Companies of all sizes – from regional business startups to worldwide Fortune 100 companies – are increasingly hiring fractional executives and fractional management. The many advantages have become clear, including depth and breadth of executive expertise, an objective perspective, and a measurable, faster return on investment.
When Atomic Revenue met the AIE management team in 2019, the company was facing a myriad of challenges, including, but not limited to, the fact that most revenue was tied to one client who was contemplating a reduced contract. AIE, also known as Alternatives in Engineering, also had a confusing brand identity, a website security issue, a longer sales cycle than most, trade show spend that was not paying off, and a multi-generational family leadership team taking over the company. Then the pandemic hit, and their largest client did, in fact, minimize their service contract.
Have you ever wondered what motivates B2B companies to reach out to Atomic Revenue for support? A truly comprehensive list of these reasons would be a mile long, so for the sake of this piece we’re going to break down seven of the most common scenarios that we hear repeated time and time again when having initial conversations with our clients.
How does your company make money? How difficult is it to reach your goals? Where do even start to affect change? To answer these and other important questions, Atomic Revenue looks at the entire process of how revenue flows through your company, starting with a diagnosis of over 130 revenue-related processes to learn what roadblocks need to be removed. Then we resolve the issues with a data-driven strategy, and finally optimize the results to ensure you reach your revenue goals with more efficiency and less struggle, year-over-year.
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.
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.
Quantum Solutions, Inc. is a nationwide, full-service integrator of industrial automation systems. They engineer, implement, upgrade, and support PLC and HMI control systems that improve efficiency and production for the agricultural, paper and pulp, food and beverage, oil and gas, waste-water treatment, chemical, and other industries. For decades, they have implemented systems that ultimately improve the bottom line for their clients. Though existing clients continued to grow, their problem was shortage of new clients, diversification of clients, and stagnant revenue.
Guard911®, SchoolGuard®, and CampusGuard911™ apps put a panic button in the hands of every teacher, employee, or administrator for use in a crisis. The apps simultaneously speed-dial 911, alert the nearest on- and off-duty officers through the sister application, Hero911®, and alert all internal devices and nearby users to an active killer situation.
Our Urgent Care is a group of walk-in urgent medical care clinics designed to replace a visit to the ER. They now have seven locations in the greater St. Louis, St. Charles, and Franklin County areas and continue to grow.
Why do companies outsource? Many companies consider outsourcing to fill the gaps in their current expertise pool, to find a more cost-effective alternative to hiring in-house, and to free up their time to focus on the business’ core competencies. Let’s think about the marketing department specifically first.