Is Email Marketing Still Effective?

3 Reasons Why Email Marketing is Still Effective

If you’re not taking advantage of email marketing, you should. And here’s why.

When clients come to us for our recommendations, we commonly include email marketing on our list of suggested implementations. That’s because we believe email is very effective at generating leads, driving sales, and nurturing customer relationships. We could spend all day talking about the business benefits of email marketing, but we think we can convince you of the tool’s awesomeness with just three reasons.

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Why Branding Is Good For Business

Why Branding is Good for Business

Every successful company has a strong brand identity. Here’s how we can help you build yours.

 

A brand is essential to every successful company or organization. It doesn’t matter if you’re a small locally owned business, a non-profit, or a startup company—you need a brand.

 

Why? The answer is in the difference between soda and Coca-Cola. One is just a product; the other is an experience. You don’t create a relationship with carbonated sugar water. You create a relationship with a brand that believes happiness can be achieved by the simple act of sharing a Coke. Brands transform ordinary products or services into memorable experiences, and these experiences drive repeat purchases. Without a brand, Coke is reduced to just carbonated sugar water.  Eighty-two percent of U.S. adults claim they are loyal to a product or brand. Sixty-four percent of consumers say shared values are the primary reason they have a relationship with a brand. At the very least, branding earns you greater visibility. Color can increase brand recognition by up to 80%.

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CBD Marketing Guide 2019

CBD Marketing Guide 2019

Learn how to advertise your CBD products with our list of marketing suggestions.

 

When is the last time you saw a CBD product? The answer is probably yesterday. Hemp-extracted CBD products are quickly flooding the market and big-name brands like Coca-Cola and CVS are jumping on the bandwagon. In Charlotte, six new CBD stores have opened up in the last year. CBD is not a typical product and neither are the marketing implementations for CBD oils, bath bombs, tinctures, salves, or topicals. With the explosion of emerging CBD brands, now seemed like the right time to offer a list of what we believe are the most effective CBD marketing tactics.

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Should I Hire A Marketing Agency?

Not sure if you need help from a marketing agency? Answer these two questions to find out.

Let’s say your company is getting ready to launch a new product. Or, your brand feels as old as the original Apple logo and really needs a refresh. These are real-world business scenarios our clients have faced, prompting them to ask the question a lot of companies ask: Should I hire a marketing agency to help me with this?

You might look to your budget for the answer, in which case we’d yell:

STOP

We know from working with clients for over 20 years that budgets are a real thing and spend must to be justified. But deciding whether to hire marketing services cannot solely be based on your budget. If you’ve ever considered working with an agency, here are two simple questions that will give you your “Yes” or “No” answer.

 

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5 Tips for Giving Feedback to your Design Team

As a design-focused marketing firm, most people hire us because they need help solving real life business problems with innovative design solutions (more on that here). Our small but mighty crew has spent YEARS learning the principles of great design, staying up-to-date on the latest and greatest trends, and carefully studying how people interact with brands and marketing materials.

In each and every project, we aim to create something amazing that meets your business goals and inspires you. To get to that happy place, it’s essential for us to get your feedback on what we’ve created.

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Social media – are you doing it right?

A few short years ago, many businesses considered social media a passing trend, something that “kids these days” might use, but certainly not companies. Nowadays, I think we can all agree that social media platforms offer a valuable (and mostly free) way to reach customers and gain insight into their behaviors and preferences. Most businesses – no matter the type or size – would be unwise to forgo social media and miss out on the opportunity to share meaningful connections with current and potential customers. The bigger question is: how do you get it right?

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