18 Aug 5 Signs You Need A Marketing Agency to Take Over Your Promotions
Are you an entrepreneur wondering if your business could do better by hiring a marketing agency? Do you think it’s about time that you stop your individual efforts and let experts take over your branding and promotional tasks for you?
Here are 5 signs to know it’s time:
Sales are stagnant.
You know your business requires experts if there’s already a well-established market for your services or products, but zero sales. Several marketing agencies offer a free consultation or marketing audits, and they can offer you suggestions on how-to pick sales up.
The to-do list keeps piling up.
We get it. You are managing customers, handling sales, creating content, writing newsletters, offering consultations, and paying bills. As a founder of your business, it’s understandable where you’re coming from and quite natural to get caught up doing the most important things.
Hiring a marketing agency will allow you to stay on top of your sales targets as well as keep your brand image stable at the same time.
You can’t channel your inner marketer.
Does the thought of creating content intimate you? Maybe all the ideas that you’ve come up so far, are from the 60s. Don’t worry if you cannot channel your inner marketer. It is impossible to be great at everything. Handling a self-sustaining business is a behemoth task in itself.
Don’t overwhelm it with unrealistic expectations of a soaring marketing strategy too. When in doubt, request the services of a competent marketing agency.
You wonder what’s working and what isn’t.
Got a sudden surge of leads but don’t know the original source? It’s likely that you’re wasting your time on ineffective marketing strategies and squandering potential lead opportunities. If you cannot answer what marketing efforts are paying off, it’s time to hire a marketing agency.
You lack the budget for an in-house team.
You’d love to hire an in-house marketing team, but being a small business, you lack the necessary budget. With a marketing agency, you can leverage the expert services of inbound marketing specialists, editors, social media managers, content writers, graphic designers, and PPC specialists – for the cost of one employee.
Have you ever hired a marketing agency? How was your experience? Share with us in the comments below.