Category: Digital Marketing

How to Design Strong Case Studies

By: Sarah Steimer A well-crafted case study can showcase a mindful marketing strategy Reflection is hip right now. Personal and professional mindfulness trends hype the benefits of contemplating and celebrating. For some, the act of reflection might mean meditation or journaling. For marketers, reflection often means building a case study.​​ The goal of case studies may Read More…

Aligning Marketing to Your Sales Kickoff in 2019

By Chris Karel Jeff Leo Herrmann recently made the move from Boardroom to Newsroom. He is the Executive Producer and Founder of Madison, Michigan & Market and also the Chief Revenue Officer at The Business Journal in Youngstown. Jeff believes that successful organizations today focus on educating their customers to dominate their markets. His passion Read More…

2018 Holiday Season Shopping Trends: Mobile, Smart Speakers and In-Store Purchases

More than 164 million people plan to shop over Thanksgiving weekend, according to the National Retail Federation Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the 2018 holiday season a 4.1% increase from 2017, according the National Retail Federation. E-commerce continues to gain traction during the holidays, but bricks-and-mortar shops remain popular with consumers: Read More…

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Top 5 Ways to Increase Digital Conversions in 2019: An Interview with Ryan Stainbrook

By Chris Karel Ryan began his career in early 2013 at akhia communications in the role of an Assistant Account Executive. After working in Account Service for over three years, Ryan’s passion for digital led to a transition to akhia’s Optimization department in the role of a Digital Project Manager. Over the past three years, Read More…

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Using Linkedin as a Prospecting Tool: An Interview with Shon Christy

By Chris Karel Shon Christy is one of Ohio’s best social media speakers. Recognized as a pioneer and innovator, he founded the state’s first niche social media agency. His 20 years of marketing experience, nearly 10 years of social media expertise and hundreds of speaking engagements with national reach make him one of the most Read More…

How to Run a One-Person Marketing Shop: An Interview with Melissa Wilson

By Chris Karel Melissa Wilson’s career spans nine years in integrated communications and digital marketing. She’s a practical influencer who facilitates the transfer of ideas and objectives, gathers feedback to improve ideas and objectives in order to understand the audience, and develops a brand-compliant narrative to reach them. In doing so, Wilson helps her company Read More…