Chris Abraham — June 4, 2018 Follow @chrisabraham — June 4, 2018 While tools like cPanel can install CMS platforms like Drupal and WordPress into $ 3.95/month web hosting services with the click of a button, there’s the cheap and easy way and there’s the right way. As they say, measure twice, cut once. Entertainment … Continue reading Have You Thought Your CMS, SEO, and Site-Hosting Strategy Through?
Nick Leffler — April 5, 2018 Follow @exprance— April 5, 2018 Nothing is static and nothing will remain consistent. The world is a dynamic place that’s always changing. You will eventually go through a business strategy pivot. Even if your business is doing well today and you’re getting plenty of referrals, that’s not guaranteed tomorrow. … Continue reading Sometimes You Have To Make A Business Strategy Pivot
Sarah Berkowski — March 20, 2018 Follow @sarahberkowski — March 20, 2018 Is your business disaster-ready? Every day, businesses deal with the unexpected, from malware attacks and data breaches to natural disasters, such as floods or fires. While many of these disasters may be beyond your control, what you can control is how you plan … Continue reading Prepare a “What If” Strategy to Guard Against Disasters
Taking It To The Streets: 5 Success Strategies From The New Wave Of DTC Brands by Steve Kraus , March 14, 2018 For lack of a better phrase, brands and retailers have always been “frenemies.” They need each other. Retailers need products to sell, and brands have said products that need distribution. But they often … Continue reading Taking It To The Streets: 5 Success Strategies From The New Wave Of DTC Brands
Katie Sweet — March 13, 2018 Follow @misskatiehrdy — March 13, 2018 rawpixel / Pixabay Marketers have often used personalization as a tactic to improve certain metrics. They may have included someone’s name in an email subject line as a tactic to improve email open rates. They may have served a pop-up as someone attempting … Continue reading Stop Thinking About Personalization Tactics and Start Thinking About Your Business Strategy
Ted K. Jackson — February 2, 2018 Follow @clearpointstrat — February 2, 2018 Many organizations don’t put strategy at the center of their management process. These organizations tend to think of strategy as a once-a-year off-site where the leadership team dreams big and thinks of new, interesting ideas…before they go back to their normal scheduled … Continue reading 3 Ways To Get Your Strategy Implementation Off On the Right Foot
Laura Patterson — December 12, 2017 Follow @LauraVEM — December 12, 2017 Strategy is fundamental to the success and sustainability of all organizations. It is about seizing opportunities and knowing which not to pursue, all while mitigating risk. Develop a Marketing strategy that stands the best chance of delivering on your current and FUTURE performance, … Continue reading Why Does Good Strategy Matter to the Bottom Line?
Robert Gilbreath — October 30, 2017 Follow @Adomatica — October 30, 2017 Anyone new to the world of ecommerce knows that starting your own online store feels more like running a 7-Eleven in Hopkinsville, Kan., than running a store in the ever-busy “Mall of America.” Driving adequate (and targeted) traffic to your own store and … Continue reading How a Multichannel Strategy Leads to Growth for Online Businesses
Jonathan Furman — August 28, 2017 Follow @JonathanCFurman — August 28, 2017 rawpixel / Pixabay Sales can be tricky if you run a start-up. While there is no way to ensure that your sales pitches are successful all the time, here are a few tips you can use to make your interactions with your customers … Continue reading 7 Hacks to Strategic Selling for Startups
Cheryl Strauss Einhorn — August 18, 2017 Follow @CherylEinhorn — August 18, 2017 Recently there’s a lot of evidence of high profile strategy failures, whether it’s the health care overhaul in Congress, the inability of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to bolster oil prices by cutting supplies, or disappointments from hot start-up initial public … Continue reading The AREA Method: When a Good Strategy Is Not Enough