Advertising

3 Quick Optimization Tips to Maximize Your PPC Campaigns

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Have you ever wondered how Google and Facebook became the behemoths that they are today? Particularly since they don’t really, well, sell anything? The answer is ... drumroll, please ... ad revenue. Everything these companies provide is free to use because they make their money using the information they collect to help other companies advertise directly to you.

Is Traditional Advertising Dead?

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Short answer: No. 

Please excuse our slightly off-the-cuff response, but this question is something we hear (or read) every single day since we’re in the marketing business. There are countless articles out there touting the demise of traditional advertising and why xyz strategy should be your new golden child. 

While these articles have kernels of truth, many of them are missing a very important point: tactical advertising, just like other trends, is a pendulum. It may swing heavily one way, but that doesn’t mean it won’t swing back the other way sooner or later.

Meet Your Prospects Where They Are – Literally: Introducing Sage Age’s New Geofencing Services

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“Put yourself in your consumers shoes,” they say. “Meet your prospects where they are in their sales journey,” they say. “Get relevant messages to them ASAP so it’s still fresh in their mind when your value proposition hits,” they say. 

While for many years, marketing experts have used these phrases in a figurative way, a new technology in town is using those phrases literally. It’s called geofencing, and it’s changing the marketing landscape in a big way. 

Location, Location, Location! How Geotargeting Boosts Leads in Senior Living

Understanding The Importance of Diversity in Advertising

On our blog, we’ve talked often about the importance of knowing your audience. If you’ve followed any of our advice, you hopefully understand why it’s critically important to know your audience if you’re hoping to create effective messaging and marketing that resonates with them.

At the same time, that doesn’t mean just honing in on the things you think your audience wants, or even speaking solely to that hyper-specific subset of customers you think will convert into paying residents.

Frequency or Reach – Deciding Based On Your Campaign's Goals

Any time you set out to create and run a marketing, public relations, or media campaign, you likely have a big picture idea of what you want to accomplish. Increase your prospective customer base, boost your sales, increase visibility and strengthen customer loyalty are all worthwhile goals of any such campaign, and many well-executed campaigns will hit the mark in several of these areas.

Understanding and Leveraging the Value of Hyperlocal News

Everywhere you look, experts are touting the importance of focusing on digital and online when it comes to your organization’s media and public relations efforts. By and large, given today’s media landscape, that’s a smart strategy. It’s true that the public relations world has changed drastically over the last decade or so, and much of that change has come about thanks to the proliferation of the internet.

Selling Your Story: Developing Compelling PR

You know as well as anyone that your community, from the residents and their families to the staff, is chock full of great stories worth telling. You probably hear them nearly daily, in fact. From the resident who breaks records in his or her chosen sport and the family who donates generously to your annual holiday drive to the employee who goes above and beyond every single day without seeking any recognition, there’s a treasure trove of anecdotes you probably wish others could hear.

Keep It Clean: Focus on Clutter-Free Design

For many industries, design has gone from a sole department, and even an afterthought, to an extremely critical part of the overall business strategy. It’s no longer enough to make a design that works; consumers are judging products and services on new and different criteria, and having a design that moves them can go a long way in making a positive impression and, ultimately, making the sale.

Dynamic Email Marketing for Better Customer Experience

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