Victoria's Secret marketing

Victoria’s Secret Marketing Isn’t a Secret Anymore

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Victoria’s secret may be out of the bag! The lingerie industry is going through a massive change. Rail-thin models are being replaced with a variety of body types as self-acceptance and natural beauty are replacing the norms of the past. This new attitude is threatening to everything that Victoria’s Secret’s marketing is known for. Aerie pioneered a movement when it abandoned photoshop in 2014 and launched a campaign called #AerieREAL. It has advertised women that have other body types beyond the thin models that are usually showcased. However, there has been a shift in the demographic as well. Women say …

Five New Marketing Trends

Five New Marketing Trends

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Velocity is always monitoring the trends in the marketing world and adapting. Here are five new marketing trends to be looking out for this year.   Branded Podcasts The best way to capture a millennial’s attention is through their ears. This is why so many brands ranging from GE to Tinger are utilizing branded podcasts. 67 million people over the age of 12 listen to podcasts each month. Attention spans are hard to capture, yet 85% of those who listen to podcasts listen to them in their entirety.   Chatbots Chatbots respond to texts or digital chats and carry on …

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Direct Mail Advertising Isn’t Dead

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One big urban legend for marketers and business owners is that direct mail is dead, however it is not just alive, but direct mail could be considered superior to other marketing channels.  In its response rate report, the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) found that direct mail achieves a 4.4% response rate, compared to 0.12% for email. Overall, the DMA found direct mail’s response rates are anywhere from 10 to 30 times higher than that of digital. Consumers are often overwhelmed with cluttered inboxes and are more receptive to direct mail which arrives on a much less-cluttered channel. Even junk mail …

iOS app store

Happy 10 Year Anniversary to iOS App Store

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On July 10th, it was the 10-year anniversary launch of the iOS App Store!   Steve Jobs referred to it as the biggest launch of his career. The App store now serves as one of the most important software stores on the planet having 2 million apps, 20 million registered developers, and revenues topping $100 billion over its decade-long lifetime. In current times, it’s easy to forget that things weren’t always this way. When the App store first launched, things were downright strange. It’s incredible to see how far we’ve come in the world of technology. In 2008, services like …

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How To Build A Successful YouTube Channel

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Have you ever wanted to start a successful YouTube channel? Youtube is a website with millions of viewers every minute from all over the world. It has proven to be an extremely good asset for companies trying to spread the word about their products or services, and when used well can bring your marketing strategy to the next level. But how do you make the most of your channel? Well, from the digital media experts at Velocity Agency, here are few tips for making your Youtube channel really stand above the rest! 1. Original content- one of the easiest ways …

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Have You Heard of Reddit Marketing | Velocity Agency

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Have you heard of Reddit marketing? Reddit is now being used for massive promotion, influence, and reach. Reddit is the most influential social news platform in the world currently and it drives headlines, traffic and new ideas further than any other social network.  Here at Velocity Agency, we take advantage of all platforms and recognize the power of utilizing all the resources that the internet provides. Here are three ways that reddit can be useful for digital marketing. Researching Content Ideas First, you need to find subreddits that are relevant to your industry and find topics and ideas that are …

Anthony Bourdain

What Anthony Bourdain Taught Us About The World

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Anthony Bourdain was a beloved food critic, chef, and storyteller. Recently the world stopped when they heard of his untimely death. With any celebrity death, news outlets around the country spent their time celebrating his life and uncovering the joys he brought to the world. If we can learn anything from Anthony Bourdain, it’s how to live your life and grow your business. Here what we can learn from the late and great Anthony Bourdain. Do Everything Unapologetically and Without Fear “Not having a reputation to lose is a huge advantage.” – Anthony Bourdain Anyone that watched Anthony Bourdain knows …

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Big Changes for Facebook

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Have you heard of the changes for Facebook?   A data firm with ties to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign has reportedly accessed information from 50 million Facebook users without their knowledge, might have kept that data even after Facebook told the company to delete it. Because of the outrage, Facebook has vowed to make the following changes. Awareness Facebook does want to be more transparent about which apps can see your information. Within the next month, Facebook will promote its settings page that lists the apps that have access to your account. When you log into services like Tinder …

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How Blogs Help SEO

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Every popular company has a blog these days. In fact, you are reading a blog right now! However, capitalizing on their blog content to maximize SEO (search engine optimization) results. Here at Velocity Agency, we have a team with an experienced SEO manager and copywriter that will push your brand to success. If your company does not yet have a blog you might be lacking in SEO juice! Here are seven ways you can improve your blog. Create a Compelling Name for Your Blog Depending on your brand, coming up with a compelling name for your blog is an optimization …

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The Importance of a Social Media Strategy

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Most people don’t think of the word strategy when they think about social media. Most of us are using social media, however, when it comes to social media marketing, there’s a lot more planning, research, and strategy involved. A social media strategy defines how your organization will use social media to achieve their goals. It’s a statement of intent that outlines the goals and measurable objectives for using social media while targeting the outcomes that you want to achieve. Even if your brand is not actively involved in social media, other businesses are, and they are more than likely winning. …