Focusing on Lead Generation Reduces Your Revenue

Lead generation is killing your business. Yes, you read that right. It’s true. Here’s how, and what to do about it. Lead generation is a reactive process for finding prospective buyers, creating a relationship, and converting as many as possible to customers. It relies on knowing that someone already has a pain point that your offerings can solve. And that…

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Improve Your Marketing And Make More Money

Recent studies have shown that a focus on lead generation reduces the effectiveness of marketing efforts for all sizes of company, across all industries. That may seem counterintuitive, but it’s true. To generate closed and repeat business, it is essential to prioritize developing relationships and authentically representing the brand. A catchy or slick campaign, great lead magnet, or memorable elevator…

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Want To Increase Revenue? Productize!

Many smaller companies developed their offerings when the company first opened. But they don’t always revisit their products on a routine basis, and they are not necessarily as engaged in product improvement as they need to be. In the competitive markets we find ourselves in today, it’s important to keep pace with shifts in the market and changes that may…

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Can A Fractional CMO Help Your Business in 2023?

Every company is currently trying to find creative ways to do more with less due to inflation, which is driving up fixed costs and causing disruptions to cash flow. Cost-cutting actions are being recommended by most advisors and many companies are following that advice. One area that is frequently targeted for cost-cutting is marketing, but that can sometimes lead to…

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Using A CRM Can Improve Your Revenue

Are you using a Customer Relationship Management application (CRM) to enhance your sales and increase your revenue? CRMs are designed to automate the sales process, not just record it. If your CRM is not helping to refine your targeting, reduce manual effort, shorten your sales cycle, and increase your close rate, you might have the wrong CRM, or you may…

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How Much Business Are You Missing Out On?

It never ceases to amaze me how much potential revenue small businesses are leaving on the table without realizing it. Small business leaders are not unintelligent, but, as humans, we don’t know what we don’t know, and that has a big impact on the pace of growth of your business. It’s also a great reason to reach out to a…

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Why You Need A Fractional CMO

As a small business owner, you have limited time, and you need as much of that time as possible to grow and improve your business. But you also have limited financial resources, which you need to use wisely, so hiring staff may not be possible. Many small business owners try to keep their expenses in check by taking a “Do…

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What’s The Best Way To Get More Clients?

Everyone wants more clients. This blog doesn’t contain some mysterious “secret sauce” but it does contain practical advice for ensuring you meet the criteria for the number one thing that will make – or break – your sale. It is really not rocket science, but I’m also going to tell you how to increase the chances you will have to…

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What’s The Best Way To Market Your Business?

If you're like most business leaders, you have probably tried a wide variety of marketing activities. Some of them worked, others did not, and still others may have only worked for a while then stopped or lost their luster after a few months. If you’ve experienced that enough times you may be wondering what is the best way to market…

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