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Promotional Mix

What is a Promotional Mix? In business theory, you have probably heard of the “4 P’s” of marketing: Product, Price, Place and Promotion. Promotion means “Promotional Mix” and it determines what actions you will need to take to reach your target customers and get your offerings into the market. Or, put plainly, it’s also about…

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As Google gets better, SEO matters less

I had an interesting training session with Jeremy Kitson of Pixel Science the other day.  Since I’ve been handling a lot of Tenato’s content development, I decided I should not only read online and offline sources on SEO (which stands for “search engine optimization” – activities to help a site rank higher in search engines)…

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10 Tips for Developing a Creative Company Name

When it comes to developing or finding a company name, few people want to sit down and start reading a dictionary. In fact, the beginning of creating a great brand is to start with research and strategy, and to define what really makes you stand out from your competitors. But once that’s done and you know…

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How to Build Revenue and Sales Forecasts

  Developing a sales or revenue forecast can feel a lot like trying to magically see into a crystal ball – and is one of the most difficult aspects of creating a strategic marketing plan.   After all, if you don’t know how much revenue you’re aiming for, how will you know how much to spend…

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How to Market a Restaurant, Hotel, or Attraction: 10 Helpful Tips

We just became the newest members of Tourism Calgary!   This is going to be an excellent way to build on our hospitality marketing base.  So, we thought we’d give you some fresh and original marketing tips, designed for attracting visitors to your exciting destination. Do-it-yourself market research.   Have you asked anyone you trust to mystery…

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Pricing Professional Services

Our Own First-Hand Lesson in Pricing Strategic Marketing Services It seems even a so-called guru can learn from her clients, and in this case I refer to “yours truly”.  I hope this doesn’t mean I’m not a guru – I’ll just take it that I’m still a humble guru!  You know, like my “Keychain Yoda”! …

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