Marketing Musings

Paid marketing is great for your digital strategy, but it’s more effective when paired with organic marketing.
Get the Right Mix of Organic and Paid Marketing in Your Digital Strategy

If your digital strategy isn’t providing the return on investment you had anticipated, or if you’re wondering whether it’s worth it to keep writing a blog every week, it’s a good indication that you need to spend some time on your mix between paid and organic marketing. While both are intended to drive growth for […]

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Small business marketing best practices highlight the importance of having a quality company website.
Small Business Marketing Plans for Creating an Effective Website

Have you ever gone online to find out more about a company and discover they don’t have an updated website or their website is hard to maneuver? Your next move was probably to cross them off your list as a potential source of goods/services and quickly move on to one of their competitors.  Don’t risk […]

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Social media marketing success can’t be measured simply by looking at vanity metrics.
What Metrics in Social Media Marketing Really Matter?

While your company probably knows you should be engaging in social media marketing, you may struggle to identify goals and then determine how, or if, social media is contributing to any success. Do likes or other vanity metrics have any value, or should marketers be focused on another measure of impact? It’s important for you […]

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Marketing in a recession may seem counter-intuitive, but it’s likely to pay off over time.
Now Is Not The Time To Cut Your Marketing Budget

When the economy slows down, you may quickly begin looking for where your budget could weather a storm. If a recession causes revenues to dip, can you offset the damage by trimming your marketing budget? It may seem natural to cut back on spending, but a look at history will tell you that it might […]

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Monday Morning Coffee: Lessons from a Pandemic

If you’ve ever walked out of a dark movie theater into bright afternoon sunshine, the feeling of emerging from a Covid-19 shelter-at-home order wasn’t completely new. You’re a little surprised to find that the world is still out there. In both cases, you’ve probably indulged in a little too much sitting and a few too […]

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Crunched for time, consumers prefer video over text, driving a powerful content marketing trend.
Are Videos A Part Of Your Content Marketing Strategy?

When a trend becomes an undeniably impactful method of reaching an audience, it only makes sense to do as others do. Video as a key part of a content marketing strategy is a strong example of a trend that has become a go-to method of turning heads, as 95% of marketers say they’re using video […]

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A Little Monday Morning Coffee Discussion About First Dates

Imagine you’re going on a first date. You wear your go-to outfit that makes you look amazing, but sends a clear message that you’re not trying too hard. You’ve got breath mints in your pocket and a mental list of topics in case conversation is a little rough. You walk into the restaurant, spot your […]

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Good marketing comes with a measure of fluidity so that you are able to pivot and change as needed.
Keeping Your Marketing Strategy Fluid in Changing Times

Your marketing strategy is built around a solid understanding of your brand and the story you want to tell. It’s consistent, it’s full of your personality and it’s incredibly effective. Until it’s not. Whether it’s a devastating flood that makes a lighthearted message ring out like you don’t care in your local area, or a […]

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Covid-19 isn’t going away, so it’s time to adjust your marketing strategy for success in a new reality.
Now What? Addressing Your Marketing Strategy Moving Forward

Now that there are places beginning to emerge from shelter-at-home orders, while still practicing social distancing and caution, you may wonder where your brand messaging fits. Should you even be investing in marketing when the economy is in such a hobbled state? The answer is yes. While some brands are following their gut reaction to […]

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With the right strategy, your B2B marketing outreach can be more impactful.
B2B Marketing In Uncertain Times

As the changes in how we do business during these times continues and the reality of economic downturn is on the minds of many, moving forward with marketing brings many questions. How many times have you used the phrase “uncertain times” in your content as of late? While part of your B2B marketing strategy needs […]

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