2020 was tough. I was often close to losing it and breaking down. The stress of the pandemic, the company, and my family’s health and happiness certainly took a toll.
I have to admit something. I am a complete nerd. Star Wars, Star Trek (anything space, really), and Harry Potter are just a few of my favorites. So much so that I have read the Harry Potter books twice now. You know this and can now make a personal connection, a personalized outreach to connect. Even if I don’t know you, I will most likely open the email or read an article if you tap into my nerdom.
If ramping up content production is your goal, a thriving blog has to be a top priority for your marketing team. If you aren't utilizing your blog the way you should, you could be missing out on an opportunity to comment on industry “hot topics” and establish your position as an authority in your space. Regular blogging increases traffic, improves your credibility online, and supplements your website to improve conversions and sales in the long term.
Detailed, in-depth buyer personas provide a foundational understanding of your prospective customers' wants, needs, and personalities. You should know how to share your buyer personas properly with the different departments whose work affects customer experiences.
There is no easy way around it. The Coronavirus has hit many industries hard and some will have to fight hard to bounce back.