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A Case Study: Google Recruitment Marketing Gone Wrong
Marketing, United States

A Case Study: Google Recruitment Marketing Gone Wrong

There is a lot of talk about pursuing a degree or not. Every influencer, every successful entrepreneur, has either dismissed the need for a degree or canceled formal education altogether. This dilemma has plagued its target audience; the young impressionable minds. Here's a Startup to Enterprise exclusive report on Google recruitment marketing gone wrong. In 2022, in a viral post, BuzzFeed quotes Erica Rivera*, a Sr. Recruiter at Google, saying, "You have the degree that's what matters." In the full sentence quoted from TikTok to a query about professional summary, Rivera states, "Professional summaries can be great, especially for those looking to make a career change to a new industry. Also, a recruiter. I tell people to remove graduation dates. You have the degree that's what...
Digital Marketing Best Practices for Small Business Owners 2022
Marketing

Digital Marketing Best Practices for Small Business Owners 2022

The last few years noticed a global surge in registering eCommerce websites. We are not discussing giant business-to-business (B2B) stores but countless small business owners going digital. This article discusses how countless digital sellers or small-scale online businesses can accelerate their digital growth through digital marketing best practices in 2022. Launching a website is only buying land; without marketing, it is difficult to achieve the real objective of going digital; to gain massive reach. Social Media Marketing Depending on the small business's nature, i.e., B2B or B2C (business-to-customer), determine and prioritize your social platforms.  B2B demands you go heavy on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  B2C demands you reverse the order, start f...
Globant Celebrates its Annual Women that Build Awards!
Marketing, United States

Globant Celebrates its Annual Women that Build Awards!

Launched in August 2022 is the third annual Women that Build Awards, which honors women worldwide who contribute significantly to science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. The awards were created by Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native company focused on reinventing businesses through innovative technology solutions (STEAM). The awards aim to encourage creativity and teamwork in the tech sector, celebrate diversity, and forge connections amongst women worldwide. Tech Entrepreneur, Digital Leader, Rising Star, Board Executive, and Techfluencer are the five award categories this year. Judging panels in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Mexico and the Caribbean, Peru and Ecuador, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, and Uruguay will d...
Quiet Quitting, a Turf or Trial? Industry Professionals Weigh in!
India, Marketing

Quiet Quitting, a Turf or Trial? Industry Professionals Weigh in!

There are just as many ways to define "quiet quitting" as there are experts, analysts, and opinion leaders who have written about it. But to understand this old trouble in a new label means an employee is no longer willing to put in the extra effort their employer has come to anticipate from them. With that in mind, we need clarity on the root causes than a precise definition. What causes someone to finally reach their breaking point and establish firm limits on the level of commitment they previously felt driven to give? There is no single correct response; there are many possible ones. According to the AVP of Brand Partnership at Qube Cinema Technology, Mayank Sehgal, the idea of quiet firing and quiet quitting is very old. He says, "In India, quiet firing and quitting have existe...
Be a Social Media Influencer, Blue Verification Badge for Sale!
Marketing

Be a Social Media Influencer, Blue Verification Badge for Sale!

The red, yellow, and green are traffic signals, while the blue verification badge is the eponymous social signal for influencers. A blue verification badge or blue ticks are symbolic of verified social media accounts on sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. As per these social networking platforms, blue ticks mark the authenticity of an account and the user of social prominence.  Blue Tick: Social Verification Market In this story, you'll learn about a new underground social verification market that can get you a blue verification badge. You can buy blue ticks to boost your brand. These underground companies charge social media verification fees ranging from Rs 30,000 to Rs 1 lakh in India. Thought about having a verified profile with a blue tick? Now is the time. On paper, T...
An Introduction to How Marketing Funnels Work in 2022
Marketing

An Introduction to How Marketing Funnels Work in 2022

For businesses, using a marketing funnel is a powerful way to organize and focus their marketing efforts. It starts with a basic understanding of how marketing funnels work and how businesses must optimize their efforts at each funnel stage to achieve their goals. The 4-Stage Digital Marketing Funnel Awareness Consideration Conversion Loyalty In the long transition from a traditional marketing funnel to a digital marketing funnel, the latter has undergone revisions to reflect the business, technology, and even customer behavior changes. A thorough understanding of how marketing funnels work is mandatory for every digital professional.  A Brief History of the Evolution of the Marketing Funnel How is ToFU related to a marketing funnel? ToFU (not the bean curd product)...
In the Next 10 Years: Future e-Commerce Trends
Marketing

In the Next 10 Years: Future e-Commerce Trends

Marketplaces, payment services, and massive ramping of shipping and distribution networks have contributed to the success of e-commerce since the advent of the web. Here we examine how the future of e-Commerce trends is likely to evolve over the next ten years. Future Trends for e-Commerce No one can predict which innovations will be in use in the future with certainty today. However, there are some notable e-commerce trends: Smaller stores focusing on a single product type Providing customers with memorable and immersive experiences Innovations in the delivery and distribution of goods Customization & Personalized Service Most online purchases will almost certainly continue to be made through large, well-known retailers and marketplaces. In the future, smaller ret...
A No BS Blog Content Style Guide that Saves & Makes Money
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A No BS Blog Content Style Guide that Saves & Makes Money

For B2B or B2C content writers and startup founders, here's the ultimate blog content style guide to standardize the editorial process. This blog content style guide helps with Search Engine Optimization or SEO requirement. You don't have to pay another SEO expert to optimize your article after your content developer has provided you with the article. This standard is applicable for blogging for businesses across domains and industries. Blog Content Style Guide Google Keyword Research: Use Google Keyword Research to find key phrases that people search with your main industry keyword. Text Length: The required text length is a minimum of 450 and a maximum of 500 words Paragraph Structure: 500 words= Intro and Conclusion of 50 words each and the remaining 400 words divide...
Introduction to Google Analytics 4: Things you Didn’t Know
Marketing

Introduction to Google Analytics 4: Things you Didn’t Know

The new Google Analytics 4 is a much-anticipated development for website analysts. Google Analytics 4 is an analytics service that enables you to measure traffic and engagement across your websites and apps. With people's online journeys becoming more complex and spread over several platforms or devices, Google decided to phase out the existing Google Analytics and start with Google Analytics 4. As per Google, the new G4 is privacy-minded as data collection and processing are increasingly gaining focus.  Universal Analytics will be available till July 1, 2023, after which it will stop processing all data. But experts say that web admins should not delay so long and start now with the new G4 analytics to start collecting data. Historical data is important to document a website's growth a...
What’s in a Salesforce Transparent Pricing Policy for Startups?
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What’s in a Salesforce Transparent Pricing Policy for Startups?

In 2022, Salesforce has reported total fiscal revenue of $26.49 billion. It is 25% year-over-year and 24% in constant currency. The company generated $24.66B from subscription and support revenues for the year, up by 23% year-over-year. Other revenues & professional services are reported to be $1.84B, which is 44% year-over-year.  Quoting Salesforce's FY2022 revenue serves our purpose as it helps startups and emerging enterprises learn a few lessons from the world's biggest and most profitable software company. Now arguments are expected as we compare average startups to an enterprise giant Salesforce with billions in revenue earned by smart employees. But here's the thing that defines the above speculations. To begin with, it is Salesforce's transparent pricing policy, an i...
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