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What is marketing?

That’s a tough question to answer. 

Why?

Because everyone has a different definition of marketing – one that’s typically defined by an individual’s experience with products or services, such as a Target ad or a radio commercial for an upcoming concert.

Posted on July 05, 2017

Use Inbound Marketing to Boost Your Market Awareness

“Just do it”

“I’m loving it”

“Think different”

“The quicker picker upper”

When you hear any of those taglines you can almost instantly picture the brand that they go with. That is market or brand awareness.

Posted on June 29, 2017

How to Use Video to Move Leads Through the Sales Funnel Stages

Most of us in marketing and sales are after one thing: more closed sales. Oh, and if we could get that additional revenue without adding to our crazy workload or tight marketing budget, that would be nice too right?

Well, leveraging the power of video is one way to make that happen. By creating video content that is strategically designed to move your leads through the sales funnel, you can...

Posted on June 27, 2017

5 Benefits of Video Marketing

96% of B2B organizations use video in some capacity in their marketing campaigns. 73% of which report having positive results to their ROI.

Video is no longer an option when it comes to your campaigns, but a necessity. This is the one time where you should cave to peer pressure and do what everyone else is doing. 

Don’t just take our word for it though. We’ll show you how video can increase...

Posted on May 04, 2017

How Your Brand Can Benefit from the Rise of Social Fitness

The days of fitness being considered a private matter are over. At least for an increasing number of people, especially millennials and younger generations.

From Sunday-night meal prep photos on Facebook to #gymlife selfies on Instagram, people are now talking about their fitness to their friends, and sometimes strangers. They’re sharing pounds lost and even calories tracked through apps like...

Posted on April 05, 2017

Why You Should Include Video in Your Email

Video marketing is taking the industry by storm and it’s here to stay. You see it in your social feed -  we’re not the only ones who get stuck on those cooking videos - but why stop there?

Video is a great way for people to digest information. It drives engagement on social media but it can do more. Using video in your email can boost your click rates and is an excellent way to delight your...

Posted on March 13, 2017

Accelerate your marketing -- How deadlines drive results

Did you know you should be using kinetic energy in your business? Wait, is this science class or a Simple Strat blog post? Both, well for today anyway.

Posted on February 27, 2017

Marketing Collateral: The Ultimate Guide

When we’re talking about marketing, things can get kind of buzz-wordy. Marketing collateral. Landing pages. Audience personas. Ever feel like you need a guide to walk you through these things?

Introducing the Ultimate Guide to Marketing Collateral. In this article, we take the most common types of marketing collateral and define them - what they are and when to use them. We'll also show you...

Posted on February 14, 2017

Should I hire a marketing agency?

Hiring a marketing agency can seem like a dooming task that involves a lot of red tape and scary contracts. In reality, it’s just meeting with a few cool people (our judgement may be biased) over a cup of coffee and talking about your business’ successes and challenges.

Every business wants to be the best they can, but sometimes there’s just one piece missing. Over our cup of joe, we’ll...

Posted on January 13, 2017

Creative and Strategic: What's the Difference?

When you’re hiring a marketing agency, or even an internal marketing director, creative director, marketing coordinator, or intern, it’s likely that you’ll have two words in the job description.

Creative and strategic. 

Posted on December 20, 2016

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