Building your brand is an instrumental part of developing your business. Without this foundation, your organization will lack the voice, value, and customer awareness that will set you apart from your competition. While it might seem that branding efforts are an expensive venture, it doesn’t have to be! You don’t have to spend a ridiculous amount of money to build a memorable, recognizable brand. Below, we discuss some budget-friendly ways that your business can develop a better brand identity.
One of the best ways to reach your audience is by using every available resource. Content diversification is all about stretching the boundaries of your creativity. The most significant opportunity that content diversification gives you is the chance to reach more people and generate more revenue. Refuse the temptation to stick to one platform and connect with your audience on all the platforms they use. Give your customers the choice of how they can engage with your brand, and they’ll be more likely to engage regularly. Below, we’ve got a few points to consider when diversifying your content.
Take a moment to think back to a time when you purchased a product that you were really satisfied with. Did you tell your friends and family? Did you post something on social media? Advocacy marketing is an inexpensive yet effective marketing tactic, wherein the brand is equipping customers to generate interest in your brand through social media, reviews, and word-of-mouth. Brands can empower and equip their customers to be powerful marketing tools for their products. But how do is advocacy marketing set up? Below, we have a few things to consider when you’re developing your advocacy marketing strategies.
Word-of-mouth marketing is a tried-and-true tactic, used for years before the entire world went digital. While there isn’t much space for word-of-mouth campaigns in a digital world, some tactics are still effective for generating leads and building brand awareness. A customer referral program is a powerful tool built to attract new leads to your business that are a good fit for your brand and your products. With a program like this, you can ensure that you are getting the right people's attention. Below, we discuss how to build an effective customer referral program.
There are plenty of marketing acronyms that markers have to keep track of like SEO, SEM, SMO, CRO. It can be difficult to keep everything straight, especially the difference between SEO and SEM. So, what exactly does SEM mean? Search engine marketing (SEM) is a sort of umbrella term that covers search engine optimization and paid advertisements. SEM is an effective way for businesses to reach new customers, increase revenues and trim acquisition costs.
Operating within the ultra-competitive financial services industry, 3Point Capital were looking to differentiate themselves from other competitors with a rebranding campaign. To help them achieve this objective, they engaged Marketing Eye as their fully outsourced marketing department. A thorough discovery process familiarized the Marketing Eye team with 3Point Capital’s business, brand identity and brand personality.
The rebranding campaign commenced with the launch of a newly designed website which offers users a more fulfilling experience and fell in line with the 3Point Capital’s new marketing tactics. Logos and other marketing collateral were redesigned, reinforcing the new identity of the brand. A range of other tactics were actioned as a part of an integrated campaign, including regular EDM’s and a rebranded email signature.
Effective marketing always puts the customer first. While your previous marketing efforts might have focused on the “what” and the “why” of your product, this approach isn’t nearly as effective as it used to be. If your company is hoping to improve its marketing efforts, you need to build relationships with your customers. Below, we have some tactics for establishing the kinds of relationships with your customers that will improve your marketing tactics and grow your business.
Outsourcing your marketing department might be the best decision that you can make for your business. Not only does it dramatically reduce your expenses, but it frees up your time to focus on the day-to-day details of your business. But how do you find a marketing agency that’s the right fit for your company? Before you decide on your marketing agency, take the time to do some work on the front-end of things. When you’re looking for the perfect fit, it’s important to know exactly what you want to accomplish, what services the agency offers, and their track record with other companies.
Every marketer knows that their ability to be flexible can define the success of their marketing campaigns on a daily basis. In 2020, we learned how flexible marketers can be during a period of significant challenges at every turn. As we continue to go deeper into 2021, we need to realize that the world of business has changed forever, specifically when it comes to events. It's no surprise that live events are not coming back any time soon, so we need to further embrace the possibility of virtual events for our businesses. We've seen that they can be effective with major events like the Adobe Summit 2020. So how can we continue to leverage virtual events to improve brand recognition and elevate lead generation?
A brand identity crisis is a very real thing, and too many businesses suffer from it. Without a modern and fresh brand design, it can be really difficult to draw in customers and have your competition take you seriously. First impressions can make or break your company, so it’s important that your brand is relevant and fresh to attract new leads and modernize your approach. The trick is actually making that happen. Most companies don’t have the time or bandwidth to conduct a complete branding overhaul, which leaves them stuck with an outdated look and feel. Marketing Eye Atlanta is the perfect partner to come alongside and help companies breathe fresh life into their brands and capture better leads.
It's a new year, and many marketers are seeking to take their careers in marketing to the next level. Marketing Eye Atlanta has an incredible opportunity for a marketing communications professional to work across multiple clients and industries, while at the same time developing their skills in marketing consulting. Working closely with the Atlanta-based team, this role is diverse, content-driven and will help the successful candidate with developing skills in digital marketing and technology platforms associated with marketing performance.
Effective content that generates leads and brand engagement for your company is an invaluable asset. Finding the right fit for what your audience is looking for requires A/B testing, giving you a better picture of what they find most interesting. While a blog page on your website is great for educating and informing customers about different aspects of your service and industry, something like a video can go to even greater lengths to show how your product works. Improve your content marketing efforts to better capture your leads at later points in the sales funnel.
As consumer preferences continue to change in favor of ease and convenience, businesses have to alter their sales and marketing approach. This is no easy feat because the reasons why your customers make purchases rarely stay the same. Value-based marketing outlines the value that your brand and product line give your customers, providing a clearer picture of why they should make purchases. It’s all about showing them that your products are practical, functional, and useful to their daily processes. Below, we discuss elements of value-based marketing that your team should implement.
Thought leadership can be an incredible way to build grow your business and build your brand. Thought leaders are seen as industry superstars, a sort of shining example of how to run a company. They are trust-worthy and reliable, and any input they have on their industry is taken very seriously. Positioning yourself as a thought leader is easier said than done, as it requires an omnipresent presence online. If you’re looking to grow your business through thought leadership, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Happy New Year! While it certainly wasn’t an easy journey for everyone, we learned quite a lot about how flexible and durable our businesses can be in a time of duress. Now that we can officially leave the chaos of 2020 behind us, it’s time to focus on how your brand can strengthen and grow during 2021. Below, we discuss how businesses can implement emerging digital marketing trends for the new year.