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3 Solutions to Stop Your Sales and Marketing Disconnect

Marketing and sales were made for each other—literally. Marketing aims to make it easier for your sales team to sell, with everything from lead generation to producing sales themselves. But sometimes, your marketing and sales teams aren’t on the same page. In the enVisioning Success podcast episode, From Messaging to Engagement: Bridging Marketing with Sales, […]

Showing Expertise Through Writing Blogs for Your Business

Want the short sell? Writing blogs for your business is great marketing by building a library of expertise in your field. In the enVisioning Success podcast episode, Trust Builder: Using Your Messages to Become the Go-To Expert, co-hosts Julia and Laura talk about how showing this expertise builds the trust needed by customers to buy […]
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Getting in Front of Customers: Improve Your Brand Awareness

Timing is everything. One of the best times for a customer to become aware of your brand is before they need your product and service. From seeing your business on social media to showing up in their first Google research, being on your customers’ minds before they start comparing options is a huge advantage and […]
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Is Your Branding Too Professional? Putting People Into Your Marketing

There’s a saying: “People buy from people, not from companies.” It’s a saying that goes some length to understanding not only the relationship between marketing and sales (and often said by salespeople who are good at their jobs), but also human nature. Your business—especially if it’s B2C—can improve its marketing and sales by letting customers […]
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Dealing with Confirmation Bias in Marketing & Advertising

Data-driven marketing and advertising is vital to ensure your time, effort, and money spent has the biggest impact. But is your data wrong? Are your marketing strategies based on false assumptions and bias? In our last episode of the enVisioning Success podcast, Objective Over Personal: The Science of Avatar Creation, co-hosts Julia and Laura touch […]
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Turning Motivations into Marketing: Understanding Customer Behavior

Finding your ideal customers is more than just exploring demographics—it’s also about understanding customer behavior: what motivations, pain points, and actions can bring them into your sales funnel. In their most recent enVisioning Success podcast episode, Beyond Demographics: Crafting Multidimensional Avatars, hosts Laura and Julia explore all that goes into creating a marketing avatar. Today, […]
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The Information Needed to Find and Target Your Business’ Customers

Marketing and sales have a lot in common. The biggest similarity? They both have to find your customers in order to do their jobs. And while inbound marketing can beat cold-calling any day, both need information on who to target. In their most recent enVisioning Success podcast episode, Introducing Avatars: The Heartbeat of Your Business, […]
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Building Multi-Channel Marketing That Actually Works

There are a lot of buzzwords and jargon in the marketing industry, and while on this blog we try to avoid them, explaining them is even better. In the enVisioning Success podcast episode, Integrative Marketing Campaigns: Cohesive Multi-Channel Approaches, co-host Julia and Laura go through the “$50 sentence” of that title to explore multi-faceted marketing […]