By now, everyone is familiar with the concept of branding. Its “old school” definition “an identifying mark burned onto something or someone with a branding iron” more or less describes that modern meaning–albeit in a more depressing and sinister way. Your brand is how your company and products…more
Marketing Automation is a Tool Not a Strategy
Marketing automation is always an AHA! moment when we speak to clients and prospects about the cool things that they can do with it. It seems like the magic ingredient to inbound success that so many businesses have been missing–a way to nurture and educate your leads without…more
What to do with bad (& good) online reviews
One of the major goals of any marketing strategy should be to build a strong brand reputation by improving trust and loyalty. However, there’s only so much you can do to convince your audience that your brand is trustworthy and reliable. This is because consumers, in general, tend…more
Do you need an agency or a full time employee?
Do you need an agency or a full-time employee? That’s right, title as the first sentence, we’re going ALL IN today. It’s a question we’ve heard a lot so we decided to really examine our answer and provide a bit more detail on why we (unsurprisingly) see an…more
How to determine your marketing budget
Nothing halts a conversation faster than mentioning the “b-word,” — budget. It happens all of the time and while money talk can be uncomfortable, when it comes to planning your marketing and branding strategy, it is critical to know what you can spend. Some of your internal thoughts…more
The Language of Color
When we look at color not just from an artistic stance, but from that of a marketer, color is a reinforcing voice that helps drive prospects to a business subliminally. Colors have the powers explained above to create emotional responses that can sway potential customers’ behavior to make…more
Do You *Really* Need a Blog?
Everyone.has.a.blog. Everyone. Dogs, babies, ornery cats, pet rocks–everyone. Wherever you go online you’re DROWNING in content and it’s out of hand and, honestly, consumers are starting to get really tired of it. Today we’re going to be talking about other content you can create to get conversions. Before…more