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Nicolette Beard

Podcasting: Storytelling for the 21st Century – Pros, Cons, Examples and Best Practices

Nicolette Beard on Jan 28th, 2014     Content Marketing, Online Marketing, Podcasting

Podcasting for Content MarketingThe human voice can convey much more meaning through tone and inflection than the printed word ever can. It’s why millions of Americans sat, fixated, during the Golden Age of Radio – listening to everything from adventure, comedy and drama to classical music concerts, news and farm reports.

As broadcast radio gave way to television, television to cable and cable relinquishing to the internet of everything, it comes as no surprise to content marketers that, spurred by technological advancements, broadcast radio has come full circle with podcasting and represents a new platform for storytelling.

The average podcast listener stays connected for 22 minutes on average (Sticher). This is one of the reasons why including podcasting as part of a long form content marketing strategy is so powerful. You have the opportunity to build a deep, rich relationship with your target audience.

Ashley Zeckman

Online Marketing News: Social Media & Holiday Shopping, Use PodCasting For Business, Facebook Ads = Craigslist, New Gmail, Google EMD Update

Ashley Zeckman on Nov 2nd, 2012     Online Marketing

Infographic - Social Media - Social Media and the Holiday Shopper

Social Media and the Holiday Shopper

This recent infographic from Clever Girls Collective provides insights into social media-savvy women’s 2012 holiday shopping plans.  Findings include:

  • 93.3% purchased something because a blogger recommended it
  • $515 is the amount the average US household will spend on gifts this year
  • 75% say sale prices influence holiday purchasing decisions

3 Ways Podcasting Can Land You Customers
Podcasting is quickly becoming a very popular means of creating online content.  In addition to it’s virility, podcasting puts a voice to the face that prospects will appreciate.  This article shares 3 great tips for using podcasting to get new customers.  Via Social Media Examiner.

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