Anyone who’s managed a team knows that recruitment can be a pain. Especially when the supply of talent starts to dry up.
A lot of business owners approach us with the same goal: “I want more leads so I can grow the business." Lead generation is an important way of growing your business revenue. But it’s not the only way, and other options often get overlooked.
The pandemic made business owners and marketers (including us) take their physical events online. But when will physical events come back? And when they do, what form will they take? We recently caught up with Kate Anstis, co-founder and director of Freshly Squeezed Events and one of our Part-Time Marketing Directors, to find out what the future holds for physical and virtual events.
Our Marketing 360 Assessment has found that there are three aspects of marketing that UK SME owners struggle with the most: marketing metrics, generating leads and executing marketing plans. In this post, we’ll focus on the third challenge: making the right marketing plans and implementing them effectively. We recently spoke with Fiona Bowyer, one of our Part-Time Marketing Directors, to understand how she helped her client to tackle a few core marketing challenges that, if not addressed, could undermine the impact and effectiveness of their marketing plan. By addressing the company’s branding, website and tech stack, she managed to triple the number of monthly leads from the company’s website and switch the lead generation focus from outbound to inbound.
Our Marketing 360 Assessment has found that there are three aspects of marketing that UK SME owners struggle with the most: marketing metrics, generating leads and executing marketing plans. In this post, we’ll focus on the second challenge: generating the right leads and closing them effectively. We recently spoke with Sophia Ahrel, a part-time Marketing Director with The Marketing Centre, to hear how she helped an ambitious fintech company to increase lead generation by understanding, measuring and optimising the customer journey.