marketing budget

Extended Marketing Mix: What It Is and Why It’s Useful

Cooking is my favorite pastime. It’s so much fun to find new recipes and learn about new ingredients. Plus, (usually) the results are delicious. Finding new recipes and ingredients is nothing short of delightful. One meal I love to make is grilled cheese — but not just any ole’ grilled cheese. Instead, I use plant-based […]

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The Plain English Guide to Return on Ad Spend (ROAS)

As a writer, I’ve never been very good at math. I know … shocking. Most marketers can relate, because as a bunch, we tend to be better at English and history than math and science. However, as a marketer, we need to be able to analyze data and calculate the effectiveness of an article or […]

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How to Develop a Successful Marketing Mix Strategy [+ Templates]

One of the first things you’re taught in your Introduction to Marketing class is that marketing can be best explained using the marketing mix — also known as the four P’s. They are — and say ’em with me, because if you took that class, you know these four words by heart: Product Price Place […]

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7 Steps to (Effectively) Branding Your Business on a Budget

In marketing, it seems like the word “brand” is used a lot — the leading brand, off-brand, personal brand … you get the picture. But there’s often confusion around its meaning in business. What does it entail? Should you hire an expert? Most of all — branding is expensive, right? Not exactly. As it turns […]

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Marketing Without a Budget? Use These Tactics for Success

As a habitual spender bee, the day before payday is, sadly, one of scant spending. Some of the marketing teams I’ve been on have had similar budget issues (although those weren’t brought on by online shopping like mine).

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