5 Simple Steps to Creating a Sticky 2011 Marketing Plan

A brand, spanking New Year is just around the corner. With a New  Year, we get a clean slate. A chance to start over and make this year even better than the last. But to do that, you need a plan. If you’re not sure how to get started, here are a few tips to help you do just that. This is a guest post I wrote for my friend, John Ellis‘ blog Sticky Sheep. Check out the post and then follow John and Sticky Sheep for more awesome tips about how to make your messages “stickier” in 2011. Enjoy and Happy New Year!

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Only a few more hours until the clock strikes midnight and we find ourselves in another year. Do you know what you want to accomplish in 2011? And I’m not talking about your year-after-year resolution to “get in shape” or make a few extra bucks. Have you taken the time to sit down and truly figure out what you want to achieve for you and your business?

If you’re serious about building a strong, sustainable business, you understand the importance of planning. However, that’s often easier said than done. Hectic schedules and day-to-day business tend to get in the way.

Have no fear! Even if you haven’t put a strategic marketing plan in place for 2011, it’s not too late to get started now. So, what are you waiting for? Here are simple five steps to kick you into high gear and help you develop a marketing plan that will generate results for your business.

To continue reading, head over to Sticky Sheep to check out the full post.

About Laura Click

Laura Click is founder and CEO of Blue Kite Marketing, a Nashville-based integrated marketing firm. In addition to being the lead blogger on the Blue Kite blog, Laura is a proud Mizzou alum, avid runner and dog lover. You can connect with Laura on Twitter at @lauraclick, on LinkedIn or Google Plus.