Your Roadmap to Effective Digital Marketing

What Makes an Effective Marketing Strategy?

An effective digital marketing strategy doesn’t just happen. It is the result of audience research, setting the right goals, and crafting the strongest messages.

Find out how to build a powerful marketing strategy of your own below!

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Navigating Conversion Rate Optimization

We welcome another acronym with enormous potential–CRO. Conversion rate optimization can define the prosperity of a business, especially in e-commerce. Connect with us to learn more and begin your conversion rate optimization journey today! 

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The Benefits of Having a Marketing Strategy

Having a clear and concise marketing strategy is essential to any business. A marketing strategy is the roadmap to overall success. Success can be measured in a multitude of ways, but often it means to reach a targeted audience. Whether you’re looking to gain new or returning customers or improve your online engagement, having a roadmap will ensure that you are adequately growing and evaluating your business and reaching your goals.

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Spaghetti is More than Sauce and Noodles: Personas for Your Marketing Strategy

This weekend, you’ve got a fantastic meal planned for some friends: you’re making your grandmother’s world-famous spaghetti. You’re at the market, and you’ve grabbed all the ingredients to make her sauce. Next is the pasta. With the basket about full, you grab just a few more things, then head to check out and work your way back home.  Continue…

Marketing & Advertising: Can You Name the Difference?

Although advertising and marketing are often used interchangeably, the two terms represent different aspects of the business process. While marketing encompasses the entire process of selling a product or service to a certain audience, advertising focuses on a particular facet of this process.  Continue…

Vision & Mission Statements

Initially, we titled this article “Vision vs. Mission” to clarify the difference between an organization’s mission to accomplish something and its vision to make an impact. The final title, as you may have already noticed, lost the word “versus.” Strategically, we want to demonstrate that while mission and vision are two different thoughts, they are by no means competing. One has a more in-depth focus than the other, but the two work in tandem.

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The Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Marketing Agency

When it comes to hiring an out-of-house marketing agency, the last thing that you want to do is pick the wrong one. While there are a lot of great resources online to help you find the perfect match, even the world-wide web can’t tell you the best fit for your specific company. The best way to ensure you’re picking the right agency addition for your team is with good ol’ fashioned conversation. Continue…

Get to Know John, HMG’s New Senior Brand & Marketing Strategist

HMG is excited to see our team grow as we welcome the newest addition to our fam, the talented John Paulsen, as our Senior Brand & Marketing Strategist. With ample experience as an entrepreneur himself, John is eager to learn, build great friendships, and find meaning in everything that he does this year. If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait to get to know John! In order to get the full scoop on our newest member, we’ve asked him some fun questions following a quick background:

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