Digital marketing as an organizational function needs to cease to exist if we want to truly focus on the customer.
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LinkedIn has historically trailed most other major social networks engagement rates. Expanding access to their publishing platform to all their users may just change this.
Hiring the first VP of Marketing for your startup can sometimes be confusing. Understanding the skills of the founders can help you determine when and who to bring onboard.
Social selling can work provided you properly integrate social media into your overall sales and marketing strategy, and use this channel to build and nurture relationships that will ultimately convert to sales.