Six Top Marketing Issues And How To Address Them

Marketing issues can sometimes appear to be sales issues. The two functions are related but not the same, but in some ways the roles can be so close that it's difficult to tell why a drop in revenue happens or growth has slowed. Here are six very commonly encountered issues that business leaders should look to their marketing team, not…

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Marketing Automation Is Becoming More Important Than Ever

With the year rapidly coming to a close and all the distractions of year-end activities, I thought I'd keep this blog really short. It's an important topic for 2022 - or I'd have skipped the blog altogether. If you're not using automation tools in your marketing program, you're going to want to start - and soon. Marketing automation has been…

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The Five Key Functions Of A Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

In larger organizations, a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) plays a crucial role in helping the company scale and grow intelligently. The CMO is an executive level leader who contributes to the strategic planning and implementation of programs designed to help your company grow. Why does your company need a Chief Marketing Officer? Most smaller companies work with a marketing agency…

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Solving Five Top Marketing Challenges For 2022

It's almost the end of the year, and if you are like most small and medium business leaders, you may be facing one or more of these common marketing challenges. These are just a few of the most common issues, but you are certainly not alone, since 47% of small business owners handle their own marketing, and most struggle to…

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Four Moves That Will Help You Succeed in 2022

I know it seems hard to believe, but the year is almost over. In a few short weeks, 2022 starts, and now is the time to tune up your marketing strategy. Here are four areas to focus on that will help improve your success in the coming year. Provide a memorable customer experience Today’s customers want to feel like they…

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Three Pricing Strategies That Grow Revenue

If you don’t already have one, you should consider creating a pricing policy. Without one, your profitability can become subject to inconsistent pricing, and you may even risk going out of business. A pricing policy helps you ensure that your company is making a profit, not just generating sales and revenue. A formal pricing policy helps you grow your business…

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How To Handle A Bad Review

Reviews can be very helpful to your business. You can - and should - get reviews on each online platform where your business can be found. Most platforms will not allow you to copy and paste reviews from other platforms, so it's best to ask for a review on a specific platform. Getting reviews is surprisingly easy when you provide…

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Is Value-Based Pricing Right For Your Company?

Pricing products or services to grow your company and maximize profit is one of the most difficult aspects of operating a business. It’s also one of the most important factors in the overall success of your company. Value-based pricing is not always an appropriate strategy, but when it can be used it is a great option for optimizing growth. Is…

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The Art Of Business Storytelling

Business Storytelling is using a story structure for the purpose of internal and external communication, collaboration and marketing. It can be used to persuade peers, to sell to clients, to develop new marketing narratives, and even to reposition your company relative to the competition. When you use a business story, you can communicate your value in a way that makes…

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