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Values-Based Marketing is the Next Big Thing

In today’s marketing world, your identity as a brand is everything. Nailing who you are is the very first step to creating a successful marketing strategy and, ultimately, a successful business. When you’re first researching marketing trends, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There are lots of different ideas circulating on the internet, but in our…

Fitness marketing 101: Making your brand stand out

The fitness industry is a crowded space, so it’s important to create a memorable brand to attract and retain customers. In order to stay competitive and relevant in today’s business environment, you need to embrace and adopt a strong fitness marketing strategy. Here are the basics you need to know. Want to set your business…

Why isn’t my marketing plan working? Find the right audience and maximize ROI

“Why isn’t my marketing plan working?” One of the interesting things about working in marketing is that your friends often ask for advice. The scenarios range widely. Recently I’ve been asked about where to start with marketing for an agricultural contracting company in a small country town, how a tutoring business could connect with the…

Secrets to unlocking a finance marketing brand story

What is a brand story? It’s a narrative about your business that inspires a positive emotional reaction. It’s not about showing and telling people about your brand, like traditional advertising, but combining facts with feelings as you explain how your business came to be and what drives you. Storytelling isn’t a new concept in digital…

Grow your practice with a bold dental marketing strategy

Ahh, new customers. The best thing in the business world. It’s a surefire way to tell your marketing strategy is working and that your business is on the cusp of scaling up. Exciting times! Get your marketing strategy right, and each new customer could become a lifelong patient. Do it wrong, however, and you may…

Why is corporate branding important? (VIDEO)

Originally published on November 21, 2017. Updated on April 21, 2020. What is a corporate brand? It doesn’t matter if your company operates on an international, national, regional, state, city, or neighborhood level; no matter the size, you have a brand. It really doesn’t matter if you have invested millions or nothing at all in…

Showing is Telling: 5 Tips for More Powerful Infographics

“Show, don’t tell” is an idiom commonly used by writers of all stripes. The idea itself is simple: don’t tell your readers what to think, feel, or expect about your topic. Instead, you want to “show” them the data, facts, and evidence as concisely and as powerfully as possible. When done well, you are far…