Today, having a digital marketing strategy is an essential part of executing any sort of marketing plan. When small business owners get started in their new endeavors, most of the time their priority is providing quality products and services. Digital marketing offers a lot of benefits, especially for small to medium size businesses and it
First things first. Without proper image optimization, you are wasting a valuable asset in SEO. Over 20% of all U.S. web searches are on Google Images, according to Jumpshot. Image optimization carries many advantages including faster page load times, better user experience, and ranking opportunities. It only takes a couple of steps to ensure quality
There is no use in investing hundreds, even, thousands of dollars on a brand new website if it is going to result in zero sales. As much as we would like to think that building a website automatically guarantees us leads to our next customer, there is a lot more work that goes into
Learn the most current and the most engaging ways to run social media as a business in 2021. RSVP for Lunch provided by NSG Consulting Inc. Host, Chase Gregory, will be presenting his experience and expertise from the last 10years of working in Social Media at NSG. From local clients like Orlando’s very own Harvey
In the age of social media most everyone knows about social selling or have participated in it one way or the other. Social selling allows salespeople to laser-target prospects, establish relationships with their networks and seemingly make cold calling prehistoric. In fact according to The Harvard Business Review 90% of decision makers never respond to
According to Sagapixel, 46% of the searches on Google have local intent. Many small businesses owners are struggling with how to find the right recipe to stay near the top of web results. Google My Business helps level the playing field. Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organizations to
“Just because you can measure everything doesn’t mean that you should.” – W. Edward Deming Is your marketing effort going after people that really matter or just anyone? “Clients don’t care about the labor pains; they want to see the baby.” – Tim Williams Are you measuring the power of your salespeople’s online brand? If
Social media offers multiple benefits to a small business. You can reach more customers and engage with those customers on a deeper level. Effective Social media marketing should include the planning, distribution, growth, and measurement of your content over social media publishing platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and more. While every business benefits
Improve your “digital personality” in 2021 and beyond.
Most large industrial companies always have a decent marketing budget and make it a priority because they know they need it to remain a trustworthy competitor in the long run. But, I keep noticing a pattern that happens over and over in the marketing efforts of small to midsize companies. Out of the blue, these
We are honored to be named in the top 19 best advertising companies in Orlando. It’s not as simple as it once was getting in front of your customers face to grab their attention. With the advancement in technology and the new ways it’s implemented, the days of print, radio, and outdoor signs have been
In a digital world, first impressions are vital and an outstanding web design is the key to success. Users enjoy visiting sites that are aesthetically appealing and easy to navigate. When your consumer searches your website you want to provide them with the information and accessibility they need to engage, and eventually purchase from your site.
Is the small crack you had in your marketing efforts now a ravine? Here are a few suggestions to fix it.
I know you know marketing is essential, but I am realistic, it never gets the same attention as sales. In good times, it probably doesn’t need as much attention— unless you have really aggressive growth plans. But now, with a struggling economy and more competitors stepping up to grab market share, it is possible that
Marketers remain the gimlet-eyed optimists of the management team, believing the worst of the economic impact of COVID-19 will pass quickly. The bosses, however, do not agree, according to Gartner’s annual CMO Survey which was released overnight. “Gartner data from a poll of CFOs showed that the majority (almost 60 per cent) are building scenario
Increase revenue by blending your separate sales and marketing departments—Into A Growth Team Instead We think we can all agree there is nothing like a well-run team. These teams are the ones that win high stakes games, have fun doing it, and often are unstoppable. As outside consultants, we often have the advantage of
Your business, like mine, was probably humming along before the COVID-19 shut down. We both knew we’re decent companies. We offered our customers good products/ services at a reasonable price and delivered them on time… but so were our competitors. You and I both knew we should be doing more to protect ourselves against a
The days of “no comment,” communication, and lack of transparency rarely work very long for any executive today. Today, employees, suppliers, and / or local communities via social media put manufacturers in the spotlight with negative news. Before a crisis gets out of hand, I suggest you sit down with 2-3 vital team members and
Posting regularly on your social media pages, other online groups and forums, and your own website is crucial in the identity of your brand and is an important marketing tactic to set your brand apart in any industry. Having a Social Media presence this day and age is just about an absolute necessity, and having a good one can be a key factor
Marketing in 2020 requires you to out-perform your competitors to earn solid results. For the past 5 years or so, there has been a huge surge in new ways to market your brand / company using digital and traditional tactics. I believe 2019 we hit a plateau of new tactics. There is nothing really new
Learn the power behind tagging influencers and brands on social media to grow the organic reach of a photo or video post.
Knowing your competition is one of the most vital concepts in business, and in the data driven age we’re in there is always a way to learn more that can help you gain an edge. Below we will discuss a couple ways you can gain that edge. When analyzing your competition it is important
Creating quality content is amongst the most important tips getting you to Google’s first page. The best place to put this content is on a well designed website. It is best to contract a reputable website designer to make your page because if you make it yourself on a cheap or on a free site
I was at the Southern Builders show last week at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando. I saw lots of good products, met with some interesting people and saw some decent marketing materials. But as a marketer, what ended up impressing me the most was the alligators and turtles in the center atrium. Again
As the authors below indicate authenticity is a common topic among CEO’s, Other Executive and Marketing teams. I really like this statement from the authors in the article below as a way to really get to the real issue of authenticity for your company: “Managers should consider these patterns as they attempt to appeal to
This is a brand new keynote Gary did in June at a conference hosted by Ericsson. He talks a lot about his DNA as a salesman and an entrepreneur, immigration, using your skills to your advantage and a lot more. A lot of good Q&A in here! GaryVee provides some great advice for any marketing
Chase Gregory from NSG Consulting Inc. will be presenting this Lunch and Learn on Social Media for Startup’s (in tech.) These local startup events are hosted by Starter Studio (a non profit tech business incubator) and Canvs (a non profit coworking space). Free Entry! Address- 101 S. Garland St. Orlando Ave. p.s. bring
Many businesses, large and small, have a huge source of great ideas that can help them improve, innovate, and grow, and yet so many of these companies never think of using this amazing corporate asset. What is this highly valuable asset? Its own people.