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NEDMA’s Marketing Technology Summit: Seven Key Takeaways

Posted by Ingrid Gonzalez on Nov 03, 2016


BKM had a great time exhibiting at NEDMA’s Marketing Technology Summit yesterday at Boston University - especially running our cornhole challenge! If you attended we hope you enjoyed the day-long event that offered insights into the latest techniques and technologies that can be leveraged to create successful marketing initiatives.

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Topics: NEDMA, digital

How to Improve your Marketing Messages Using Buyer Personas

Posted by Ingrid Gonzalez on Sep 15, 2016

Who visits your website (or doesn’t)? What content should you highlight to get the right people there? Do you really know and understand who your buyers are in order to target them effectively?

These questions and many more can be answered when you establish buyer personas for your business. It’s vital to segment your audience and truly understand their needs, challenges, concerns and goals in order to create more powerful marketing initiatives that drive results.

In order to get started, you need to define and understand your company’s value proposition. What do you offer your customers that others can’t? What challenges do you solve for them? While this isn’t always easy, you may end up learning something about your business that you didn’t realize! And don’t worry - we’ll provide you with some tips and ideas on how to get the process started. But first, let’s take a step back and explain what buyer personas are and why they are so important.


What are buyer personas?

Buyer personas are defined as fictional and generalized representations of your ideal potential customers. The strongest buyer personas are based on data and market research, which has been conducted through insights from your customer base.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing

Can you reach your sales goals without direct mail?

Posted by Ingrid Gonzalez on Aug 25, 2016

Best ways to use direct mail in 2016

Marketing blogs and trade journals create endless gigabytes of content about online marketing techniques, yet many marketers continue to rely on direct mail as a primary tactic for generating sales. In fact, several BKM Marketing clients have dramatically increased their mail volumes this year within their marketing mix because it provides them with the best return on investment compared to other less predictable channels. 

Consider these facts:

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Topics: direct mail, Direct Marketing