The Problem of Marketing In any business, marketing plays a vital role in the success or failure of the company. Mediocre products with brilliant marketing are often very successful while fantastic products with poor marketing can fail. Should marketers use social media, direct mail, AdWords, print ads, billboards, email, or all of the above? Should… Read More Solving the Problem of Marketing
What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Search Engine Optimization is the practice of making your website discoverable on Google. Let’s say you run an Italian eatery in the midst of New York City. I’ve never been to New York City, but I’m going to assume there are a lot of Italian restaurants… Read More SEO Basics | Getting Found on Google Made Easy
What is multi-channel marketing? Multi-channel marketing is a way of reaching potential customers from multiple sources. There are so many options nowadays when it comes to marketing methods. Millions of people around the world are browsing online, shopping in-store, scrolling through social media, checking their email, and much more, which makes them reachable to companies… Read More Multi-Channel Marketing | Reach More of Your Ideal Client
Do you wonder what people will value most within the next few years? It is quite amazing to think about how fast preferences change as a society. In the scheme of things, a few years is quite a short time. In his article published in Marketing News, J. Walker Smith dives into the idea that… Read More The Increasing Importance of Social Groups
With the rise of content marketing, the benefits are becoming more widely understood–quality inbound leads, brand awareness, customer loyalty, increased traffic, just to name a few–making content marketing one the most effective forms of advertising for one’s products or services. So why the heck is 1 out of 10 businesses still missing out on the… Read More Five Common Fears of Content Marketing and What the Office Has to Say About It
Two major aspects of social media marketing are words and pictures. Of these two, most people are drawn in by images. In terms of social media, books, articles, and anything else in life, people are drawn to color, light, shapes and whatever is aesthetically pleasing to their eye. That’s why when scrolling through an Instagram feed,… Read More Smartphone Photography Basics | Photo Marketing Series
ANS recently had the opportunity to attend the annual Digital Marketing Night at Utah Valley University. At this event, students in the marketing program have an opportunity to talk with local businesses that work in Digital Marketing as well as submit resumes for internships and job openings. While talking with students about who ANS is and… Read More What Makes ANS Different?
Instagram Marketing Social media as a tool for business marketing has taken the world by storm. One of the top platforms used for business marketing is Instagram. Since its debut in 2010, Instagram has reached over 700 million users. Of those 700 million users, it’s estimated that a little over 8 million of those are… Read More Marketing Your Business Through Instagram
Building any business is no simple feat. When you begin to play in the competitive market, there is no doubt that you have to be ready for contingency after contingency. The principle that you have to learn is fail-fast. Falling down is normal, everybody stumbles at one time or another, but it’s the ones that… Read More Developing a Marketing Plan That Rocks
In the world of marketing, there’s a constant debate over whether or not direct mail is a worthy investment. ANS has been in the direct mail business for over 20 years. As a company, we’ve become more innovative and have expanded our marketing tool belt, but direct mail is still the most popular and responsive… Read More Direct Mail Marketing: Old School Yet Effective?