The 5 Step Marketing Strategy: Taking the Pressure Off Busy Marketers
Marketing is a necessary evil. When P.T. Barnum said, “There’s a sucker born every minute,” he was talking about the target audience for marketing! You have to follow a road map to get where you need to go and marketing is much the same process. Trying to do everything, on a whim, is not only […]
What Channels Do You Need to Reach Your Target Audience?
Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, the list goes on… When you put together a social or digital media marketing strategy, it’s important to choose the right channels to promote your business. But how do you make that decision? In my mind, it all depends on where your target audience resides. If they’re business people, go to […]
How to Set Measurable Marketing Goals
If you’re not measuring your ROI, you’re wasting your time! Marketing is all about putting the right product or service—or a combination thereof—in the right place, at the right time, and at the right price. Right? Remember the rule of 7? That it takes seven exposures to your message before consumers will remember it?? Well […]
Thursday Webinar Wanderings – E-Commerce and Marketing Launch
Webinars on website design, social media, and marketing strategy fascinate me. I just spent an hour on a webinar that I thought wouldn’t really apply to me, but hey, Thursday is webinar day so why not? I’m sure I’ll take something away from it. It was called “Q & A with the Masters of Marketing” […]
15 Things YOU Need to Know About Social Media
If you had to choose one thing you WISH you’d known when you started SM, what would it be
Does my Business Need Social Media?
Social media is a big deal. There’s no denying it. If your small business hasn’t jumped on the SM bandwagon, it may be time to tickle the waters! So what’s the first thing you need to think about before starting a social media campaign? For me, it’s my audience! Who do I want to reach […]
Advertising Versus Public Relations
Marketing is the umbrella that covers both advertising and public relations activities, but the two differ in important ways.