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Why content marketing strategy is a terrible idea for some companies

Posted by Shade Wilson

Jul 20, 2014 7:30:53 PM

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Topics: Marketing Strategies

Measure Twice, Market Once - Best Ways to Set Marketing Objectives

Posted by Shade Wilson

Jun 5, 2014 11:36:00 AM

Too many campaigns are launched without setting clear marketing objectives upfront. In 6 months when you look back, how will you know you were successful if you don’t have clarity on what you were looking to accomplish from the beginning?

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Topics: Marketing Strategies

Best practice for developing a buyer persona example for your business

Posted by Shade Wilson

Dec 22, 2013 4:37:00 AM

Persona examples are one of the smartest ways you can leverage information to guide your marketing. But let’s start at the beginning. What exactly are persona examples?

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Topics: Marketing Strategies

Comparing Pay Per Click Marketing vs a Content Marketing Strategy Which One is Right for Your Business.

Posted by Shade Wilson

Nov 18, 2013 7:53:00 AM

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Using search, to draw more traffic to your site is one of the smartest things any business can do. However within search there are two broad strategies than while using similar buyer behaviors are completely different.

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Improve Your Social Media Strategy With Pinterest Rich Pins

Posted by Christen Barber

Nov 6, 2013 10:34:00 AM

All marketers are constantly reviewing and tweaking their social media strategy in an effort to uncover the elusive holy grail of social media posts that increase engagement and more importantly, increase sales. Recently, Pinterest announced a new feature, Rich Pins, that will allow marketers to increase engagement and re-target pinners.

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Web Based Marketing Strategies To Use Now

Posted by Christen Barber

Oct 25, 2013 7:58:00 AM

I recently attended the American Marketing Association of Richmond’s October Luncheon Program that featured local Richmond entrepreneurs that was aptly titled “Marketing Innovation Success Stories from Richmond Entrepreneurs.” The members of the panel included Jake Crocker, President & Co-Owner of FWS Group of Affiliated Restaurants, Tiffany Jana, CEO of TMI Consulting and Sean Holmes, Co-Founder of Nectar Sunglasses. While I thought the panel was going to be all about their business, it was actually all about the web based marketing strategies all three are using to grow their business. And, as a digital marketer, I found myself nodding in agreement with a lot of the strategies and tactics they mentioned – enough to share my list of the top web based marketing strategies that you can start to use now.

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Social Media Marketing Tips to Reach Your Buyer

Posted by Christen Barber

Oct 1, 2013 7:47:00 AM

If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone mention that they are currently using Facebook for marketing because “everyone else is” or “everyone said I should be” I’d be on the first flight to paradise for a week. The problem is that most companies don’t treat social media the same as other marketing tactics such as advertising or direct mail. Thus, they don’t take the time to plan or to think strategically about their presence on social media - which is a major opportunity missed to ensure time and resources are not wasted. So, I’m here today to give you a few social media marketing tips to help you reach your buyer that will save your team time.

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Topics: Marketing Strategies

3 Important Steps for Developing a Winning Marketing Plan Outline

Posted by Shade Wilson

Sep 22, 2013 9:33:00 AM

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Putting together your marketing plan outline seems easy enough; it’s just an outline. However, too many marketers want to jump to planning executions, and channels before they’ve set the foundation.

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Topics: Marketing Strategies

5 Tips To Rock Your Marketing Content Management

Posted by Christen Barber

Sep 18, 2013 9:05:00 AM

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One of the main challenge our clients face is that they don’t think they have any content, and if they do, it has been a long time since anyone reviewed or revised it. On the flip side, some organizations are creating content at a break neck speed – just hoping that something sticks long enough to gain interest. Both executions are flawed, but the good news is that there is an easier way to make marketing content management work for your organization. And, I'm going to let you in on a little secret - you already have everything you need to make marketing content management work. However, you probably just haven't thought about it in the right way.

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3 Ways to know your company is ready for inbound marketing services

Posted by Shade Wilson

Aug 11, 2013 7:17:00 AM

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Your company has built a successful business by delivering for your customers on product, process and people. The challenge is the market keeps changing and if you want to keep growing, you need to change with it. Is going with an inbound marketing services approach right for your business?

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Topics: Marketing Strategies

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