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Strategy and Tactics – The same right?

#171303562 / Like tomato, ‘tomahto’, many business people think strategy and tactics are one in the same. Or, they say strategy and mean tactics. Strategy and tactics are distinctly different, both very important, and need to be aligned. Tactics can be easy, fun and creative to conceive. But, creating a tactical plan that will […]

Tesco’s Cool Use of QR Codes

I came across this video in an article by Jay Dunn and thought the concept was so cool and innovative that it just had to be shared. Here’s a little summary of the project: In North America, we’re starting to see QR codes being used more often in advertising. While it’s really just starting to take hold […]

What is content marketing?

Content marketing is a phrase you hear being thrown around a lot lately. But what exactly is content marketing? Let’s try to break it down, shall we? What exactly is content marketing? I’ve heard lots of different ways to explain it, both highly technical and overly simple. The best way I can think of to […]

Can social media replace cold calling?

Cold calling. You’ve no doubt been on the receiving end of a cold call. They always seem to come when you’re in the middle of doing something. They come out of nowhere, which is probably why they’re so annoying. Chances are, you’re not thinking about whatever it is they’re selling, so you’re forced to switch […]

How to use mobile apps to sell without selling.

With smartphones becoming increasingly popular, more companies are seeing the importance of developing branded apps for Android, Blackberry and iPhone. Lots of companies opt to go for a basic app that provides product information and includes a mobile store. While this is useful, it’s not a very creative use of an app. The great thing […]

How to use #hashtags effectively on #Twitter

Hashtags are all over the place on Twitter. When they are used correctly, they can help make your tweets easier to find in searches and help boost your visibility. This article from Search Engine Land mentions a few reasons why hashtags should be part of your social media strategy, of which this is probably the […]