Tag Archives: Direct

What Instagram’s Separate Direct Messaging App Threads Means for Business

Larry Kim — October 10, 2019 Follow @larrykim Back in 2017, Instagram released and then subsequently shut down a private messaging app called Direct. The app was aimed to rival Snapchat, much like Instagram’s “Stories” feature. The app shut down came after a couple months with few international downloads, and all messages sent on it … Continue reading What Instagram’s Separate Direct Messaging App Threads Means for Business

Are Employee Social Advocacy Programs at Direct Odds With Your Personal Brand?

Arik Hanson — October 5, 2019 Employee social advocacy programs are having a moment. Come to think of it, they’ve been having a moment for a while now. Fact is, more companies are globbing on to this trend–and, for good reason. According to the Edelman Trust Barometer, the most trusted relationship people have right now … Continue reading Are Employee Social Advocacy Programs at Direct Odds With Your Personal Brand?

Direct Response Marketing Amplifies Social Media Results

Personal Branding Blog — September 5, 2019 — September 5, 2019 Social media has always been a strange marketing channel. On one hand, Facebook gave businesses a unique ability to find their markets and build relationships. No other marketing tool has been able to reach such large numbers of people and allow businesses to maintain … Continue reading Direct Response Marketing Amplifies Social Media Results

What to Do When Your Direct Report Starts Crying (Besides Panic)

Liz Kislik — June 27, 2019 Follow @lizkislik — June 27, 2019   StockSnap / Pixabay There’s more and more media coverage and management literature today about the importance of authenticity at work. There’s a book and an accompanying TEDx talk called “Bring Your Whole Self to Work” by a fellow named Mike Robbins, and … Continue reading What to Do When Your Direct Report Starts Crying (Besides Panic)

Tying Search To Programmatic And Direct Mail Improves Results

Tying Search To Programmatic And Direct Mail Improves Results by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, February 27, 2019 Well-crafted search campaigns produce strong results on their own, but some marketers are discovering the benefits of combining the online ads with traditional media such as television and direct mail. Shoppers who are browsing websites generate triggers and … Continue reading Tying Search To Programmatic And Direct Mail Improves Results

How Guest Posting Can Direct Steady Streams of Convertible Traffic to Your Site

Joanne Hernon — June 6, 2018 Follow @growthledge— June 6, 2018 Guest posting is a great way to build credibility within your niche and get some exposure for your site. There are many benefits to guest posting. The trick is learning how to capture said benefits and truly capitalize on them. Unfortunately, there is no … Continue reading How Guest Posting Can Direct Steady Streams of Convertible Traffic to Your Site

The Difference Between Direct and Organic Search Traffic Sources

Amber Kemmis — February 21, 2018 — February 21, 2018 real-napster / Pixabay For a long time, digital marketers summed up the properties of direct and organic traffic pretty similarly and simply. To most, organic traffic consists of visits from search engines, while direct traffic is made up of visits from people entering your company … Continue reading The Difference Between Direct and Organic Search Traffic Sources

4 Ways to Increase Customer Engagement With Social Media Direct Messaging

George Beall — January 11, 2018 Follow @GeorgePBeall — January 11, 2018 Photo-Mix / Pixabay Over the past few years, customers have slowly been shifting to social media as their primary means of directly connecting with brands. From customer support to questions about products, direct messaging has become a go-to for consumers to bring forward … Continue reading 4 Ways to Increase Customer Engagement With Social Media Direct Messaging