3 Marketing Campaigns That Changed the World

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Marketing campaigns have been part of our culture from as early as the 1700s, and past campaigns have left lingering impacts. Many catchphrases and slogans we remember today have their roots from some of the most memorable advertising campaigns from the 20th century. These successful campaigns heavily influenced our culture and society.  Diamonds Are Forever The modern-day diamond engagement ring ideal came about due to one of the most successful advertising campaigns of the 20th century. During the 1930s, the gemstone market was drastically declining […]

How Much Should I Spend on Marketing?

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One of the first questions I always get asked by an entrepreneur is, “How much should I spend on marketing?” While it can vary, a good rule of thumb and place to start is that your marketing budget should be 20% of your revenue. This is a standard that I’ve been working with for almost 30 years, and it is still true today although the strategies available for use have changed over the years. Your marketing budget is not limited to advertising A lot of […]

Social Media Engagement Benchmarks

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I regularly pore through benchmark reports that some of the best companies out there are doing regarding social media. Things can change quickly online and keeping on top of trends is important! I always read more than one, since each covers different industries and uses different companies to make their comparisons and extract data. Rival IQ recently shared their 2018 Social Media Industry Benchmark report, and it’s worth reading not only for the insights they provide, but also for the comparison graphics in the article […]