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Spreading Your Brand Like a Zombie Apocalypse

Posted By Small Business Editor On March 9, 2012 @ 5:30 am In Small Business News | 2 Comments

What do zombies have to do with your small business? A trend that has exploded on the Web and beyond can inspire lessons for our own marketing success. Here are some key marketing resources to remember.

Trends & Innovations

Marketing lessons from the living dead [1]. So why should entrepreneurs seeking to spread their brand be obsessed with zombies, you ask? Perhaps because the viral success of zombie apocalypse is so pervasive. What can it teach us? Entrepreneur

Affiliate marketing trends [2]. Small Business Trends has been featuring live blogging from Affiliate Management Days. Here is the fourth edition for you to enjoy. Small Business Trends

Next Frontier

Marketing uses for Pinterest [3]. Are you pinterested in learning to use the Web’s most powerful new marketing tool to effectively position your small business. Here’s more on the topic. Understanding Marketing

Going for the youth market [4]. One sure way to grow your customer base is to attract a younger market. If you’re not sure how to get started or even whether this approach will work for your brand, take a look. Fast Company

Marketing Revolution

QR codes and the retail shopper [5]. The power of QR codes in the offline retail world is already well-known. If your small business hasn’t already harnessed it, here are some ideas to do better. Pitney Bowes

Two words that will change your brand [6]. Remembering to say these words to loyal and valued customers will definitely make a difference and could just be the deciding factor of whether you succeed or fail. Firefly Coaching

Online Marketing

Getting found online [7]. It doesn’t get any more critical than this. If your customers can’t find you, they won’t hear your message and they certainly won’t buy from you. Keeping Up With The Web

Staying ahead of the curve [8]. Is social media always a good marketing idea? It depends if you’re ahead of or behind the curve. Here’s a piece of marketing strategy that runs counter to trends. Small Business Marketing Strategies


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[1] Marketing lessons from the living dead: http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223075

[2] Affiliate marketing trends: http://smallbiztrends.com/2012/03/trends-and-innovations-affiliate-marketplace-amdays.html

[3] Marketing uses for Pinterest: http://www.understandingmarketing.com/2012/03/06/15-ways-to-use-pinterest-for-pr/

[4] Going for the youth market: http://www.fastcompany.com/mba/video/mba1256/jim-hanna-how-do-you-attract-younger-demographic-your-productbrand

[5] QR codes and the retail shopper: http://www.pbsmartessentials.com/get-more-customers/peterbinder/how-to-motivate-retail-shoppers-with-qr-codes/

[6] Two words that will change your brand: http://www.fireflycoaching.com/are-you-saying-thank-you-often-enough/

[7] Getting found online: http://keepupwiththeweb.com/2-tips-on-using-social-media-to-get-found-online/

[8] Staying ahead of the curve: http://emarketingfreak.com/the-social-media-marketing-fallacy/