If you’re an old-school, traditional marketer — like I was — you may be staring at all the digital tools in your toolbox trying to decide what to do with them. Those who have been in the marketing industry long enough to have built successful campaigns using direct mail, TV, radio, Yellow Pages advertising, trade shows and outdoor know that the industry has been flipped upside down. If you’re a traditional marketer looking for a path to digital marketing, there are a few secrets you should know.
Topics: inbound marketing
How often do you take a step back and let the experts lift the hood on your business’s marketing plan? If it's been more than 11 months, now's the time. This planning process is really one of discovery.
The formula for all successful integrated marketing plans includes three basic pieces of dynamic information, which can be determined by answering these three questions:
- Who is your competition?
- Who are the primary and secondary target audiences?
- What is your positioning statement and key messages?