Blog Archive Category: Strategy

Cookie-Cutter Marketing: Why It Doesn’t Work

In today’s marketing climate, it can seem difficult to come up with fresh ideas that haven’t been done before. If the same old thing has worked in the past for your company, you might wonder why you should even bother

Investing in Video Marketing for Your Brand

More businesses than ever before are jumping on the video marketing bandwagon. In 2019, video is expected to make up 80% of online branded content.  As more businesses incorporate video marketing into their marketing strategies, we’re here to talk you

Mythbusters: Misconceptions of Marketing Revealed

For many companies, marketing may seem intimidating at first. Don’t let yourself get scared off too easily! Do some research by learning which mistakes to avoid before getting started. Marketing myths can often hold businesses back – that’s why we’ve

Pumpkin Spice Lattes And The Marketing Of Limited Time Offers

For decades, we’ve watched companies capitalize on the phrase, “Limited Time Offer.”  McDonald’s McRib sandwich, fall scented candles, and the Mad Mex “Gobblerito” draw hoards of people waiting to indulge in their favorite limited time treat. Love or hate these

Social Media – The Silent Page Rank Killer

In the busy day-to-day of running a business, posting on social media might be the last thing on your mind. It’s easy to get in the mindset of thinking that if you don’t look at your Facebook page every day,

Search Engine Marketing Essentials: Upgrading Your Online Brand

Let’s do a quick search engine marketing exercise: Close your eyes and try to come up with the exact number of times you’ve Googled something today. Were you looking up the best lunch spots? Maybe you’re in the market for

Agency Crash Course: The Importance of Time

As Parks and Recreation once said, “Time is money, money is power, power is pizza, and pizza is knowledge.” We take this to heart because let’s face it, pizza is power, and time is crucial. More often we see many

Becoming a Thought Leader: Why It’s More Than Just Tweeting

We live in a digital age with constant updating of endless social media channels. Increasingly, companies find themselves under pressure to become thought leaders in order to stand out among the noise. Thought leaders are tweeting to help lead discussions,

5 Steps to Creating Content with Purpose

Content, content, content – digital marketers are buzzing about it and everyone (I mean everyone) is publishing it. Successful bloggers and vloggers are becoming near celebrities with an iPhone camera and a YouTube channel. Advocates, critics, brands of all scale,

Busted: 6 Major Marketing Myths

As a full-service agency, we’ve heard it all. While we are here to listen and build solutions based on your specific needs, we’re also here to help guide you through the madness of today’s marketing landscape by relying on the

D.I.Y. Brand Audit

A brand exists in every single touch point of a business. From obvious characteristics like a logo to less definitive features like tone; everything that matters in a small way adds up to matter in a big way in the

Sales and Marketing: The Ultimate Duo

Sales and Marketing: The Ultimate Duo Unfortunately, there is and always has been a lot of tension between marketing and sales professionals as they compete to claim responsibility for revenue growth. In extreme circumstances, it’s similar to a corporate version

KPIs: What, Why & How

KPIs: What, Why & How The Basics So, KPIs… what in the world are they? In the cluttered madness of digital marketing, Key Performance Indicators have become increasingly more important as we seek to answer the following question: Are our

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