What Is Your End of Year Marketing Plan?

What is your marketing plan for the remainder of 2021? Some businesses may decide not to start a new marketing plan until the beginning of the new year, don’t fall into that trap!!! End of the year marketing is very important. There are many benefits to pumping up your marketing in November and December. First, people are shopping! They are looking for a gift for a spouse, child, friend or family member that is different from anything else they will get...

Digital Marketing Has Changed

Digital Marketing can be the key component your business is missing now and for years already. At Callan Group Communications we provide exceptional digital marketing to elevate your business beyond just the “walk-ins”. To start, we make sure your company is set up on all social media accounts. From Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to LinkedIn, Google My Business and many review sites that are relevant to your industry. There isn’t an avenue we leave untouched! Once you are setup on all...

CGC Storytelling for Clients

Storytelling is an important style of marketing that is too often overlooked. Everyone loves a good story and behind most businesses lies a GREAT one! First, you must decide what story you want to tell. Generally, you will start with your purpose. 1. Why did you start your business? 2. Was it to solve a problem that you had previously? 3. Was it something you were always passionate about? 4. Did people keep telling you that you belonged in that particular industry? I recently heard...

Newsletters -Still a Thing

Does your business send out newsletters? If not, this is an area of marketing you may be missing out on. A lot of companies have gotten away from sending out newsletter because they think they are a marketing tool of the past, but this is not so. NOT AT ALL! Newsletters are a great way to stay relevant to your customers. In a newsletter you can highlight many things. Maybe you are bringing in a new product or service that...

Rent a Pool by the Hour

Want to throw a pool party but you don’t have a pool? Well, there’s now a solution for that! Swimply is a new platform that allows you to rent a pool by the hour! This platform allows owners to put their pool up for others to use at an hourly rate. The rates currently range for $35 to $200 per hour. However, we found that most average around $45-$60 an hour. With this popular new trend, many homeowners will want to take...

Get a Digital Profile for Your Business

Marketing is an important part of every company, no matter how large or small. Bringing your business to the attention of the community and making sure you stay relevant will increase your bottom line. Because we know every business has a different budget for marketing we offer a variety of custom programs to fit the needs of your business and boy are we rocking! We are very blessed to have so many new clients during this interesting time in our...

JPG vs PNG

JPG vs PNG By Justine Mancini What is our internet experience if not for images? Anyone who has saved an image from the web or for a simple paint program knows that there are tons of file formats to choose from. If you're not a graphic designer, artist, or photographer, many of those file formats aren't going to be any of your concern. Instead, you probably most often deal with JPGs (or JPEGs) and PNGs. But do you sometimes wonder if you...

MailChimp Then and Now

MailChimp Then and Now by Justine Mancini If you've been following Callan Group Communications for a while, you know that we have proven results that show that email newsletters STILL work and are one of the best marketing ROI you can get. Here at CGC we have our own proprietary email server that we use for many of our clients to send out newsletters. However, for a variety of different reasons unique to each client, sometimes we use a service such...

To Print or Not to Print (Media)

To Print or Not to Print (Media) By Justine Mancini One of the many ways Callan Group Communications remains unique in this fast-paced world of marketing is our belief in Legacy Media. Legacy Media is "the old media"- particularly print media, film studios, music studios, advertising agencies, radio broadcasting, and yes, even television. Some say print is dead, we assure you – it’s not! CGC travels regularly gaining insight on cultural aspects of marketing in metro areas. We are constantly viewing what...

Company Culture – Very Important!

Company Culture - Very Important! Maybe it's not about the job pool, maybe it's about you. Does your business ever think about what your company's culture is? Now more than ever, it is harder to attract and retain a solid, effective and productive team. Why is that? Callan Group Communications (CGC) works with a wide variety of clients and all of them have employment challenges in common. Too often, it's overlooked by management that a company's culture is truly important in identifying...