A Resource for Energy Marketers

  • Marketing Is More Important Now Than Ever

    Posted on May 28, 2020

    Businesses and customers alike are facing financial stress during the COVID-19 situation. Everyone is facing similar problems, including layoffs, uncertainty, and general stress. What your customers are looking for at this time is support and communication from you. They’ve waited out the quarantine, they’ve spent more time on digital platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, […]

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    Steps Your Company Can Take to Keep Business on Track

    Posted on April 7, 2020

    Circumstances caused by the spread of COVID-19 across the world have caused many businesses to slow down or even come to a complete halt. In uncertain times, many small business owners are under pressure, which is why we at Consumer Focus™ Marketing have come up with some tips to help. These steps are actionable measures that your company can take to prepare to bounce back when restrictions are lifted and you are able to return to normal operations.

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    Make the Most of Your Direct Mail Marketing Campaigns

    Posted on February 25, 2020

    Contrary to popular belief, print marketing isn’t dead! In fact, with new innovations and digital advancements, print is more effective than ever when it comes to closing more sales. Keep reading to learn more about SmartMail: the latest revolution in combining print and digital marketing. What Is SmartMail? SmartMail is a program that allows businesses […]

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    Marketing Trends We’re Vouching for in 2020

    Posted on January 28, 2020

    We’re welcoming another year! And with another year comes new forecasts in the marketing industry. There’s plenty to look forward to and we’ve narrowed down the list to several key marketing initiatives that can help boost your business in the new decade. Read on to learn more about which marketing trends your company should utilize […]

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    Set Yourself up for Marketing Success in 2020

    Posted on December 18, 2019

    As 2019 comes to a close, business owners are preparing for vacation time celebrating with loved ones. Has your company started to think about your marketing plan for the coming year?

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    The Importance of Blogging for Business

    Posted on November 20, 2019

    Are you currently blogging on your business’s website? If you don’t have a blog or if you’ve let your regular blog publication schedule slip, it’s not too late to right the ship. Consumer Focus Marketing wants to fill you in on why blogging is so important for your business. Continue reading this blog post to […]

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    Pay-Per-Click Advertising in a Digital Marketing World

    Posted on October 15, 2019

    As the world becomes more and more digital, it’s important to stay on top of the changing times. Digital marketing holds a variety of different advertising methods for a range of budgets including a flat fee, cost per thousand, cost per view, and cost per click. The last method, more commonly known as pay-per-click advertising, […]

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    Print Isn’t Dead: Integrating Print Marketing with Digital Campaigns

    Posted on September 16, 2019

    Don’t dig a grave for print marketing campaigns just yet! Marketing professionals across the country agree that print still has a place at the table. In fact, print might be making a comeback! Read on to find out why you shouldn’t completely ditch print marketing efforts, and how print marketing can be used to strategically […]

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    Mix up Your Company’s Social Media Strategy

    Posted on August 20, 2019

    Social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram, are a great way to show your audience who you really are. The experts at Consumer Focus Marketing have compiled a list of tips to keep your social media posts sharp, engaging, and exciting for your customers, helping you secure a further reach and more sales. Increase […]

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    Marketing to Millennials

    Posted on July 15, 2019

    In 2018, Consumer Focus™ Marketing conducted several Millennial focus groups across the Northeast to gain insight on preferred marketing channels, consumption behaviors, attitude toward the energy industry, and interaction with products and services. So, what’s all the fuss about Millennials? The Millennial Generation consists of individuals born between 1982 and 1997. They represent 35% of […]

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    4 Environmentally Conscious Companies We Are Happy to Work With

    Posted on April 22, 2019

    There is always a choice when it comes to the companies you work with on a daily basis. On Earth Day this year, we are looking at four companies that are helping us to do business in a more eco-friendly way. Adobe Adobe is all about sustainability as a way of life. They believe that […]

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    Simple Ways to Get More Online Reviews

    Posted on February 26, 2019

    The stats are in! A whopping 95% of shoppers read online reviews before making a purchase.[1] This is just one of the many figures that prove that online reviews are critical for every business to have. So, what’s the fuss about online reviews? They make your business more appealing to potential customers and the Internet. […]

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    Consistency Is King: Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy

    Posted on October 22, 2018

    Keeping up with the latest marketing jargon can be overwhelming. What’s the fuss about Instagram and why is social media advertising a big deal all of a sudden? Before you get stuck in the details, take a step back and consider the foundations of your company’s online presence: your digital marketing strategy. Firstly, what exactly […]

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    3 Tips for Photographers of All Levels

    Posted on April 22, 2018

    The mission of shooting the perfect photo can be intimidating, thrilling, and rewarding all at once. Whether a hobby or profession, you want to take pride in your work! And while creativity almost certainly cannot be taught, skill can. If you’re looking for a few simple yet essential tips to refine your photography skills, read […]

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    The 5 Best Marketing Podcasts

    Posted on March 26, 2018

    Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge in the marketing world or enjoy some easy listening, these podcasts will help you understand what’s going on with your business’s marketing strategy. We’ve compiled a list of our five favorite informative and entertaining marketing-related podcasts. The best things about podcasts? They’re free, you can listen anywhere, and […]

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    How Your Website Could Be Hurting Your Business

    Posted on February 27, 2018

    When was the last time you updated your website? If it’s been a while, it’s been too long! Outdated or incorrect content can deter potential business from new and existing customers alike. Here are five reasons you need to update your website now: 1. Mobile Optimization While 91% of people use a PC or laptop […]

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    What Are Your Customers Saying about You?

    Posted on January 24, 2018

    During the busiest time of year, severe winter weather can throw a wrench into daily operations for any energy provider. This can cause disgruntled customers, not to mention more work on your plate! Don’t let customer satisfaction fall by the wayside. Online review management is a simple solution that will keep your reputation positive and […]

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    5 Reasons You Need to Plan Ahead for Winter Marketing

    Posted on October 27, 2017

    1. Reach customers when they need your service Communicate your message when the content matters the most to your audience. Setting your marketing strategy in advance will result in direct, engaging content that attracts customer attention based on what’s already on their mind, like blog posts about winter weather safety or email reminders to order […]

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    5 Tips to Improve Your Print Marketing Strategy

    Posted on October 16, 2017

    Who says print is dead? Get better results from your print marketing campaign in five easy steps. These proven tips will help create positive customer relationships, improve audience reach, and increase positive responses. 1. Know Your Target Audience Who are you trying to appeal to? A successful print campaign starts with identifying your audience. By […]

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    Is It Time to Rebrand Your Business?

    Posted on July 10, 2017

    The right brand should represent a company’s value and, of course, its offerings. What does your current brand say about your business? Are you an oil provider expanding into HVAC? Are you a residential fuel delivery service taking on commercial accounts? If your business is growing, it’s crucial to make sure your brand grows with […]

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