Marketing Musings

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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Video marketing should always begin with a clear goal and a way to measure success.
6 Common Mistakes in Video Marketing

Google research shows that 55% of consumers consult a video before making a purchase. And marketers improve their leads by 66% when they use video marketing as part of their strategy. So how can you effectively use this tool to see the best return on investment (ROI)? If you want to see strong results with […]

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Investing in content marketing helps fuel a healthy SEO strategy.
5 Benefits of Content Marketing

Consumers today look to a brand for alignment in values, in what your company supports with your time and money and more – much more knowledge of their needs. Many of these new expectations are met through an effective content marketing strategy. Content is king, because it offers value to your target market through a […]

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Savor Your Monday Morning Coffee While We Talk About Our Favorite Fall Places

There is something magical that happens when the seasons change. A crispness in the air and the colors of the leaves changing. The pumpkins and mums adorning doorsteps and front porches. The smell of backyard firepits and the scent of freshly baked pumpkin or apple pie. This is the time of year for fun outdoor […]

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Including keywords in your title, and also in your conversation, is a good SEO practice for podcasts.
Is Your Podcast Aligned With Your SEO Strategy?

Podcasts are a great way to round out your marketing campaign. They make it easy to infuse your brand with authenticity, you can relax and enjoy talking about areas in which you happen to have expertise and you can record podcasts in your pjs and bed head. But just because podcasts are one of the […]

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Capturing More Clicks on LinkedIn for Businesses More than any other platform,
Why Focus on LinkedIn Marketing?

LinkedIn has been targeted as a lead-generating machine by companies focusing on both B2B and B2C marketing campaigns. LinkedIn marketing efforts continue to grow, particularly in the B2B world as nearly 90% of digital marketing specialists in this space say they use LinkedIn in their outreach strategy. If you haven’t used this channel for your […]

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Monday Morning Coffee Talk About Overcoming Your Fear

Somehow outsourcing marketing can seem a bit scary. Not running-from-a-vampire scary, but what-if-I-waste-resources kind of scary. We get it. But really, we aren’t scary (in fact … we think we are a lot of fun)! And if you get over your fear of outsourcing and let us partner with you; we can really help your […]

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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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