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August 7, 2015 Jennifer 1341 Views

How to Reach the Millennial Generation

Today, every business is competing for their product to have an advantageous advertising placement, where their product can be viewed and liked by well, hopefully everyone. This has led many marketing campaigns to placing their advertisements on Facebook. Thus as a marketer it is important that you utilize social media platforms in order to get your product heard and seen. With social media’s sharing tool, friends can share with the public or like-minded thinkers, which means visibility and awareness increases as those ads reach 26% more people. Read More

July 24, 2015 Jennifer 1495 Views

You’ve got to Keep Up!

Canada Post recently released an article claiming that direct mail is one of the best ways to market your product or service, tell that to all the printing businesses that are struggling. This is exactly what contest marketing can do for you; it engages consumers with incentivized marketing. By utilizing this type of marketing strategy you allow your consumers to participate within your market freely without any overbearing nuisance. Read More

June 29, 2015 Jennifer 2013 Views

What Marketers Should Know

Google announces project Brillo, an innovation that will bring intelligence to millions of devices and will be the beginning of a device specific app ecosystem. Brillo is a streamlined version of the Android mobile operating system designed for Internet connected devices such as appliances and vending machines. Now that the knowledge graph has evolved, users will be given full answers without actually having to visit the website, they will be given the information directly. Read More

June 19, 2015 Jennifer 2985 Views

Be the Best Deal with Contest Marketing

Everyone loves good deals on products they love; in fact 91% of Canadians actively seek out these good deals. According to Queen’s School of Business, approximately 80-94% of men and women receive great pleasure when purchasing a sale item.
With these three marketing platforms working hard for your business, it is no surprise that contest marketing reaches 30% more consumers and increases entries and word of mouth by 25%! Read More

September 23, 2014 Patricia 3423 Views

How to Generate a Buzz with A 5 Star Contest Agency

Patricia discusses how to generate a buzz among consumers on social media through a contest agency like Raven5. Read More

March 25, 2014 Patricia 1327 Views

Marketers should be Embracing Twitter

Patricia explains why marketers should be embracing Twitter as part of their social media efforts Read More

October 9, 2013 Michael 1465 Views

The Facebook Five

Bick discusses five reasons to try Facebook Advertising. Read More

September 11, 2013 Jaclyn 2571 Views

Taglines: Are They Still Effective?

The Ravens shed some light on taglines and discuss whether taglines are still effective in advertising today. Read More

August 31, 2013 Jaclyn 1484 Views

Times They Are A-Changin’

The Ravens share some thoughts on the changing times. Read More

August 29, 2013 Jaclyn 1142 Views

Try Your Luck on Facebook: New Promotion Rules

The Ravens discuss contests and Facebook’s new decision to change its rules about promotions. Read More

August 27, 2013 Jaclyn 2578 Views

Bidding Wars in Advertising

Real time bidding brings control, transparency and targetability to digital media buying. Your digital agency reviews an article from adage.com about real time ad spending and the real time bidding ecosystem. Read More

August 7, 2013 Jaclyn 1598 Views

Mozilla - Stealing Cookies from Advertisers?

The Ravens discuss Mozilla’s decision to block third-party cookies. Read More

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