It’s almost the most beautiful time of the year! No, I don’t have Christmas on my mind when I say that. I am talking about Black Friday. Pre-Christmas sales are something the majority of Americans are looking forward to for the whole year. I’m sure you have seen the pictures and the videos or even experienced crowds camping outside of the store to make sure they are the first ones to get to an item they were waiting for. It’s not like that just in the United States really. A lot of European countries have hopped on the Black Friday train and people are going all out once the sales begin. You can buy Christmas presents for your whole family and friends and also treat yourself. That’s what I call a good time!
Black Friday is an informal name for the „holiday“which is the day after Thanksgiving. It is often the busiest shopping day of the year because it kicks off the holiday season. It could be said that people like Black Friday not just because of the sales, but also because of the holiday feeling it has. Since Christmas is soon after it and everything is probably already decorated, it radiates a cozy and warm feeling that makes you feel at home. According to the National Retail Federation, 84.2 million people shopped in stores on Black Friday in 2019, and 37.8 million people shopped in stores on Thanksgiving day. You can see how big of a difference that is. Continue reading
Amazon changed the publishing industry upon the launch of its Kindle direct publishing system. Anyone who has a computer and can jot a few sentences together can now write and publish e-books. You don’t need to send letters to hundreds of publishers and wait for them to respond or worry about choosing a vanity company that charges to release your title.
Digital marketing statistics are important in marketing because you can use them to understand market trends. Even better, you can also utilize them to measure and evaluate either the potential marketing programs or the success of marketing programs.
The trick to successful marketing is to identify your target audience and use effective marketing communications platforms and strategies to reach it. This is the reason why digital marketing statistics can help you to achieve your goals, evaluate the success of your marketing initiatives, and get data that you can use to adjust your marketing programs. This post explains how you can use digital marketing statistics successfully. Continue reading
Blogging is a very exciting money making, business expansion and profit making activity. In the days I started blogging (back in 2012), it wasn’t bread and butter.
While a lot has changed (and more changes are still taking place), starting a blog still has its obstacles. In this post, I want to guide you through the important steps you need to know in order to start a blog and build a successful online blogging business.
What I want you to note is the fact that it’s not enough to rush online, buy a domain name and install a blogging script. Website builders like Wix help you to start a blog very intuitively with their user-friendly platforms. But this is simply a step in building a sustainable and income generating business. Well, you may want to start a blog for charity. But for it to succeed, it has to go beyond the drive to get the blog published. Continue reading
It breaks my heart every single time someone types “why blogs fail” into the google search bar.
Want to know why?
Because that someone is just like you, a dreamer whose hardwork, longsuffering and faith has only been rewarded with disappointment and heartbreak.
You hear that starting a blog is a great way to make money online and so you start one.
6 months of pounding away at it and you come to a series of grim realizations:
Whether you are a blogger or run an E-commerce store, part of your business lives on email subscribers.
Needless to say, every marketer loves to have a huge email list containing their target audience, but growing the list from scratch might look like a severe hard work (yes, it is!).
This is where lead magnets become handy. They are a must-have marketing tool. Lead magnets are the most potent mechanism to skyrocket your email subscribers.
In case you don’t know what they are, or and how to use them, then read these 5 Irresistible lead magnet ideas to grow your email list. Ready? Continue reading