What Is a Marketing Audit? And Do I Need One For My Business?

By Jennie Lyon / June 6, 2023
What is a Marketing Audit? And Do I Need One For My Business?

Small business owners always look for ways to make more money in our online business. But there are so many strategies, tactics, tips, and tricks knowing where to focus your efforts can be overwhelming and very challenging. We offer all of our clients a marketing audit as it gives a holistic overview of your marketing efforts. It allows you to easily see what’s working, what isn’t and could be improved, and where there are gaps that opportunities are sitting in! Today, let’s take a closer look at marketing audits and whether or not you need one. Content Overview What Is…

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What is StoryBrand Marketing and How to Implement it into Your Business

By Jennie Lyon / May 30, 2023
What is StoryBrand Marketing and How to Implement it into Your Business

If you own a business, you NEED StoryBrand marketing! By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about StoryBrand marketing, but if you’ve somehow missed it, here’s some backstory. Building a StoryBrand was written by Donald Miller in 2017. This framework shows you how to simplify your messaging, giving you the advantage over your competitors by helping your audience understand the benefits of using your products or services, for example. Once I read and implemented it, I couldn’t get enough. In this blog, I’m going to start by sharing what StoryBrand marketing is and why I love it. Then, I’ll share…

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Top 10 Proven Strategies to Build Your Email List + Freebies

By Jennie Lyon / April 18, 2023
Top 10 Proven Strategies to Build Your Email List + Freebies

How often do you sign up for a brand’s emails? If you’re like me, you most likely only subscribe to an email list if you KNOW you’re going to get VALUE from the emails. Because let’s face it, there are certain brands that I absolutely adore, but I’m only signing up for their newsletters if I believe in what they promote and the stories that they tell in their emails. BONUS, if their emails make me smile.  Email marketing is a highly effective way to reach out to customers, build relationships, and boost sales. In fact, email marketing has the…

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8 Fun Types of Social Media Content That Converts + FREE Templates

By Jennie Lyon / January 17, 2023
8 Fun Types of Social Media Content That Converts

Any digital marketing strategy must include social media. Since it enables businesses to interact with their customers, develop lasting relationships, and increase conversion rates. It’s critical to produce and distribute content that connects with your audience and generates results. And especially if you want to succeed on social media.  We’ll look at eight different types of social media content that can help businesses connect with their customers and drive conversions. Also, we’ll look at user-generated content, video, infographics, blog posts, live videos, competitions and giveaways, interactive content, and personalized content. Businesses may effectively engage with their audience and encourage conversions…

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5 Great eCommerce Store Design Tips That Are Changing the Game in 2023

By Jennie Lyon / December 20, 2022
5 Great eCommerce Store Design Tips That Are Changing the Game in 2023

How do you think website design will change five years from now? With new frameworks, technologies, and trends emerging increasingly rapidly, it’s hard to keep up with all the changes. But to create the best websites today with an eye towards what will be popular in five years, you need a thorough understanding of how things are changing so you can anticipate how your client needs may shift.  In today’s episode, we’ll look at some of the biggest trends in website design that are set to define the early part of 2023. These trends will help you create better websites,…

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5 Landing Page Tools Proven To Boost Your Conversion Rates

By Jennie Lyon / December 6, 2022
5 Landing Page Tools Proven To Boost Your Conversion Rates

A landing page design can be daunting. And, if you are an overachiever like me, you can spend countless hours tweaking and adjusting fonts, colors and layout. If you struggle with conversion, your landing page’s copy and design most likely need a boost. Thankfully there are quite a few landing page tools that can help increase your conversion rates. It all boils down to optimizing the landing page and UX experience. Because technically speaking, getting a higher conversion rate comes down to: These tools below have been proven to be front runners in boosting conversions. Blog Overview: Hotjar Hotjar is…

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Webinar Trends to Watch for an Explosive 2023

By Jennie Lyon / November 15, 2022
Webinar Trends to Watch for an Explosive 2023

In today’s chaotic and crowded world, it is imperative to have an effective webinar strategy.  Webinars will continue to have a place in marketing campaigns over the next decade, but only if you stay on top of what works now and what doesn’t. Let’s take a look at some key trends we expect to see more of next year.  But the question I often hear around the water cooler is if webinars will still be all the rave in 2023. In short, the answer is yes – let’s look at a few quick stats: The webinar market is projected to…

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7 Tips For A Successful Black Friday Marketing Campaign

By Jennie Lyon / October 4, 2022
7 Tips For A Successful Black Friday Marketing Campaign

The holiday season is a critical time for businesses, large and small. And while the post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza known as Black Friday has become increasingly important in recent years, it’s also become more competitive. With so many businesses vying for consumers’ attention and dollars, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd.  But the good news is that you can do plenty of things to make sure your Black Friday marketing campaign is successful. Here are 7 tips to get you started: 1. Start early One of the best things you can do to ensure a successful Black…

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Do You Need to Be on TikTok?

By Jennie Lyon / August 23, 2022
Do You Need to Be on TikTok?

Let’s find out.  Unless you are still living in the stone age, you are likely already aware that TikTok is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the world. The TikTok stats consistently outperform almost every other mobile app and social media platform. This explosive growth has diverted attention away from dependable platforms such as Google, Meta, and Snapchat, as TikTok is now the most downloaded app of 2022. TikTok’s triumph is attributable to its unique and compelling content, which has struck a chord with users globally. As the social landscape changes rapidly, TikTok has managed to keep up…

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4 Ways To Grow Your Brand in the New Year for Business Success

By Jennie Lyon / December 22, 2020
4 Ways to Grow Your Brand in the New Year

Do you have big business plans for the new year? With the previous year in the rearview mirror, I’ve been putting a ton of thought into revamping my business plan. I’m a firm believer in coming up with a new business plan every January (And then of course, I revisit it quarterly to see if I need to tweak it). In this year’s plan, I’ve been specifically focusing on ways I can grow my brand through digital marketing.  Branding encompasses everything in a business, including your personality. Your personality, goals, business sense, beliefs, everything goes directly into your brand. And…

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