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Make a Strong Impression with Eye-Catching Web Design

A memorable impression is a great website’s first attribute. Powered by eye-catching design and strategic brand messaging, great web design can separate your company from the competition while providing a sense of instant credibility amongst your visitors. Great web design is more than a talented designer in front of a computer. It starts by understanding your business model and researching where you stack up amongst competitors... followed by strategy, enforcement or creation of brand standards, creative meetings, client discussion, mockups and finally… design mastery. Tips for Your Web Design To achieve the best results, consider these tips when going through [...]

By | 2018-08-10T15:10:48+00:00 August 10th, 2018|

Project Recap: Slick Locks Website

Take a peek at our latest client website project to go live, www.slicklocks.com. If you're looking for the only drill-free commercial vehicle locking system on the market, this mobile-friendly e-commerce website is the place to go to make a purchase. Does Your Website Need a Facelift? A memorable impression is a great website’s first attribute. Powered by eye-catching design and strategic brand messaging, great web design can separate your company from the competition while providing a sense of instant credibility amongst your visitors. Great web design is more than a talented designer in front of a computer. It starts by understanding [...]

By | 2018-08-08T15:38:09+00:00 August 8th, 2018|

A Comparison of Marketing Automation Platforms (MAPs)

Long buy cycles. Extremely busy salespeople. Digital consumers… These are some of the primary reasons that marketing in 2018, particularly in the B2B sector, is so difficult. They’re also the reasons marketing automation has become such a valuable tool to companies looking to do a better job of staying in touch with leads and more effectively progressing them down the sales funnel. Because it’s such a hot topic and a tool companies should at the very least have a basic understanding of, marketing automation has been the focus of several of our previous blog posts: Marketing Automation: An Automated Salesperson [...]

By | 2018-07-30T19:37:12+00:00 August 1st, 2018|

Commercial Printing: Not Dead, Just Evolving

Navigating the volatile commercial printing landscape can leave you confused and frustrated. A rapidly decreasing number of traditional “print shops,” a daunting vista of low-quality online sources and the influx of propaganda proclaiming that “Print is Dead” make the decision of what to print and who to trust a challenge. For clarity, read the rest of this post for insight that will hopefully make your decision a little easier. Tips for Your Commercial Printing Maximize your ROI by following these tips: Seek Perfect Fit Job Matching — Certain sources offer in-house production capabilities but also have external contacts they can [...]

By | 2018-07-30T19:37:49+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

Middleton Doors Organic SEO: Increasing Organic Website Traffic

From an Unknown to the Top of Google Adventure Marketing Solutions was hired by Middleton Doors (Overhead Door Company of Joliet), a provider of residential and commercial garage door products and services, to increase website traffic by improving their website’s search ranking. The site had zero organic traffic prior to the start of the project. That changed after Adventure took over management of the website and implemented various on-page and off-page SEO tactics. The project lasted 1 year until satisfactory results were achieved and it was evident the site’s keyword rankings were stable. For this project, Adventure was successful in: [...]

By | 2018-07-30T19:38:11+00:00 July 18th, 2018|

Meet the Employee: Chris Penhale

We have an Army of Experts ready to go to work for you. Our "Meet the Employee" posts give you the chance to learn a little more about them. Today, we feature Partner & Marketing Strategist Chris Penhale. WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT WORKING AT ADVENTURE?  For as long as I can remember I’ve had an entrepreneurial spirit. I love creating, building, strategizing & ultimately providing solutions that satisfy a desired end. Those passions & that spirit are applied daily at Adventure, where our own growth & success is a direct byproduct of our team’s collective ability to earn [...]

By | 2018-07-30T19:38:45+00:00 July 16th, 2018|

Marketing Quick Tip: Voice of Customer

Just because you have a smart sales team that knows your buyers, doesn’t mean their gut instinct is always right. Validate the hypotheticals with voice of customer. Take the psychographic documentation from your Persona Profile Report, and reword each of your hypotheticals into questions. For example, if you determine one of your Value Propositions is your company’s ability to make the most durable products, rephrase to ask “What values do you find in our products, and why did you choose us?” Follow suit rewording each hypothesis, then use an unbiased third party to interview your clients and ask the questions. [...]

By | 2018-06-28T18:11:57+00:00 June 28th, 2018|