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9 Trends That Will Define Marketing in 2018

MarketingDive put together a great list of trends they believe will define marketing in 2018.  It will be interesting to see how their thoughts play out over the coming year.

2018 Calendar

1. Transparency opens a ‘can of worms’

2. Quality content becomes king

3. One-to-one marketing at scale edges closer

4. Voice will be big but won’t boom quite yet

5. Influencer marketing settles down — and shrinks

6. Breaking down blockchain expectations

7. A make or break year for ads.txt?

8. Consolidation accelerates with infrastructure investments

9. Marketers think globally and locally

Click here to read MarketingDive’s full article.

7 Tips for Mastering Instagram for Business

Instagram

Are you using Instagram to grow your business?

 

If not, you may want to consider integrating it into your 2018 strategy.

 

Instagram has over 700 million monthly active users. It’s a great platform to use your creativity and “show” vs. only tell your audience about your business.

 

If you are unfamiliar or unsure if Instagram is right for your company, click here to read Sendible’s quick 7 minute Instagram tips and give us a call.

What to Post?

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By now you know the importance of having a LinkedIn presence for your company, but still might be struggling with what to post. Click here to see what four different companies are posting and find tips to engage as well as grow your audience.

Incorporate Video

Everyday, people watch hundreds of millions of hours of videos on YouTube and 3. 8 billion videos on Facebook. If you aren’t incorporating video into your marketing mix, then you need to rethink what you are doing.

 

Click Here for 10 Ways B2B Marketers Can Incorporate Video into their Content Marketing Strategy.

NLT on Texas Business Radio!

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Matt Register and Jay Curry of Texas Business Radio for a Marketing Best Practices show!

It airs this Saturday at 8am on KPRC AM950 and is also available on the iHeart App for your computer, tablet or phone.  So, if you’re out running around tomorrow morning, tune in to KPRC AM950 at 8am.

A big thanks to Matt and Jay for the opportunity and for making the experience fun and super easy!

New Site for Willis Johnson & Associates

We are very excited to announce Willis Johnson & Associates updated website. I encourage you to Click Here to experience their fresh new look, user-friendly navigation and a thorough description of the Houston based wealth management firm that specializes in helping corporate professionals with their financial planning needs.

Win a High-Quality 60 Liter Cooler!

We have a new client at NextLevel Thinking and they are in the cooler business. So, we’d like to understand your thoughts and feelings regarding coolers.

Click Here to take a quick survey and the opportunity to win a High-Quality 60 Liter Cooler!

Thanks for your help!!!

Culture*Spark is Now Open for Business!

It’s been a year in the making, and Culture*Spark is finally open for business today!

Sheryl Lyons, native Houstonian and experienced business leader, is opening her new consulting business, Culture Spark.

“WHAT DOES CULTURE*SPARK DO?”

 Culture*Spark helps leaders build business environments their people love and cultures that can bring them competitive advantage.

They do this by deliberately constructing a company culture of purpose, clarity, accountability and performance.

“WHY BE DELIBERATE?”

Because company culture is being built with or without management’s involvement!

Click Here to learn more.

https://www.yournextlevel.cc/707/

Who Did Your Website?

Last week we announced our newly created website. The response was really positive and uplifting for us.  In fact, it was a little overwhelming!

“WHO DID YOUR WEBSITE?”

That was the most common question that we received.  And our answer…

“WE DID?”

So, thanks very much to each of you that took the time to respond!!!

If you haven’t had the chance to see our new site, Click Here to experience our fresh new look, user-friendly navigation and a description of our Houston based strategic marketing firm through the eyes of our clients.

https://www.yournextlevel.cc/who-did-your-website/

What’s On Your List?

“The next thing you do today will be the most important thing on your agenda, because, after all, you’re doing it next. Well, perhaps it will be the most urgent thing. Or the easiest. In fact, the most important thing probably isn’t even on your agenda.” – {Seth Godin}

What’s on your list?

Happy New Year

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” ― Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Happy New Year from the Next Level Thinking Team! Have a Great 2015!