepreneurship efforts in startups and already established businesses.

Entrepreneur learning marketing in MBA program

It provides the Education Entrepreneurs Need

While the undergraduate degree gives you basic knowledge on how to start up a new business, it takes more practical approaches for you to boost your entrepreneurship efforts. These you gain through a series of academic events that include case studies on the most effective strategies in your niche, all-round marketing that involves social media and online marketing, teamwork and leadership skills that work, and management of funds.…

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3 Keys to Gaining Customers and Differentiating Your Business

Marketing — like every industry under the sun — is undergoing rapid, radical change thanks to digitization and modernization. But that doesn’t mean the fundamentals of marketing have changed, too.

Discussing digital marketing strategy

As a small business, you still need a clear understanding of who your customers are, what language and communication style works for them, and which medium of communication they prefer. “The 1-Page Marketing Plan: Get New Customers, Make More Money, and Stand Out From the Crowd” by Allan Dib effortlessly describes these key foundations for small and midsize businesses.

Dib is an experienced, successful entrepreneur. He has spent many years starting and growing businesses in information technology, marketing, and telecommunications.…

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Predict Your Profit: A Guide to Prospering with Predictive Marketing

The best companies don’t just market to their current prospects, they market to their future buyers too. Learn how to do that with predictive marketing. The marketing landscape looks completely different than it did 25 years ago. Social media marketing and online advertising have changed the way we market, and now there’s more new technology marketers love.

Use predictive analysis to enhance marketing efforts

Predictive marketing analytics is the next new marketing trend, and it looks like it’s here to stay. Eighty-two percent of marketers believe that predictive marketing needs to be a part of any marketing strategy. We’re at the point where businesses can’t afford to not invest in it.…

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Riding the Tide: 10 Packaging Trends for 2019

When we’re packaging our products, we’re always wary of looking too trendy. That said, packaging needs to be visually attractive, practical, and relevant. What will buyers be looking for in 2019?

Packaging Trends 2019

Here are 10 features we are forecasting will have maximum shelf appeal.

1. Soft colors

What we’re not doing for packaging in 2019 is anything that could be considered “aggressive”. This applies mainly to the most obvious detail – packaging color. Expect more subdued hues and pastels. Dove gray, muted celery, and whisper pink are a few examples.

2. Minimalist design

In advertising, there’s the old adage, “show, don’t tell.” What if your product is so great, so essential, that there’s little need for showing or telling?…

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Why Every Business Needs a Website: Gain More Business And Beat The Competition

It’s a fact that 3.8 billion people use the internet every day. Every single day, you have a potential audience of 3.8 billion people. That’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss out on. Just look around and you’ll see the proof: everyone is on their phone. So, if they need anything, that’s the first place they turn.

Boiler bust? Google. Fancy a takeaway? Google. Sofa on its way out? Google.

Browsing on smartphone

The Yellow pages are dead — we’re living and operating business in the era of the almighty search engines.

Google Is King

So, when they’re searching for that new sofa, they’re bombarded with choice.…

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