Today I’d like to talk about peer pressure or lack thereof. What do you do when a potential new customer really doesn’t know you at all? Much like an introduction by a friend or a spot on the New York Times Best Seller List a little social proof can go a long way. Social proof isContinue reading “Heuristics: Using social proof and anchoring for conversion”
Familiarity or pattern recognition is one of the first heuristics we use as a child to be fed. We know that our mother gives us food, so gravitate more to her than dad. We also learn that crying at the right intervals will get us changed and fed. We recognise the familiar pattern and triggers.Continue reading “Heuristics: Using Familiarity To Nurture Trust And Brand Allegiance”
As we have evolved over time – humans have developed a number of decision making shortcuts or Heuristic. We use these to speed up the decision making process. Heuristics usually govern automatic, intuitive judgments. But we can also deliberately use them when working from limited information. By understanding the role of heuristics in human psychology,Continue reading “Heuristics: Scarcity And Loss Aversion As Motivators”
New Zealand is preparing to exit lockdown and return to a resemblance of normality. We’ll forgo the hugs and high fives we want to give teammates, my pack training runs will have to wait a bit longer, but shops will reopen, and we’ll get back to some of our old routines. Kids will return toContinue reading “Hard And Early, Out Of Lockdown, Game On!”
Meet your audience where they are at and show them you’re a thought leader that could be their trusted partner.
Use these handy tools to track when someone mentions your brand online.
Live Video and Stories can be great tools for activation and real-time storytelling
The tasks, skills and abilities required of the modern digital marketing manager, online manager or webmaster are broad. T shaped skills sets are squared off and it is the same for any marketer – on or offline. The influence of technology everywhere means speaking tech and having EQ is the equation for success. We are required notContinue reading “The Modern Marketing Manager – A Forerunner”
When defining who our product or service is for – there are many tools and mechanisms at our disposal. A buyer persona or picture of the median or average customer you hope to reach is often one of the first steps. Creating a ‘buyer persona’ can involve data mining, client interviews and many internal refinementContinue reading “Who’s your target market?”
Local businesses and salespeople need to really focus more on their online marketing. With the growth in mobile devices there is so much opportunity to have your business found through search engines or shared through social media from anywhere. Even if you’re just a local Auckland business marketing to your suburb, you can also be discovered from anywhere. YouContinue reading “Local Business Social Media and Online Marketing – To Generate Leads”