The 80/20 rule of sales and marketing has been around forever. 80% of your business comes from 20% of your target market. So what exactly does that mean? Basically, you need to get to know that crucial 20%! Especially now when you’ve got so many marketing choices out there. Who’s your perfect customer? Who’s your… Read more The 80/20 Rule of Marketing and How to Get it Right
Marketing is an essential function of any business who wants to draw new customers. Whether B2B or B2C, you have to promote your business so people know you exist — you need a marketing budget. Today’s marketing is way more complicated than before which makes it crucial for small business owners to carefully plan and… Read more How Much Should a New Business have in their Marketing Budget?
Branding in today’s digital age is way more than just having a nice logo, a catchy tag line and a pretty website. I’ve been doing Internet marketing since 1995 and I’ve seen lots of “brands” come and go — some do well — and some fail miserably. Whether you’re just starting out, your business needs… Read more How to Use Branding and Color for Your Online Image
When business owners — no matter what size their business is — discover how much time is involved in doing their own marketing, they say, “I don’t have that kind of time!” I feel your pain. Not only do I have to run my business and do stuff for clients, but I’ve got to record… Read more Carve out the Time to do Your Marketing Successfully
Effective Marketing today isn’t like it used to be. People don’t want to be interrupted by ads or commercials. They’ll search for what they want when they want it. That being said, you need to be found when a potential customer is looking for what you have to offer.