3 Ways to Break Through the Noise and Boost Response with Video

Marketing Response Video

You may have heard this quote from Dr. James McQuivey, principal analyst serving marketing professionals at Forrester: “1.8 Million words is the value of one minute of video.”

This doesn’t mean we should stop communicating via the written word—but to stop and listen: we should give video a place in our communications if we want to engage our audience and boost response to our marketing messages.

Video: A Powerful Communicator
Why do we—as marketers and consumers—love video? Get ready for an onslaught of statistics, because there’s a whole lotta data to back-up the power of video on modern direct response marketing communications:Read more


3 Reasons to Apply Mobile-First Email Design

Are you viewing this e-mail on your mobile device? Cool! Thanks to our mobile-first approach to web and e-mail design, it’s nicely optimized for the small screen. Our goal is to provide you with an excellent user experience because we want you to keep engaging with and enjoying our content.

Let’s take a closer look at why we’re taking this approach—and why it’s one you’ll want to consider.

What’s Mobile-First Email Design?
In short, mobile-first means designing the online experience for mobile before the desktop web. This concept applies most specifically to application and website development, but email marketers need to pay attention to it and apply the principles to their development work. Read more


Marketing Opportunities Using Pokémon GO and Augmented Reality

During the holiday season, we will be looking back to our most popular 2016.

Here is Number 10

Pokemon Go Logo

It seems like everyone in the whole world hopped on the bandwagon with the recent launch of Pokémon GO. If you don’t know what Pokémon GO is you can read more about it in this USA Today article. Pokemon GO uses Augmented Reality (AR), which is the ability to see the real world in real time with elements that are augmented by a computer-generated input. This input could be GPS location, sound, and visuals such as graphics or video. You can see in the photo below an example of AR being used at a Chicago “L” Stop. Using AR for digital marketing is the next big thing and McDonald’s is first to use the Pokémon GO app for marketing purposes.

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7 Ways Pokémon Go Can Boost Your Sales

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Last month when Pokémon Go hit the App Store, my newsfeed was filled with stories about the Pokémon Go phenomenon. I was intrigued. I downloaded the game and was immediately blown away. Here was a game that took the user “out into the world” to “catch em’ all”. Even my 12-year-old, who was playing the game too, was suddenly asking me if he could “go outside and take a walk!” What was happening???Read more


Marketing Opportunities Using Pokémon GO and Augmented Reality

Pokemon Go Logo

It seems like everyone in the whole world hopped on the bandwagon with the recent launch of Pokémon GO. If you don’t know what Pokémon GO is you can read more about it in this USA Today article.Read more