Ever since Built to Last was published in 1994, companies have been “core value” happy. Walk into almost any corporate office and you’re bound to see words like INTEGRITY, TEAMWORK, and this a good one, QUALITY, displayed on lackluster decals. Actually, there’s a better chance that you’ll gloss right over them – but they are there. Attempting to implement core values in this way is not only ineffective, but potentially harmful to your business. Thankfully, there is a more effective alternative- guiding principles.
Guiding Principles: Laying the Tracks for Your Business
Posted on Oct 06, 2020 by John Paulsen
The Official Web Design Process of HMG Creative
Posted on Aug 07, 2020 by James Trumbly
Throughout all of our projects, we strategically plan every step before it is taken. Tried and true, we’ve built our meticulous web design process on one rule: no shortcuts. Think of it like Kevlar – strong enough to get the job done, yet flexible enough to fit around anything. Ultimately, we have designed this process to protect what goes inside of it. Continue Reading →
Six Website Upgrades to Improve your Conversion Rates
Posted on Jan 29, 2020 by Johnny Jeffers
Conversion rate optimisation (CRO) is something that businesses of all sizes need to start taking more seriously. As your digital marketing and SEO efforts become more sophisticated you will attract more visitors to your site – but there’s no use getting lots of potential customers onto a page if they aren’t going to result into a sale. Here are six website upgrades you can use to improve your conversion rates.
Make It or Break It: Company Culture
Posted on Jul 08, 2019 by John Paulsen
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” – Peter Drucker
There is some debate whether Drucker actually said this but since his passing, we’ll never know. Either way, it’s a safe assumption that he believed it.
The Importance of Company Culture
If culture is so important, do you think it’s disingenuous to strategize it? After all, transforming a company’s culture can be one of the toughest undertakings an organization can assume. I’ve seen plenty of organizations that have tried basically everything with little success.
How to Use Email Marketing to Build Brand Awareness
Posted on Jan 15, 2019 by Sarah Hetrick
Essentially, brand awareness is the level of consciousness that people have with your brand. It’s a measure of how easily people recall your brand when thinking about a product or service.
If you want to successfully build brand awareness, then email marketing is the way to go. Why? Because email marketing allows you to reach people on a channel they use several times every single day.