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Planning A Successful Marketing Strategy

Strategize

The days of fly by the seat of your pants marketing are long gone. From start-ups to well-established businesses, the need for creating intentional, planned marketing strategies has proven vital to promoting the brand. Defining goals and setting a path for marketing success has allowed business owners to keep the customers coming through the door […]

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What Candy Crush Has Taught Us About Mobile and Social Marketing

Evolve, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing

When my mom dressed as a huge Candy Crush board for Halloween this past year I knew that this online game was more than just a passing fad. A widely popular strategic pastime, Candy Crush now boasts millions of online users and is generating some seriously big bucks for the brand’s developer, King.com. And the […]

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Master the Art of Email Marketing with these 5 Tips

Analytics, Approach

Some may see email marketing campaigns as outdated, even boring.  But don’t be fooled – email marketing is now hotter than ever and helping businesses achieve some great results.  In fact, according to the Direct Marketing Association, email can provide a 4300% ROI!  For those looking to grow, email is a must. Approach your company’s […]

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#WhyILoveHashtags

Approach, Social Media Marketing

While some may find hashtags slightly annoying, I have an odd affection for these little nuggets of goodness and, if you are looking to grow your company’s brand, you should too!  There are a lot of useful applications for hashtags and they can be found on all the major social media sites from Facebook to […]

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Is Your Website Sticky? User Engagement Tips

Results, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Is your website sticky?  No, I am not talking about some congealed leftover pancake syrup that fell onto your laptop keys (not that I would know).  Rather, I am referring to the hip term we nerds experts use in the marketing world to explain the ability a site has to keep the readers coming back.  […]

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Quality Content: As Important As Ever!

Implement, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Quality content is quickly becoming one of the most important activities businesses must include in their marketing campaigns.  Rolling out worthy content has become an increasingly important way to set your company apart from the rest.  Here are some reasons why: Consumers have a multitude of types of devices on which to access content from […]

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Marketing to Millennials: The Skeptical Generation Y

Approach, Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Market Research

Marketing to Millennials can be quite a challenge.  As the first generation to grow up with the Internet, Generation Y Millennials are used to a fast-paced world with information coming in from every direction with the just the touch of the fingertips.  This sub-group has a number of great characteristics. They value individuality and welcome […]

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Social Media For Professionals: What Your Profile Picture Says About You

Social Media Marketing, Strategize

If you are like me, you feel a certain level of anxiousness when attempting to add a profile picture to your social media accounts.  This is especially true for professional sites such as LinkedIn.  How important are these images?   The answer… very important.  In the past, first impressions were made in the conference room or […]

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Small Business Marketing Strategies- Separate Yourself!

Approach, Brand Strategy, Business Planning

For many small businesses, there may be only two or three other competitors in the area. So how do you separate yourself from the rest?  While you may provide similar services or products and be comparatively priced to similar businesses in the area, there are some small business marketing strategies you can utilize to set […]

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Tips For Marketing On Twitter

Evolve, Lead Conversion, Social Media Marketing

Every day millions of people post and read on Twitter and many of them could be your potential customers. Tweets, short text messages limited to 140 characters, have become an important way for businesses and individuals to share ideas, collaborate, and connect with others. If you are a business looking to grow your brand, you […]

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Successful Blogging Tips!

Business Planning, Content Marketing, Implement, Social Media Marketing, Web Development

Want to be a blogger?  While it may seem easy to setup and begin, a blog can produce little results when a strong strategy is not in place.  Before launching your blog, take time to learn how be successful in the field.  Exploring and utilizing the tips of the trade will get you more followers […]

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Strengthen Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Brand Strategy, Strategize

One cannot live on text alone… especially in the competitive world of social media marketing. If you are looking to reach more of your target audience consider incorporating video into your marketing strategies.  While focusing on the content of your blogs, website, and other outlets is important, you will also want to draw your customer […]

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What People Say

    Grand Marketing Solutions is among the very best for creative ideas and insightful marketing strategies to change your business. The team at Grand Marketing Solutions have taken creative marketing and a solutions driven strategy to a new level. They have helped me re-define our firms focus and strategies. The team at Grand Marketing Solutions is among the very best to help small and mid-market companies. Karl Hofmeier and the team at Grand Marketing Solutions are a tremendous resource for companies that are seeking to grow their revenues and increase profits. Simply, an excellent company that delivers value to your business.
    - Berk
    I have called upon Grand Marketing Solutions to provide various web and design based services to several of my clients. In every instance, I have found Grand Marketing Solutions to be client focused, extremely responsive and cost and value conscious. I am happy to recommend Grand Marketing Solutions to my clients as a valuable resource and extension of the strategic services I provide.
    - Dennis
    Grand Marketing Solutions has been very effective for us. They are the right size firm with the right mix of talents. They spruced up our logo, redesigned our web site, printed new literature, and worked smoothly with our people.
    - Bill
    Before starting Business Image Magazine, I met with dozens of graphic designers/printers and worked with a couple before I met Karl Hofmeier of Grand Marketing Solutions. I heard Karl speak at a networking event and was impressed with his expertise. Since then, Grand Marketing Solutions has become my one stop shop for marketing advice, graphic design, printing, website design and maintenance. The service is second to none and I am happy to refer all my clients and prospects to him.
    - Tom
    We are proud to be partners with GMS. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I value a relationship with a partner who is cut from the same mold. Grand Marketing Solutions understands what it takes to keep our company competitive in a ever changing market. They ask the right questions and treat our business as it was their own. With Grand Marketing Solutions as our partner we can focus on our core business while they execute on our marketing strategy. We've been with a handful of marketing firms over the years. Some were large, some were small, but none of them have had the impact that Grand Marketing Solutions has.
    - Rob
    It has been a pleasure working with GMS. They are knowledgeable, professional and prompt. I will continue to use their services and recommend them to clients, associates and friends.
    - Bryan
    We are proud to be partners with GMS. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I value a relationship with a partner who is cut from the same mold. Grand Marketing Solutions understands what it takes to keep our company competitive in a ever changing market. They ask the right questions and treat our business as it was their own. With Grand Marketing Solutions as our partner we can focus on our core business while they execute on our marketing strategy. We have been with a handful of marketing firms over the years. Some were large, some were small, but none of them have had the impact that Grand Marketing Solutions has.
    - Rob

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