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.
Last month, our team helped lead another edition of Midwest Manufacturing Advisers’ Tough Topics in Manufacturing webinar series, featuring speakers from Swip Systems, Mueller Prost, Evans & Dixon, and Atomic Revenue. In keeping with the theme, our panelists discussed manufacturing business strategies (both pre- and post-COVID), technology and remote working, employee safety, budgetary factors to consider in 2021, marketing and sales strategies, workplace environments, and more.
A family-owned, St. Louis-based commercial printing company, The Advertisers Printing Company, proves you’re never too old for growth and change. For nearly a century, this business has stayed at the forefront of modern printing and cutting-edge technology. So why did the third- and fourth-generation owners decide to work with Atomic Revenue?
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.
Since the summer of 2017, when Glenn joined Atomic Revenue, his contributions to client relations and revenue operations have been invaluable. Thirty years of business experience and senior-level marketing on the other side of the desk gave him the ability to see the customers' perspective and bring Atomic Revenue’s mission to them through his gift of communication.
Does implementing an effective marketing strategy feel like taming a tornado? Between the data, marketing channels, new tools, algorithm changes, and sales tactics - it can seem overwhelming to generating new sales and increase revenue with today's marketing when you try to take this in-house. That’s why hiring a reputable marketing agency that specializes in the marketing and sales process from top-of-funnel down, with end-to-end production™ and measurable revenue outcomes, is essential to business growth.
If “customer satisfaction” is the main goal you strive for in your business, then you are severely missing the mark. Unhappy customers almost always, without a doubt, complain and tell others about poor experiences with your company, while satisfied customers are generally just that – content and happy with your product or service but usually very quiet about it!
On average, according to many notable studies, 37% of any business’s top line revenue is spent in the areas of digital operations, marketing operations, sales operations; and that doesn't even include customer success and customer retention.
Video marketing continues to rise as one of the most popular and effective forms of marketing. While relatively new to many businesses still in the digital marketing world, it tends to outperform many traditionally-used marketing methods.