Our total immersion approach allows us to effectively manage the complexities of your business, your audience, and your message, with a wide range of tactical and technical proficiencies. Read the latest DeanHouston+ produced articles covering the latest marketing trends, strategies and best practices.


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Content Marketing, Digital Marketing

Clarity, Not Content, Is King

Instead of trying to appear smart to your audience, be clear with them. Clarity is important in any form of communication, whether that’s marketing, public speaking or trying to win an argument with a significant other. As a reader, it’s frustrating to feel lost in the conversation.

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Digital Marketing, Marketing Automation

Benefits of Utilizing a Marketing Automation Service

So – you’ve been convinced that a marketing automation service will make life easier and produce better results. You’re considered marketing automation for your company and start looking for a suitable program, but you keep coming back to the same question: why? Why should I spend the money on a program that does many of the same things I already do?

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Digital Marketing

What I Learned in My First Year as a Digital Marketing Professional

I began my adult working life on June 4th, 2018. Now it’s June 2019. Honestly, I had no idea what to expect the working world would be like. I knew it would be challenging, but I was unaware that it would be as rewarding as it has been. All the things I’m about to discuss were not necessarily first learned in the past year, but they have all come to fruition.

Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Social Media

The Next B2B Marketing Gold Rush – Winning the LinkedIn Marketing Long Game

From the jump, let’s not sugar coat it. Winning big on LinkedIn – or any marketing channel, for that matter – requires a serious commitment of time and/or resources…maybe even both.

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Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Strategic Marketing

The Next B2B Marketing Gold Rush – Stake Proper Claim To Your LinkedIn Real Estate

There’s a good chance, if you’re here, that your company already has a company page, and it’s probably pretty good. But, if not, it’ll take a little – but not too much – work to get up and running.

Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Strategic Marketing

The Next B2B Marketing Goldrush – The Great LinkedIn Land Grab

I’ll be blunt and get directly to the point of this 4-part series in the first paragraph of the first post. If you’re in B2B marketing and aren’t at least starting to think about how LinkedIn fits into your strategy – you’re going to lose. Maybe not today. Maybe not next year. But, in the […]

Digital Marketing, Marketing Automation, Strategic Marketing

GDPR For B2B Marketers – The Dust Has Settled. Here’s What We See…

You’ve probably heard of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)…in fact, most big companies were so loud to announce that they were adopting the new regulations that it was impossible to avoid. But what does it mean for your business?

Branding, Digital Marketing, Strategic Marketing

Growth Hacking: buzzword or strategy?

You may be thinking, “Silly millennial, stop using buzz words. What is Growth Hacking?” Growth hacking is what happens when product development, marketing, engineering, and sales unite to uncover the most efficient ways to grow via rapid experimentation across the marketing funnel. Let’s paint pictures to illustrate this concept. 1. Create Win/Win/Win Situations When you […]

Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Visual Marketing

3 Examples of How Virtual Reality Can Supercharge Your Sales Funnel (Part Two of Two)

When executed thoughtfully, virtual reality (VR) campaigns and trade shows are a match uniquely suited for B2B marketing in the digital age. Trade shows are a great showcase for new technologies. VR is one such technology that provides an especially powerful visual medium experience that resonates with users long after they have taken off the headset. Looking for a way to connect with millennials and Generation Z? VR might be the ticket. Together, VR and trade shows are a sum greater than their parts.

Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Visual Marketing

3 Recommendations to Receive Real ROI with Virtual Reality in B2B (Part One of Two)

It’s easy to see why virtual reality (VR) has ascended as a leading brand showcase tool in B2C consumer marketing: It’s fun. It’s innovative. It’s powerful. But the potential of this visual marketing medium may be even greater in the B2B space. The key to maximizing that potential is establishing a strong foundation that virtually guarantees a strong ROI for your VR initiative.

Email Marketing

Digital Marketing

Top 10 Ways to Increase the Open Rates of Your Marketing Emails

Email marketing is not a new concept. But it is also far from being an outdated concept. It still produces one of the highest engagement rates and returns on investment of any marketing strategy. Measuring the effectiveness of an email marketing campaign can be extremely difficult.

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