One of the most common questions we get from business owners and executives is, “How much should I spend on marketing?”
The world of marketing is moving so quickly, it can be difficult to keep your finger on the pulse of the industry. But that's exactly why our team hits the pause button every once in a while to attend events like AMA Marketing Week Live in Las Vegas.
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The world of manufacturing is extremely competitive and ever evolving.
Yet, while many manufacturers have leveraged technology in the manufacturing process itself, relatively few have transitioned their marketing into the digital realm.
But that’s changing quickly.
In talking with hundreds of business owners over the years, there’s one question that continues to come up. Especially in today’s world where it feels like marketing is changing so fast, consumers are in the driver’s seat, and it’s easy to pour money into things that fall flat.
There are several times throughout the year where it makes sense to review progress and analyze the effectiveness of your marketing. This might be at the end of the month, end of the quarter, the halfway point, or year-end.
Communication has changed drastically over the last decade. Even just a few years ago, email was merely a channel of words and a few images to make it look more engaging and creative.
If you’re reading this article, you’re probably no stranger to the sales funnel.
The sales funnel is a pretty easy concept -- lots of people come in as leads at the top, they go through a series of steps, and a few people drop out the bottom as customers. Easy, right?
Where it gets a little murky is how you classify people as they move through the funnel. This is where we start to hear terms...
Many business owners and entrepreneurs recognize the power of marketing, and its role in growing their companies. Where it gets sticky though, is how much to invest in marketing.We understand that. But the investment conversation becomes much easier when you have metrics associated with your marketing so you can see what its doing for your organization and how its contributing to the bottom...
Rebranding a company or product is an amazing experience.
Who doesn't love reinventing something? It's exciting and fresh. It gives you a chance to make your mark and be a part of creating the future of your brand.
The only problem? Rebranding is usually a gigantic waste of time and money.