Irene Williams, Founder and CEO of Msg2Mkt, started her business as a freelancer in 2009. Coming from an established, nearly 20-year career as a PR and creative leader in the agency world, Williams first focused on providing services she could manage solo such as marketing communications consulting, copywriting, creative projects, and social media program implementation. The market consistently sent the message that it wanted more services: public relations, full marketing and social media programs, email and content marketing, video production, event planning, branding, website creation. To answer increased demands, Williams began assembling account teams and bringing in partners to take Msg2Mkt to the next level.
In the early days, was mostly about making person-to-person connections and offering businesses the chance to organically engage with customers. Today, it’s a behemoth of a data-driven advertising platform.
Today, any business that's in the business of growing sales and building customer relationships needs to be a media company, creating content that connects and skillfully uses the most modern methods to get that content in front of potential buyers.
Thanks to technology, modern life runs at an overall frenetic pace. Studies suggest we've become so accustomed to and expectant of technology's immediacy that we are exhibiting measurably decreasing levels of patience offline, as well as on.
A recent report by eMarketer states that, though ecommerce is growing rapidly, consumers will still spend 90% of their dollars in stores this year. A healthy portion of those in-person shoppers will arrive in stores after webrooming to narrow their shopping choices and make decisions.