Why Brand Safety Must Be Addressed in Your Digital Marketing Plan

Business owners put great effort into establishing and building their brand image. From the initial decision of what to name the company to the advertising strategy, all decisions help create an image that consumers associate with a brand.

Brand image safety

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

Mr. Buffett is spot on in his observation regarding how quickly hard work can be ruined. Brand safety, or lack thereof, is an ever-present risk in today’s digital marketing world. Business owners who engage in digital advertising must ensure that their team and agency, if applicable, keep brand safety top of mind throughout the campaign.…

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5 Ways to Get Free Business Advertising

The question has been asked by many people and businesses – How to get free advertising for your business?

Luckily, there are a lot of free ways you can advertise your business. Please note that it’s recommended you do this even if you’re already doing paid advertising. Free advertising can still be good advertising if you’re doing it properly.

Free business advertising

Here are 5 ways to get free business advertising.

1. Utilize Social Media

You probably already use social media for your personal needs and you know it’s free. It’s also free to create an account for your business, a page, a group, and more.…

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Is High-Quality Video Production a Critical Factor in Advertising?

Do companies really need to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on production to create quality videos for advertising? Furthermore, does a more expensive advertisement actually provide a greater return? As a software company designed to help companies grow using video, the team here at Wistia had to find out.

Video production crew

So, we decided to perform an experiment: We commissioned an ad agency to create three ads, for the same product, with budgets of $1,000, $10,000 and $100,000. Thus, the One, Ten, One Hundred campaign and docuseries was born.

One, Ten, One Hundred takes a good hard look at the impact different budgets have on production quality; this campaign ended up being a huge creative challenge—and a lot of fun!…

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Advertise Without Breaking the Bank

You’ve got a great product or service. You’ve also secured investments time and time again to make sure you have the inventory to meet demand… but where’s the demand? You know it’s there if people only knew your product or service was available! Let’s be honest, it’s hard to create effective advertising for small business…or is it?

Advertising lady with megaphone

Not only can you do great marketing on a tight budget, but you can create more bang for your buck than you ever imagined!

Social media is a great place to start. Low-budget marketing works on social media sites like Facebook because you can deliver highly-targeted ads to the audience that buys.…

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