Marketing Strategy

Why Influencers Need to be Part of Your Marketing Budget

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What are influencers and why are they crucial for the growth of their business? If you’ve been staying up-to-date on the news in the world of marketing, advertising, or business, or just spend a lot of time online, you’ve probably heard the terms “influencer,” “social media influencer,” or “influencer marketing” before. As more and more… Read More >

Marketing Strategy Described in a Movie Clip

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Marketing Strategy Summed Up in a Single Movie Clip I shamelessly advocate Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s 11 adaptation. The short of it is this: it’s a blast of a caper movie. Overly grand, highly unrealistic, and trope-laden to an almost dizzying level. In short — it’s fantastic. Not for dramatic merit or award collecting intentions, but for… Read More >

6 Steps to Building an Effective Marketing Strategy

Start with understanding your business. Without this step, you’re not going to get very far. Many clients approach agencies with a unique problem to solve, and hundreds of strategists are chomping at the bit to prove themselves. Unfortunately, when those marketers start to ask the important foundational questions that will inform their tactical recommendations, business… Read More >

The Importance of Marketing Strategy

The Importance of Marketing Strategy It’s the first quarter of 2018 and Barbara the Business Owner needs a new angle for a big boost in sales in the new year. She wants round-the-clock interest and a line around the block. So what does she do? She flips the script  — she alters her brand and… Read More >

New Year, New Direction – Finding Digital Marketing Value in 2018

New Year, New Direction – Finding Digital Marketing Value in 2018 With the end of the year upon us, you can reliably bet that Google’s search engine results pages are full to the brim with clickbait titles that promise “NEXT YEAR’S TOP 12 MARKETING TIPS” that are sure to bring your business to maximum potential… Read More >