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Clarify Your Marketing Message | Step 5: Determine Your CTAs
Step 5 of this exercise is to Determine Your CTAs, or the calls to action that you are asking your customers to perform. We’re thinking about this from a website standpoint, but asking your customer to take the next step should always be a part of your marketing message.
Clarify Your Marketing Message | Step 4: Share Your Process
If you could narrow your process down to three or four compelling and concise steps, what would those be? If you can share your process in a way that directly addresses customer frustrations, you’re well on your way to a successful marketing message.
Clarify Your Marketing Message | Step 3: Introduce Yourself
In Step 3 of our 7 Steps to Clarify Your Marketing Message, Introduce Yourself, we’re going to talk about your company for the first time. This part is always easy, usually because most of our clients talk about what they do a lot.
Clarify Your Marketing Message | Step 2: Address the Problem
In our last post, we talked about the customer being on the road and encountering a problem. In Step 2 of Clarify Your Marketing Message, we need to identify exactly what that problem is before we can help our customer solve it.
Clarify Your Marketing Message | Step 1: Identify Your Customer
One of the biggest opportunities that I see for small businesses to grow is to Clarify Your Marketing Message. The first step is to identify your customer, which we do with two simple categories.
Clarify Your Marketing Message | Overview
We’ve been building websites for about 10 years, and the biggest problem we’ve seen in our industry is that most small- to medium-sized businesses don’t have a clear message for customers. A big part of our job has become helping businesses create and clarify their marketing message.
Is Link-Building Still a Thing, and Does it Work?
Does link-building still work? Does link-building bring back memories of a bygone era? Some would have you believe link-building is an obsolete SEO tactic… either …
Book Review: Building a StoryBrand
Most business owners spend so much time on the details of their companies that they don’t know how to have effective marketing conversations with their customers. In Building a StoryBrand, our team learned how to use a framework to tell stories that capture clients’ attention — and their business.
The 5 Top Mobile Apps That Run Our Business
We use these 5 mobile apps to make sure we get things done, take care of our clients, and remember to pick up the groceries on the way home.
How to Write a Super Effective Case Study
We’ve done our fair share of trial-and-error on what makes a great case study. The framework and tips here are designed to create effective case studies easily.