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Lessons Learned from a Digital Marketing Internship: RM101: Week 16

After four months here at Honeypot Marketing, I’m pleased to say that I’ve learned a lot. Notably, I’ve learned more about digital marketing in these 16 weeks than in 2.5 years of my business degree, and I couldn’t be happier with my choice to work here at Honeypot. While I could review all of the […]

RM101: Week 14 – Social Issues in Advertising – The Good, Bad, & Ugly

This week, I’m going to call out brands for addressing social issues in advertising. More specifically, I’m going to talk about why brands need to be careful when trying to address sensitive topics, and we’re going to look at examples of failures of this. The Good Before we look at some major flops, let’s take […]

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Use Material Design to Improve Conversion Rates

What is Material Design? Material Design is a design language developed by Google in 2014, and has applied it to the majority of its software products, including Android OS, Chrome, WearOS, and more, all while encouraging developers of third-party apps to do the same. Google aimed to make elements look like physical tiles, blocks, and […]

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RM101: Week 13 – Stay Relevant. Join the Conversation.

Your brand might have a social media presence, but are you really being social enough? Join the Conversation What do I mean by “Join the Conversation”? Essentially all I’m referring to is keeping up with current trends, holidays, and breaking news in order to contribute to the hashtag discussions on social media. If there are […]

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How To Increase Your Landing Page Conversion Rate : RM101: Week 12

I recently spent time designing a landing page for an e-commerce client. When we reviewed it internally, it was redesigned by Dan, our Growth-Hacker-in-Chief and our Traffic Team. Although I thought it was visually appealing and informative, they pointed out the not-so-obvious improvements that could be made which contribute to a higher conversion rate. After […]

RM101: Week 11 – Why You Should Crowd-Source Social Media Content

What Does Crowd-Sourcing Content Mean? Crowd-sourcing your social media content simply refers to using your customers’ photos of your product for your social media posts instead of producing posts in-house. Check out @DanielWellington or @DiscoverEarth to see fantastic examples of profiles made up of (mostly) their followers’ content. This strategy is very powerful, yet underused. […]

How To Increase Event RSVPs with Facebook Ads : RM101: Week 10

Having few attendees at your business’ event can make you feel like a child whose friends didn’t show up to their birthday party. It sucks.   You may have created a Facebook event and asked people to invite their friends, but frankly, that might not be enough. Depending on the nature of your business and […]

Bootstrap Your Marketing : RM101 : Week 9

Before coming to Honeypot Marketing, I thought that the main function of a marketing agency was to run paid traffic for the client by using in-depth secrets on how to perfectly optimize Facebook and Google ads. Although there’s a lot of that going on around here, there’s also a lot more straightforward—yet effective—things that we […]

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Gain 10,000 Instagram Followers This Year : RM101 : Week 8

As someone who’s gained over 400,000 followers on Instagram (across three accounts), I’m going to explain how the pros scale their accounts. Instagram is a powerful marketing tool, and you’re missing out if you aren’t harnessing its power. Please note that this guide builds on top-notch content quality, which should be your first priority. I’ll […]

Seventy Unique Lead Magnet Ideas : RM101 : Week 7

Who wouldn’t spend a few hours developing an asset that could generate thousands of dollars in business? That’s the idea behind lead magnets. Regardless of your type of business, they represent a fantastic way to generate inexpensive leads and warm future customers. Lead magnets can be completely free to create, making them more than worth […]

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Underused Facebook Ad Features : RM101 : Week 6

This week I spent a great deal of time learning about Facebook ads through Facebook’s Blueprint. I was surprised at the number of features that I hadn’t heard about before and thought I’d share what I think to be the most powerful ones. This post is mainly for those with beginner or intermediate knowledge of […]

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The WordPress SEO Checklist : RM 101: Week 5

This week I spent a great deal of time looking through the best-performing Honeypot blogs and ensuring they were optimized for 2018. In addition to updating old links and processes (so that they all made sense), this also entailed optimizing the keywords for the post. Since I’ve been so focused on SEO lately, I decided […]

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Scaling Growth with this Influencer Marketing Strategy : RM 101: Week 4

Welcome to Week #4 of RM101! This week I’ll be sharing my thoughts on how to scale a business with an influencer marketing strategy. I’ve grown and sold multiple Instagram accounts, accumulating 400k+ followers (between three accounts) in the process. Today I’m going to explain what to look for (and avoid) in an influencer, as […]

Which Social Media Platform is Best for Your Business? RM 101 : Week 3

Story Time This week at Honeypot we had an inquiry from a lady who wanted to boost her business with Instagram. She was 60 years old and had been spending the last few months tediously studying the platform. This was admirable! However, I don’t think it was the best use of her time. Instagram is […]