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Google Ads Are Much Less Scary Than You Think

If you’re new to the world of digital marketing, it can be hard to know where to start. Sure, there’s a huge amount of information available online – but forget drinking from a fire hydrant. It can feel like you’re face-to-face with a tsunami. Let’s face it: running a company is often just as much…

New Year, New You: Set Marketing Goals That Will Stick

2021! Never before have we been so excited about the start of a new year! (At least, not since we welcomed the new millennium in 2000 – how was that two decades ago already?) The past 12 months have been like no other. If all your marketing goals went out the window, don’t be too…

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…

Is dental marketing worth the investment?

The U.S. Small Business Administration recommends spending 7-8% of gross revenue on marketing. Why? When it comes to dental marketing, the pay-off can be huge. An online marketing strategy does take time and money, however. As a dentist running a practice, it can be difficult to find the time and resources to effectively run an…

Five fun financial marketing strategies to try in the year ahead

This year has been a wild ride. Our dreams of visiting Europe, or even visiting family and friends interstate for the holidays, may be on hold – but our business goals are still in full play, and so are our marketing plans. The sector has changed drastically in the past 12 months. We’re seeing companies…

Capture more qualified leads with landing pages

Originally published on December 1, 2015. Updated on June 29, 2020. The term “landing pages” is one you will hear fairly often in discussions about websites and marketing techniques. There’s a very good reason for that: landing pages can be one of the most valuable assets in your digital toolkit. So what exactly are they?…

Customer service is the key to construction marketing

Exceptional customer service should be at the heart of specialty construction marketing. We’re often asked if inbound marketing works for specialty construction companies, including builders, roofers, painters, landscapers and more. The short answer is yes, because customers use the internet as their primary tool to research services before making decisions. The secret to making it…

How much does it cost to hire a marketing agency?

Originally published in September 2015. Updated on July 12, 2018, and April 30, 2020. The cost to hire a marketing agency can vary with surprising extremes. It depending on a myriad of factors including company size, reputation, scope of work and even geographic location. However, as a general rule, most agencies will bill either on…

The evolution of digital marketing

Originally published on July 20, 2015. Updated on March 4, 2020. Back in the 1960s, marketing was relatively straightforward. Let’s be real, you’re probably picturing the orange tones and box pleats of the advertising world featured in the TV show Mad Men, complete with boardroom discussions, concept presentations and an expensive media buy. The industry was…

How much does a website cost?

Originally published on September 5, 2015. Updated on February 20, 2020. How much does a website cost? How long is a piece of string? Although this is a common question, the answers can vary drastically. There are quite a few factors that can affect the cost of a website and it can be confusing. In…