CULTIVATE SocialMedia

There’s a tendency for marketers to celebrate the number of followers they have on their social media channels. But striving for follower growth usually isn’t an effective strategy to grow your business. Sure, you need to grow your followers and subscriptions – but they must be the right kind of people, or you’re wasting your…

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Social Media Strategy

Are you disappointed that your social media posts seem to just disappear into the vast ocean of the internet, leaving nary a ripple? If you’re like most marketers, there’s a very good reason why your updates are being ignored: You’re spread too thin. According to the B2B Content Marketing 2016: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends –…

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Customer Touch Plan

  If you don’t have a customer touch plan, you’re not alone. We’ve run across quite a few small business owners who weren’t even familiar with the phrase—yet, a customer touch plan is one of the most effective marketing tools for small businesses. Let’s start with a no-frills definition… What Is a Customer Touch Plan?…

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Get Noticed On Social Media

Social media may seem overwhelming. You can’t be everywhere at once, so how can you choose the social media channels where your web presence will have the most impact? It’s a question a lot of businesses struggle with, and it’s especially daunting for B2B. Below are four steps to get noticed on social media now:…

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Social Automation Fail

So you’ve set up your social media automation bot and it’s plugging along automatically updating your favorite social media outlets and even responding to tweets and posts—now you can just sit back and let your social bot do its thing, right? Not quite. While social media automation can be a godsend for any busy marketer,…

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Phil

Did you try a new app, join LinkedIn, or come up with a new digital marketing idea on Social Media Day? Equipped with social media–themed treats and giveaways, a decked-out photo-booth van, and a talented Cultivate crew, we hit the streets of Milwaukee’s Third Ward to celebrate Social Media Day 2014! Using the hashtag #SMDayMKE,…

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