When everyone’s tightening their belts marketing is often the first budget to go. But the research tells us that businesses who keep in touch with their audience during a recession are the ones that end up taking a major lead. Here are 5 smart tips for how to pivot, reframe and refocus your marketing to survive and even thrive during a recession .
Every hour your team spends fumbling their way through a project is an hour they’re not spending on their core tasks. Here we break down the real costs of DIY blogging, and why you should really be outsourcing.
Case studies are better than testimonials. They don’t just tell people that you’re great – they use storytelling to show potential customers how and why you add value. If you’re writing case studies, here are six things you should be doing. 1. Approach it strategically Chances are you’ll have heaps of case studies you can […]
“A business with a marketing department is like a church with a religion department” – Mike Hutcheson Slow clap, Mike. Slow clap. Marketing departments and marketing people – we’re the fluffy ones, the hipsters with the nice hair, buttoned up collars, buzz words and snazzy charts. Segmenting us off from the main business is comfortable […]
Content is king, right? Not really. Good content is king. Since the new Google algorithms were released last year, Google now more strongly favours content that’s relevant and shared – so, yeah, content people actually find useful. Suddenly churning out cheap, poorly written and conceived content isn’t worth the effort, so our copywriters have been getting a lot more […]
You should be blogging. You know this. It’s that niggle that starts whispering to you every time you knock off an hour early, or spend 20 minutes browsing Facebook. Writing that blog is important, but the impacts of not doing so are hard to see. It’s about lost leads, lower brand engagement, missed opportunities – things that […]
Recent studies have shown that 85% of your ranking is down to things that happen off your site. So what does that mean when you’re talking to your clients about SEO? To look really smart in front of them, here’s what you need to know.
Done correctly, content marketing can achieve outstanding results for your brand. By delivering interesting, relevant and educational content, you’ll create awareness and build trust with a perfect target audience.
You can’t talk to everyone who might buy from you. Why? Because if you try talking to everyone, you’ll end up having to be so generic that you’ll get no cut-through.