Reasons For Cloud-based Professional Services Marketing

Posted by Joelle Colosi on Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

As you may have found, having your head in the clouds can be a good thing. It can decrease stress and enable some of your best brainstorming. It turns out that using the cloud for marketing, works well for some of the same reasons. Marketing via cloud is device independent, so you can engage with colleagues and audiences, reference data and assets, from anywhere, anytime. 

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Topics: cloud, professional services marketing

Marketing Professional Services is Not a One-Night Stand

Posted by Joelle Colosi on Thu, Feb 21, 2013 @ 11:44 AM

Marketing professional services is not a casual client encounter.  Unlike businesses that sell products and have a short sales cycle, a firm offering professional services tends to take a relationship marketing approach.  Relationship marketing acknowledges the value of long-term client relationships by providing valuable, rich content that goes deeper than the typical sales promotion.  

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Topics: content marketing, relationship marketing, professional services marketing

Blog Post or Press Release? A Professional Services Marketing Guide

Posted by Joelle Colosi on Tue, Nov 06, 2012 @ 10:34 AM

Every firm wants to attract attention and portray their services and experiences in a favorable light. Blog posts and press releases cover a range of company messages. These tools are communication methods for maintaining a positive image and essential to building a solid reputation. 

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Topics: blogging, professional services marketing, public relations

Optimizing Blog Posts for Professional Services Marketing

Posted by Joelle Colosi on Fri, Nov 02, 2012 @ 07:59 AM

Are you starting to generate blog content for your firm? While you're drafting material, it is important to optimize each post to attract the attention of desired audiences.  A blog post is an effective communication tool for providing information that will enhance and stimulate business development efforts. As you increase the number of posts, you will see an an increase in blog traffic and increase the probability of converting a site visitor into a prospective client.

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Topics: content marketing, blogging, professional services marketing

Traditional Marketing Methods “Out” - Inbound Marketing Methods “In”

Posted by Joelle Colosi on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 06:15 AM

Over the past five years, the marketing playbook for professional services has changed. Professional services marketers are working feverishly and at breakneck speed. High stress coupled with tight deadlines are always factors in the industry’s traditional marketing methods.  Traditional methods tend to be in the form of print collateral including brochures, statements of qualification, postcards, and any other media marketers gratuitously provide to prospective clients.  These methods often suffer from a mismanaged message due to intensive labor, cost constraints and focus on collateral production.

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Topics: content marketing, inbound marketing, professional services marketing

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