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Why You Should Consider Outsourcing Copywriting

There’s a big difference between good copywriting and bad copywriting. A huge difference. A massive difference. A monumental difference. But it’s about more than just choosing the right words for the job, it’s about connecting with your audience and persuading them to act. In this guide, we tell you everything that you need to know…

Everyone Loves Podcasts, So We’re Making One

Way back in 2018 (it feels like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it?), Entrepreneur said podcasting was “the next marketing frontier.” At the time, Statista predicted there would be more than 100 million podcast listeners in the United States alone by 2021. And guess what? They were right. Here are some interesting statistics from the team…

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…

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…

Tips to level-up your financial marketing before 2021

Leadership is important in every industry. However, given the year we’ve all just had, it’s never been more important in financial marketing. American businesses of all sizes, in all industries, have ridden a rollercoaster of government policy, shutdowns, booms, busts, and technological advances. Now that 2021 is on the horizon, it’s time to start planning.…

Web traffic stagnant? It’s time to start a business blog

When 2010 rolled around, it felt like every other person had a blog. CEOs? Check. Amateur chefs? Check. Avid travellers? Check. Moms? Check. Businesses? Hmm. Not so much. But why not? After all, people come to your website to see what products and services you offer, and what kind of company you are, right? The first…

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…

Top three marketing myths busted

“I hate marketing.” I was recently talking to the owner of a tutoring business, and she was shaking her head in despair. She offers lessons in person and online for K-12 students, and she’s been trying to get more students registered. Every time she signs up a few more, a few others move on. It…

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…