What Exactly Is High Quality Content?

By on September 29th, 2022

“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” ― Henry Ford Ahh, quality. It’s elusive golden word tossed around at least 20 times a day. If you’re the type of human being who refuses to roll with a mediocre definition of “quality,” you probably came here to define and learn what makes “quality content.” But first, a bit about content marketing on the web. Do you remember the days…

Marketing in Difficult Times: Focus on Content that Reaches and Assures

By on September 28th, 2022

Businesses all over the world had to pivot their entire structure when the pandemic hit. Being forced to shut down offices and premises and move to a remote working model is difficult enough, but the downturn in the economy also meant that revenue fell sharply for many. Now in a reopened America, gas prices are high and paying wage remains the same in most states. How does one successfully market…

The Super-Smart Guide to Content Optimization

By on September 27th, 2022

Your content marketing efforts are one of the most important facets of your digital marketing strategy. Because you follow a distribution plan, your content is plastered everywhere. This is great news! After all, the more platforms your content is shared on, the more chances it has to fall in front of prospective clients’ eyes. But believe it or not - not all content is created equal. GrowthBadger.com defines content optimization…

How To Increase the Performance of Your Marketing Team

By on September 26th, 2022

It doesn’t matter if you’re a well-established tech brand buying up Super Bowl ads or a local non-profit hanging flyers in the grocery store. All businesses have to figure out how to market themselves effectively and increase the performance of their marketing team to see success. 3 Tips for Improving the Performance of Your Marketing Team There is a lot of information about how to market your brand. However, it…

The Complete Content Marketing Strategy for Product Launches

By on September 26th, 2022

Congrats, you’ve launched a brand new product and you’re ready to hit the ground running! It’s a tough road ahead, but you know your market like the back of your hand. Whatever your industry is, it probably has a lot of voices, and it’s easy for your product to fall to the bottom of the charts if you aren’t loud about it. You need to adopt a solid content marketing…

Customer Acquisition: In-House or Outsourced?

By on September 21st, 2022

Generating leads is an integral part of any business today. What is a business if not for customers? “You are out of business if you don’t have a prospect!” – Zig Ziglar 61% of marketers say that a lack of resources like staff, funding and time, is their biggest obstacle when it comes to their B2B lead generation efforts. In light of this, many businesses are looking for more ways…

How To Effectively Segment Your Email List

By on September 20th, 2022

Email marketing almost feels like a retro form of digital marketing nowadays. With the development of social media and general content marketing, sometimes your email efforts might hit the backburner. Resist this urge! Email marketing is important to your efforts, and needs time and attention to maximize its output. We all know that email marketing isn’t dead - but before sending a single email, businesses need to understand the importance…

How to Analyze the Performance of Your Digital Media

By on September 20th, 2022

Digital marketing is the keystone of any modern-day marketing campaign. With the emergence of SEO and social media, there’s never been a better time to be in the B2B space online. The ever-growing world of social media and even the traditional forms of email marketing have created ideal platforms to share your content directly with clients and prospects alike. This is great for your marketing spending and your overall bottom…

5 Blog Post Templates to Help You Create Remarkable Content

By on September 19th, 2022

Blog writing is one of the best parts of a solid content marketing strategy. Writing articles to draw people into your website is a creative way to get your product or service out there for the world to see. Writing quality content for your client base is important in the growth of your business. But let’s face it - sometimes the creative well runs dry. Drawing on tried and true…

How to Master Your Product Packaging

By on September 19th, 2022
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Packaging keeps a product safe when it’s in transit between a manufacturer and a consumer. Companies can also use it to divide components of a product and make it easier to purchase something in individual quantities. Of course, there’s more to packaging than just utility. It’s also an important marketing factor that can play a key role in how consumers view your brand. Why Is Good Product Packaging Important? Packaging…

Guerrilla Content: 30 Growth Hacks To Content Marketing Success On A Limited Budget

By on September 14th, 2022
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My journey into content marketing actually started in 2004 when I went to work for a well-known market research firm that very few people had actually ever heard of. They hired me as their first VP of Marketing. My team of 1 (me) had absolutely zero budget to start. But as a research company, we did lots of surveys for clients who wanted to use the survey data to build reports…

4 Keys to Successful Business Leadership

By on September 13th, 2022

All businesses need quality leadership. Someone or a group of people with a vision and the work ethic to make it reality. Without a presence at the helm, the ship could crash and sink into the sea of commerce as quickly as it set sail. One of our favorite business books we have ever read at MIG isn't even a book about business. The book is called Creativity, Inc. -…

Is Digital Marketing the Only Form of Marketing in 2023?

By on September 13th, 2022

Digital marketing is the keystone of any modern-day marketing campaign. With the emergence of SEO and social media, there’s never been a better time to be in the B2B space online. As exciting as it may be, digital marketing seems to have taken over as the king from traditional offline marketing efforts. This isn’t a particularly bad or good development, but rather a natural evolution of the craft. Heck, Biztech.com…

Market Got You Down? Why Content Marketing Is Even More Important Now

By on September 12th, 2022

Marketing during a pandemic? You did it! Your reward? Record inflation and the challenge of marketing in a down economy that feels as uncertain as ever. If you’re a frustrated marketer or business owner — you’re not alone. We’ve all felt the squeeze of the past few years. Understandably, companies are looking for ways to be more financially conservative right now as we wait for the economy to get back…

How to Interpret Web Engagement Data to Elevate Your Website

By on September 12th, 2022

Your website is a mission-critical marketing and engagement tool for your organization, whether you’re a large nonprofit seeking support for cancer research or a small retail business. This is where you create content that is useful to your target audience, house important tools that your customers or supporters can leverage, and more. And as you’ve likely invested a lot of time, effort, and money into the creation of your website,…

Why Directors of Marketing Are Miserable

By on September 9th, 2022
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How many people do you know who truly love their jobs and are happy at work? How many times have you complained about your boss, a coworker, or a difficult customer? One survey found that the Director of Marketing or Sales is one of the unhappiest jobs you can have. You might think the key to being happy is to leaving your current manager or even to change your job.…

10 Brands Show Us How Email Marketing is Done

By on September 8th, 2022

An essential aspect of nurturing new sales leads is email marketing. It’s a strategy that allows you to reach out to your prospects on a more personal level with relevant content. According to a report by Salesforce, 49% of marketers claim that email is directly linked to the success of their business efforts. Direct Marketing Association also noted that there is a 4,300% return on investment when it comes to…

MQL to SQL: The Qualification Process [Infographic]

By on September 7th, 2022

The customer lifecycle is a useful guide to help you gauge a lead’s readiness to purchase. This is important because the status of your lead should affect your lead nurturing strategy, so your interactions with your leads must vary depending on what life cycle stage they are in. For example, discussing details of a product or service might not be appropriate for a customer who has been identified as a…

5 Content Marketing Ideas Inspired by The Rock

By on September 7th, 2022

Content marketing is the easiest way to boost your business’ organic traffic online. Writing quality content for your audience is important for the growth of your business. But let’s face it - sometimes the creative well runs dry. As a content marketer, it’s important to be following pages bigger than yours to see what works and what doesn’t. More importantly, it’s important for brainstorming and generating ideas for your digital…

How to Grow Sales With Content Marketing for Your Amazon FBA Business

By on September 6th, 2022

Congrats, you’ve started an Amazon FBA business and are ready to hit the ground running! It’s a tough road ahead, but you know your market like the back of your hand. It’s a crowded space with a lot of voices, and it’s easy for your product to fall to the bottom of the charts if you aren’t loud about it. You need to adopt a solid content marketing strategy to…