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Wednesday, 01 March 2017 15:31

Staying Up To Date Is A Full Time Job

In every industry there are general best practices as it comes to how to perform certain tasks. However, due to technological advances, innovation has evolved into a much more powerful and fast moving obstacle. Every industry is being challenged both annually, quarterly, and even monthly to keep up with the times, maintaining competitive standards with the competition. So what does this mean for not just marketers, but everyone?
Published in Marketing
Monday, 27 February 2017 10:07

Informal Is The New Formal

Back in the good ole’ days we used to speak to each other completely differently than we do now. Granted I am a millennial and aren’t that old, but I can definitely see a vast change in the way our parents and ourselves interacted as kids. We conversate informally and we internalize it now. This has caused marketing professionals to make vast adjustments across the board and take an unusual route to engaging the younger generation.
Published in Culture
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:43

Quality Over Quantity

Driving massive brand awareness can be a powerful tactic in marketing, but true value is derived in the quality of who you are targeting. Marketing isn’t just a form of spreading awareness and news regarding products and services, but rather a science. Understanding how to build your marketing around a relevant and engaged audience is what will drive business success.
Published in Marketing
Friday, 17 February 2017 15:50

Finding The Right Fit

We’ve all been there, when you buy something at a cheaper price and later find out that you made a very bad choice. Whether you are buying a product or a service, quality comes at a price. The perfect storm of ‘cheap and efficient’ hardly ever coincide, and the same theory applies for marketing. Invest in a marketing team that cares about you, not your contract.
Published in Marketing
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:33

The Transparent Effect

Have you ever worked with a marketing firm and felt as though you were kept in the dark? This is probably occurring because they do not want you to know what they are doing or how well their efforts are performing. We’re going to look at a few ways to establish a open, honest, and transparent relationship between you and your clients.
Published in Marketing
Thursday, 09 February 2017 13:18

How To Win In The PR World

The world of public relations can be summed up in three words: chaotic, wild, and tedious. Don’t get me wrong, public relations is an exciting facet to the marketing mix, but it isn’t for everyone. After personally delving into the world of PR and having several press releases published, let’s take a look at a few key takeaways from my recent experiences.
Published in Marketing
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 15:29

Why Outsource?

What are some reasons why you would shy away from looking into an outsourced marketing firm? Is it cost? Is it a bad experience previously? Or is it simply not trusting anyone outside the confines of your business?

Marketing is one slippery slope to take on. No matter how much time one can invest in understanding marketing, there will always be more to learn, especially with technology leading the way and evolving ever so relentlessly. With that being said, let’s take a look at some common problems that businesses come across when outsourcing marketing.
Friday, 03 February 2017 16:03

Work VS. Play

Finding the right balance between work and play can be one of the most challenging feats to achieve for both businesses and for professionals in the workplace. Many times it seems as though we find ourselves on either side, either too focused on work, which affects our personal lives and relationships. And on the other hand, we may get too wrapped up in our personal lives that we let it affect the way we work. In this article we are going to take a look at what drives this work-play balance, and what it could do for you.
Published in Culture
Thursday, 02 February 2017 15:25

Walk Before You Run

Do you currently have a solid sales process in effect? If not, it might be time to examine your sales and pipeline process. Far too often we see businesses have great marketing and lead generation success, but end up with no real customers. Fortunately, we are going to examine what a proper sales process looks like and how it can feed your lead generation and lead conversion rates.
Friday, 27 January 2017 14:56

A Beautiful Ad Isn't Enough

You have already created the ad script, the ad objectives, and the ad design...and you’re probably thinking “once this gets posted we are all set to start seeing results”. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. In most cases, developing an effective ad is much more than just aesthetics. In this blog we will examine 5 key parts to drive best practice advertising.
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