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Helpful Tips for Successful Holiday Marketing Campaigns

Year after year, consumers are bombarded with hundreds of holiday marketing messages. So, how can your company stand out and create a successful holiday marketing campaign? We discuss some of the best tips to follow that will help your holiday marketing message stand out and make an impact with your target consumers. Get the Timing … Continue reading Helpful Tips for Successful Holiday Marketing Campaigns

Direct Mail Marketing: Best Practices for a Digital World

Despite contrary belief, direct mail marketing is not dead. In fact, with companies focusing on digital marketing efforts, now is the best time to make sure you have a solid print marketing strategy. Direct mail marketing is still as effective as digital when strategically implemented. Keep in mind the following best practices when developing your … Continue reading Direct Mail Marketing: Best Practices for a Digital World

Seven Tips for a Successful Email Marketing Strategy

Email marketing, which has become one of the most efficient marketing tactics, makes it easy to engage prospects and maintain relationships with your existing customers. You can even develop a series of emails to help guide a prospect through the buyer’s journey. With so many companies focusing efforts on email marketing, how do you make … Continue reading Seven Tips for a Successful Email Marketing Strategy

3 Tips for Mastering Content Marketing

Content marketing is an effective way to provide valuable, relevant content to your audience and should be top-of-mind when creating your marketing plan. When done correctly, it can help you retain an audience, generate leads and drive profitable customer action. Use the tips below to help you master your content marketing strategy this year. Tell … Continue reading 3 Tips for Mastering Content Marketing

Initiating a Call to Action

As CEOs, we want results from our marketing investments, but sometimes we forget to guide prospects to take action. A call to action, or CTA, instructs prospects to perform a desired action such as “learn more,” “call today,” or “download the e-book.” The most effective CTAs relate to where your audience is in the sales … Continue reading Initiating a Call to Action

How to Choose the Right PR Agency for your Company

Regardless of your business or brand, having the right Public Relations (PR) agency is the only way to make sure your successes are being shared throughout your industry. You work hard to make your business successful — putting in long hours, taking on more work and making tough decisions. When the hard work pays off … Continue reading How to Choose the Right PR Agency for your Company

Tips for Increasing Social Media Post Engagement

Noticing a consistent trend in ‘likes’ on your social media posts but not a lot of other engagement? Our digital screens are filled with an overwhelming amount of content clutter — so how do you entice your audience to stop scrolling and interact with your posts? Sharing relevant content is always important, but consider including … Continue reading Tips for Increasing Social Media Post Engagement

The Secret to Creating Direct Mail Content That Works

Direct mail is meant to capture the reader’s attention, quickly get to the point and share important information. As a marketer, you don’t want to take too long to get to the “meat” of your content, otherwise you will lose the readers’ interest. A good direct mail piece creates excitement, interest, questions and pictures in … Continue reading The Secret to Creating Direct Mail Content That Works

Get Found Online with YouTube SEO

Did you know that YouTube is the second largest search engine, after Google? And it is becoming more popular year over year. Video marketing in particular is becoming a mainstay as social media and search engines give it special emphasis in search results and newsfeeds. According to YouTube, more than 300 hours of video were … Continue reading Get Found Online with YouTube SEO

Boost Online Conversions with Ad and Landing Page Updates

Receiving online conversions through paid search campaigns requires efforts in more than just ad copy and creativity. Just as important is how those ads appear and where they’re sending users. When you’re focusing on gaining online conversions, your search campaigns should include features like images, sitelink extensions, reviews, testimonials and more. We’ll explore some essential ad features … Continue reading Boost Online Conversions with Ad and Landing Page Updates

Steps to Creating the Perfect Social Media Post

Getting your social media post noticed today takes a lot more than just posting a link or sharing a picture. With so many different social media platforms — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn — it’s essential that you not only create engaging, clever content that entices your viewers to click, but that you also tailor the … Continue reading Steps to Creating the Perfect Social Media Post

Brand Heroes That Dominate – Creating a Brand That is Memorable

Every company dreams of making a difference in the lives of its customers. An unforgettable company inspires, motivates and connects with its customers. These companies are the brand heroes that dominate the market.   While it takes time to develop an unforgettable brand, these strategies will help you start the process of transforming your company … Continue reading Brand Heroes That Dominate – Creating a Brand That is Memorable

Storytelling, with Science, Can Strike a Chord in Advertising

  Science has proven that words have the power to move people to tears, to action and — yes — to purchase. John P. Kotter, a professor of leadership at the Harvard Business School, once said, “Never underestimate the power of a good story.” Kotter believes in the power of a story to strike a chord in people … Continue reading Storytelling, with Science, Can Strike a Chord in Advertising

7 Ways to Succeed at Project Management

At GREENCREST, we’re a little biased when we say we have the best project-management team in the region. Our project managers love what they do, and they enjoy working with our clients and the various industries our clients serve. And, they’re really good at their jobs. When it comes to project-management, it may surprise many … Continue reading 7 Ways to Succeed at Project Management

Public Relations Tools You Can’t Live Without

  Smart marketing plans include public relations, which requires a dedicated staff using the right public relations tools to get the job done. Public relations is a crucial component of marketing and, when done effectively, can change the game for your company’s overall marketing strategy. Today, there are many helpful tools to help you stay … Continue reading Public Relations Tools You Can’t Live Without

5 Marketing Myths that Cost Companies Customers and Sales

    There are dangerous marketing myths that are currently holding companies back from increased profits. The truth is, good marketing is integrated and includes a blend of social media, brand development, advertising, public relations, and website and search engine optimization (SEO). Many companies are still struggling to incorporate essential aspects of digital marketing into … Continue reading 5 Marketing Myths that Cost Companies Customers and Sales

7 Tips to Enhance Your Lead Generation Marketing Efforts

  Finding new customers is the lifeblood of most businesses. Few of us have customers lining up at the door, so “hunting” for new customer leads is a critical component of generating revenue. Yet, according to a research report by BPM Forum, most companies never follow up on 80 percent of the leads they generate. … Continue reading 7 Tips to Enhance Your Lead Generation Marketing Efforts