Whether you know exactly where you want to take your marketing strategy or aren't sure where to start, we'll help outline your needs, define goals, brainstorm ideas and determine an effective way to make it happen within a budget that works for you. Our consulting services are designed to lay the foundation for a successful project, whether it's an ecommerce site, email campaign or Facebook promotion.
Think of it as the coffee-and-donuts phase. Whether you're looking to hire us to manage and maintain your marketing program, or you need guidance and recommendations for running your own program, we'll start by learning about your business so that we can generate ideas, explore opportunities, uncover limitations and develop strategies that will meet business goals and expectations.
As with any successful undertaking, the only way to be sure you're getting what you want is to follow the old cliché...
With a thorough planning and consulting process, we help you avoid the harrowing omissions, miscommunications or differences in expectations that can derail a project. Before you invest a single cent in a website, database, brochure mailing or email newsletter, we will define and document your business requirements to ensure that your project stays on track, on budget, and meets or exceeds your expectations and objectives. As part of the consulting process, we will...
Depending on your business and the scope of your project, consulting may require as little as a few hours or as many as a few months. With your feedback, we will refine project specifications and marketing strategies until all the bases are covered and you're happy with the result.
After an initial consultation we will recommend a budget for consulting that reflects the project scope so you'll have a starting point. But the amount of time we invest is up to you. The end result will be a project plan you can sink your teeth into and marketing ideas and avenues that may never have occurred to you.
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An unplanned or under-planned project is the fastest way to a bad project that costs more and takes longer to complete than a good one. Before the hands-on work begins, spend time discussing, imagining, brainstorming, playing devil’s advocate and documenting your project goals, needs, expectations and specifications. You may be anxious to start seeing pretty designs or printed brochures, but marketing that’s not part of the big picture is just busywork. Stop, think and plan first and success will follow naturally.