2020 doesn’t look the way we ever thought it would. Businesses have faced unprecedented challenges this year, creating significant disruptions to the way that everyone does business. Now is the time to focus on prosperity and growth for the rest of 2020, while building a strategic plan for your business to thrive in 2021. For your strategy to be as successful as possible, it needs to include certain action items that are measurable and attainable for your organization.
Startups understand the need for marketing initiatives, but they are also working on building a product. With all of the challenges that startups and small businesses face daily, the marketing strategy is not typically high on the priority list. Outsourced marketing is a very lucrative option for startups that are looking to elevate and support their marketing efforts and grow their businesses quickly. How can startups finish 2020 successfully while preparing for 2021? By finding a marketing partner that can elevate and support their marketing efforts.
Any business that is operating in 2020 deeply understands the need for flexibility and strategy to stay relevant with your audience. Whether you want to continue to be innovative or not, the simple truth is that inaction will do far more significant harm than pushing your business out of its comfort zone. The best way to transform your business and change with the times is by implementing a digital marketing strategy. Digital marketing is the tool to take your business to the next level and keep up with your audience's expectations.
COVID-19 has drastically disrupted operations for the small business community in Atlanta, necessitating a recovery plan. Invest Atlanta is looking to provide financial support for small businesses in Atlanta that have had to cease operations or radically alter operations due to the COVID pandemic. The Resurgence Grant Fund will award eligible businesses up to $40,000, plus a credit of $10,000 of additional technical assistance, to help reimburse costs associated with any business adaptations. You can apply for this business grant here until August 31.
Content marketing is the key to driving brand awareness and engagement for most businesses, but there is a wrong way of generating content for your business. Finding the right strategy is a critical step forward in generating content, but there are plenty of ineffective approaches that will hurt your marketing efforts. Below, we have four ineffective approaches to avoid while building your content strategy.
Marketing Eye developed a comprehensive marketing strategy which involved a rebrand of the national concrete construction supply company. Danterr supplies, sources and distributes to Australia’s largest construction projects with a strong emphasis on sustainability and green technology. The journey involved developing a new logo which could represent the brand and appear on newly designed letterheads, business cards, brochures and new website design. The next stage involved cumulating a database, having a strong social media presence and informing interested clients with EDMs.
As part of the outsourced marketing efforts by Marketing Eye, a redesign of the functionality and enhancing search engine optimisation of their website were launched. There has also been a start-up and development of their social media channels including lead generation campaigns on LinkedIn as well as several EDM campaigns. As part of exposing the business, public relations was implemented successfully with appearances in the Daily Telegraph, Western Weekender and Bloomberg.
Public relations efforts used to reach out to Australian publications. Media was achieved through press for Ultima Building Group. Industry articles published on The Daily Telegraph and The Western Weekender.
Every year, businesses struggle to grow and generate revenue because there is no concrete marketing plan in place. Creating an annual strategy can set the tone and expectation for your marketing activities for the rest of the year, keeping your business focused on growth opportunities and bringing in sales. Strategies are built to help your business navigate the challenges and obstacles your industry is facing every day. Below, we have five steps that will help you to create an excellent marketing strategy.
Pietra Gallery is a Melbourne-based supplier of natural stone products which specialises in selecting and procuring natural stone from quarries around the world and supplying it within Australia.
With extensive knowledge of an array natural stone quarries around the world, Pietra Gallery supplies world-class quality stones at a competitive rate. Pietra Gallery’s Melbourne Warehouse in Pakenham contains thousands of square meters of Natural Stones (Tiles and Slabs and Pavers) ready for immediate delivery.
The founder of Pietra Gallery reached out to Marketing Eye after viewing its numerous projects in the construction and interior design industries. Through Marketing Eye's marketing workshop, the company's marketing strategy was conceived. The company needed a fresh logo, which our Melbourne Marketing consultancy delivered by launching a redeveloped website.
Using our expertise, we have helped to elevate Pietra Gallery’s online presence in addition to creating informative marketing collateral. One example is Marketing Eye’s brochure and buyer catalogue which detail Pietra Gallery’s exclusive offerings, creating better brand awareness and product understanding
Origin Energy is a well-known and well-established energy company, servicing Australia. They provide energy solutions for personal and business sectors and aim to be affordable, sustainable, smarter and easier for today, tomorrow, and the future.
