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Blog, Business, Social Media, Trade Show Ideas / 30.11.2015


Creative Trade Show Ideas   You had some great creative trade show ideas, you prepared for it ,and you went.  You engaged with people at your booth and on social media. You gathered a whole slew of emails, and now it’s over. As your trade show season is coming to a close, it’s time for the real work to begin. Many of you probably came home with a long list of new leads, and the challenge facing you now is following up with all of them. If you’re struggling with your follow-up strategy, know that you are not alone. Implementing a few of these steps will get you well on your way to making sure your show was worth the time and money.
Blog, Business / 21.11.2015

A few years ago my kids’ babysitter took off the ten days during Christmas holidays. With no sitter and no school, I was left with one option: bring my computer home and work from the dining room. It’s one of the perks of owning a consulting company, but it’s hard to get a lot of work completed with constant requests to play Barbie and Lego Star Wars. The stress of missing work for so many days overwhelmed me.
B2B, B2B Websites, Blog, Email Marketing / 17.11.2015

As B2B companies, we want people to open the emails we send out in our B2B email marketing campaigns. More than that we want people to click on those emails and participate in our surveys, engage with our landing pages, explore our B2B websites, and purchase our products and services. The problem is that there are a lot of things that affect whether people open our emails or not: the time of day, the weather, and, yes, the subject line.
B2B, Blog, Social Media, Social Media Marketing / 13.11.2015

Pros and Cons of Facebook's move to push paid advertisingEarlier this year I sat in a marketing meeting led by an agency focused on helping Mississippi businesses (and really businesses across the Southeast) realize the potential of social media and digital advertising. One of the presenters made the comment, “Yes, Facebook is pushing businesses to spend money on advertising, but it’s really good for us as marketers. It affirms our position that social media is a relevant advertising media.”
Blog, Marketing Ideas, Mississippi Business, Photography / 07.11.2015

Hilary Hamblin--Momentum ConsultingA few years ago, one of our clients wanted to shoot a photo for their Christmas cards on-location at a new Elvis statue in town. Originally we were hoping to have Elvis wear a company t-shirt and while that was allowed let me say that putting a t-shirt on a statue is much harder than I expected. So we settled for just adding a scarf.