Use the free Business Best Practice Benchmarking Toolkit to find the strengths and weaknesses in your business practices, identify the key gaps that are holding your business back and develop your own business improvement plan
Benchmarking best practice Marketing Tactics
All of our individual marketing tactics are regularly reviewed and we consistently seek out and employ best practice to ensure that we are achieving the best possible ROI on our marketing spend. #marketing
The Marketing Tactics Benchmark is a subset of the Marketing Benchmarking Pillar. It has been included to help you ensure that your business is getting the best possible return on each of your individual marketing activities.
How to assess your business against this benchmark
- Identify those marketing tactics you are currently using in your business and which you are concerned may not be delivering the optimum return on your investment.
- Google Adwords
- Workshops and Presentations
- Public Relations
- Content Marketing
- Social Media Marketing
- Video marketing
- Email Marketing
- Something else?
- Get in touch: We’ll provide you with an independent, obligation free, no charge assessment of how your selected marketing tactics are performing along with recommendations on how you may be able to improve.*
*The Fine Print
To receive this assessment you must have a business turning over a minimum of $240,000 per year ($20K per month). SMART-Connect Advisors reserve the right to refuse to perform the assessment.
Meet the SMART Connect Marketing Advisors
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Best Practice Marketing Strategies Resource Library
Benchmarking best practice in a variety of marketing strategies and tactics relevent to SME businesses
Approx time to read: less than 3 minutes Key Take Aways: Describes the difference between a landing page and a website Explains how they are used differently and when to use them Discusses the implications for online marketing strategies...read more
Approx time to read: 3 minutes Key Take Aways: Google has decided it was time to say goodbye to AdWords and welcome Google Ads, but did anyone actually notice? And what does it mean for you? Google Ads will become the new brand representing the full range...read more
Approx time to read: Less than 3 minutes Key Take Aways: Three key points to improve the effectiveness of brochures as a marketing tool Consistency and repetition - one round of brochures is never enough. Call to action - make sure that your brochures...read more
SEO is a tricky beast. Like so many digital services and products in the internet age, it’s often a hard one to understand. Unless you’re an informed purchaser, things can get pretty ugly. Luckily, at least on the surface, SEO or Search Engine Optimisation...read more
Get the basics right and your marketing and sales efforts will work…period!!!! Synergy48 Business Advisor Ian Bosler from Intertype explains: Why the traditional “sales funnel” thinking is flawed and costing businesses serious dollars; Attract, Sell and...read more
Everyone says that content is king. YES it is important, but it's no good to anyone if it's not optimised. Synergy48 Group best practice Digital Marketing and SEO Advisor Ian Hopkinson explains: How Google Ranks a Brand Online; The Philosophy of SEO and...read more
Is your Google Adwords Agency doing enough for you? The measurement is in the results and outcomes being generated. Synergy48 best practice Google Adwords Advisor Tony Sambell explains.. How to Avoid Costly Google Adwords Mistakes; Some basic Google...read more
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