Top Marketing Tools for Your Business {Podcast}

Episode 10: Top Marketing Tools for Your Business

Regular readers of the blog know that I regularly beat the drum for marketing strategy. Building a marketing strategy must always come before you dive into the tactics.

But, once you have that strategy in place, it’s your job to figure out the best way to implement it.

And that’s where marketing tools come in.

The right marketing toolkit can be a difference maker for your business. With the proper marketing tools, you can be far more effective and efficient when implementing your marketing plan.

Better results, faster.

That’s something you want, right?

If so, you’re going to love this week’s show.
 In this episode, Stan and I peel back the curtain to share some of our favorite marketing tools that help us do our jobs better.

These tools save us time and give us incredible insights to make better decisions with our marketing. We geek out in this show and discuss our favorite marketing tools, how they work and why you should give them a try.

Must-Have Marketing Tools

Here is what we covered in this week’s episode:

  • Why tools aren’t a substitute for marketing strategy.
  • Why you must know the problem you’re trying to solve before selecting the right tool; and
  • Our favorite marketing tools for:
    • Marketing automation;
    • Social media management;
    • Email marketing;
    • Lead management;
    • Writing;
    • Graphics;
    • Content idea management;
    • Content curation;
    • Online payments;
    • Competitive research; and
    • Website analytics.

Check out the show notes on The Marketing Huddle to get the full list of tools we talked about on the show.

This Week in Marketing:

We also
 Facebook’s latest algorithm change that gives greater visibility to video and what this means for marketers.

Listen to the Show

Ready to listen to the show? Get it here.

For additional show notes and resources, visit The Marketing Huddle website. And, don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes to snag The Marketing Huddle playbook! These will likely go quickly, so leave your review today and
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We hope this week’s show helps you build your own marketing toolkit. We can’t wait to hear how these various tools work for you!

I’d love to know – what are YOUR favorite marketing tools? Leave your favorites in the comments or
 send us a tweet at @MktgHuddle. We’d love to hear from you!

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Laura Click

Laura Click

Laura Click is brand strategist, speaker, podcaster and the founder of Blue Kite. Learn more about Laura and her work at Blue Kite.

2 replies on “Top Marketing Tools for Your Business {Podcast}”

Great episode! You have covered most of the ones I use – many of which you introduced me to. 🙂 Another favorite of mine for analytics is SumAll.

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