Articles about Marketing Strategy

Marketing + Operations: The Team Alignment You're Not Talking About

Marketing and operations alignment starts by understanding each other! When you're ready to align your Operations Team with your Marketing Department, the first thing you'll need to do is to make sure each group understands the other. Let's examine the roles of each team and how they naturally intersect.

Will the Real Customer Journey Please Stand Up? Please Stand Up 😜

The inbound marketing world is great for identifying revolutionary concepts, giving them a name...

Leveraging a Learning Management System to Power-up Your Marketing and Sales Machine!

Are you finding that the things you once knew as tried and true marketing tactics are now falling...

How to Plan Your Marketing Budget for the Quickest Return on Investment

No matter if you have control over your allocated marketing funds or not, you can efficiently...

How Much Should I Expect to Spend on Digital Marketing

As digital marketing continues to grow and take over market share from traditional marketing, many...

How Brick and Mortar Brands are Pivoting to E-Commerce to Survive

From major, national consumer brands shuttering stores to the news of Amazon profits during the...

10 Categories of Tools to Help Lean Into Your Digital Marketing Strategy

The landscape of marketing technology (MarTech) and all of the tools included is nearly infinite....

A Marketing Manager’s Guide to Getting Buy-In for Digital Initiatives

Are you a frustrated marketing manager at a company where your management team holds back on...

How to Find the Time to “Do It All” in Marketing Today

We all get the same number of hours in a day. 24. Most of us have similar schedules for work time,...

Ideal Client Profiles VS Buyer Personas

Originally published in 2018. Updated with links and info in 2020. The sad truth is that most...

The Real Metrics to Measure in Online Marketing

Your online marketing needs focus. Without it, you’re just “throwing it all out there” and hoping...

5 Killer Sales and Marketing Video Strategies

Do you have a hard time leveraging video for your sales and marketing efforts? If you ask most...

How Digital Marketing Continues to Change

Marketing is the beginning of a conversation with ideal prospects; it can come from many different...

In-House Marketing Versus Marketing Agency

As a marketing manager, you’ve got your hands full. You’re ready to scale up your marketing...

Will Digital Marketing Replace Traditional Marketing?

How many years have marketers been beating the “traditional marketing is dead” drum? Since the old...

How to Close a Sale without Shaking Hands - Transitioning to a Digital Strategy

It feels like we’re all remote workers right now (April, 2020). With that remote work comes a new...

6 Marketing Tactics to Help Reallocate a Conference Marketing Budget

If there’s one constant in the world of marketing, it’s that everything changes.  Whether it’s the...

How to Move Quickly into a Digital Marketing Strategy

Where have all the leads gone? Whether you're facing the 2020 pandemic, or the changing landscape...

Data Cleaning Steps for Small Businesses

From family farms to local merchants, from mechanics to plumbers, over the years and across the...

Why a Free Consultation isn't Enough to Make a 12-Month Marketing Plan

“We’re going to go with this local company because they’re giving us a free consultation. It’ll...

Social, Search and Stats - The 3 S's to 2020 Business Growth

Want to grow your business in 2020?

What is a Marketing Audit?

You can’t know where you’re going if you don’t look around and assess your current situation.

Before you Rebrand in 2020, Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

In the last 3 weeks, I have heard from prospects saying “we need to rebrand” more times than I can...

Does Your 2020 Marketing Strategy Include Conversational Marketing?

So many shiny objects. So little time. As soon as you focus on a successful marketing tool, along...

The 4-Step Marketing Budget Process That Will Let You Win in 2020

The marketing budget. You have it in hand, you look at it, and you think one of a few things. If...
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