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Want to Make the Most out of Your Marketing Budget? Here are 7 Simple Ways [2022]

Prices for goods and services are increasing left and right between inflation and supply chain issues. That increase isn't just hitting your bottom line at home, at the gas pump and at the grocery store - it's encroaching on your marketing budget too. How could you possibly get all of the marketing initiatives that you planned for this year done while having your dollars stretched to their limits? And can you still get them done well so they make a difference on your KPIs?

We’ve put together some tips on how to make the most of your marketing budget. In this post, you’ll learn:

  • How to create goals that are within reach for any budget
  • How to determine what you should do in-house and what you should outsource
  • How to track your results and make adjustments to get the most bang for your buck
Picture of Amanda Uhme Amanda Uhme Feb 10, 2022 11:01:00 AM

How to Operate During a Crisis: Tips & Resources for Businesses

Because Marketing Must Go On, here are some tips and resources related to leadership, communications and operations that we've found useful over the past few weeks.

They touch on and prioritize some of the core values we hold at LEVY and that we've used to guide our decisions during this challenging time: stability, quality, value and efficiency. By focusing on these values as we seek answers, we've found it easier to identify what solutions work best for us and our customers. 

We hope that they will help you to make your business thrive and make your marketing count.

Picture of Amanda Uhme Amanda Uhme Apr 14, 2020 12:24:20 PM

Make Your Marketing Count: 6 Steps on [HOW to Start Today]

One of the critical challenges I continue to hear from leaders of B2B companies is that they have little to no idea of how much any marketing campaign generates in orders and profits. Lots of great reports, but the bottom line is that we can't seem to correlate effort to payback. "Make Your Marketing Count" is all about accountability, responsibility, and results.
Picture of Francois Gau Francois Gau Mar 23, 2020 6:40:31 PM

3 Tips on What to Do to “Make Your Marketing Count”


Last week, in my previous blog, I talked about the WHY of Making Your Marketing Count. This week, we’ll dive into the WHAT, and next week we'll look at the HOW.

In my career, I learned a few lessons the hard way:

  • Understanding the magnitude of the growth challenge
  • Focusing quickly on what I could influence, and
  • Developing and executing on SMART objectives.

Below, we'll take an in-depth look at each of those factors.

Picture of Francois Gau Francois Gau Mar 16, 2020 3:15:47 PM

3 Reasons Why you Should Make your Marketing Count

 

About seven years ago, at a previous employer, my team and I were leading one of the most significant programs launched in the industry. It was disruptive, utterly different than any other competitor's offering, and aimed at an emerging demographic we weren't used to communicating with at the time.

Picture of Francois Gau Francois Gau Mar 7, 2020 8:01:57 AM
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