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Propel Your Marketing Plan

The biggest part of getting any marketing plan off the ground is through planning and this toolkit helps you get efforts started this year by helping you plan content to resonate with your audience and providing resources to help brainstorm ideas and goals for the year.

With this 29-page toolkit, you gain:

  • Content to create 49 days or 49 weeks(!) of social media posts with curated inspirational quotes. (TIP: Place these quotes on your own images or branded backgrounds to boost engagement and increase shares.)
  • FREE Excel- and Word-formatted editorial calendars
  • 7 blog post ideas that will attract your readers
  • Curated market research resources to boost your marketing plan
  • S.M.A.R.T. social media goals worksheets
  • Tips to improve focused thinking
  • 2017 marketing trends and predictions to help focus where your marketing and/or marketing planning efforts should be
  • 12-month plan to guide your social presence

This guide is perfect for you if you are:

  • A business owner or operator of any sized organization who feels overwhelmed with getting marketing and/or marketing planning efforts off the ground
  • Anyone who considers marketing key to growing business and increasing brand awareness, whether for a product, service or individual
  • A consultant, business owner, blogger or infopreneur content as one of your most important assets
  • Someone who want to establish a solid reputation with content
  • Someone who needs ideas for what to post on social media



5 Must-Know Trends for Brands [Infographic]

Deep into the 2016 holiday season, we have seen #BlackFriday turn into #BlackNovember, and although we are winding up #GivingTuesday, somehow, #CyberMonday deals have been inundating our email boxes all day.  MDG Advertising designed the following informative Infographic, Holiday Marketing 2016: 5 Must-Know Trends for Brands, to further shed light on how you can continue consumer engagement through this busy shopping time of year.  These trends are a culmination of results from surveys of the past two holiday shopping seasons and can help you and your organization as you leverage and maximize advertising and marketing efforts this season.

In summary, these 5 must-know trends are:


Facebook's NEW Pages Layout (2016 Update)

If you maintain a Facebook presence for your business, you may have noticed a quiet change to the layout of your page. We noticed the changes made to our Facebook page today. Perfect timing as we are in the midst of launching a Facebook presence for a new business client. Here are the specifics of the dimensions for a Page's profile picture and cover photo.


20 Ways to Communicate Better at Work [Infographic]

Every once in while we find ourselves at a crossroads in having to talk to our colleagues, team members, clients, managers, or C-suite executives about things that may not be very comfortable - perhaps work performance issues, technical problems that will cause significant schedule delays or lacking sales. This wonderful infographic from Net Credit offers sage methods to help you prepare; giving reminders to be mindful of your breathing, making eye contact, watching your body language, and, my favorite, listening hard.


3 Great Email Segmentation Ideas

If you deliver content or services to different categories of businesses or sell products to a diverse customer base, you need to know two things:

  • Email marketing is still the best way to get your marketing message to these customers
  • Targeted messages are the best way to connect with, and motivate, your subscribers to action

To do this effectively, use email segmentation.


45 Epic Strategies for Successful Email Marketing Campaigns

No matter how many times we hear that emails and email marketing is going away, it hasn’t and, for the foreseeable future, it won’t. Why? Because it works! Yes, social media has its place, however, studies have shown that nearly 50% of consumers who wish to receive notifications still prefer to receive those marketing messages, coupons and offers via brands via good ole email.

We have curated over 45 epic strategies to help you improve your email campaigns and marketing emails to get more opens, click-throughs and conversions.

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