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The Daily Stream

Advertising News for the New Media

Integrated Marketing Approach; Why Your Business Needs One

July 27, 2017 // By: Amanda Nickels

It’s never been more critical to maximize your investment in a marketing agency for your business. More specifically, a marketing agency that adopts a fully-integrated approach.

Integrated advertising is a combination of many media resources (tv, radio, print, search, social, mobile, etc.). Leveraging these tools to create a more memorable and complete experience for your consumer requires an approach that applies all of these factors, not just one channel.

3 Ways to Drive Business with Email Marketing

July 20, 2017 // By: Stream Companies

The greatest concern we hear about email marketing campaigns is that they’re just a waste of time and money. But the fact is that mobile email use is on the rise. According to the Email Statistics Report, 2014-2018 from The Redacti Group, Inc., worldwide mobile email users are expected to rise to over 2.2 billion by the end of 2018. That’s up from 1.1 billion in 2014.  

While many users are no longer sitting behind a computer when they’re checking email, they are thumbing through emails while waiting in line for a latte or waiting for a meeting to start. So the question is: how can you take advantage of these new user habits and drive business with email marketing? 

3 Challenges Your Financial Company Faces — And Why Integrated Marketing Can Fix Them

June 28, 2017 // By: Stream Companies

The financial industry is no stranger to risk. So why are you playing it safe with the same fragmented, outdated marketing strategy from five, ten, or fifteen years ago?

4 Reasons Your Website Is Failing to Convert Quality Leads

June 20, 2017 // By: Stream Companies

In this digital day and age, your website needs to be optimized so your visitors and leads can easily find what they’re looking for. Many times, a quality lead’s first interaction with your services is through your website. But if your page isn’t optimized for converting these leads into customers, you’ll notice a significantly high bounce rate, or the percentage of visitors who leave your site after a short time without converting.

How to Include Your Employees In Your Social Media Strategy

June 15, 2017 // By: Kelsey McKee

As people (especially younger generations, like millennials) become increasingly desensitized to advertising, you must
start thinking of new, innovative ways to get your brand’s message received.  Studies show that with the rise of social media,consumers are relying less on ads and more on their peers’ opinions and experiences when making decisions, especially with purchases.  One easy way to capitalize on this trend is by using your own employees to share your brand messages. 

How to Build Your Brand on Twitter

June 6, 2017 // By: Kasey Cooper

New to Twitter? I am here to teach you how to build your brand through tweets, engagements and more. Ready? Let's get started.

What are 301 Directs and Why Do You Need Them?

June 2, 2017 // By: Dan Petrovitch

A 301 redirect is an HTTP status code that serves as a mechanism for permanent redirection from one URL to another. In other words, if your visitor goes to the address for page A, it’ll send them to page B.

Furthermore, it’ll group different URLs together for search engine optimization purposes. So, in this example, hits for both addresses (A and B) will contribute to a common domain authority score. Check out Moz’s helpful article for more information about domain authority.

Why Do You Need to Set Up a 301 Redirect?

There are several reasons to create a 301 redirect.

Sales & Marketing Alignment

April 4, 2017 // By: Ashley Clark

“Smarketing” is a term used by marketing professionals to refer to the
intentional connection of both your marketing and sales efforts. This process alignment is crucial to ensuring that both teams are on the same page in their goal-setting as well as their metrics for success. But what does that really look like in practice? That’s what we’re here to discuss.

Top Marketing Automation Mistakes to Avoid

March 23, 2017 // By: Lauren Byrnes

The rewards of inviting an ultra-targeted audience, onto a list or group, and delivering relevant content to this group, far outweigh any other marketing method currently available. Especially when you ask this group to buy something from you.

In fact, once you understand and successfully deploy one marketing automation campaign, you can simply, with a few minor tweaks, replicate it into several micro campaigns for each product or service you wish to offer.  When you become proficient at deploying these campaigns, you’ll feel like you’re “printing money” every time a new lead comes in.However, one minor mistake could cause a significant difference in the results of an automation campaign. Let’s examine some the minor mistakes to help maximize your marketing efforts, when fixed.

Why Storytelling Will Accelerate Your Sales Funnel

March 6, 2017 // By: Krista Meiers

Storytelling has been a large attribute to sales because it creates a connection of trust and builds an interest.

Below are two stories to introduce Stream Companies. Take a read and let’s discuss which one creates a stronger connection and why.