What Makes Marketing Certifications Standout? It seems like every software or platform today has its own certification or “degree” for its users to earn. But what does it mean for marketing companies that boast these certifications as credentials?... Keep Reading: Marketing Certifications: Sorting through the “fluff”
Attention e-commerce merchants! If you’re not running abandoned cart emails for your online store, you’re leaving money on the table. Today’s consumers are busy, and the average abandoned cart rate for online shoppers is 70%. What are we talking... Keep Reading: Get Smart with Abandoned Carts
WOW what a year 2017 was, and what an amazing start the FirstTracks Marketing team is off to for 2018. We have been off to a fast a furious start this year, evidenced by the fact that it’s almost the end of February and I am just getting around... Keep Reading: Quick Look Back at FirstTracks Marketing 2017 & What’s on Tap for 2018
The Holiday Shopping Season Is Here! The holidays are here and we just finished our latest round of Black Friday / Cyber Monday promotions with some of our e-commerce clients. We help all our clients plan out their strategies and budgets month to... Keep Reading: FirstTracks Marketing Team Crushed Black Friday / Cyber Monday
We are surrounded by brand names and their accompanying logos and logo design. Some have been around for ages, some are relative newcomers to the world of brands. Your company name and logo help identify your business, organization, or product. Think... Keep Reading: Logo Design: How does your branding or logo stack up?
At FirstTracks our goal is to make our clients lives easier so they can focus on the most important parts of their business. Recently, our client, Curly Girl Design, was spending too much time keeping track of potential clients and where they were in... Keep Reading: Manage Your Prospects Smarter Using Streak CRM with MailChimp & Gmail
I like listening and that’s interesting coming from someone who also loves to talk. Still working on the listening thing and being in a profession (marketing & business strategy) that has more than it’s share of talkers, I can say we... Keep Reading: Please be Quiet
Wait, what the heck is Pinterest exactly and why should I care? A valid question, one I found myself asking a few weeks back, it seems like there is always another “hot” social media site springing up somewhere that is going to suck even... Keep Reading: Added Pinterest to Your Website Yet?
Getting the Brand Plan together A client who is developing a new company came to FirstTracks Marketing’s President Greg Connolly to get their brand plan in shape. Why? Isn’t it OK to hit the ground running with all the great tools like... Keep Reading: Brand Plan Consultation
For assisted living homes, independent living facilities and nursing homes, effectively marketing your business can be difficult. When reliance on word-of-mouth is all you’ve got the stream of potential residents can run dry quickly. Granted,... Keep Reading: Assisted Living Facilities: Find your Voice
The Temkin Group just published its list of top customer service companies based on a Functional, Accessible and Emotional criteria. Amazon came out on top and interestingly Apple came out 79th! The industry is a buzzin with comments Keep Reading: Customer Service, Find the Emotion.
We received an email from a client today full of thank yous and atta boys along with the comment in bold, “Marketing Works”. We all love applause but what really got me was the last thing she said. “we have added 3 new... Keep Reading: “Marketing Works”