What’s Your Customer Marketing Plan for 2017?

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Are you thinking about your customers in your marketing plan?  Because if you’re not, you can bet your competitors are!  Because so much of a marketer’s focus is on new customer acquisition, sometimes we forget that nurturing your existing customer base is just as important and, in most instances, even more profitable. It’s not just… Read more »

Is Your Marketing Budget Enough To Drive Growth?

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The “magic number” for a marketing budget has traditionally been to allocate 10 percent of gross revenue to marketing and sales. But this is not a one-size-fits-all number, and a lot depends on your company’s years in business, as well as your industry. One of the questions in the 2014 American Marketing Association/Duke University survey… Read more »

It’s 2017. What’s In Your B2B Marketing Plan?

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Is your marketing plan refreshed and ready to go for the coming year? Usually, a marketing plan will be an essential component of any business plan. And even though creating or updating a marketing plan should be an annual exercise, it’s a step that’s often overlooked. It may be that your company never had a formal… Read more »

8 Helpful Tips To Know Before Choosing a Digital Marketing Agency

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With so many digital marketing agencies clamoring for your business and offering, in theory, the same type of services, how do you judge the quality of the services and their ability to execute? When choosing a digital marketing agency, here’s how to tell whether one is truly a cut above the rest.

Game-Changing ABM Stats – Time to Rethink Your Strategy?

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The results emerging from more and more surveys of marketers in B2B companies about Account Based Marketing (ABM) statistics prove that ABM is changing the game with its smart, laser focus on high-value customer acquisition. A trend marketers can no longer ignore Going forward, B2B marketers will need to adopt some form of account based… Read more »

Tips for Marketing on a Small Budget

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  As a small or medium business owner, you will likely find yourself with a limited marketing budget. As a result, it’s important to incorporate a strategy that makes effective use of the funds available and leverages inexpensive or even free techniques. Thankfully, there are a wealth of tactics that fall into these categories. Here… Read more »

Are Your Marketing Efforts Translating Into Sales?

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  When optimizing your sales and marketing strategy, it’s important to take a few things into consideration. Too often, B2B companies try to cast their net too wide assuming that will bring in more  sales. A broad net actually leaves key components of the buying cycle unattended. But with an expertly-tailored marketing strategy, including a… Read more »

5 Reasons Big Brands Hire Small Agencies

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  Increasingly, big brands are looking to smaller agencies for many or all of their marketing needs. Assuming this strategy is simply an attempt to gain ‘cool points’ with the public would be very misguided. The larger brands have simply discovered what mid-sized and smaller organizations have know for quite a while – small agencies offer… Read more »