How effective are door to door salespeople, telemarketers, or those representatives blocking off sidewalks seeking donations? Most would rank these sales strategies somewhere between inefficient and annoying. This negative perception is due to a business relying heavily on generating sales from “cold” consumers. Cold consumers are those who know little to nothing about the brand as they haven’t had the time to develop an affinity for the products or services offered. When presenting a sales pitch, it is difficult for cold consumers to buy in and complete the purchase fully. The opposite of a cold consumer could be considered a […]
5 Tips to Better Manage Clients and Projects Being a successful social media manager at a Digital Marketing agency requires a vast set of skills; some of these skills you can acquire in college and university but others? Not so much. Navigating the social media realm on behalf of a client certainly requires essential knowledge of various software, platforms and tools available. Similarly, achieving a consistent and memorable brand identity through social media messaging is only made possible with a strong relationship that includes authenticity, transparency and trust. Here are five simple communication tips that can help you to navigate […]
A business is only good as its customer base. Sometimes it doesn’t even matter the quality of what you sell because if customers have a bad experience, they’ll simply take their hard-earned money elsewhere. Good products and services die every day because a competitor provided a better digital or in-person experience. What exactly is customer experience and how does a company build a winning digital strategy that is relevant and realistic to implement? Let’s break this down in ways that will help you formulate your own. Additionally, if the goal is to partner with vendors like a website design agency […]
Brand & Mortar has been awarded a 2019 Toronto City Excellence Award by UpCity. Out of 418 marketing service providers in Toronto, we were selected as one of the top 20 based on our UpCity Rating, which measures digital recommendability by reviews, search score, domain authority and more. By having our services listed on UpCity and featured as one of the top 20 Marketing Service Providers in Toronto, we’re able to cut through the noise, standout and create trust with prospective buyers. It’s an honor for us to be represented on the City Excellence Award List. The infographic below goes […]
Attempting to stay abreast of all the latest and greatest social media strategies and while the dust from Periscope and Meerkat is settling, it’s time to explore Influencer Marketing. We’ve known for a while that Influencer Marketing works and that as the social media landscape changes and platforms such as Instagram become even more crucial in your overall social strategy- engaging with “Influencers” are key. First, let’s take a look at what Influencer Marketing really means. Influencer Marketing is defined as- a form of marketing in which focus is placed on specific key individuals (or a type of individual) rather […]
Our team believes in creating well-defined digital marketing strategies that generate momentum for our clients. We’re dedicated to creating new opportunities for our partners, helping them to transform their businesses and boost their market influence. We are a multi-disciplined group of experts that know how to build web traffic for our clients. With the new year upon us, we are excited to announce our partnership with Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews platform for service providers in the IT services, web/app development, and advertising & marketing industries. Clutch uses various metrics such as market presence, quality of work, and verified […]
Why is Paid Advertising on Social Media Necessary? If you’re a business owner or in the field of marketing or advertising, and you’re new to the world of social media paid advertising, this article is for you. With more than 2 billion users across platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, social media has seen an unprecedented explosion in growth the past decade. Creating content that stands out from the clutter and capturing enough attention and interest to be shared by multiple people is the hardest challenge for any social media marketer. Social media has almost infinite potential for reaching […]
If you work as a designer, musician, writer, photographer, or as any other artistic profession, you have probably been asked to “be creative.” But, what is meant by the word creative? Marketing Agency Toronto: Our Perspective It means something completely different to each client, to each manager, and even to each artist. From “I want the same as my competitors but different” to “Give me the same as we’ve had for the last years, but not quite,” most clients want something that they recognize from previous experience, and very few will want something that they have never seen before. […]
Have you ever wondered how some brands succeed at creating content that builds a loyal following? Psychology can tell us a lot about why we do what we do. Take a look at these 5 psychology-based behaviours people perform online, and what tactics you can implement as a brand to get a more engaged audience.
User-Generated Content (UGC) is defined as any type of content that has been created and put out there by unpaid contributors or, using a better term, fans. It can refer to pictures, videos, testimonials, tweets, blog posts, and everything in between, and is the act of brand promotion by users rather than the brand itself Many companies are testing out different forms of UGC to build brand awareness and engage with their tribe. These campaigns don’t always succeed, but let’s take a look at four that have.