Marketing Musings

A 2021 content creation strategy is going to be long on flexibility and creativity.
Unplanning Your 2021 Content Creation Strategy

If plans have become a bit laughable around your workplace, you’re not alone. Budgets, vacation schedules and training plans all turned upside down once the pandemic hit. But doesn’t that mean that planning a content creation strategy for 2021 isn’t important. While everyone now knows that there’s a potential for upending the best-laid plans, that […]

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Your B2B marketing should be more focused than ever on listening to your target market.
Why There’s No Social Distancing in B2B Marketing

Social distancing is a phrase that has been used all too much in 2020. There are a lot of sweet moments we are all really missing right now because of social distancing. You’ll be happy to hear that when it comes to B2B marketing, you should be abandoning all social distancing. And by that, of […]

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A clearly-defined marketing strategy allows you to set goals and identify metrics to determine your success.
And for Dessert … a Recipe for Marketing Strategy Success

A marketing strategy is a lot like a recipe, helping you make sure you’re successful and on the right track. Imagine it’s Thanksgiving, and you’re preparing to host 25 people at your home for the big meal. The table is set with your mother’s silver candlesticks, perfectly lettered place cards and the crystal wine goblets […]

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Demographics can allow small business marketing efforts to more directly target their audiences.
How to Effectively Use Demographics for Small Business Marketing

Small businesses often dismiss certain marketing techniques and strategies, thinking they’re only for the “big guys.” Sure, maybe you’re not ready to launch your first Super Bowl commercial or hire a former sitcom star as your spokesperson, but there are some strategies favored by bigger companies that can also benefit from small business marketing. Harnessing […]

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Customer experience is not just a B2C thing anymore; it’s now a big trend in B2B marketing.
3 Things B2B Marketing Can Learn From B2C Marketing

B2B marketing has been evolving for some time, moving into what has typically been more of the B2C scene. Social media, humor and a focus on experience have all been seeping into the B2B marketing world for years, and for good reason. Whether it’s B2C or B2B, it’s all human-to-human. What began as a gradual […]

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A Little Monday Morning Coffee Guidance to Make Your Marketing Strategy a Little Less Scary

Hey, know what sounds like great fun on this Monday morning? How about writing a marketing strategy? If this scenario strikes fear or panic in you, or causes you to bury your face in the candy bowl as a primitive form of escape, SJC Marketing is here to help in this Monday Morning Coffee. The […]

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B2B marketing relies on a clear strategy and metrics in order to successfully run a campaign.
3 Biggest Challenges Plaguing B2B Marketing

You might think your biggest B2B marketing challenge is the fact that in the early days of your company, you invited everyone you know to like your social media profile and now you can’t get your mom to stop commenting on your posts. Okay, so that’s a pretty big one, but a recent survey identified […]

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Feeling spooked by uncertain times? Don’t let fear impact your marketing strategy for 2021.
Don’t Be Spooked About Planning Your 2021 Marketing Strategy

Ghosts? You don’t believe in ‘em. Vampires? Puh-lease. A zombie would have to be walking directly towards you for you to interrupt a good snack. But your marketing strategy for 2021? Terrifying. Your blood runs cold to even think about it. It’s not that you don’t understand the value of analytics, content development and social […]

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One of the most common marketing myths is that you need to protect industry secrets.
5 Common Marketing Myths That Could Be Holding You Back

Don’t believe everything you hear about how to grow your brand. Marketing myths abound, misleading small companies trying to gain a bit of edge over their competition. Maybe you don’t have a dedicated marketing specialist to root out wrong information, don’t worry we can help. This list will help you to get started in dispelling […]

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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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