Marketing Matters, established in 1997, is a full service integrated marketing and public relations agency that works with clients in a variety of industries including consumer electronics and installed technologies. Our work is both B2B and B2C focused. We are seeking a creative, detailed, self-starting team member experienced in both public relations and marketing.
By @ColeenL from @MMattersPR I believe we all have an obligation to give back. That’s why I’m involved with both the CEDIA Professional Services Action Team and CEA’s Home Audio Division Board. When helping these organizations, naturally I migrate to the marketing and promotional tasks. It’s no surprise that both groups are using social media
Last year Leisure Creations Furniture approached Marketing Matters to improve the design of its 48-page product catalog. Leisure Creations felt its previous catalogs didn’t communicate the quality and design capabilities of its high-grade commercial pool and patio furniture. We worked with Leisure Creations to create great images of its furniture line, develop compelling and concise
In 1997 Kevin Costner starred in The Postman. If you’re not familiar, it was set in a post-apocalyptic America where Costner stumbles onto a USPS uniform wherin he begins an elaborate con game that ends up rebuilding America. During the flick, Costner has to lie and say that he’s been in touch with the (non-existent)
At a recent trade show, while talking with the president of a hopefully-soon-to-be-partner of Marketing Matters, he turned to me and posed a question: “so in your opinion, what does PR look like in 2011?” I spouted off an intelligible answer, but there was a lot I couldn’t cover in our brief chat. The answer,
QR stands for Quick Response code. You’ve seen them. It looks like a pixilated bar code and it appears on just about everything from magazine ads to posters, to the front of business doors or on the sides of trucks. They are read from the bar code scanner from any smartphone. We at Marketing Matters?
At Marketing Matters, we believe it’s very important for a company to have a mix of different tactics within a communication strategy. No one tool can provide every solution. One very important segment of any company’s communication mix should be advertising. Admittedly, some advertising can seem very costly, but if you pick the right audience
By Kyle E. Glass In this industry (as in most industries), it’s all about being profitable. One of the biggest parts of making money is finding the right person to sell it to. Generating sales leads is an on-going process, and at times can be a bit frustrating if you’re not marketing your business right.
I recently had the opportunity to contribute to CE Pro, a leading trade publication for the custom electronics industry, to offer distributors, resellers and retailers a few tips on how to take advantage of possible sales opportunities this season. The holiday season is the perfect time for integrators to connect with clients, both existing and
This is always an exciting time of year here at Marketing Matters. Our team is amping up for CEDIA Expo 2010, the industry’s largest custom electronics trade show. Catalogs, booth design, email blasts, promo goods, ads, shipping and receiving, press releases, etc.—you name it, we’re doing it. (Special props to Kyle Glass, our Public Relations/Marketing
If you’re like most businesses, you want to reach people, and you don’t have an unlimited marketing budget. Good news: Email marketing is still a great way to get your name in front of potential buyers. A relatively small investment can net solid returns – provided you do things right. Here are some of Marketing
If your company is exhibiting at CEDIA Expo 2010, I’m sure by now your team has had discussions that begin with the question, “what are we going to do to get people to our booth?” By now, I’m pretty sure you’ve come up with some awesome ideas ranging from product or cash giveaways (SWAG), special
While there are myriad types of media to promote your message, print ads still seem to be a relevant and effective tool, especially if you’re looking to reach B2B audiences, readers who rely heavily on trade journals for industry trends and business advice. The challenge is we’re all constantly bombarded with information via magazines,
Where do you begin to re-fill your pipeline? How do you keep it flowing with new prospects, especially when you get real busy again? How do you create a more dependable, steady sales cycle during these unsteady economic times? This post gives you practical tips on what you can do today to start filling your sales pipeline.