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Nathalie Godoy

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Take me off the List!

Take me off the List!

      The last thing a dealer wants to hear is “take me off of your marketing list.” Each and every time you get th…

Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Selling a consumer a large ticket item like a car, truck, or SUV comes with a degree of understandable skepticism for the buyer. Consider the importanc…

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

If you’ve been reading my pieces for the last few months, you’ve probably noticed how passionate I am about branding. By branding every aspect of your …

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Last month, the was our top blog. So we decided to interview Sales Humor creator Ken Kupchik to get learn more about his successful social media platforms,…

Is Your VDP Your MVP?

Is Your VDP Your MVP?

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Digital Skills Need Old Marketing Knowledge

Although digital marketing has been around for some time now, it's exponential growth in being used by a majority of businesses is relatively recent.  There is a danger that many "old school" marketers may one day be rendered worthless due to lack of digital skills and knowledge.  However, another danger exists of new, digitally driven marketers not knowing the ropes of traditional marketing enough to take full advantage of the channels available.

Traditional marketers have built up techniques, nuances and best practices over many years.  Just because digital skills are now relevant and in demand does not mean that this wealth of marketing knowledge can just be ignored.  Although people consume marketing through many new digital sources, the visual art of branding a company is still key.  The trick is combining this old knowledge with digital skills that help these practices adhere to the rules of new media.

Although having digital skills is a must in today's advertising environment, classic principles such as a basic sales funnel, awareness advertising versus zero moment of truth delivery and telling a story with a brand still apply.  The digital marketing landscape can only be best utilized when classic marketing principles are adapted.

Old-fashioned marketing and storytelling is just as important today as it has ever been.  What are some "old school" ideas that you all use to compliment your digital marketing efforts?

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