How do you keep on top of marketing trends? Here are 5 suggestions:
1. Social Media Examiner. This daily blog shows marketers how to use social media to drive traffic, increase sales, and connect with customers. Practical how-to advice for the social media layperson.
2. Mine That Data! Kevin Hillstrom publishes one of the most insightful blogs around. As a veteran cataloger, Kevin’s mission is to “help CEOs understand how customers interact with advertising, products, brands, and channels.”
3. Internet Retailer. The monthly magazine and accompanying website provides an excellent overview of trends in the digital world. The annual conference is a 4-day extravaganza of learning that draws nearly 10,000 attendees.
4. Mashable Website. This leading website reports on news that affects the digital world. Check their “Social Media” and “Marketing” categories for updates that may affect your marketing plans.
5. Hire Us! No time to keep up with any of this? That’s why we’re here! Staying abreast of what’s working and what’s not, and guiding our clients towards the most profitable avenues is our sole focus.