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 …

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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 …

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 …

digital media marketing

Video Marketing: How should I use videos to market myself?

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“Use video to market yourself.” There, that was easy. I’ve saved you hours of searching. You’re welcome. Also, if you’re like me, you think that’s about all the Internet is good at saying. However, if you’re trying to find the best approaches to video marketing, you may want more details than that. Fear not, we’ve assembled a few experienced insights …

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Video Content Marketing: Increase Interaction Through Immersion

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You’ve got some great new video(s) to put out on the Interwebs? Great! The leading companies, organizations, and brands on the web use video content in some capacity. The trend now continues to grow past simply producing and posting. Video content marketing is not simply displaying content to be shared. Video content marketing is the use of video to engage …

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Video Content Marketing: Turning Footage Into Multiple Videos

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Have you ever noticed that some videos just don’t get you? When I notice that, it annoys the crap out of me. I wrote recently about video audience. Today I will be looking at a few simple ways to create video content that emphasizes certain elements (that appeal to certain people) more than others – so your audience can feel like you …

Video audience

Video Audience: Get Real.

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Content is king. There, I said it up front, so you weren’t waiting to see if I would blindside you with it later. In integrated marketing, the statement “content is king” holds a lot of water – but not all of the water. You will benefit from getting savvy to timing, location, method, and audience.  These are just some of …

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Productivity: This Freakonomics podcast May Save your Life

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On the most recent Freakonomics podcast, host Stephen Dubner interviews author, teacher, and human guinea pig Tim Ferriss. The name Tim Ferriss has become deeply intertwined with the ongoing conversation about increased productivity and effectiveness in life. He’s the author of all those “4 Hour X” books I’m sure you’ve heard about, wondered about, and may be skeptical of. What …