successful business strategy

7 things you can learn about marketing your business from your competitors
Business, Marketing, Strategy
March 4, 2021
7 things you can learn about marketing your business from your competitors

By Trevor Shorte The goal of any marketing strategy is to get the attention of your ideal customer. That person who is interested in you and your business, believes that you can solve whatever problem they have, happily pays you for your services, and sings your praises to everyone they encounter. Unfortunately, there isn’t some […]

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4 Types of customer relationships and how they affect your brand
Business, Marketing, Strategy
February 11, 2021
4 Types of customer relationships and how they affect your brand

By Candace Huntly Valentine’s Day… Galentine’s Day… Singles Appreciation Day… Whatever you want to call it, February thrusts relationships into the spotlight. On social media, it can seem like an endless stream of cute DIY snacks and crafts, gift ideas, and a mass, coordinated effort to use red, pink, and white in visual content. Beyond […]

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Getting frustrated with growing your brand online? Here’s what you should do next
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Strategy
October 29, 2020
Getting frustrated with growing your brand online? Here’s what you should do next

By Felicia Guthrie As a small business owner, growing your brand online can feel like it takes a lot of resources. It can be time consuming, cost money, and of course, it takes actual work. If you’re putting in the work but feel like you’re not seeing the results you were hoping for, it can […]

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7 ways small businesses can get noticed
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
October 22, 2020
7 ways small businesses can get noticed

By Candace Huntly It can sometimes be frustrating for small businesses to be passed over because a customer wants to purchase from a bigger brand. While it might seem like being a small business among giants puts you at a disadvantage, there are many ways you can step out of the shadow of your large-brand […]

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3 things every small business should do before marketing
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Strategy
October 15, 2020
3 things every small business should do before marketing

By Candace Huntly It can be tempting to “just get started” marketing your product because you “need to make money.” However, chances are, you aren’t going to be happy with the results you are getting because you haven’t taken the time to actually do the foundational work to set yourself up for success. If you […]

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10 things to ask before hiring a marketing agency
Business, Strategy
October 8, 2020
10 things to ask before hiring a marketing agency

By Candace Huntly The decision to hire a marketing agency vs doing things on your own is a decision that causes a lot of grief for many business owners and experts. There are a lot of factors that go into making this decision. In the end, you need to do what is best for your […]

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5 Blogging trends that will remain with us post Pandemic
Marketing, Strategy
September 24, 2020
5 Blogging trends that will remain with us post Pandemic

By Felicia Guthrie COVID-19 has changed our daily lives and many of these changes will stick around long-term, including some of the marketing trends that were front and centre during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. So which blogging trends will remain with us post-COVID? Well, let’s take a look! Create Value In order to […]

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My “Foolproof” blogging method to get over writer’s block
Marketing
September 17, 2020
My “Foolproof” blogging method to get over writer’s block

By Candace Huntly Is writer’s block holding you back from launching a successful business blog? If it is, you definitely aren’t alone. One of the ways to get over writer’s block is to create a blogging process. This is the 6-step process I use to write pretty much every blog I write. The key is […]

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5 ways brands can use blogging for business
Marketing, Strategy
September 10, 2020
5 ways brands can use blogging for business

Candace Huntly Have you made the leap yet to start your blog or is something holding you back? We have talked before about why blogging for business should definitely be on your radar when it comes to your marketing strategy. So, if you feel a bit stuck on making a final decision, check out: 5 […]

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5 ways to reach Gen Z on social media
Marketing, Strategy
July 30, 2020
5 ways to reach Gen Z on social media

By Candace Huntly For a while, everyone was talking about Millennials like we were the only thing worth living for as marketers. Now, with over 2.4 billion individuals making up Generation Z (born between 1995 and 2010), they are certainly giving us something to talk about instead. They are fiercely independent and value privacy (as […]

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