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3 Advantages of an Inbound Strategy for Your Marketing Website

By Philip BerardoFeb 12, 2020

 

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If you’ve been involved in the marketing industry for the past several years, you’ve likely come across the term “inbound marketing.” The concept is based on a strong customer-oriented approach to marketing—especially through your company’s website—with a focus on content development, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), and branding. It’s a multi-step process that takes a significant amount of time to get started, but the advantages of an inbound strategy can truly impact your company.

If you’re interested in bringing the inbound methodology to your marketing website but still have a few concerns, you’ve come to the right place! Here are 3 advantages of an inbound strategy for your marketing website.

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Defining Brand Identity: How the Right Colors Impact Branding

By Philip BerardoFeb 06, 2020

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A brand’s identity is defined through a number of factors, such as its messaging or a powerful mission statement. It may not seem like a big deal on a surface level, but color can also play a vital role in determining how someone will react to a company’s branding. There’s something almost unnerving about altering the color of a brand’s logo beyond recognition. Just imagine the uproar if Coca Cola decided to rebrand their cans in bright green instead of the classic red!

Here are a few ways that color impacts branding and how your company can help define a meaningful part of its brand identity.

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What Marketing Conferences Should Your Company Attend in 2020?

By Philip BerardoJan 30, 2020

 

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Each new year brings dozens of exciting marketing conferences all over the country (and the world for that matter!) Choosing the right conference for your company to attend can be challenging—especially when considering the cost and time needed. It also comes down to which conferences are offering discussion around topics that appeal to your company and industry. To help make your selection easier, here are a few marketing conferences your company should look into for 2020.

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What Keeps Marketers from Blogging? Tips to Overcome Blog Challenges

By Philip BerardoJan 23, 2020

 

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Time again we see the same question posed to marketing agencies to grow their business, whether they’re b2c or b2b: “are you blogging?” It’s a genuine question! Blogging is a great way to get a content strategy started in your company, and it helps boost your SEO and thought leadership. With so many notable benefits, what’s keeping marketing companies from blogging? Here are a few reasons marketers are hesitant to start blogging and how tips to overcome these fears!

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CES 2020: 4 Big Takeaways for Marketing Technology Companies

By Philip BerardoJan 17, 2020

 

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Last week, CES 2020 brought some much-anticipated news to the marketing industry—and as you can imagine, there’s plenty of insights to digest. Tech marketers will want to have a look at some of the top announcements from the event. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from CES 2020 for marketing technology companies.

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Pantone’s 2020 Color Forecast: New Design Ideas for Marketers

By Philip BerardoJan 09, 2020

 

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Each year, Pantone reveals a “color of the year” to represent a specific theme and convey a message in the new year. Companies and brands are assessed for their use of different colors and creative designs. If you’re in the marketing or graphic design industry, this is a great opportunity to plan your use of color for new projects! Here’s what Pantone’s 2020 color forecast says about this year in marketing and design.

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3 Web Design Resolutions for Your Digital Marketing Company

By Philip BerardoJan 02, 2020

 

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Welcome to a new year of digital marketing—and a new decade altogether! What better way to kick off 2020 than with a few new year’s resolutions? Web design is one of the top areas of focus for digital marketing; your website houses your company’s content, branding, and overall messaging. Let’s set some web design resolutions, together, to ensure your digital marketing website can attract, engage, and convert in 2020.

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2 Brand Positioning Statements to Inspire Your Marketing Company

By Philip BerardoDec 19, 2019

 

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Sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration to get your marketing company on the right track with its branding. Looking at popular, famous brand positioning statements is an excellent place to start inspiring your branding strategy. First, you may be asking yourself, “what is a brand positioning statement?” It’s a detailed description of your company’s service and its target market; it helps you align your marketing strategy with your company’s branding.

With that said, let’s analyze two brand positioning statements that will help inspire your marketing company.

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The Top 2020 B2B Marketing Trends Your Company Needs to Know

By Philip BerardoDec 11, 2019

 

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As the b2b marketing industry prepares for 2020, some marketers may find themselves eagerly anticipating new trends, while others are feeling apprehensive. After all, 2020 isn’t just a new year; it’s a new decade altogether. At a time where the sales funnel has become obsolete, topic clusters rule SEO, and machine learning is proving its worth to marketers, anything seems possible in the future.

Could this finally be the decade where flying cars become reality!? We’re probably not there just yet—but here are some b2b marketing trends your company can expect to see in 2020.

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What is Reverse Positioning in Marketing and Branding?

By Philip BerardoDec 04, 2019

 

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The final month of 2019 is upon us, and it looks like the branding and marketing world is embracing a revitalized strategy. The term “reverse positioning” (sometimes called “breakaway positioning”) has begun resurfacing in the marketing industry recently, but what exactly does it mean? In this post, we’ll be defining reverse positioning—a unique marketing and branding strategy your company should know about.

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