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Strategic Connection: October 2012

This month's issue of Strategic Connection includes:

 Trade Show Marketing Strategy

Trades shows are likely one of the biggest marketing investments that you'll make all year and a great chance to meet face-to-face with your key prospects. Are you really sure you're getting the most out of these once-a-year opportunities?

Download our free e-book to learn:

  • Pre-trade Show Planning
  • At-show Strategies
  • Post-trade Show Marketing

Don't attend another trade show without being fully prepared to take advantage of the opportunity.

Free Website Report Card

Want to know where you rank in the major search engines for the most important keywords for your business? How about where your competitors rank for the same terms?

Rather than spending hours manually running searches, you can fill out our simple form and have a full report provided to you.

Digitize Your Business Cards Using These Apps

As much as marketers use digital tactics, one of the most tried and true marketing tactics still lives on in paper form – the business card. Tired of dealing with stacks of these around your office? Try out these handy apps to digitize your collection.

CMO Survey Indicates Marketing Spending on the Rise

According to the August 2012 edition of the CMO Survey, marketing spending is on the rise. As a percent of total company budgets, marketing budgets rose 40% (8.1% of total budget in February 2011 to 11.4% of total in August 2012). When looked at as a percentage of company revenues, there was a jump from 8.5% in February 2012 to 11% in August 2012. Read more about these increasing trends here.

The State of Online Advertising

Do marketers and consumers have differing ideas about effective advertising? Adobe’s recent “The State of Online Advertising” survey tackles that question by comparing the responses of marketers and consumers to a series of survey questions. Take a look at some of the most surprising results

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