Top Marketing Techniques That Must Work Together For Professional Services

Sure, marketing for professional services gets more complex by the day, but that’s because it’s made up of activities that are by nature very hard to quantify and pin down. Sometimes even the best of the best have a hard time marketing because they are so focused quantifying and searching for that one killer technique, Read more about Top Marketing Techniques That Must Work Together For Professional Services[…]

Guide to Mapping the Customer Journey for Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you’re likely asking yourself, “how do customers learn about our business? what can we do to not compete on price? and how do we generate more referrals?” Knowing the customer journey of your business can help answer these questions. The customer journey refers to the way your small business must address Read more about Guide to Mapping the Customer Journey for Small Businesses[…]

Keys to Lead Follow-Up for Professional Services

Lead follow up is an important strategic marketing and sales practice that, when thought of correctly, never really ends. While many professional service providers try to spend as much time as possible on lead generation strategies to bring new leads in, whether through search engine optimization (SEO), advertising in publications, utilizing social media and networking sites, Read more about Keys to Lead Follow-Up for Professional Services[…]

Building Your Brand Authority: A Guide for Professional Service Providers

These days, authority matters. For professional service providers, your perceived authority is what allows you to up your game. Not only will building your brand’s authority help attract new business, and create more opportunities, but it’ll also drastically shorten sales cycles. But here’s the thing you must understand — building brand authority is a marathon, not a Read more about Building Your Brand Authority: A Guide for Professional Service Providers[…]

5 Must-Know B2B Sales Prospecting Stats for Small Businesses

 How many attempts does it take to break through to busy buyers? What offers are most accepted? Do cold meetings convert to new business? This new benchmark report, Top Performance in Sales Prospecting, uncovered the answers to these critical prospecting questions. But for small business owners, you have another set of problems when it comes to Read more about 5 Must-Know B2B Sales Prospecting Stats for Small Businesses[…]

4 Tactics You Must Use to Develop Your Marketing Strategy

  There are (probably) 27,000 templates for marketing plans. One is sure to be perfect for your small business, and you’ll probably find the right one about 6 months past when you needed it. But it’s really not a template you need. It’s a process approach to understanding where you’ve been, where you are, where you’re going Read more about 4 Tactics You Must Use to Develop Your Marketing Strategy[…]

What Does Your Marketing Strategy Say About Your Business? The Big Mistake Small Business Owners Can Easily Avoid

Is your marketing strategy preventing you from attracting more clients? Learn how to complete your marketing strategy in a way that facilitates sales. You use marketing strategy about your ideal clients so that you can build stronger relationships. In the same way, potential clients engage your marketing strategy to collect information and gauge interactions to Read more about What Does Your Marketing Strategy Say About Your Business? The Big Mistake Small Business Owners Can Easily Avoid[…]

How to Define Your Ideal Customer in 4 Questions

In any marketing conversation (or one that you hope to be effective) it’s common to hear that you must know your target market. What bothers me most about this simple target market approach is that it still allows small businesses to chase anyone who has a business card. Instead, it’s important that you develop an Read more about How to Define Your Ideal Customer in 4 Questions[…]

Small Business Owners: Are You Selling or Solving?

No matter what you sell — a product, a service, a subscription, etc. — you’re selling a solution to a problem. Prospects aren’t looking for our products and services, they’re looking to get their problems solved. The business owner who can understand the problem the best is most likely the one that gets the business. Read more about Small Business Owners: Are You Selling or Solving?[…]

Essential Strategic Marketing Plan Components for Small Business Owners

I don’t know about you, but anytime I search the internet for marketing plan advice or tips and try to figure out how to do something myself, I get information overload. My attention is everywhere and my productivity goes way down. So I put together something, I’m calling “Why It Is Essential to Put Marketing Planning Read more about Essential Strategic Marketing Plan Components for Small Business Owners[…]