How to Make the Government Section of Your Website the Center of All Your Marketing

The government section of your website is the lifeblood of your online marketing presence. It’s the one place on the internet over which you have full control of visuals, messaging, and content which can mitigate the perceived risk of doing business with you, position your firm to see more success in the government marketplace, and Read more about How to Make the Government Section of Your Website the Center of All Your Marketing[…]

Must-Have Website Elements for Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Businesses (SWaM)

Even in the best of times, marketing to the government isn’t an easy task. And, when times are tough, it can be even more difficult. As a Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business (SWaM) or government contractor looking for procurement opportunities within state-funded projects, your website should be one of your most valuable marketing assets and Read more about Must-Have Website Elements for Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Businesses (SWaM)[…]

Government Marketing Strategies for a SWaM Business

Today’s topic is Government Marketing Strategies During Uncertain Times for SWaM (Small, Women- and Minority-owned Businesses), one of my favorite groups of businesses to speak with. While some of this information is focused on doing business with VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University), the senior buyers and supplier diversity specialists from other government agencies who attended felt Read more about Government Marketing Strategies for a SWaM Business[…]

SWaM Government Contractors: Doing Business With VCU

In this no frills presentation Patrick McFadden, Founder and Marketing Consultant at Indispensable Marketing reveals 4 marketing strategies Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Businesses (SWaM) can employ during uncertain times to start increasing visibility, demonstrate expertise, and win VCU contracts. Are you a SWaM business looking to do business with VCU during these uncertain times (or Read more about SWaM Government Contractors: Doing Business With VCU[…]

Case Study: How a Local Moving Company Took a Different Approach for Marketing Success

As the Founder of Indispensable Marketing, it has been an enormous goal of mine to share our expertise and the stories of small businesses we have helped – from moving companies to bookkeeping firms. Today’s case study is about Vincent Tucker, CEO of Quality Moving Services, a moving company that’s known for it’s attention to detail and Read more about Case Study: How a Local Moving Company Took a Different Approach for Marketing Success[…]

5 Steps to Prepare Your Marketing For an Economic Downturn!

Let me ask you a rather blunt question – Are you concerned about the effects of the Coronavirus #COVID19 on the economy and your business? If you are reading this on a Sunday, you might be wondering why I chose to post today. (FYI: I’m not a fan of spreading fear but I am a fan of Read more about 5 Steps to Prepare Your Marketing For an Economic Downturn![…]

MBL Town Hall Series: For Now and When We Come Out Of This: 4 Must-Do Marketing Strategies

This is The Metropolitan Business League Virtual Town Hall Series on April 14th. I’ll be talking about “Positioning now and in the future. What marketing should all small businesses be doing now?” Presenter: Patrick McFadden, Founder & Marketing Consultant Patrick McFadden is a small business marketing consultant known for his “practical” and “process approach” to marketing. Read more about MBL Town Hall Series: For Now and When We Come Out Of This: 4 Must-Do Marketing Strategies[…]

How a Landscaping Company Systematically Grew Their Sales

As the Founder of Indispensable Marketing, it has been an enormous goal of mine to share our expertise and the stories of small businesses we have helped – from landscaping companies to those consulting management firms. Today’s interview is with Craig Attkisson, CEO of Green Side Up Landscaping Inc., a landscaping company that installs and maintains the Read more about How a Landscaping Company Systematically Grew Their Sales[…]

Top Government Marketing Tips and Highlights From 2019 SWaMfest

Well, folks the 2019 SWaMfest presented by VASCUPP has concluded, and as you might imagine, I was connecting, speaking, exhibiting, educating, and prospecting here at the event. Here are my top tips and highlights: Investing in relationships matter more than establishing relationships.  One way for a government contractor to invest in a relationship is to Read more about Top Government Marketing Tips and Highlights From 2019 SWaMfest[…]

5 Ways Marketing Can Solve Your Top Landscaping Industry Challenges

If you own a landscaping company, odds are you’re trying to grow and address certain landscaping industry challenges that come with that growth. Get ahead of these landscaping industry challenges with the development and installation of a marketing process.  Here’s how I’ve been able to help the owners of landscaping companies address top industry challenges:  Read more about 5 Ways Marketing Can Solve Your Top Landscaping Industry Challenges[…]