Author:Mambo Media

Sep 29 2015

Gen Z is Here – Quick! Pay Attention.

At Mambo Media, we recognize the impact of today’s multi-generational workforce on marketing strategies and tactics. We pride ourselves on understanding and explaining the Millennial cohort to clients, but we realize – given our work with colleges and university clients – that it was time to begin really digging into the next generation, the 60 million-strong Generation Z. These are the first truly digital natives, born in the age of smartphones. Many don’t remember a time before social media. Generation Z are between about 5 and 18 (some argue 19) years...

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Sep 23 2015

The Five Things College Websites Should Provide

When was the last time that you evaluated your school’s website from a user’s perspective? Designing, expanding or managing a university or community college website can be a challenge for many institutions.  College websites tend to have a tremendous amount of content geared toward several target audiences, each with diverse needs and unique pain points. As such, it’s easy to fail at presenting information in a thoughtful, effective and visitor-friendly format. Mambo Media’s experience in designing and developing higher education websites has taught us that there are five essential components that every school’s site...

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Sep 18 2015

HubSpot Inbound 2015 Highlights

Over 14,000 marketing and sales professionals descended on the Boston Seaport last week to learn, network, and evangelize inbound marketing and sales at HubSpot Inbound 2015!

While the keynotes included notable speakers (and sales and marketing staples) Seth Godin and Daniel Pink, this year also included omnichannel celebrities such as Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron and Sophia Amoruso. Needless to say, this year’s speaker lineup made for both an educational and hilarious conference. Here are a few of my favorite observations from a joyous week of Inbound inundation.

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Sep 09 2015

Infographic: Millennials: The Digital Generation

At Mambo Media, we have a lot of clients who approach us asking, “What’s the deal with Millennials?” With their incredible purchasing power, digital savviness and unique perspectives consumerism, we think Millennials are an important generation to understand and market to. Check out Mambo’s infographic that outlines the key characteristics and values of the modern Millennial.     Want to make sure Millennials are a part of your marketing strategy? Drop Mambo a line, we can help.  ...

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Aug 26 2015

Chrome Browser Keyboard Shortcuts: Tips & Tricks of a Digital Marketer

Many people know keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft products like Word and Excel but did you know there are shortcuts for your search browser as well? The last thing I want to do to when working on a project is waste valuable time that could be better spent on research, strategy, and/or implementation, so I’m always looking for ways to increase my efficiency. If you primarily use Google’s Chrome web browser, you’ll save a lot of time with the shortcuts, tips and tricks shared below. While these browser shortcuts are for Windows,...

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Aug 17 2015

What is Inbound Marketing and Does it Work?

The new era of marketing is all about meaningful engagement. Today, successful marketers must find ways to earn attention from their audience and develop one-to-one relationships that provide value to their prospects from the beginning. That approach is at the core of the Inbound (marketing) Methodology. With content marketing costing 62% less than traditional marketing and producing three times as many leads, now is the time to embrace the Inbound Methodology to help your business grow. Instead of buying attention, inbound marketing is all about producing quality content that entices people...

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Aug 12 2015

Brace Yourself! How this Google Shakeup will Impact your Business.

Google has been in the news a lot this week! The company’s recent announcement that they created a parent holding company, Alphabet, has been dominating the headlines over the last few days. However, lesser known changes include their quiet separation from Google+ and many business services changes which will have a huge impact on local SEO. We’ve compiled a roundup of recent changes and how they can impact businesses and websites. What’s the Deal with Alphabet? Breathe easy! The Alphabet announcement is a corporate restructuring move and should have no immediate or...

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Aug 11 2015

Mambo Media Recognized For Two Digital Marketing Awards

We’re blushing! Mambo Media has been named the winner of two Summit Creative Awards! 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of Summit International’s Creative Awards, an honor that recognizes the accomplishments of small to mid-sized marketing agencies.

Our first blush was an award for the B2B services website that we designed and developed for our client, Zeus Weather. The second award honored a video library that we created for Portland State University’s School of Business Administration.


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Jul 30 2015

7 Things to Consider When Defining Your Marketing Automation KPIs

When it comes to choosing key performance indicators (KPIs), there are a handful of generic and predictable data points that every company uses. Though basic tracking metrics are still successful, few companies take their KPIs one step further to show the success of their marketing and sales initiatives. We understand that looking outside of the KPI box can be tough, but we are here to help you through the process with these 7 ideas to consider when defining your marketing automation KPIs. Identify Your Strategic Goals: Just because you can measure...

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