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Streamlining Your Business Operations for Efficiency and Success

Streamlining your business operations is a crucial aspect of running a successful company. It refers to the process of making your business more efficient, productive, and cost-effective through the elimination of unnecessary steps or processes.


In today's fast-paced business world, streamlining operations has become increasingly important. Not only does it help save time and money, but it also allows businesses to adapt to changing market conditions and stay ahead of their competitors.

 

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Proven Strategies To Seal Deals In Any Industry

If you can’t get deals over the line, your business is not going to beat the competition and be successful in any way. A lot of people start businesses because they have a passion for the field and because they want to provide a service. The truth is that they also want to make plenty of money and sell what they are offering. Getting deals over the line is a school that comes with experience and it’s something that you can work on. At times, it’s like a fine art. Once you unlock this particular …

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Let's Demystify Buying Groups: The Key to B2B Marketing Success

In today's fast-paced business world, one thing is clear: the landscape of B2B sales is evolving. No longer can businesses rely on marketing exclusively to a single decision-maker within an organization. The traditional approach of crafting messages directed at an idealized 'ideal customer' is giving way to a more complex reality—marketing to buying groups.

Large buying groups, often comprising multiple stakeholders with diverse needs and perspectives, have become a common feature in B2B transact…

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Choose Clarity Over Being Cheeky When Building Your Brand

Brand messaging is the art of using the right words to communicate to your target audience the value that you provide. When done correctly, it’s the foundation of Category Design where instead of positioning yourself to directly compete with your competitors, you create a new category, so the market perceives you as the only and best solution for their problem.

A client came to us who was struggling to raise funds. They had a steady stream of revenue, but it barely sustained their current level, …

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The Difference Between Strategy and a Tactic and Why it Matters

Strategy is the why.
Tactics are the how.

The strategy is the logic behind the actions that you take. It’s the bridge between your goals, priorities, revenue, and resources and how you will accomplish your goals, prioritize your priorities, increase your revenue, and better leverage your resources.


Your Goal is What?!?

As a part of our Discovery process, one of the first questions we ask potential and new clients is “what are your goals?” We’re looking to identify both short-term and long-term goal…

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We’ve Had the Same Damn Marketing Problem for Years. Why Can’t We Fix It?

Organizations that can’t get ahead with their marketing have plateaued—nothing seems to work, even though they feel they have tried everything. They are in a spot where they need to better leverage marketing to grow or scale their business sooner rather than later. But when my conversation with them turns to their marketing strategies, the responses often get pretty vague:

  • We consistently post on LinkedIn and send emails weekly.

  • Yes, we’re going to do some LinkedIn and Google ads. (as if it’s a la…

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5 Tips to Win Clients from Your Competitors

Why is it so hard to sway clients away from your competitors?

Well, the short answer is switching costs. But when we hear that term, we often only think about the physical or tactical aspects of change—it often leaves out the mental and emotional elements of the switching costs.

Once a client has an established relationship with a provider, it’s set up. The exchange of access, details, invoicing, and contacts are already in place. The client and vendor can just do the work. In order for this p…

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How Much Should I Spend on Marketing?

This is one of the most common questions we get from clients. It’s a simple question with no straightforward answer. In other words, “it depends.”

I get it, it’s not the answer you want to hear. You would love to hear an exact number or formula that guarantees an exact ROI on every dollar spent. But that would be at best, misleading and at worse a straight-up lie.

There are too many variables to consider and it’s the wrong focus because marketing is bigger than just generating new leads for sa…

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How Much Will It Cost to Work with a Fractional CMO?

If you’re evaluating whether a fractional CMO is right for your business, that is sure to be one of your first questions. Getting a clear answer to this question can be challenging because there are a variety of fractional CMO models that offer different levels of engagement, expertise, and pricing structures.

The fractional model is especially advantageous for financially constrained companies or those undergoing transitions. Integrating a fractional CMO allows businesses to stay on course wit…

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Melanie Asher, MBA Interviewed on The Revenue Maze Podcast with Valerie Cobb

🔥 🔥 “Be crystal clear on your messaging and it is not from your perspective, it is from your client's perspective and your perspective clients.” 🔥 🔥



Yes, our Founder and Fractional CMO, Melanie Asher, MBA was featured on The Revenue Maze podcast. Listen to hear that great quote and other points about how to make your business CREDIBLE and RELEVANT. Melanie joins the host Valerie Cobb to share some tips on how to get out of the revenue maze;

💲 Be crystal clear on the messaging you send. The m…

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