The solar energy division needed the help of an outsourced marketing team to deliver a 12-month marketing strategy that would strongly cement their position in the industry, while conjunctively develop content relevant to the audience to build the brand. Marketing Eye delivered a strategy that included EDM campaigns and direct marketing which would allow the company to build its brand awareness and keep their current clientele informed and interested in their services. Marketing Eye was also a host of other marketing avenues, working with internal resources to develop marketing collateral such as brochures and aligning their strategy with their website.
Elysian Energy are the Australian energy provider with a competitive difference, no shockingly high bills, just the same flat rate offering consistently low prices. The energy industry is quite monopolised in Australia, making it hard to break into when you’re a new or start up company, that’s why Elysian needed the help of an outsourced marketing team. Marketing Eye helped to deliver a strategy that would help position themselves as big time players. The strategy we developed included a new corporate identity in the form of a logo to create greater brand awareness. We then executed a digital strategy where the new brand was present on all marketing platforms. Marketing collateral was then created, that was consistent with the brands new image, in the form of brochures and business cards.
Yet the journey was not over, we then created lead generation through the optimisation of their website by enhancing the client’s journey and driving traffic to their landing page
Claremont is an industry financial leader, providing their clients tailor-made services for the full lifecycle management of their assets. Marketing Eye was engaged by Claremont Financial Planning to develop a new website, re-brand the company and develop marketing collateral, stationery and sales decks.
Marketing Eye needed to help with Claremont’s digital campaigns and develop marketing collateral which would highlight their expertise in identifying and providing clients with tailor-made financial solutions. These solutions provided by Marketing Eye helped Claremont to create greater brand awareness within the industry and sector. With our help, we identified a new tone of voice and developed a rebranding which told clients a new story by consistently tying all of the marketing collateral together. As part of the website development, we highlighted the key messaging, which allows clients to easily identify their market position, features, and benefits.
Mountain Top is a supplier of customised ute covers and accessories. They allow users to get optimal style and functionality out of their ute with quality assured and tested products. Mountain Top work with car manufacturers to ensure that their product can meet the exclusive needs of the produced utes. Marketing Eye completed an in-depth marketing strategy for Mountain Top which included the new tagline of “Reach your peak”. As a further extension of the marketing assets provided, Marketing Eye designed and implemented informative print materials that help extend their brand awareness. As part of the branding story, we developed a mobile-optimized advertisement and website to ensure that they would never miss out on a new client of a click-through lead.
When approached by Inoko, we had to develop their brand from the beginning. This began with designing a website and digital assets that matched the designs of the candles. Using a similar color and texture that epitomized their products and brand story we wanted to create a platform that would be synonymous with their brand.
MVO Services is the leading commercial catering, refrigeration, electrical and air-conditioning business servicing the Wide Bay, Queensland area. Widely skilled, they can provide upgrades and supply and install anything from equipment to cold rooms.
MVO Services discovered Marketing Eye’s team of leading logo designers from a past client referral. Marketing Eye completed a modern, geometric logo design, along with brand style guidelines for future design work. The rebranding design implemented by Marketing Eye ensure that MVO Services’ new branding is timeless and relevant.
As part of the custom-made marketing strategy, Marketing Eye has developed, designed, and executed monthly EDMs, targeted to various databases. In order to build brand awareness, Marketing Eye updated and redesigned the website to improve the customer's journey and ease the signup process.
Lokaway provides security for commercial safes and has designed their own patented technology the ‘Swing’n’Slide’ which stops any prying intrusion. The Victorian-based company provide secure services for gun and commercial safes and toolboxes and are expanding into the North American market. Marketing Eye worked with Lokaway to complete market research and design a full range of marketing collateral. As part of the branding strategy, optimising and redesigning the website to enhance the client’s journey, together with driving traffic to the landing page, has enabled a stronger brand presence. We helped to deliver a print strategy that included informative brochures and pamphlets to enhance the brand's competitive advantage and provide Lokaway with informative collateral at tradeshows.
Marketing Eye is a digital marketing agency known for being creative, fun and culture-savvy. From Friday lunches through to innovative ways to engage with employees, Marketing Eye's culture is incredible on many levels. As you would expect from a marketing agency, Marketing Eye has a uber cool office in the heart of South Yarra, Melbourne, Sydney city and Buckhead, Atlanta. We work across a variety of industries and in particular professional services, technology, FMCG, manufacturing, logistics, property and finance. Marketing Eye has also been recognised as one of the best marketing strategy consulting firms in the world and has been named in the "Top 10 Marketing Strategy Consulting Firms in the US".
