A colleague recently asked my advice about a five-figure advertising spend he was contemplating. Should he or shouldn’t he? We mapped out the risks vs. the rewards and also discussed alternatives. It turned out that he needed to ask a different set of questions entirely. 5 Questions To Ask Before Allocating Marketing Resources 1. What’s…

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Writing an about page for your website is hard. The reason we get stuck is because we worry about what we need to write, instead of focusing on why we need to write it in the first place. Remember it’s less about blowing your trumpet or filling whitespace with information and more about helping your…

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Your website’s about page is the place where prospective customers come to look you in the virtual eye and it’s also the most overlooked marketing opportunity you have. 3 Things Your Website’s About Page Must Do 1. Build trust. Think about the reasons we visit about pages. Mostly we want to get a sense of…

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How often do our potential customers come to us and invite us in? That’s exactly what happens when someone visits an about page, they are asking us to tell them more and most of the time we blow it. We spend billions of dollars and countless hours every year trying to get people’s attention and…

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Brand storytelling is complex. A brand story evolves over time and is a result of doing many things well. But there are still opportunities to start telling a better story in the short term. Here are three things you can do today to improve your brand story. 1. Create an ideal customer profile When was…

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Your about page is one of the most visited pages on your website. It’s the place where prospective customers decide if you’re right for them, and your best chance to convert more website visits to enquiries and more enquiries to customers. That’s why your about page copy is the most important sales copy you’ll ever…

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