15 Humorous Out of the Office Messages

Even your “Out of the Office” messages can be good marketing; here are 15 examples.

Quick Takeaways:

  • Humor is a key to good content (see “Not-So-Tropical Getaway’)
  • Visuals and pictures are powerful (see “Sorry-I’m-Not-Sorry” message)
  • Check out “The Liquid Update” (more humor-person admits to being drunk)

To view the entire article, click here (from Hubspot).

The Pros and Cons of Working at Home

Thinking of working from home?  Here are the pros and cons.

Quick Takeaways:

  • #1 best aspect of working from home: no commute
  • #1 distraction of working from home: personal tasks
  • #1 downside of working at home: missing other people – 51% said they felt sad/lonely
  • Note: productivity about the same: working at home vs working in the office

To view the entire article, click here (from Porch), also from Marketing Profs

9 Psychological Secrets To Improving Your Digital Marketing

Listening to your customers definitely affects your bottom line. Find out how.

Quick Takeaways – Some “hacks” include:

  • Anchoring Effect: Obtaining a desired outcome based on initial information presented
  • Social proof: Validation from the community and the general public
  • Loss Aversion: Loss prevention more persuasive than gain acquisition

To view the entire article, click here (from Connext Digital).

Learn How A Clean Office Can Boost Your Productivity

People joke about having (or not having) a clean office.  Find out how a clean office can help boost productivity.

How A Clean Office Can Boost Productivity

Quick Takeaways:

  • The average employee may have up to 9 sick days a year partly due to a lack of workplace hygiene
  • Viruses such as the flu can linger for up to 24 hours on work desks and electronic equipment
  • A Harvard study showed that a cluttered environment could undermine task completion and productivity

To view the entire article, click here (from Website Magazine).

The Future of Video Marketing – 10 Things You Need To Know

Here are 10 trends to watch for in video marketing on the internet.

Many believe that the future of internet marketing is video; here are 10 trends to watch for.

Quick Takeaways:

  • 80% of customers would rather view a live video from a brand than read a company blog
  • 96% of consumers consider videos helpful in making a purchasing decision
  • The use of 1-to-1 personalized videos is on the rise for lead nurturing and client communications

To view the entire article, click here (from Website Magazine).