Welcome to 2024, and Happy New Year! If you’re a small or medium-sized business owner, I hope you had a fantastic December and a refreshing holiday season. Now, it’s time to gear up for the new year. As a business owner, you probably have a lot on your plate, and January is an excellent time to focus on setting goals, planning marketing strategies, and getting organized.
For some businesses, the fiscal year might not align with the calendar year, but regardless, January is a prime opportunity to reevaluate your marketing goals. If you haven’t already done so, this month’s theme at Cucumber Marketing is all about setting and refining your marketing objectives, so I hope you will follow along!
Throughout the year, we have an exciting lineup of content to support your business growth. Each month will centre around a different theme, starting with January’s focus on goal-setting and marketing strategy planning. We’ll also dive into topics such as customer relationship management, customer retention (a hidden gem for many businesses), budget-friendly marketing strategies, measuring marketing ROI, staying updated on marketing trends, early preparation for the holiday season, competing with larger brands if you’re an SME, marketing regulations and compliance, navigating the changes brought by artificial intelligence, and customer appreciation, along with a year-end review.
This year, we’re here to provide you with a full year of marketing support. If you’re not already connected with us on social media, consider following us on LinkedIn and Instagram to stay updated on these themes and to join in the conversation. Our goal is to help you address common business challenges such as time management and effective digital marketing, especially when you’re a busy manager. We’ll explore ways to market your business effectively with limited budgets, measure your marketing efforts accurately, stay in tune with trends while sticking with what works for your specific situation, and adapt to changes in customer behaviour and marketing landscape.
Marketing has evolved, and it’s crucial to stay ahead. We’re excited to engage in conversations and share insights throughout the year, helping you achieve clarity, consistency, and connectedness in your marketing efforts, which ultimately contributes to the growth of your business and improved service to your customers. Let’s grow!
Are you looking for more clarity in your marketing? Are you struggling how to communicate your company’s values to your customers? Contact our marketing agency in Vancouver (we are located close to Gastown) – we always have chocolate!