Non-profit organization and community event organizers need funds to promote their cause, and the every year, corporations spend millions of dollars on cause-related marketing and event sponsorships. Organizations that become good sponsorship partners realize that this is a business deal, not just a donation.
What is a Corporate Sponsorship? “To sponsor something is to support an event, activity, person, or organization financially or through the provision of products or services. A sponsor is the individual or group that provides the support, similar to a benefactor.” – WikipediaDetails
Startup Production, now in its 15th year of business, has had an exciting year in 2013. As internet marketing and the process of web design has evolved and transformed, we’ve added new services, expanded our team, and worked hard to keep our clients informed of these changes. “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If…Details
There is a plethora of articles written out there on the various nuances of interpreting the ever-changing and elusive Google Analytics but for the more novice user, (the typically overwhelmed small business owner and marketing manager), I will give a quick synopsis of what can be gained from its features.
What is LinkedIn? LinkedIn provides several valuable services, as per their website, they claim to be “Your Public Profile on LinkedIn acts as your Social Selling Business Card”. They also advertise that they can enhance your trust and credibility, generate more traffic to your site, and create an indexed and ranked profile.Details
Content is still … King! Considering recent changes to the most popular search engine’s algorithms, these days website content has become increasingly vital to your website’s success. The former tricks of the SEO trade (link schemes, paid links, keyword stuffing, spamming, etc) not only no longer bring any benefit to your site but now will…Details
Google’s New Rollout of Hummingbird: What does it mean for your website? Let’s face it, Google is currently setting the bar with regards to Search Engine Optimization standards and algorithms. So if you have a website and want to get it ranked high on relevant searches for your product/service, you cannot ignore the continually changing…Details
Whether planning a networking event, a workshop or seminar, a charity event or business open house, the planning challenges are the same. You need to rent a comfortable and professional venue, you should book an engaging and knowledgeable speaker, choose a menu of light refreshments or meal, and determine an available date and time where…Details
Why Powerful? Referrals are the most cost-effective and most valuable form of marketing. Why? Because referrals, coming from friends, family or colleagues, have a great deal of trust and credibility. They are a powerful tool because they come from a credible third-party that has experienced first-hand the benefits of your product or service and your…Details
Where are the Buyers? So you have your e-Commerce website all setup, payment methods selected, shipping terms defined, and products are uploaded. You’re ready to go and start processing those incoming sales! [Insert Crickets sound effect here.] So where are the buyers? You may even be tracking daily traffic to your website but perplexed as…Details
For some business owners, this may seem an obvious answer. “My target audience is anyone interested in buying my product or service.” Or you may even have narrowed your target somewhat, for example: homeowners, small business owners, or even working moms. But these vague generalizations will cost you time and money in the long…Details