This is a story about my (personal) frustrations with the services many of the clients I counsel are getting from various marketing activities sources like “social media managers; blogger; branding, lead generation, localization specialist.” Professional services are important.
A search result is what happens when I type some strategic words into a search bar on the internet (commonly known as “googling” something). Depending on what words or phrases I type into that search bar, google is going to select the results (search results) closest in content to what I typed into my search.
We’re talking about getting more traffic to your website. Little did I know so many people were totally unaware of this great (free) tool and I got a lot of follow up calls about the wonders of google!
A good marketing plan is made up of goals, objectives, strategies, tactics, tools, and evaluation. Let’s look at what each of those contains. Before you spend a ton of money on the newest “marketing gadgets” or “EZ marketing” tools, stop and take a look at your own goals and objectives. Begin with the end in mind.
If you’re still using last quarter’s marketing plan, you may be missing opportunities to reach your current customer base. Marketing is a process. It’s circular, cyclical, top-down, bottom-up, and hierarchical. It’s a matrix, it’s a pyramid…it’s a PROCESS! As with most processes, if one of the steps fails, the entire outcome falls short. So it […]
In less than an hour, learn five easy ways to market your business and generate revenue this holiday season, regardless of your business category.
Every business begins with success in mind; few put it in writing. A well-prepared marketing plan can be a roadmap to guide you (and your staff or volunteers) through your businesses’ short- and long-term goals and challenges. The marketing plan is a valuable tool that, when used correctly, will actually make your marketing life easier! […]
This session will discuss the most widely used analytics tools and how they can guide businesses and marketers with strategy, implementation and evaluation. You spend hours marketing your small business, but how do you know if your efforts are working? Marketing analytics provide valuable data on audience behavior, online ad success, site traffic sources, and […]