Accounting Marketing

What is the Difference Between Marketing & Business Development?

Building a business from the ground up entails plenty of moving parts. More than scoping your audience, sourcing products, and employing the right people, there are operational aspects of running a company that are confusing. Arguably, the difference between business development and marketing is in a lofty gray area.   For most people, especially those who …

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Marketing Priorities

Making Marketing & Business Development a Priority is The Key to Success

A common thread amongst professional services firms that are successful is that they make marketing and business development a priority.   They do this because marketing and business development are important to them.  Like anything in life, you make time for what is important to you.   We are all inundated with long to-do lists. We often …

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Niche marketing

Stick With Your Niche

Stick with your niche. Becoming a true expert in your practice area is one of the most important components to successfully growing your professional services firm. Think about how often you have met someone at a networking event or professional service association, whether in the accounting, legal or financial industry. Who stood out? Was it the person …

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Marketing Initiatives - Don't Put the Cart Before the Horse

Marketing Initiatives – Don’t Put the Cart Before the Horse

When you begin a marketing campaign it is common to want to take everything on all at once. It is important to remember though to start small, especially if you do not have consistent marketing in place right now.   Marketing initiatives such as white papers, landing pages, lead management, and marketing automation systems, are …

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