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Needs of the Customer

Digital Marketing, Inspire, Strategic Marketing

Tapping Into the Needs of the Customer

We’re all consumers. Whether it’s food, clothes, vehicles, music – there’s a customer in all of us. At some point while on the path to the thing we were buying, our needs were met to whatever degree. For sellers and marketers, just knowing that your customers exist isn’t enough. The goal should be to not […]

Inbound vs Outbound

Content Marketing, Inspire, Strategic Marketing

Outbound vs Inbound: What Strategy Is Best For You?

Pepsi or Coke? Superman or Batman? Bud Light or Miller Lite? Star Wars or Star Trek? When it comes to these questions, everyone has an opinion. But where do you stand on outbound or inbound marketing? To help you determine which strategy is best for you, you’ll need to understand the basic differences between inbound […]

Marketing Wish List

Branding, Inspire, Strategic Marketing

6 Tips for Turning a Wish List into a Marketing Strategy

Do you ever find yourself with a wish list of things you’d like to achieve, but no direction on how to get there? You’re hoping good things will happen even though there is no planning or strategy behind it. With no marketing strategy for your business in place, you run the risk of becoming directionless, […]

Growth Hacking

Branding, Inspire, Strategic Marketing, Web

Growth Hacking: Buzzword or Strategy?

You may be thinking, “Silly buzzword. 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 join Dropbox, you get […]

Crafting a Narrative

Inspire, Research & Analysis, Strategic Marketing

How to Craft a Narrative Through Statistics

We live in a world of numbers. Their impact is massive and omnipresent. On their own, however, these numbers are meaningless – but within context, they can create a narrative that guides us. In business, this narrative is called analytical reporting, and it’s the process of measuring, analyzing, and managing a marketing strategy’s performance to […]

Holiday Marketing

Digital Marketing, Inspire, Strategic Marketing, Visual Marketing, Web

Separating Fact from Fiction in Holiday Marketing

For any business, figuring out the correct way to market your products during the holiday season can be a frustrating endeavor. Should we stick to the basics or get ultra creative? Is it important to use social media? Do we need a huge budget? To help provide some answers, MailChimp has developed a comprehensive guide that […]

Woman typing on computer at desk

Content Marketing, Inspire, Strategic Marketing

8 Things A Long-Term Content Strategy Can Do For You

You’ve most likely heard of the phrase, “Good things come to those who wait.” And when it comes to content marketing, that phrase is especially accurate. Content marketing can produce short-term results, but its true value is achieved over weeks, months, and even years. It’ll take some patience, but planning ahead is key to maximizing […]

Glasses in Front of Eye Chart

Content Marketing, Inspire, Strategic Marketing

Clarity, Not Content, Is King

Whenever somebody says they want to ameliorate a situation, it usually means one thing. They really hope you don’t know what ameliorate means. 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 […]

hockey player shooting on goal

Content Marketing, Inspire, Strategic Marketing

4 Reasons Why Marketing is Like Hockey

I’ve been struggling with thinking bigger while the world is so crazy, and I’m quite certain I’m not alone. 2020 has brought us a pandemic, an election year, societal unrest, and economic upheaval – and for crying out loud, we’re just midway through. Every day I fight a wait-and-see attitude, and find myself focusing on […]

DeanHouston Paid-Media Webinar

eCommerce, Facebook, Inspire, Instagram, LinkedIn, Social Media, Strategic Marketing

Join Us for a Webinar About Paid Media

The reality of life is that you rarely get something for nothing, especially when it comes to marketing. That’s why we’re taking a closer look at how and where to invest in paid media in a new DeanHouston webinar – Use Paid Media to Boost Your Lead Gen Campaign on Thursday, August 13 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Join DeanHouston’s […]

Mining prospector cabin

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 […]

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