Entries by Dan Gartlan

Factors That Influence Consumer Purchasing Decisions: Rethinking the Marketing Funnel

In order to continue attracting your target audience, you need to keep up with the wants and needs of customers. This can be a real challenge if you don’t understand the factors that influence consumer purchasing decisions. Those factors are a lot different than what they used to be, which means that the customer journey….

Brand Leverage Marketing: Partnering with a Positive Brand Brings Attention to Your Own

Brand Leveraging is quickly becoming more common as it becomes harder for messages to break through the clutter. This marketing strategy uses the power of an existing brand  to support a company’s entry into a new but related product category by communicating valuable product information to the consumer. Utilizing recognizable visual stimuli, familiar voice endorsements, and….

4 Strategies of a Successful Attraction Marketing Formula

Almost every business engages in inbound marketing in one way or another–and they should. Inbound marketing is an effective way to increase your brand awareness, build authority, and find new leads. However, it’s extremely broad. For instance, you could set up a social media page and that would be considered inbound marketing. To truly get….

Choosing HubSpot CRM As Your CRM Solution

If any business wishes to collect customer data, monitor customer interactions, and ensure that their marketing and sales teams are properly aligned, it is necessary to have a CRM (customer relation management) platform. However, there are a lot of different CRM software solutions to choose from. For good reason, HubSpot CRM tends to be one of….

Eddie Bauer’s “Release the Fleece” Ad Campaign

Eddie Bauer’s recent advertising campaign has put an interesting twist on a common seasonal item that many are familiar with: fleece. In their recent “Release the Fleece” campaign, E.B. focuses on the uses of emotional appeal, photography, and typography to draw their customers in and transforms this every-day product into a must-have commodity. Emotional Advertisement….

A Brief Guide to Sales Lead Generation

While your ultimate goal, when it comes to marketing online, is to increase sales both in the short term and over the long term, increasing sales won’t be possible unless you generate leads. As such, the success of your inbound marketing efforts are going to revolve around your ability to generate new sales leads. Without….

Using Customer Segmentation To Improve Engagement

Once a lead has made a purchase and has become a customer, your job isn’t over. The most successful businesses are those that turn their customers into repeat customers–and this requires you to continue building the relationships that you’ve already established through regular engagement. However, as your business begins growing, it’s going to become more….