marketing

Navigating the Ups and Downs Through Online Reputation Management

Reputation plays an integral role in a business’ success or failure. A negative review or poor experience can spread like wildfire in today’s digital world, making online reputation management a must when companies are crafting their marketing…


How to Strengthen Your Marketing Strategy Through Competitive Analysis

A competitive analysis seems to be a "no brainer." However, I think that we can all agree that business leaders, managers, and marketing professionals frequently forget to incorporate consistent scrutiny, examination, and monitoring of the…


Why Patience is Key When Developing a Marketing Strategy

Developing an effective marketing strategy that consistently drives results is a marathon, not a sprint. Did you know that it can take between six months and one year to start seeing meaningful results from your marketing efforts? It takes time to…


How to Energize Your Professional Services Marketing

Actionable tips to elevate your marketing efforts and drive business opportunities. Professional services firms are different than typical retailers in that they do not sell a tangible product per se; you aren’t walking out the door with the keys to…


Driving Business Growth Through Referral Marketing

There are numerous ways to drive business growth. Today, we focus on one of the most powerful marketing tools, referral marketing. Think about how often you share your opinions with others when it comes to the best restaurants, doctors, financial…


Search Listening: Exploring What Customers Truly Want to Know

Customers engage with content that interests them. Consumers are also fickle. Whether scrolling through social media, scanning news stories, or looking through search results, they click on headlines and topics that catch their eye. Therefore,…


Making Sense of Content Marketing: Developing a Strategy That Works

These days, everyone talks about content marketing; however, many businesses rush the process without careful planning. So, let’s begin with what content marketing is and why it’s an essential facet of your marketing strategy. Let’s start with the…


Pandemic Marketing 101: Marketing (and Adapting) in the Age of COVID-19

As I sit at my desk and reflect on how much the world has changed in such a short amount of time, I recall the lyrics of Bob Dylan’s classic song, “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” The song is a call to action that summed up the feelings of the…


3 Common Marketing Mistakes that Could Be Hurting Your Business

In this new world of social-distancing and other preventive measures, the way we conduct business has been changed for the foreseeable future. No one knows what that means for the long-term, but, at the very least, companies need to take a deep…


Start from Within: Selling Employees on Your Brand through Internal Marketing

Businesses spend an exorbitant amount of time and money, selling their products and services to customers. After all, this is what keeps the revenue flowing and drives business growth. But a critical aspect of marketing that many businesses overlook…