If you are just now joining in on our MSP Marketing covererstion make sure you check out our previous posts: "2020 MSP Marketing Guide Part 1 of 4: Your Marketing Budget", "2020 MSP Marketing Guide Part 2 of 4: The Bare Essentials" and "2020 MSP Marketing Guide Part 3 of 4: Launching IT Marketing Campaigns"!
Hopefully you aren't joining us midcoversation, but if you are, make sure you get caught up first by reading our blogs "2020 MSP Marketing Guide Part 1 of 4: Your Marketing Budget" and "2020 MSP Marketing Guide Part 2 of 4: The Bare Essentials" before continuing on.
Continuing our discussion from our previous blog, ”2020 MSP Marketing Guide Part 1 of 4: Your Marketing Budget”, let's discuss the basics of what your MSP’s marketing should entail.
In this four-part blog series, we’re going to talk about what it takes to market and grow your MSP. We’re going to look at this from the perspective of a small IT company, but expand outwards to be inclusive for more established managed service providers.
Throughout this series, we’re going to cover the following topics:
The world is ever-changing and the marketing world isn’t exempted from that steady change. To keep your marketing up-to-date, we’ve summarized five digital marketing trends that will be key in 2020. Let's look ahead!
Marketing has two umbrella classification that most methods fall under, inbound marketing and outbound marketing. Here are five inbound marketing methods that we recommend using to market your MSP!
Marketing your MSP may seem like a huge endeavor, or that you need to be a marketing mastermind to actually effectively market your business, but that is not true. If done right, marketing can be done without any stress or hassle. Where do you start? With a plan of course!
Every business owner wants to succeed with their business, not just skate by. Marketing is a crucial aspect for your MSP to be able to succeed. If not done properly, your business can - and most likely will - fail.
So, you have a brand new website that offers some pretty outstanding products/services, and now you have the expectation that it is going to sell, sell, sell. Great products, after all, are the best marketing you can have. Let me tell you first so you don’t have to hear it from someone else…that isnot enough.
Need more traffic to your site? Want to increase brand awareness? Could you use more email subscribers? Try a giveaway! Maybe you’ve tried to do one before, but did not see the results you were looking for. Would you be willing to try again if you were armed with some additional knowledge?
Getting a custom URL shortener branded to your MSP can bring you numerous benefits. We’ll tell you how by telling you a bit more about URL shorteners, and how you can use them to your advantage.
We recently wrote about the many benefits that your MSP can receive from blogging. However, you’re not going to achieve them if you’re not doing things right.
Here are some best practices that you need to follow if you want your MSP’s blogging efforts to be worth it:
Buzzword or not, branding is how you differentiate your MSP from other MSPs and is the thing that makes your business unique. Without uniqueness, why should anyone take an interest in your services? While having a recognizable brand is great, what happens when your personal brand overshadows your company’s brand?
When working to determine your marketing plan for the year, you may be overwhelmed at the many different options that you are faced with. There are so many choices! However, there’s one foundational strategy that you should start with if you want to propel the rest of your MSP marketing strategy forward: blogging.
Unsure where you’ve gone wrong when it comes to your MSP marketing efforts? Don’t worry; you’re not the only one. To help, we’ve put together a list of common mistakes that MSPs make when trying to promote their company, and what you can do to avoid falling prey to them.
Print marketing is alive and well, and sending direct mail pieces through the mail can be an effective way to target leads, prospects, and clients.
When you look up information about a local company, what device are you using to do so? More than likely, you use your smartphone - something that many business decision makers will be doing when looking for assistance with their company’s IT.
Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a great marketing strategy that any business - including a small to medium-sized MSP - would benefit from taking advantage of. The problem is that PPC is seen as this confusing, overcomplicated method that would be too difficult and expensive for a smaller business to handle.
Hootsuite is a social media marketing management tool that allows you to manage many social media platforms without having to login to each platform individually. It can help to increase your marketing strategies across your social media, with the ability to schedule posts and manage comments immediately. Hootsuite is a great new way for businesses to finally take advantage of social media for their marketing and not have to spend a ton of time doing it.
Imagine this: you’re talking with a business owner and potential client that could be quite lucrative for your MSP. This business owner is unfamiliar with the types of solutions that he needs to keep his business technology operational and protected from any potential threats.