Ahh sales people, some say they do an amazing job and are the crucial department in a business. Some people think they are overrated, outdated and asking questions like “Are you happy with your gas and electric?” are pointless, annoying and futile. So, as we head into a new decade (still no personal jet packs, so I’m very disappointed in what Maggie Philbin told us on Tomorrow’s Word) let’s have a look at how business and sales techniques have evolved and the alternatives to sales people. Read more
If you are new to websites, new to business, or new to SEO you might be asking yourself how you can get a website to rank in Google. And it is a very good question.
“Is our marketing successful?”
An incredibly vague question but one you will have no doubt been asked as a marketing manager or executive. I know I have, and since a rookie mistake early on, I’ve learnt to always have something on hand, ready to share at a moments notice.
Having a good digital marketing strategy is essential if you want your business to thrive and succeed. However, if your digital marketing strategy doesn’t seem to be paying off, you may be questioning whether your digital marketing manager has the skills and knowledge required. Read more
One of the many benefits of digital marketing is all the various tracking options that are available. So, you can see how well (or not) a marketing plan is going. But, if it isn’t going according to plan, how long should you stick to a marketing plan before changing it?
Let’s face it – digital marketing is a must for most businesses. In the age of digital marketing, traditional marketing has long been pushed aside. Gone are the days of lengthy newspaper ads and the Yellow Pages – how great were the Yellow Pages?! Albeit not exactly environmentally friendly…
Anyway, as I was saying, digital marketing strategies such as social media, SEO, content marketing, email marketing, PPC and video marketing are being used now more than ever. Read more
So, you’ve put your marketing plan together, including your digital strategy we hope, and now it’s time to present to the board or your MD. If you’ve done your job well and are prepared then getting your marketing plan past the board and securing your marketing budget should be a breeze, right?
When it comes to marketing, it is all too easy to use a scattergun approach and fling content on the internet like making a casserole with whatever random ingredients you’ve got left in the fridge.
Sure, you will end up with a meal, but will anyone like it? Let’s have a look (at marketing, not cooking, we can do that next week) and answer the question, do I have the right marketing mix?Read more
For SEO experts and content marketers like ourselves, evergreen content is the Holy Grail. That’s not to say other types of content aren’t valuable. We love all types of content.Read more