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How to Spark a Social Media Conversation Using Hashtags

by ABC Creative Group Inc

Originally designed for Twitter, hashtags have been integrated across multiple social platforms, especially Instagram and even a bit on Facebook. Hashtags are all about sparking conversation. Social users often use hashtags to search for specific content they are the most interested in. But, how do you decide which ones are right for your brand? Here… […]

How to Spark a Social Media Conversation Using Hashtags

by ABC Creative Group Inc

Originally designed for Twitter, hashtags have been integrated across multiple social platforms, especially Instagram and even a bit on Facebook. Hashtags are all about sparking conversation. Social users often use hashtags to search for specific content they are the most interested in. But, how do you decide which ones are right for your brand? Here… […]

Rethink Your Travel Guide

by ABC Creative Group Inc

The dry intros. The same pictures year after year. And listings, listings, listings. Travelers and tourism professionals alike know the typical travel guide all too well. But, now there’s this thing called content marketing that can change the way you think about travel guides. It starts by rethinking of your audience as readers, not travelers.… […]

Rethink Your Travel Guide

by ABC Creative Group Inc

The dry intros. The same pictures year after year. And listings, listings, listings. Travelers and tourism professionals alike know the typical travel guide all too well. But, now there’s this thing called content marketing that can change the way you think about travel guides. It starts by rethinking of your audience as readers, not travelers.… […]

There’s No PR in SEO … Or Is There?

by ABC Creative Group Inc

In the same way PR is no longer just about press releases and coverage, SEO is not bound by keywords and metadata. In fact, they have more in common than you might think and understanding this link could be critical to your marketing efforts. After all, both public relations and search engine optimization serve the… […]

There’s No PR in SEO … Or Is There?

by ABC Creative Group Inc

In the same way PR is no longer just about press releases and coverage, SEO is not bound by keywords and metadata. In fact, they have more in common than you might think and understanding this link could be critical to your marketing efforts. After all, both public relations and search engine optimization serve the… […]

Plan Early, Often for Marketing Success in 2019

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In an industry this fluid with new trends and ideas, it can seem impossible to imagine what the next year will look like, let alone plan for it. While it’s difficult to make predictions, you can count on the old cliché that the only constant is change. Moving forward with whatever you did last year… […]

Plan Early, Often for Marketing Success in 2019

by ABC Creative Group Inc

In an industry this fluid with new trends and ideas, it can seem impossible to imagine what the next year will look like, let alone plan for it. While it’s difficult to make predictions, you can count on the old cliché that the only constant is change. Moving forward with whatever you did last year… […]

The 4 Keys to Great Cause-Related Marketing

by ABC Creative Group Inc

Just because a company is not-for-profit doesn’t mean they aren’t in the marketing business as well. Marketing is an essential function of any organization, whether they’re for-profit or not. But in an industry that relies heavily on striking an emotional cord in the masses, it’s even more important for nonprofits to develop a “business model.”… […]

The 4 Keys to Great Cause-Related Marketing

by ABC Creative Group Inc

Just because a company is not-for-profit doesn’t mean they aren’t in the marketing business as well. Marketing is an essential function of any organization, whether they’re for-profit or not. But in an industry that relies heavily on striking an emotional cord in the masses, it’s even more important for nonprofits to develop a “business model.”… […]

What’s So Influential about Influencer Marketing?

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The latest buzz word in marketing is “influencer.” It may seem that anyone with two thumbs, a semi-artistic eye for photography and a smartphone can be in influencer, but it’s actually a multi-million-dollar industry – one marketers need to pay attention to. Gone are the days of the Paris Hilton “it girl” types. Now, anyone… […]

What’s So Influential about Influencer Marketing?

by ABC Creative Group Inc

The latest buzz word in marketing is “influencer.” It may seem that anyone with two thumbs, a semi-artistic eye for photography and a smartphone can be in influencer, but it’s actually a multi-million-dollar industry – one marketers need to pay attention to. Gone are the days of the Paris Hilton “it girl” types. Now, anyone… […]

What’s So Influential about Influencer Marketing?

by ABC Creative Group Inc

The latest buzz word in marketing is “influencer.” It may seem that anyone with two thumbs, a semi-artistic eye for photography and a smartphone can be in influencer, but it’s actually a multi-million-dollar industry – one marketers need to pay attention to. Gone are the days of the Paris Hilton “it girl” types. Now, anyone… […]

User or Lose It: A Beginner’s Guide to UGC

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One of destination marketing’s most valuable assets often goes underutilized by brands that fail to stay up to date on the latest trends. The best part of this one, it’s easy on the budget. For decades, destinations have invested plenty to lure in journalists and other influencers with promises of accommodations and five-star experiences, all… […]

User or Lose It: A Beginner’s Guide to UGC

by ABC Creative Group Inc

One of destination marketing’s most valuable assets often goes underutilized by brands that fail to stay up to date on the latest trends. The best part of this one, it’s easy on the budget. For decades, destinations have invested plenty to lure in journalists and other influencers with promises of accommodations and five-star experiences, all… […]

User or Lose It: A Beginner’s Guide to UGC

by ABC Creative Group Inc

One of destination marketing’s most valuable assets often goes underutilized by brands that fail to stay up to date on the latest trends. The best part of this one, it’s easy on the budget. For decades, destinations have invested plenty to lure in journalists and other influencers with promises of accommodations and five-star experiences, all… […]

When 30 Agencies Get in a Room …

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ABC has been a member of the Second Wind Network since 2000. Over the years I have attended several of their conferences. One of my favorites is the annual Small Agency Idea Lab (SAIL) Conference. This is an opportunity for small- to medium-size agencies from all over the country to come together and share their… […]