Thoughts & Insights

Critical Marketing Process Steps We Follow to Generate Leads

Like so many other companies, we used to struggle to effectively execute the marketing process steps. Continuous improvement strategy changed everything.   Does your organization struggle to follow the process necessary to effectively execute your marketing strategy? When it comes to marketing process steps, sometimes it’s just easier to shoot from the hip. It can…
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A 5 Step Brand Development Strategy for Growth Driven B2B Marketing

A solid brand development strategy can mean the difference between floundering or growing your business 10x. Your brand development strategy is a critical component of your company’s long-term plan for growth. It provides clear insight into your marketing action plans and should be revisited and reviewed frequently. It’s not just a one-and-done project that gets…
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5 Ways Local SEO Can Increase Traffic To Your Business

Four out of five consumers use search to find local information before purchasing. Whether you’re a consultant, manufacturer, accountant, retail business or coffee shop, you need local traffic to your business. Local SEO can be a driver to bring this traffic to your business. This is critical because local traffic can often be the lifeblood…
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Performance Tools and KPIs to Help You Crush Your Marketing Goals

  The business world is all “data, data, data.” Ok, but what does it mean? What goals are those numbers tied to? Choosing the right performance tools and KPIs to measure your marketing goals doesn’t have to be difficult. We can help. Your company has marketing goals, right? So let me ask you something: how…
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10 Questions to Consider When Creating Your B2B Buyer Persona

Your B2B buyer persona is a critical element of supply chain marketing efforts, particularly for inbound marketing.   According to Marketing Insider Group, 93% of companies who exceed lead and revenue goals segment their database by buyer persona. That said, a surprising 60-70% of B2B marketers admit that they don’t truly understand their buyers (source).…
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B2B vs B2C Marketing: Developing a Unique Growth Strategy

B2B vs B2C marketing strategies follow divergent paths to the same goal: connecting with potential leads. If you limit your marketing efforts to the strategy ascribed to your environment, then you’re limiting your growth potential.   This is what led us to break out of the B2B vs B2C marketing battle. Like all businesses, we…
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Business Photography is a Pillar of Your Brand Identity

  Visual communication through business photography is an integral part of your brand presence. Imagery is an essential part of any brand identity and plays a key role in visual material produced for business. However, we find that many companies underestimate the power of their business photography within their brand imagery. We want to educate…
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7 Digital Marketing Improvements for Manufacturers This Year (2018)

Your competition is gunning for continuous improvement beyond operations. They’re using it for their marketing, too. If you utilize industrial marketing services to apply continuous improvement to your marketing efforts, you’re sure to yield market share growth with minimal investment. At the end of the day, you should be fueling continuous improvement in the digital…
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4 Critical Things to Do After Launching Your Website

Launching your website requires a ton of time and energy. Is it ok to sit back and relax after it’s live? As website redesigns go, a good bit of that required time and energy goes toward writing, rewriting, and perfecting content. Then there’s image research, thinking through the user experience (UX), and developing the calls…
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File Formats Explained: Which to Use, When, and How

File Formats Explained aims to make implementing designs, images, and graphics easy as pie.   We’ve all seen it: the dreaded fuzzy picture on a website. A pixelated printed document. The annoying white background behind a graphic. These hiccups are totally avoidable if you know your file formats. And you need to know them, whether…
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