A Template for How To Craft Your Own Positioning Message

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Smart Marketing Tip: Clearly Define Your Positioning Message Your positioning message distinguishes your offerings from other companies’ in a way that matters to customers, so they know why they should buy from you – and… Read more »

What Is a Positioning Message?

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Crouch in the northwest corner of the room, facing the wall, with your eyes closed and your arms covering your head. Well, that’s ONE kind of positioning message…but not the kind this post is about.… Read more »

A Value Proposition Template For Smart Marketers

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As we’ve said before at Barqar Marketing, bad marketers have no value proposition.  But bad marketers can also have an incomplete or inaccurate value proposition. Your value proposition informs every marketing communication you generate and… Read more »

Free Webinar – Positioning 101: How to Create a Strong Brand Message

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Have you ever wondered how some brands create raving (sometimes lunatic) fans while others falter? It’s not an accident. Companies that understand their unique position and value in the market can thrive. In order to… Read more »

Case Study: A Small Change to a Web Form Gets 10x The Leads

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  As marketers, we continually look for new ways to drive visibility, increase brand impressions, and earn clicks. But what happens when a big increase in traffic doesn’t yield more leads? We recently ran into… Read more »

Bad Marketers Have No Understanding (of Their Customers’ Needs)

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Smart marketing…is built around customer personas. Who is buying from you – and exactly how much do you know about them? What are your customers’ biggest challenges? What problems keep them up at night? If… Read more »

Bad Social Marketing Lacks Consistency

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Especially when it comes to results! Smart Marketing … is a process. Not an event. Would expect a vegetable garden to yield a great harvest if you didn’t tend it regularly? Of course not. Everyone… Read more »

Bad Social Marketers Lack Insights

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(Facebook Insights, that is!) Smart Marketing … uses social analytics to improve engagement. So, how smart a social marketer are you? See if you can answer these three questions: What was your competition’s most popular… Read more »

Is writing blog posts on my website worth the time and effort?

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We get the following questions a lot: “Is blogging really worth it?” “Do people really even read blogs anymore?” The short, and immediate, answer is “YES!”  But, here is why it makes so much sense to… Read more »

5 Must Ask Questions for a Marketing Agency Before Choosing

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  You’ve done your due diligence. After careful research into several marketing firms’ range of services, area(s) of specialization and track record, you’ve whittled down your list to two options. How do you decide which… Read more »