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02.14.2017/ Posted in Strategy

The Sales-Marketing Spectrum

Whether you realize it or not, your company falls on a sales−marketing spectrum. And how you handle where you fall on this spectrum matters a great deal to your company’s growth prospects. Here’s why: The Sales Far Side On one end of the spectrum: Companies that only need sales efforts supported by what people in […] […] READ ARTICLE

01.23.2017/ Posted in Digital Marketing

The Complexity of Digital Marketing Execution

Sorry. Digital marketing isn’t a one-person job. Doing digital marketing well requires a variety of strengths, skill sets, and experiences. As an idea, digital marketing seems easy. In execution, it’s quite a challenge. Let’s review. Data, Data, and More Data Digital marketers know how to mine the right data and they understand how to decipher […] […] READ ARTICLE

01.09.2017/ Posted in Strategy

Taking Existing Offerings to New Markets: Three Variables

FrogDog does a considerable amount of work helping client companies launch products and services—and take existing products and services to new markets and audiences. For the latter, we’ve helped bring service components from a medical supplier together into a package we could take to large medical manufacturers, we’ve helped bring a catalogue business into the […] […] READ ARTICLE

12.27.2016/ Posted in Social Media

Live Streaming in the Mainstream

Live streaming isn’t exactly new—it’s been around for a few years—but it’s hit the mainstream for businesses. That’s because live streaming video is more accessible and accepted due to advances in technology—most notably, mobile capabilities. Applications like Facebook, YouTube, and Snapchat are just a few of the players in the race for live streaming domination. […] […] READ ARTICLE

12.19.2016/ Posted in Digital Marketing

Should You Develop an App?

In recent years, many of the companies that have approached us for strategy + implementation have wanted to know whether they should develop apps to help them market and sell their products and services. By and large, the answer is no. Sometimes, the answer is even “heck no.” Here’s why. Let’s Talk about Development Expense […] […] READ ARTICLE

12.13.2016/ Posted in Digital Marketing

E-mail Marketing vs. Marketing Automation

Marketing automation involves e-mail marketing, and e-mail marketing may involve marketing automation… but they aren’t the same thing. What’s the difference? And which one do you need—or have? E-mail Marketing Defined Marketers use traditional e-mail marketing as a digital way to do the same thing they’ve done for decades with direct mail, newsletters, and catalogues: […] […] READ ARTICLE

11.29.2016/ Posted in Strategy

What are Marketing Personas?

Personas are composite creations—aggregates designed to approximate the predominant archetypes of people in a target group. As with every aggregate, there are outliers in each group that will not fit within the group’s persona. Say what? When to Create a Persona Developing personas makes sense when you are analyzing the research of a population or […] […] READ ARTICLE

11.22.2016/ Posted in Strategy

What You Need to Know to Plan for Marketing

Maybe you’re facing the beginning of your fiscal year or the calendar year. (And maybe both.) Maybe you’re preparing to launch a new company or a new product. Or enter a new market. Where do you begin? How do you plan for marketing? You’re not alone in wondering. At FrogDog, we work with brilliant companies—rock […] […] READ ARTICLE

11.08.2016/ Posted in Articles, Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing: The What, the Why—and the How

Digital marketing is, well… everywhere. Even so, you may not truly know what digital marketing is, what aspects apply to your business (if any), and how to apply them if they do. We’ve got your back. Read on for a quick crash course in Digital Marketing 101. Digital and Traditional Marketing Defined First, let’s define […] […] READ ARTICLE

10.29.2016/ Posted in Articles, Strategy

How a Good Marketing Team Saves Time in the C-Suite

An executive’s time is precious. A report by CEO.com found that CEOs work an average of ten to eleven hours each day, get fewer than seven hours of sleep a night, and still feel they need more time to work. That’s because CEOs barely get two hours a day for tasks and projects dedicated to […] […] READ ARTICLE

10.04.2016/ Posted in Articles, Digital Marketing

5 Powerful Tips to Improve Your Landing Pages

E-mail, digital advertising—even some print advertising—direct mail, and more often invite someone to click or visit a link on the Web to get more information. When they visit that link, they go to what’s called a “landing page.” (Trust us, you don’t want to create a tailored piece of marketing and have it send people […] […] READ ARTICLE