Is growing your marketing efforts one of your 2019 business goals? It should be! Marketing is the driving factor that supports lead acquisition, sales and customer service to help you grow your business. Your initial gut feeling may be to (attempt) to execute your business’s marketing yourself! In this blog, you will find why it is cheaper AND smarter to outsource your marketing to a professional agency.
Just like humans, your brand is comprised of a unique genetic code built from your company history, beliefs and values, corporate identity, and actions. Branding is more than skin deep – it isn’t just a surface-level collection of color palates, logos or taglines. Rather, your brand is the lifeblood of your company’s identity that defines who you are. What is your brand’s DNA made up of?
The kids are back to school, the leaves are beginning to turn pretty colors, fourth quarter is right around the corner, and it is time to start thinking strategically about your marketing in 2019! Use October as the month to truly evaluate your current marketing strategies to understand what is working, what isn’t, and what you would like to try differently beginning January 1st.
So, you have started an advertising campaign and it’s not working. Why? What can you do about it now, since you have already started? Can you “jump ship?” Should you? Let’s examine the Top 5 Reasons Why Your Advertising Could be Failing!
Whether you’re targeting local or global customers, your website should clearly explain what you do, be easy to find and navigate (user experience or UX), and be attractive to the eye. How does your website stack up to your competition?
Google has been the go-to search engine for many years. Now, it has become a top resource for individuals who do their research before buying a product or service. Through Google’s social media component, Google My Business, consumers can rate and review businesses that will appear on the search engine. Though this platform is consumer-driven, business owners should not feel helpless over what is posted. Instead, direct your consumers to Google as a public display of customer satisfaction.
Feeling a little stagnant in your business? Wish you could say ‘no’ to some of your clients, but are afraid to lose the project? Perhaps you need to have a heart-to-heart with your team to determine the core purpose for why you’re doing business today. Ask the tough questions HERE.
Does the color of your company’s logo really play a role in consumers’ purchasing decisions? How much research goes into finding the perfect colors to convey your brand’s message? Read more to learn the importance of choosing your brand’s colors and how to narrow down the choices. Read More
Clients often only understand the final product, and how it impacts their sales and awareness. They do not always know the robust strategy and all the moving parts your marketing partners put in motion to execute your marketing tactics. We’re giving you the inside scoop on what exactly marketing professionals do to get the job done… and how much of a value you receive by working with a marketing agency!
Storytelling is a powerful way to connect customers to your brand. From a consumer’s perspective, the story behind your brand differentiates your product or company from a similar one. Read MORE to find out how a simple story can capture the hearts of your customers and your competition!
The most public online forum, and the most important elements of your online reputation is Google. We all know how important customer reviews are (the good and the bad) and we know that your business needs them. But how do we get them? What if you have them, but may have too many reviews…is there such a thing? Click here to find out how to boost your Google+ review plan.