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How Much Should You Budget For Marketing In 2021?

Posted November 18, 2020
13 minute read
We regularly update the following post with the latest information pertaining to Digital Marketing Budgets. Last update: November 2020 (note: this information has been updated to include adjustments resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, but further changes could be needed as the long-term impact become more clear.) This article provides information that can guide you about how to budget for marketing and where to invest your marketing dollars. Included in this article are:
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Topics Marketing budgets, Advertising, Internet Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Online Marketing, Marketing Automation, Social Media, Display Advertising, Digital Marketing

How Much Should Credit Unions Spend on Advertising?

Posted October 1, 2020
4 minute read
As one of the most effective tactics to build brand awareness and drive new memberships and loan applications, advertising commonly consumes a large portion of a credit union marketing budget. The advertising landscape has changed drastically over the last several years. There are now numerous options across both the traditional and digital advertising world, and credit unions must be strategic in how they distribute their advertising budget.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Credit Union Marketing

How Much Should Manufacturers Budget for Marketing in 2021?

Posted September 29, 2020
7 minute read
We regularly update this article with the latest information pertaining to marketing budgets for manufacturers. Last update: September 2020 (note: this information has been updated to include adjustments resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, but further changes could be made as the long-term impact become more clear.) We continue to provide advice about online marketing budgets in a variety of industries, and over the last several years we have been partnering with more manufacturing companies to help them generate leads and sales. Based on industry-provided research and our own experience, we’ve identified a realistic marketing budget calculation for manufacturing companies who are ready to more fully leverage the internet to generate business.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Digital Marketing, Manufacturing Marketing

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Manufacturing Marketing Agency?

Posted July 24, 2020
6 minute read
Right now, manufacturers around the world are partnering with marketing agencies to help develop strategies that will fuel their growth and generate more revenue. These partnerships are initiated because marketing agencies offer a cost-efficient, one-stop-shop for many of the marketing services that a manufacturer needs to succeed in the long-term.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Manufacturing Marketing

Credit Union Marketing Budgets: How To Handle Budget Fluctuations

Posted June 30, 2020
4 minute read
Many factors can impact a credit union’s marketing budget. When something does happen, it’s critical to have a ready-to-go plan to address either the increase or decrease quickly. You don’t want to see any drop in your traffic, but the right decisions can improve ROI no matter if you have less or more to spend. The key is to do what it takes to reduce any negative impact on your organization’s revenue. How is that possible?
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Topics Marketing budgets, Credit Union Marketing

2020 Digital Marketing Budget Calculator

Posted January 20, 2020
1 minute read
Our digital marketing budget calculator has been updated for 2020 budget planning. Featured in HubSpot's article, 9 Handy Business Calculators That'll Make Your Life Easier, our free calculator incorporates the latest projections for marketing spending in 2020.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Digital Marketing

How to Set a Realistic Social Media Advertising Budget

Posted September 3, 2019
8 minute read
Originally published April 2017. Updated July 2018. Is your business struggling to achieve social media success? Is your company thinking about taking the plunge into social media advertising? Are you getting beat by competitors and looking for a new social media strategy? Companies across the world have had success advertising on social platforms, but others have fallen flat on their face.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Social Media

[Video] How much to budget for marketing in 2019

Posted October 25, 2018
1 minute read
Our recent Facebook Live broadcast offered guidance on setting an overall marketing budget, a digital marketing budget, and how to allocate that digital budget across channels to maximize your ROI.
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Topics Marketing budgets

How Much To Spend On Marketing in 2018 [Recording]

Posted November 7, 2017
1 minute read
How much should your company spend on marketing in 2018? On a recent Facebook Live, we discussed some of the factors impacting marketing budgets for 2018. From what has transpired in 2017, what's projected in 2018, to what is working best in digital marketing and what to pull back on, our broadcast covers many of the considerations when finalizing your marketing spend for 2018.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Digital Marketing

Security Company Marketing Budgets [Recording]

Posted October 19, 2017
1 minute read
In our recent survey of security providers, the most common marketing challenge was generating new quality leads, followed by figuring out where to focus marketing efforts. Of course the latter is all about figuring out the best way to bring in those all important quality leads, at the best ROI. Many security companies aren't sure what they'll need to spend on marketing to generate results and where they should focus those funds.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Security Company Marketing