Radio Advertising

Unique Advantages of Radio Advertising

The demise of radio has been over exaggerated for decades. Radio remains a strong and productive medium for all advertisers who use it. Here are the unique advantages of radio advertising: Reach Radio advertising is here stay because radio is the leading reach platform: 93% of us listen to AM/FM radio over the airwaves. Radio…

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Sales and Marketing Alignment

The Only Sales and Marketing Alignment Tool You Will Ever Need

If you Google sales and marketing alignment, in about .45 seconds your search will return approximately 32,900,000 results. You’ll see amazing amounts of best practices, mind-blowing statistics, and perfect playbooks. Nearly all search results will provide you with top-level theories, fancy philosophies about the problem, and suggestions for getting sales and marketing teams in the same…

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8 Signs You Need Help From An Advertising Agency

8 Signs You Need Help From An Advertising Agency

Knowing if or when to call on an advertising agency for help with your business isn’t always clear. If you’re wondering what the signs are, here are eight good ones. 1. You’re a One-(Wo)Man Marketing Band We’ve run into an increasing amount of one-(wo)man marketing bands in the last few years. The trend seems to…

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Why Mom Was Right About Marketing

Why Mom Was Right About Marketing

Moms are awesome! They have amazing wisdom and insight on everything under the sun. Moms openly share them at the most important and meaningful times. What you may not know is your Mom’s life advice is great marketing advice too. Here are 15 reasons why Mom was right about marketing:   1. “Anything worth having…

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HubSpot Inbound 2018

HubSpot Inbound 2018 Recap: Top 8 Takeaways

Our agency recently had the pleasure of attending HubSpot Inbound 2018. As promised, this convention in the heart of Boston, MA was a top-notch event for those who practice inbound marketing. We found it easy get around, sessions that started and stopped on schedule, and speakers who were engaging and accessible. Here are our takeaways from HubSpot Inbound 2018:…

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8 Lead Magnet Ideas for Better Lead Generation

What is a Lead Magnet? A lead magnet is a piece of content that is designed to entice potential customers to fill out a form and give you a lead. The term is a hand-me-down from old cop dramas where detectives would publicly offer a reward to exchange for information on a case. If you want…

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Pay Per Click (PPC) Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

8 Common Mistakes Companies Make Executing PPC Campaigns

Hiring someone to handle your PPC campaign is an expense that may seem hard to justify. Yet running an effective PPC campaign is not as simple as it looks in YouTube tutorials. Marketing Charts estimates a full quarter most PPC budget is wasted due to poor practices. Moz.com indicates companies can make 70 percent more…

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14 Best Practices for Landing Pages

14 Best Practices for High Converting Landing Pages

Landing pages are one of the best tools for marketing to multiple target markets through various inbound lead channels. Some of the most common channels used to bring traffic into a landing page include email marketing campaigns, pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns, traditional media (radio, print, or tv), display ads, or rich media ads. 14 Best Practices…

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Top 10 Rules to Successful Billboard Advertising

Top 10 Rules for Billboard Advertising

According to an Arbitron National In-Car Study, 71% of Americans consciously look at billboard messages while driving, making billboard advertising an effective and reliable marketing choice. The problem is, not all billboards are created equal. Billboard advertising has a completely different set of rules when compared with other mediums. Billboard advertising has to tell a story…

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Keyword Research - Colling Media

Keyword Research – What are words for?

There’s an 80’s song by Missing Persons called “Words” where lead singer Dale Bozzio laments, “What are words for when no one listens anymore? Tell me what are words for”. For some reason, I always think of it when I do keyword research. Having performed Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for more than 10 years, words mean more…

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