January 28, 2016

The Power of Personalized Marketing

Your customers don’t ask for much. All they want - and expect - is for you to personalize and tailor your messaging specifically to them, no matter what channel or device they are on. Despite this somewhat lofty request, “people-based marketing” is quickly becoming a hot topic for 2016, as brands try and utilize customer data to create seamless experiences and stay ahead of their competitors....
January 28, 2016

3 Digital Strategies To Remain Relevant On Iowa Debate Night

Donald Trump has decided that he is not participating in tonight’s GOP presidential debate. In 2016, a candidate with Trump's popularity is much less reliant on broadcast media to connect with voters. With 5.8 million followers on Twitter, and 5.5 million on Facebook, Trump has his own massive built-in audience he can communicate with directly. So here are 3 ways Donald Trump can take advantage of digital media to still have an impact on tonight’s Republican presidential candidate debate, no attendance necessary....
January 22, 2016

What is a Hashtag Used For?

If you’ve never used them before, hashtags may seem an odd, even useless, concept. In fact, hashtags are incredibly useful tools for businesses who want to […]
January 22, 2016

What are they looking for? 4 Tricks for Marketing that Work

When you designed your website, who were you writing it for? What about your other marketing campaigns? Your customers - and what they want - are the backbone of your business, and everything you do should be tailored to them. What do they want? What are they looking for? What answers do they need? The answers to those questions should be the core of every marketing tool you run. Keeping your audience in mind is what makes your marketing work....
January 21, 2016

ThriveHive Wins G2 Crowd’s Best of 2015: Marketing Automation User Satisfaction

ThriveHive is pleased to announce that it was ranked #1  in User Satisfaction for Marketing Automation by G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform.  G2 […]
January 20, 2016
What Does Tagging Mean

What Does Tagging Mean?

Tag, you’re it! These days, social media “tags” are all the rage. You may have been “tagged” on Facebook before, and were never quite sure what […]
January 19, 2016

SEO Elements: The Secret Keys to Your Web Success

While many people take the time to build a website, they don’t make the necessary effort to make sure that their Search Engine Optimization (SEO) elements — things like title tags, meta descriptions, and keywords — are up to par. Make sure your pages are up-to-date with all those missing pieces - or you’ll be missing out on a lot of traffic!...
January 14, 2016

In the News: Facebook Instant Articles

Facebook continues to create and innovate ways for you to reach potential customers. Their newest advancement, Instant Articles, has the potential to change the way people read your content, and how they use their mobile devices. Instant Articles is a new system similar to the way videos have been optimized on Facebook. This new article-sharing platform has the potential to completely change the way you use content promotion....
January 12, 2016

How to Get the Most from Your Marketing Partner

“I don’t know - just run it.” If you are unfamiliar with digital marketing and best practices, partnering with an agency or consultant makes absolute sense. However, like any productive relationship, you should never find a partner only to then disappear from the process. Your ongoing involvement will become the foundation for both initial campaign builds and continued results. Let’s take a look at some of the top things you can do to ensure the success for your digital efforts....
January 6, 2016

Email Marketing Subject Lines

The holidays are over, New Year’s Eve was celebrated with a bang, and a fresh start is finally here. Make 2016 the year you make full […]
January 5, 2016

Home is where the conversions are: A Home Page Questionnaire

Let’s face it: in 2016, you NEED to have a website for your business. But what do you do when your site isn't driving the form submissions or phone calls you had hoped for? Your homepage is the most visited page of your site, and you need to make the most of it. Does your website's homepage answer your customers' questions? By using best practices, you can have a homepage that is optimized for conversions to get those phones ringing and your business moving....
January 4, 2016

Facebook Contest Best Practices

Running a Facebook contest or giveaway, is an effective means of generating interest on Facebook without spending money on advertising. By the nature of the contest […]