Honest About Advertising: Are you judging campaign success correctly?

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.” John Wanamaker coined this saying over 100 years ago. Even with today’s technology, many business owners still find themselves in the same rut. Modern campaign tracking can provide us with outrageous amounts of data from how many times [...]

Authenticity: More Important Than Ever

Marketing 101 - Be authentic. Thanks for reading, see you next time! I’m sorry, you already knew that? Of course you did! Being authentic is a base tenet of effective marketing that has existed since the first caveman sold a rock to another caveman. But something that lesser marketing people spent too much time thinking [...]

Covid Budget Crunched? Here are 3 Things to Try.

Analysts and business people are going to be talking about 2020 for a long time. Beyond the pandemic itself, the effects on the global economy are undeniable and we will likely need several years to fully recover as industries see what a post pandemic marketplace looks like. One of the hardest sectors hit in the [...]

What is Relationship Marketing and How Do You Do it?

You might be used to hearing fancier marketing terms in 2019 like 'SEO' and 'SEM', 'PPC' and 'CPC'. All useful - but what about the relationship-building part? Sometimes it's not enough to throw money behind a digital marketing campaign. Sometimes you need to invest in customer retention, and that is what relationship marketing it all [...]

Does Traditional Marketing Still Work in 2020?

You might be wondering if you should include traditional media options in your 2020 marketing plan. Many digital marketers might feel that traditional, outbound marketing techniques, such as billboards and print ads, are no longer in style. The TRUTH is that it really depends on your target audience and the purpose of your campaign. In [...]

How to Give Your Business a ‘Spring Clean’

It’s that time of year again! The sometimes dreaded, mostly necessary act of ‘spring cleaning’. As we think about all the ways to simplify our personal lives, it’s also important to factor in how we can organize and optimize our businesses through a business spring clean. This doesn’t mean overthrowing your entire business plan, it [...]

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