I’ve never paid for marketing. We’ve always been word of mouth.

"I've never paid for marketing. We've always been word of mouth." If I had a nickel for every time a business owner said this, well... Being a traveling marketer, these statements make me cringe a bit inside. First, what does that mean? - You mean to say you have never listed your business number online or for those vintage owners, in the phone book? - You mean to say you never had a special that you extended to your clients? - You mean to...

ASSOCIATION & NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT

Our team partners with associations and non-profits to execute an array of services as small as consulting to as large as a full production fundraising event. Cause marketing and event management are also key components to our mission and company goals. ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT Too often associations fall behind because of the lack of volunteer support and follow through. That’s where Callan Group Communications comes in. We are currently hired by multiple local associations as their marketing & membership director and their...

Survey Suggestions for Your Clients & Your Staff

When it comes to surveys, Callan Group Communications recommends sending them to your clients at the minimum every year. BUT when is the last time you thought about sending surveys to your employees? Or even your vendors? You've heard so many times, "communication is key" but how are you executing that in your business world? We recommend a few quick tips in this five minute YouTube video. If you have any other suggestions, please feel free to comment on the video....

Do You Really Have The Time & Expertise?

Being an entrepreneur or business owner may often seem like you have to tackle every aspect of your business on your own (especially if you are a small business), but chances are high that you don't have the time to excel at everything your business requires you to. Take marketing and content creation as an example. You know these are essential to your business growth, but are they your forte? You love your field or your industry, and you're both...

Callan Group Communications Celebrates 10 Years in Business

When Diane Michael got a call from her father asking for her to fly to Port Orange to take care of him post-op from having all arteries to his heart replaced, she dropped everything left San Diego the following day. After spending a week cooking and cleaning while taking care of her dad, this energetic entrepreneur decided to contact the local Humane Society and host a fundraiser while she was in town. In San Diego, Michael ran a successful business where...

Too busy to respond to online reviews?

Too busy to respond to online reviews both positive & negative…then you may be a “digital dinosaur” If your friends and patrons believe in your business, ask them to leave you a comment on popular review sites that are relevant for your industry. Review sites are the place many turn to when traveling, looking for a new restaurant, new doctors or simply where to go for entertainment! If you are someone who likes to support local businesses or simply loves sharing...