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.
The marketing department of a company has been deemed by many as the most crucial element of an organization. It is the component that helps create your brand image, drives brand awareness, and promotes your business’ mission and goals. It also allows your target audience to gain a solid understanding of who you are and what you offer. Some say it is the underpinning of your entire organization. Therefore, it is crucial to consider and successfully implement an efficient marketing strategy to reach your desired targeted audience and be most effective.
Have you ever wondered why you hire two people with the same skills, identical degrees, and similar project experience, but one appears to be significantly better than the other?
Traveling from Sydney to Melbourne each week in between taking the trek from Australia to the US on a regular basis, I get to spend a lot of time thinking. Mostly I think about business, which may be boring for most, but what the heck...it's who I am and I won't apologize.
Game on. Marketers have not only had to turn to technology to power their marketing performance and stay clear of traditional marketing methods to a large degree, they now are needing to be more nimble when it comes to the purse strings.
If you have left it until now to write your 2017/18 marketing strategy, then you are really hitting a fine line, because there is a lot to be done before executing a powerful, deliberate marketing campaign in July that will see your company hit sales targets, connect with customers and accelerate your potential in the marketing for the year to come.