Digital marketing is a great way for small businesses to increase their visibility and gain new customers. 1/3 of customers (usually younger people) find new brands on social media. Google data shows that 49% of consumers search for new products using the search engine. It is not surprising that social networks and business websites are […]
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Digital marketing is all about connecting with your audiences on the internet. One of the best ways marketers have found to communicate with their audience is through content marketing. Content marketing is a marketing strategy used to attract, engage, and retain an audience by creating and sharing relevant articles, videos, podcasts, and other media. This […]
Inactive – You have a contact but for some reason so far they’ve not responded to your marketing. Aware – Prospects have seen your enewsletters, eblasts, website, blog posts, social media activity, or something else in a consistent fashion. It usually takes 7-10 marketing touches to get someone’s attention.
How Networking, Online Marketing, and Advertising Work Together If Done Correctly and In the Right Order…
How should I market my small business? Where should I start first? Should I join a referral group? Should I get a website? What about Social Media? Do Online Reviews really matter? What about Google Ads and Facebook? Should I advertise in local magazines? What about direct mail? The following explains how we think you […]
I recently had a prospect tell me, “Oh, we tried blogging and it didn’t work.” What he should have told me is “We threw up a bunch of stuff on our website that our customer’s weren’t interested in and it didn’t move the needle any.”
The Benefits of Blogging For Your Company Are HUGE! See How to Succeed and Get Your Return On Investment (ROI)…
Web-logs (or “blogs) are unique communication vehicles for your business, particularly for branding, relationship marketing and traffic building. You’re an expert at what you do and there is no better way than a blog to show it.
We tell our customers that networking, a business card, and internet marketing should be their top priorities to grow their businesses and that all other forms of marketing are luxuries. Luxuries that can produce results, but luxuries none the less. After you meet a prospect at a networking event, the first thing they are going to do is check you out on LinkedIn and then check out your company’s website.
You need to develop online offers – Something of value. Not a free consultation. We are trying to get as many people in the sales funnel as possible. We want a soft yes. A free consultation (A.K.A. sales call) is a hard yes. What can you offer that will educate your target market as to why they should be buying from you instead of your competition.
If your company is like most companies, the answer is a resounding NO! or the truth is that you could do a better job. Explaining what it is that you do is the essence of what marketing is and should be. The best marketing is about great teaching and communication.
Videos cut through the digital noise of the internet by requiring a viewer’s full attention. In a minute, sometimes less, a video can convey a message that will take paragraphs and paragraphs to explain. Content marketing began with text blog posts but will now morph into text blog posts with video and maybe even an infographic. The content simply has to be better since there is more competition on the internet. Those who know how to use text, video, and images together and separately are going to be those who