A common misconception of Facebook advertising is that Facebook ads are a magic machine in which you put $50 and get $500 out. It can work like this; however, as with most things, it is not a one size fits all product. And, while it is well known that Facebook advertising can be an incredibly effective tool for marketing and sales, it is often thought of in the context of only being effective for consumer products and services.
Most consumers understand the value of branding. When asked, people can point to their favorite brands and say why they like them and are loyal to them. With the uncertainty of COVID, people are relying on the brands they trust, not only as sources of information and products that can help them get through these difficult times but also for emotional support.
Are you one of the B2B or B2C organizations adjusting lead generation and selling tactics to increase revenue and set the stage for continued growth in this new business environment? If so, how do you validate your new or adjusted revenue model and determine if it will produce a return on investment (ROI) for the required resource allocation?
Earlier this year, the Atomic Revenue team was very excited to help lead the first-ever Midwest Manufacturing Advisers’ webinar, Tough Topics in Manufacturing, featuring speakers from Swip Systems, Mueller Prost, Evans & Dixon, and Atomic Revenue.
Digital Operations encompasses your entire digital footprint and the results from your digital marketing, sales, and customer advocacy efforts. Each element of your digital presence must not only have its own strategy but work in correlation with every other element. Your website is your primary piece of online real estate, but how does social media marketing feed into that?
What is your content strategy to drive qualified leads? How does marketing automation play into developing those leads to be sales-ready? Does your online presence encourage your community to advocate on your behalf? If you’re not sure, it may be time to rethink your digital operations approach.
As more business moves online, people are working remotely and using digital tools more and more. The digital strategy conversation is increasingly relevant to today’s workplace. As a piece of this, it is important to understand where data comes from and if it is correct. More specifically, developing an understanding of what the data means brings strength to any digital strategy.
For decades, a nationwide commercial real estate brokerage specializing in triple-net lease property investments was very successful without a lot of marketing. Up until the last few years, they had healthy inbound leads from repeat clientele and referrals and required very few lead-generating activities. However, as competition increased and the market evolved with online services, business began to stagnate. That’s when they decided to try digital marketing to increase revenue, and, after a year of allocating time and money to the effort, their attempt failed.
Gone are the days when basic information on a landing page will convert leads into sales. Your website – your number one salesperson – is often the first encounter a potential customer will have with your business. It must reflect YOU and solve your customers’ problems easily.
Are you reassessing and realigning your company’s operations strategies for the new selling paradigm we are all facing? If so, where do you focus your efforts to optimize growth – business operations strategies or revenue operations strategies, or both?
Are you one of those? Are you just like all the other marketing companies? Engineering firms? Technology companies? CEOs or business owners? To the untrained, public eye, all businesses are clumped together in categories without differentiators – there is a magical ripple effect of sameness from one marketing company to the next, one tech company to the next, and so on.