Business Growth Blog

Example: One Million TikTok Views in One Day

This story is a great showcase of how social media can lead directly to sales. My daughter, Kaylee, is 19 and owns a tattoo shop. She's also a teen mom with a 3-year-old daughter, Ari, so she has some good, interesting content to start with. Yesterday, she created a super awesome video on TikTok that blew up quickly to over 200K views. People were FREAKING OUT that she "gave" her daughter a tattoo. It generated a ton of comments.

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The Impact of Trust on Business Relationships, Success, and Outcomes

If you have a business, mission, or objective that you're passionate about, you're probably excited to get the word out and make things happen. The hardest - and most essential - part of advancement and growth is building the team, processes, and systems that enable you to accomplish your objectives. As technological advances speed up and customers shift ever faster from one platform to the next, building a collaborative team of specialists is essential for sustainability and growth. Whom you choose to bring into your inner circle and place trust in to help advance your mission is essential to your outcomes. So how do you know who to trust?

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7 Things to Expect from Any Outsourced Marketing Agency You Hire

Hiring an outsourced marketing agency - or any outsourced specialist for your business - is a big decision. It’s not much different than hiring an internal person. You’ll work with these people to get important work done. They have deep knowledge about your business and processes,and you want to ensure they’re capable and a good fit. We have clients we’ve been working with forten years, which is very cool. We are a part of the team, which allows us to do our best work and bring the most value.

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Example of How Blogging Benefits Organic Website Traffic

Blogging is a powerful way to improve your online presence. You can pay for traffic via paid ads, but once you stop paying, you stop showing up in search results. Or, you pay to create an article one time, and it can drive traffic to your website for years and years. Literally. Here are real examples of organic search results from three companies that blog consistently, inconsistently, or not at all.

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Role of a Blog Manager (And Why You Need One)

More and more companies are starting to see the value of blogging as a means to build credibility and trust and guide prospects through the buyer journey. Companies that blog get more website traffic and leads. Period.

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Benefits of Niche Marketing and Steps to Build a Target Prospect List

Who do you want to sell to? It may seem like an obvious question for a business, but identifying your niche market (a.k.a. buyer persona, target prospect, target segment, ideal profitable customer, etc.) may be more challenging than it sounds. Plus, the answer might change over time as your company grows and develops. Here are some ideas about how startups and early-stage companies can improve the success of their sales and marketing investment by clearly identifying their target market criteria, building a list of ideal customers, and tightening the messaging.

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Understanding Growth-Driven Design For a Powerful New Website Launch

Traditional website design is broken. Website projects are too often inordinately expensive and overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be that way!

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Get a Full View of Target Accounts with OrgChartHub - Super Cool!

I played around with an org chart integration tool (OrgChartHub) for HubSpot CRM, and it’s pretty cool. I believe it would be super valuable for organizations targeting larger accounts with complex sales, or companies with multiple opportunities in different areas. It gives you a great overview of the org structure and who is being worked by sales and engaged by marketing.

Here are some screenshots to show you how it looks in HubSpot. If you want to try it yourself, go to your HubSpot integrations settings and add it. And if you have questions or need assistance, you know where to find us!

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How Business Development and Marketing Align for Max Growth

Business developers and marketers talk to the same people, but sellers do it one-to-one, and marketers push to a broader audience. Their roles and goals are tied together because they both approach the same people for a sales conversation. That’s why they must collaborate and cooperate in their outreach efforts.

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8 Progressive Business Growth Strategies

It can be challenging to step out of the grind of everyday work to attend conferences, but in a fast-paced industry like marketing, it's vital to stay up on the trends. I went to HyperGrowth in Boston a while back, a marketing conference put on by Drift, a technology company that focuses on bots and conversational marketing. There was a good mix of motivational, strategic, and tactical ideas and insights about success and growing a business.

I took notes during the presentations and recapped the key takeaways in this article. Here are eight progressive business growth strategies that the speakers discussed throughout the day. The overarching theme between HyperGrowth and Inbound (an adjacent marketing conference) was customer experience.

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