If you’ve ever searched Google for “How to grow my contact list,” you’ve come across plenty of companies that are eager to sell you email addresses of people your company has never been in contact with. And while it may seem like this is a gift from the marketing gods and will certainly help you get emails to more people, they're really just selling you snake oil, and potentially, much worse.
A guest post from Mike Donnelly, CEO and co-founder of Seventh Sense:
Live events are not cheap. Especially when food is involved. Live cooking demonstrations require both a time and financial investment by manufacturers' reps, from buying and prepping the ingredients to setting aside half of a working day for the event. So after all that investment, will the event be worth it when it’s over?
Video has become an incredibly effective form of content offers as of late. With video, you’re able to convey messages that might otherwise be difficult to get across through brochures or guides. Not to mention, videos are easy to digest and simply more visually appealing for visitors to your website. In fact, 59% of executives would rather watch video than read text. Simply put, video marketing is so hot right now. So what is a video worth to both you and your potential customers?