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Pick up Speed with a Custom Dashboard Thanks to reams of new, whizzy online data, many creatively-bent marketers and advertisers are losing speed in by becoming buried under reports. Personally, I don’t think Google does a great job in making it easy for customers to figure out what they really need to know when it…

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What is marketing?

A real definition of marketing I’ve run across so many definitions of the word marketing, and I am always underwhelmed when I read them. Here’s one from dictionary.com: “The action or business of promoting and selling products or services.” It’s been 17 years today since I founded this business (and if I’m getting as old as…

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Strategic Marketing for 2013

A New Year, a fresh start! Our motto here at Tenato is “Think Forward. Move Forward.” So we thought we would provide some ideas and recommendations to help you think about the year ahead and how to find your focus. Here are 5 points to consider when planning your strategic marketing and promotional mix for…

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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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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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