Blog Archive

What Your Business Needs to Weather Any Hardship
February 3, 2021
Every business will face difficult times over the course of its existence. What makes a good business stand apart from the others is the way they are able to weather those difficult times and come out even stronger. By building a strong foundation for your business you can prepare yourself to make it through any storm life may throw your business’s way.
How Your Business Should Invest in Marketing in 2021
January 15, 2021
As we move into the new year, it is a great time to think about your marketing plans for your business moving forward. 2020 has brought many challenges, and as we move past this year into the future, there are many things you can do to market your business in a way that will overshadow the difficulties of the year before.
How to Get the Word Out About Your Holiday Sales Event
December 4, 2020
The holidays are a great time to host sales events and get customer involvement but getting the word out can often be challenging. Luckily, we live in a time with a variety of methods to attract customers and make your holiday sales event as well attended as possible.
Why Your Business Needs SEO to Be Successful
November 20, 2020
Why invest in SEO? SEO, or search engine optimization, improves the quality and quantity of website traffic to your site. Improving your SEO helps new customers find your business through search results as well as establish the credibility of your business.
Why You Shouldn’t Abandon Direct Mail
August 10, 2020
Snail mail is dead, right? Actually, that's quite wrong. For all the talk about the importance of shifting away from direct mail to digital, direct mail is still popular and routinely used. It is opened and, in many cases, looked at more closely than any digital advertisement. Abandoning direct mail would be a foolish move...
Why Making a Difference Should Be Part of Your Company's Brand
August 10, 2020
Businesses rely on their brand to create an identity for themselves that separates their company from their competition. Branding your business is an ongoing process that warrants careful thought and consideration. An increasingly popular trend in branding is emphasizing how your company makes a difference, and for good reason.
Innovation in Marketing: It Starts with the Relationship
October 22, 2019
Is it your year to ditch the broken system? Your year to find an agency relationship that acknowledges your business’ needs and drives it to excellence? Explore how we are working to innovate the agency-client relationship and what it means for you.
The Importance of Diversification
October 22, 2019
What’s more satisfying than a big-ass holiday meal? Nothing, and that goes for your marketing too. See what it takes to create the biggest, most kick-ass meal you can in the latest edition of the MKTG Mindset.
When Being Different Goes Right
October 22, 2019
If you’ve watched more than a few hours of TV in the past 10 years, you’ll likely recognize the aloof, swarthy spokesperson for Dos Equis beer: The Most Interesting Man in the World. This dashing older gentleman half-heartedly endorses the company’s offerings with the saying, “I don’t always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer Dos Equis.” The Most Interesting Man in the World campaign was an awesome success. In fact, stats came out a while back stating that the company achieved 3x the sales growth from this marketing effort…
The Value of the Right Marketing Partner
August 7, 2018
What makes a valuable marketing partner? Notice above that I didn’t use the word “agency” or “expert?” Instead, I used the word “partner,” and I meant it. You may not realize it, but when you start shopping for marketing agencies to work with, what you’re actually looking for is an organization who will look out for your needs, help you make appropriate, useful decisions, and put your company’s success at the top of its priorities. Sounds pretty logical, right? Why would you hire someone who was only looking out for their bottom line?
The Value in Creating a True Brand Identity
June 7, 2018
In the world of marketing, buzzwords are like mosquitos on a camping trip - constantly flying around, causing frustration, and ultimately making you confused as to their purpose for existing in this universe. The word “brand identity” is a buzzword on the same level as those pesky insects - constantly flitting about, seen far too often (without being truly understood), and an absolutely imperative part of your business’ ecosystem. Read More...
‍What Should We Do?
December 12, 2017
What Can the Mirata Advantage do for you?
June 27, 2017
Retainers? No thank you. The Mirata Advantage offers you an agency partnership with no drawbacks.
The Value of a Partner You Can Count On.
June 20, 2017
Marketing can be a complicated world. Read about how the value of an experienced partner can help show you the way.
Why I Started My Own Agency
June 20, 2017
Being on both sides of the desk really gave me a unique outlook on marketing and the agency business. Read about my experiences and what lead me to creating Mirata Marketing.