Four States Small Business Blog

What is Inbound Marketing?

Posted by Kylie Davis on January 10, 2023 at 8:10 AM
As we've discussed on this blog, numerous tools, such as the   SWOT analysis, can help you visualize, plan, and hone your business's strategy and tactics. This week, we'll be looking at yet another way of looking at your business to increase sales and retain customers: inbound marketing. Inbound marketing is a perfect tool for synchronizing all parts of your business for growth.

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing

4 Ways to Build a Long-Term Marketing Strategy

Posted by Brett James on October 18, 2022 at 7:00 AM
As we move into the holiday season and, ultimately, the new year, now is a great time to take stock of your business and marketing goals. Whether this is your first time marketing your business or you've been at it for many years, annual vision casting and planning is a necessary and rewarding event. To aid in the process, we want to offer some tips to get you started on your marketing strategy creation or renewal. 

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Marketing ROI, Branding

5 Ways to Boost Your Recruitment Marketing Efforts

Posted by Mark Zimmer on July 26, 2022 at 7:00 AM
Recruitment is a challenge for many employers right now, and as a small business owner, building a qualified and dedicated team can be daunting. But even as   the U.S. labor market continues its tumult from the disruptions of the last few years, rest assured, you can still attract qualified employees. Using tried and true recruitment marketing methods, you can make your case to good job candidates and get those applications rolling in. 

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Recruitment

What is Integrated Marketing?

Posted by Jeannette Royle on June 28, 2022 at 7:00 AM
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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Radio Advertising, BrandsFormation, Digital Marketing, Branding

Is Your Business Using Email Marketing to Grow?

Posted by Pam Larimore on April 12, 2022 at 7:00 AM
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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing

5 Things to Expect from a Local Marketing Partner

Posted by Pam Larimore on July 27, 2021 at 7:00 AM
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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Marketing ROI, Joplin Market, Advertising

Traditional and Digital Marketing in the Buyer's Journey

Posted by Brett James on June 15, 2021 at 7:15 AM
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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Marketing ROI

What You Need to Know About Direct Mail with Geofencing

Posted by Jeannette Royle on September 23, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Direct mail is a tried and true advertising tactic that continues to generate a strong return on investment. When combined with geofencing, direct mail advertising can have an even higher rate of success. This strategic method of advertising allows businesses a better opportunity to get their brand in front of their ideal consumer directly. Are you ready to start enhancing your direct mail marketing strategy with geofencing? Here's what you need to know. 

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Topics: Integrated Marketing

What is traditional marketing?

Posted by Jeannette Royle on April 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM

This view holds that traditional marketing is noted for its focus on product, price, place, and promotion -- the 4Ps.  These 4Ps were designed to guide marketers as they developed strategies for growth.  Some marketers are suggesting that the 4Ps be expanded to include other factors such as process and people to make the traditional 4Ps fit into a digital marketing strategy.

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Digital Marketing, Advertising

9 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

Posted by Jeannette Royle on February 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Do you know how to reliably get traffic? 

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Social Media, Digital Marketing