Unlike the conventional marketing strategies that involved using traditional methods to help create brand awareness, Inbound Marketing Strategy utilizes multiple forms of marketing such as social media marketing, events, content marketing, SEO, blogs, etc to attract fresh business opportunities and create awareness about a brand.
Step back in time by a decade or two, to a scenario when doctors, healthcare professionals and hospitals did not find the need to lay special emphasis on ‘Branding’. Patients made healthcare decisions based on word-of-mouth, physician referrals and past experiences. Therefore, hospitals and healthcare professionals were not in the process of marketing themselves aggressively. The industry was reasonably stable, the patient flow was somewhat predictable, and the competition was rather low-key.
Gone are the days when core industries and businesses took to minimal or no marketing. With the onset of newer social media trends quarter-on-quarter, organizations are doing all they can to better engage with their customers, both existing and prospective, on social media. Today, even those companies in industries like automotive, financial or medical devices are using social media to build meaningful relationships with stakeholders.
HubSpot is no new name in the world of Marketing. As a marketer, you’ve probably been exposed to HubSpot in various capacities, but have you assumed it to be a mere Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool? The premise is rather contrary.
The holy month of plays a significant role in the lives of Islamic people across the globe, especially in the MENA region. The observations and festivities are accompanied by weeks of shopping and purchases. This has evidently spilled over into the digital realm too, impacting mobile strategies and campaigns that play a vital role in engaging and retaining users.
Marketing is a complex art. Just when you think you’re on the right track, your competition does something phenomenally better, or the marketing channel and metrics take a dramatic turn. Now, it’s quite a challenge to predict how marketing channels, especially social media platforms evolve, but comparing yourself with your competitors is crucial when setting up any kind of strategy, more so, a social media strategy.
You’ve heard that ‘Content is King’ but have you heard that ‘effective Content Marketing is akin to a series of victorious conquests’? Content Marketing is indeed one of the most cost-effective marketing techniques, delivering more leads at a lower cost than most other methods. Did you just pause to understand how Content Marketing has evolved from just ‘Blogging’ and ‘Email Marketing’?
Real Estate is an extremely promising and lucrative market in China. Many companies try to enter this market but fail, owing to the lack of understanding of this how this complex market works. China is a very specific market that requires a special outlook. Read more about how to market to a Chinese audience in our previous blog.
There’s a looming million-dollar question in the minds of many a business, the answer to which is perhaps a gateway to millions of dollars - ‘How to market and sell to people in China?’ The topic is oft-debated by foreign companies seeking to profit from the huge potential of the country, but making it sound either impossible or ‘easy-peasy’. The somewhat promising reality is, however, seldom discussed.