Print advertising, email marketing, social media and reputation management informational blog from direct response marketing industry experts and digital strategists at Moving Targets. The goal of our blog is to deliver best practices for business to consumer marketing, retail sales growth, branding and customer retention.


When you should (or shouldn’t) outsource your marketing

When you should or shouldn't outsource your marketing

Marketing is no longer a one-man job. Instagram and other social networks launch new features weekly. Responsive coding for your email broadcasts is now nonnegotiable. Basically, there’s no shortage of strategies and technologies to stay up-to-date on. It’s enough to make any marketer’s head spin. If this frustration sounds familiar, it may be time to […]


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Use a Lead Magnet to generate more business

Use a Lead Magnet to generate more business

In this wild world of marketing trends, catch phrases and buzzwords, small-business owners might lose sight of which movements and opportunities actually come with some value.


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A simple approach to increasing sales


Companies now generate, gather, store and analyze more data than ever before. This has put sales and marketing leaders in the driver’s seat with respect to strategy, as they no longer have to rely on much guesswork when strategizing new campaigns and tactics. However, there are some intangibles involved in the sales process that cannot […]


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Five digital marketing trends to watch for in 2017

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Another new year is upon us, and 2017 promises to bring an ever-increasing number of social media developments that’ll reshape how you do business online. Developing an integrated digital presence is no longer a nice-to-have — it’s standard operating procedure. To help marketers stay abreast of emerging technologies and tools, we’ve put together a list […]


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New Principle of Persuasion Discovered

New Principle of Persuasion Discovered

Since 1984, marketers, business owners and others have been striving to leverage Dr. Robert Cialdini's landmark piece, "The Six Principles of Influence," in their advertising and branding strategies.


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Making the most of Micro Moments


The first iPhone, released in 2007, was a game changer for businesses, governments and consumers alike. Not even 10 years later, consumers are already beginning to use wearable devices for shopping purposes, not to mention relying on their smartphones for these activities much more commonly than could have been imagined back in 2007.  Google has […]


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What we can Learn from Budweiser’s America Campaign

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Brand recognition is key in the world of digital marketing. When we think of the most visible brands in the world, the look and feel of their products and logos are what pop up into our heads first.     The psychology behind ensuring that customers recognize your brand hinges on the notion that familiarity leads […]


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The do’s and don’ts of marketing

The do’s and don’ts of marketing

While bigger business often have whole teams dedicated to tracking these metrics, SMBs often don't have these kinds of resources. So, we've boiled down digital marketing metrics into a list of five must-track components.


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