How to Create Your Brand’s Buyer Persona

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Who is the customer buying your product/service? One of the many components to building a successful, long-term marketing strategy is creating a buyer persona. A buyer persona is an general, fictitious representation of your ideal customer based on thorough research. Putting your product/service in context to your customer’s lifestyle can help drive your marketing and sales goals. It’s important to … Read More

Developing Buyer Personas: Who’s Buying My Products and Services?

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Buyer Personas are semi-fictional representations of your ideal customer. Developing buyer personas for your business requires considerable market research. The research for your company’s buyer personas should be based upon real data as well as some of your own intuitive educated opinions. When you take the time to get to know your audience, you’ll understand customer demographics, buying behavior patterns, … Read More

Journey – Not The Band… The Buyer’s Journey

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Image of Journey the Band to describe Buyer's Journey

Why is it that the minute I start talking about a journey, someone starts singing: “just a small town girl, living in a lonely world?” Okay. I’ll admit it, it’s usually me doing the singing. But as much as I love the band and the song, what we are really talking about here is the buyer’s journey and how critical … Read More

Leverage LinkedIn Groups for Lead Generation

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LinkedIn is now the world’s largest professional network. In fact, in 2011 alone, LinkedIn grew by two new members every second. So smart business owners and smart sales people know how to best leverage LinkedIn for their benefit. One of the best platforms for lead generation on LinkedIn is the LinkedIn Groups platform.

Twitter Profile Photo Size: Design a Better Twitter Profile to Target the Right Leads For Your Business (Updated 4.18.2017)

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There are many things you can do with your Twitter profile photo size, and your whole profile to that matter, to make it more attractive for human consumption and for targeting your potential customers. Here are some tips and tricks to help you devise a great Twitter Profile for your personal brand or business. Why are we doing this again? Twitter has over 300 Million users. Active … Read More

Top 6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs A CRM System

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Customers in a coffeeshop CRM system important for business

In case you haven’t noticed, today’s marketplace is drastically different than the one we were dealing with just a few short years ago. Heck, it was only a couple of years ago when mobile devices began to outsell desktops. It’s been even shorter still, since mobile devices over took desktops for search engine queries. In short, everything is going mobile … Read More

The Four Pillars of An Effective Marketing Platform

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White pillars for the marketing platform

William E. Deming once said; “what can be measured can be managed.” Thankfully, in today’s new online marketing world, just about everything can be measured. Even better? The data is at your fingertips in a matter of seconds. But most small to medium sized businesses don’t have an effective marketing platform that allows them to capture, measure or use all … Read More