How to Integrate Your Inbound and Outbound Marketing

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  There is an ongoing debate among marketing professionals about the effectiveness of inbound marketing vs. outbound marketing. While that in itself is certainly an important consideration in allocating marketing budget, both inbound and outbound marketing are necessary in any marketing plan. We’ll look at what each one means, how they are used, and the best… 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 »

The Fundamentals of Using Social Media to Increase Web Traffic

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  There’s no question that social media, even on its own, is a powerful marketing tool. As platforms allow greater control over the delivery of your message and as analytics give greater insight into the results of your efforts, social media has been increasingly embraced by brands and their marketing teams. However, harnessing the maximum… Read more »

3 Steps to Set Your Lead Nurture Goals

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  One of the most basic yet often-ignored truths within marketing is to experience success, it’s necessary to define what success means to you, your organization. In short, a successful marketing plan requires setting goals. This becomes particularly important when considering a lead nurturing strategy. Due to the personalized and adaptive nature of lead nurturing… Read more »

When to Use a Drip Campaign vs. Lead Nurturing

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  Drip email campaigns and lead nurturing are both marketing strategies that are considered to be extremely useful and are incorporated into many successful campaigns. While they both have many advantages, it’s important to be able to differentiate between the two. Do they share similarities? Certainly – but there are important differences and which if they are… Read more »

A Modern Marketer’s Guide to Lead Nurturing

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  It is a well-known fact that consumers today are incredibly savvy in the way they shop, using the internet and social media to research options before making a purchase. This has greatly affected the strategies and tools marketers use. It is important for B2B vendors to now realize that buyers are becoming equally proactive and… 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 »