Podcast

Is a Podcast Right for Your Marketing Strategy? 5 Key Questions

David Litman Audio Production, Branding, Content Marketing, Creative Content, Podcast Leave a Comment

It seems like there are a lot of people jumping into producing a podcast lately. And for good reason! According to the 2016 ‘Podcast Report’ from Edison Research, listenership for podcasts has been steadily increasing, especially among younger demographics. This report estimates that 57 million Americans listen to podcasts on a regular basis. There are approximately 250,000 active podcasts for …

Social Media: Challenging But Critical Form of Marketing

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I personally don’t care for social media. As a partner in a digital marketing agency, this is a bit frightening to admit. If you’re part of the ‘baby-boomer’ generation like me (born between 1946-1964) you might have a similar reaction to the overwhelming multitude of social media platforms that seem to be proliferating almost daily. For some of us, social …

email

8 Ways to do Email Better

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People around the world send over 215 billion emails to each other every day. Of course, that says nothing about the content or quality of each email. How many of them are just these three letters needed to thank someone and move along: Thx How many times a day/week/month do emails that simply pour out of your fingertips? In the …

big data

Big data: What do all those numbers mean for business?

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Have you started to notice that what you see on Facebook is getting fairly…predictable? I don’t mean the topics – we’ve all seen some unpredictable stories recently. (Can we put a hold on the number of iconic musicians passing, please?!) I mean the type of post, the people / page’s posting, the frequency of posting, etc. How do we end …

integrated marketing

Integrated Marketing: Winning Formula for Modern Brands

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Folks are still confused about the term “integrated marketing.” We focus on the integration of marketing channels and messaging of our clients and we produce content in service of that integration. Today, I want to make it easy to grab on to the nature and benefits of integrated marketing. Make integrated marketing work for you We recently began working with a …

target audience

Target Audience: 5 Important Lessons From the 2016 US Election

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Just when you thought you could turn off the political talk, even an integrated marketing and multimedia production company blog jumps back into the fray. Don’t worry, I know politics don’t make for good table talk. Today I want to underline 5 lessons I learned about addressing your target audience from the events leading up to the election, the day …

microphones

Microphones: Best Choices for Live Presentation or Video Webcast

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The staggering array of microphones available today can be overwhelming to someone who is not an audio expert. However, understanding a few basic principles of microphone design and application can make picking the right one for your situation pretty easy. All microphones either pick up sound from all directions (omnidirectional) or have a specific directional pickup pattern. The main directional patterns …

Content Marketing Ideas: 10 Suggestions to Drive Engagement

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A quick Google search will show you there is no shortage of content marketing ideas on the Internet. What’s the best part about ideas? You can never have enough. On top of that, not every idea is the best, and not every good idea is always useful. If you’re interested in truly connecting with the people in your market, you’ve …

Facebook Cover Photo: Get Creative Today

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With over 1.7 billion daily users, Facebook is THE place to be and THE place to be seen. So how are you differentiating yourself from your peers and your competition on Facebook? Are you simply relying on a logo or a stock photo to convey the entire image of your brand? Or are you bored by the current options available …

Content creation

Content Creation Inspiration: Where’d You Get That Idea?

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Brands have produced some monstrously creative videos over the last several years. But what makes a video creative? What imbues a video with a story, heart, connection, interest, and engagement? What makes a viewer swoon, even a little? Today we’re going to look at the earliest stages of content creation – inspiration. What inspired this inspiration? I had been sifting …