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4 Reasons to Choose an Agency, (and 3 Reasons not to!)

4 Reasons to Choose an Agency, (and 3 Reasons not to!)

Jun 11, 2021 in CEO Coaching

Engaging with a results-driven marketing agency makes sense for a lot of reasons, but as an agency owner, I’ve taken a little bit of time to boil things down to our top 4.

Our Operating Principles

Our Operating Principles

Apr 27, 2021 by Photo of Chad ColtmanChad Coltman in Inside 454

As a company, we live to embody 3 simple principles in our culture: Make it Awesome, Make it Matter, Make it Happen. These statements shape our work and our relationships. 

Nobody Likes Their Leads

Nobody Likes Their Leads

Apr 14, 2021 by Photo of 454 Creative454 Creative in Lean Marketing Institute

Are you happy with the quality of your leads? Do you have clarity on how to define a lead and what stage of the customer journey you're engaging with each lead at? 

Making Sense of SEO

Making Sense of SEO

Feb 16, 2021 in Marketing Playbook

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) remains one of the top requests for digital marketing professionals today.  I find the topic to be full of snake oil salesmanship, with countless hours and dollars invested in efforts that will never yield a semblance of return on investment.  So what is SEO, what makes it effective and how do you properly execute a great SEO strategy?

The 4 Ps of Marketing

The 4 Ps of Marketing

Nov 04, 2020 by Photo of Paul BresendenPaul Bresenden in Lean Marketing Framework

Most marketing textbooks teach that marketing has four critical levers to articulate. These have become known as the 4Ps of marketing: product, pricing, placement, and promotion. 

Defining the Marketing Role

Defining the Marketing Role

Sep 28, 2020 by Photo of Paul BresendenPaul Bresenden in Lean Marketing Institute

Just as organizations need different skillsets from executive leadership teams as the organization evolves, the expectations and authority of the marketing executive should continue to evolve as the organization scales and competitive environments change. 

From Prospect to Promoter

From Prospect to Promoter

Sep 23, 2020

We love to learn (and teach) at 454 Creative!

Email Marketing Best Practices

Email Marketing Best Practices

Jul 14, 2020 by Photo of 454 Creative454 Creative

The world of email marketing can be overwhelming with a LOT of information to learn. Here's an overview of some of the most important things you should be considering when designing and building email campaigns!

The Truth About Yelp

The Truth About Yelp

Nov 30, 2015 in CEO Coaching

For customers, Yelp can be the difference between a great meal and a bad night. For business owners, it can be a repuation nightmare with a high cost. Find out the truth about Yelp and what you can do to protect your business.

Building a Successful Web Presence

Building a Successful Web Presence

Mar 16, 2011 by Photo of Paul BresendenPaul Bresenden in Lean Marketing Framework

There are a couple of golden rules to building your online presence, allowing you do remain trustworthy while keeping your customers happy.