Marketing Eye

Blog

An effective internal communications strategy facilitates important conversations with your employees and other internal stakeholders within your team. It is critical to have a strategy in place to enhance the overall performance of your business. Prioritizing internal communications will help your business not only perform better but give your team a heighten sense of being integral to the businesses goals.

An internal communications strategy dictates how we communicate with our internal stakeholders and an effective one, will promote employee engagement, strengthen company culture, and builds trust. It’s a no-brainer for companies that are seeking to strengthen their team and improve company culture.
Read more...

A marketing teams productivity requires individuals and teams within a business to work efficiently and effectively to optimize output. When marketing teams are productive, they are highly motivated, full of energy, invest in training and development and in general manage their time and environment in a way that produces the best results.

Read more...

Many entrepreneurs are natural marketers. They come up with great marketing ideas that are often more creative and, on the mark, then those who are paid to do marketing for a living.

The biggest challenge they face is execution.

Sound familiar?

Read more...

When hiring a B2B marketing consulting firm, there are many things to consider, especially if you are seeking a successful outcome.

The first is simple. Is the B2B marketing consulting firm experienced? Have they been in the marketing consulting game for a long-time or are they are new entry to the market?

Typically, if the company has been in the market for a long time, they know what works and what doesn’t and are not forced to trial how receptive clients are to their methodology on you. Basically, you want them to have a tried and tested methodology from a customer facing perspective and how they go about developing marketing strategies and solving your business marketing challenges.

Read more...

Whether you are a team leader, external third party, or marketing manager, running a marketing strategy workshop can be quite daunting – especially if you are unprepared.

The benefit of a marketing strategy workshop is that you can understand the entire marketing operations in your business and how it influences key stakeholders. It’s a great opportunity to get your team together and understand the various goals of your management, sales, and marketing team, and if necessary, how it applies to your product or service development strategy.

By having a checklist in place, and getting your team fired up for an invigorating exercise that will help your business achieve goals.

Read more...
Since the start of COVID, so many things have changed about business and the way employees are working in their organizations. Leadership and management of employees' performance have been tested and new 'norms' have arrived in post-COVID employee performance measures especially when it comes to what makes a good employee.
Read more...

As an avid entrepreneur who has been playing this game for more than 20 years, I am always amazed just how resilient my peers are, and myself for that matter.

No matter how tired, sick or out-of-sorts I am, I get-up and show-up for every single meeting that I am required to be at. I also make sure that I turn up to work.

While many employees of entrepreneurs may at times feel like they “have the good life” they rarely see the sacrifice and resilience required to just make the payroll. For employees, it’s a given. They make decisions based on what is best for them (and they should), whereas employers and in particular entrepreneurs know that “it’s not about them”, it’s about employees and building a business that is successful.

Read more...

If voice search optimization isn’t a part of your SEO strategy, it’s time to change that.

More people than ever are now speaking into their watches and phones and are increasingly becoming reliant on them. With the addition of smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo, we are experiencing a voice search revolution. According to Perficient, 55% of users use voice search to ask questions on a smartphone. The ease of speaking into a phone and getting an instant response is unmatched – no typing or spelling mistakes necessary, just say what you need, and you’ve got your answer.

Marketers must create content that is optimized for voice search. With competition becoming increasingly intense, you don’t want to be at the bottom of the voice search SEO ladder. In fact, you don’t even want to be second. Voice search, for the most part, is a winner take all system, and much like Highlander, there can be only one.

Here are our top 5 strategies for improving your voice search SEO:

Read more...

The marketing industry is a difficult yet rewarding industry if you’re able to push your way through the challenging requirements for your marketing strategy to become successful. It’s common for marketing professional to have experienced failure before they’ve been able to succeed in the industry. Even the biggest and most successful entrepreneurs have experienced failure before becoming successful. 

Read more...

COVID has been excruciatingly painful for our business. As a creative marketing agency, use to collaborating in real time, remote working was a challenge. What would take a minute to change, all of a sudden took 10. Everything required a lot more communication and when you are dealing with a marketing consultancy with billable hours, that is a challenge.

Read more...

Establishing the best practices for work-from-home employees will help reduce distractions and helps increase productivity. Keeping your team on the same page, involved, and regularly providing guidance is the best way to motivate your employees as they work from their homes. This is key to having a successful team within your business.

Read more...

Best Practices to Market a Podcast

You could have the best podcast, but it won’t gain a considerable following overnight and without promotion. However, if someone has never promoted a podcast, it might be unclear where you to start. The tips located below will detail a starting place that can be used for the most new podcasters or experienced podcasters.

Read more...

Finding new clients through word of mouth is no longer ideal for gaining new clients and growing your business. There are more current strategies that could help increase your business and attract new customers. The marketing tactics listed below should be implemented to increase your business.

Read more...

Generating website traffic is crucial for a business; more traffic will increase your business leads and open opportunities to build relationships, increase brand awareness, create an impression within your industry and increase sales. This may sound like an easy task, but many find this is a cumbersome endeavor. Challenges many marketers encounter when growing website traffic is keeping updated content, ensuring they are aware of all of the algorithms changes and the online industry is highly competitive. Given these obstacles, if your marketing team understands the goal and prevents traffic to the website, it can empower the employees to improve the web traffic.

Read more...

Evolving over the past year, social media has become more imperative than ever before. Not only that, but the social media platforms are evolving is changing quickly to ensure businesses obtain the most visibility. Based on market trends, below are the suggestions we have to remain relevant and your social media posts stand out from your competitors.

Read more...