As such we attract a variety of applicants from marketing and communications backgrounds for positions including Content Co-ordinator, Digital Marketing Assistant, Digital Marketing Co-ordinator, Digital Marketing Executive, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Director and others. Our own marketing efforts include the creation of business cards, flyers, posters, signage, and other marketing collateral.
Sales are the lifeblood of any company. To keep sales thriving, and our business open, we need to implement strategies and plans that will promote a healthy selling environment. Equipping your team with the right approach will not only keep sales consistent, but it will also make them a better sales team altogether.
Lucas’ PaPaw is a topical treatment for minor open wounds that helps to soothe and heal the skin. The treatment is created from fresh papaya and made in Queensland, Australia. Lucas’ Papaw needed a partner that could deliver a strong marketing and branding campaign, so we helped deliver a strategy to meet those needs. The efforts undertaken helped to leverage Lucas’ Papaw as the well-known brand it is today.
Marketing Eye delivered a marketing strategy and created new taglines such as ‘it’s more than just a lip balm’ to help promote and boost their product.
We also developed the website and created relevant content such as print advertising materials and informative brochures. The marketing efforts invoked by Marketing Eye, helped Lucas’ Papaw to level up their marketing campaigns by developing a new tone of voice, which was emulated in the implemented marketing campaigns. These campaigns also created copious amounts of brand awareness through the unique and creative content we developed.
As a leader of guided wealth, they needed a leading marketing strategy that would differentiate their services, from other financial services in Melbourne. Principal Partners provide flexible and strategic financial plans and services to help grow the financial position of clients.
Marketing Eye developed marketing assets to help reposition themselves to their desired clients. The assets that were designed included a complete overhaul of their website, the creation of marketing collateral highlighting their services, and public relations services to increase brand awareness.
As part of the branding design, new business cards, brochures, stationery and email signatures were developed. These assets needed to match the aesthetic of the brand and align with the redesign of the website in a cohesive way to help unify the new brand story.
The process that lead to the new content strategy began with determining the market position, brand mission, and vision and ensuring they all aligned. The marketing assets were then developed attempting to activate branding communication, resulting in the end goal of informing clients of their services. This was executed through the print and advertising assets rolled out, which invited clients to information events and highlighted their savings with bulk billing options, asserting their affordable image.
The marketing strategy implemented by Marketing Eye was focused on brand awareness, which was achieved with the creation of advertising posters and social media campaigns. Marketing Eye designed several pieces of marketing collateral to reflect Crystal Clear Ear's modern approach.
To achieve a successful launch onto the market, Staebel reached out to Marketing Eye to be its outsourced marketing company. Marketing Eye provided Staebel with a comprehensive marketing strategy to help Staebel stand out from its competitors. Marketing Eye designed a new logo coupled with a microsite to execute the brand’s key message and product offerings in an online space. With integrated marketing activities, Staebel leveraged achieved brand awareness, name recognition and developed a fresh brand identity.
WasteGuard is a trusted Australian distributor of complete sharps containers, consumable and waste disposal units to dispose of contaminants safely, minimizing the risk to the end-user and wider community. With the mission to provide businesses with guidance and innovative products for infection control, WasteGuard reached out to Marketing Eye as an outsourced marketing company.
WasteGuard was birthed out of an opportunity to sell sharps bins to waste providers. Their primary goal was to generate quality leads in the Australian market and raise brand awareness. As a new brand being launched into the industry, Marketing Eye designed an eye-catchy logo and marketing collateral that improved brand awareness and name recognition to further develop an identity in the market. Marketing Eye further enhanced its existence by developing a user-friendly microsite that showcases leading products and provides businesses with guidance on infection control and waste disposal.
Osler is an innovative performance measurement and benchmarking platform. Facilitating clinical activity, progression and responses, Osler is a truly disruptive training technology for the medical field. The future of acute healthcare is digital and Osler’s technology is symptomatic of this trend. Healthcare relies on training and Osler is making medical education more hands-on and more responsive than ever.
As an ambitious and newly minted technology, Osler initially didn’t have the branding or communications to match the scope of its offering. The company approached Marketing Eye to help develop and execute an online presence that would not only communicate what the company was about but speak personally to and resonate with the brand’s target audience. A comprehensive design and web development process involved personal consultation with the staff at Osler. Marketing Eye’s experience in the medical technology field and leadership in healthcare design and web functionality assured confidence in the project. The close collaboration between Osler and Marketing Eye was evident in the end product's specific execution to meet the designated requirements.