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Your Ultimate Guide: Competitor Analysis Checklist & Matrix

Looking at your competitors in a valuable way is what's critical. Whether you’re a newcomer to the market, a long-standing industry leader or simply looking to revamp your current business, then ‘checking in’ with what your competitors are doing can be invaluable. So learn our guide to developing your own competitor analysis that actually works.

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Are you leveraging the power of Facebook Groups right now?

Facebook Groups have evolved considerably in the last few months, and are now acting as a trusted place of networking for business owners all around the world, collaborating and supporting each other. So how can you best leverage Facebook Groups to benefit your business? Read how in these 2 key ways.‍

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How To: Best Segment Your Data for the NOW 

Even if your business is still quiet, there are things you can be doing to strengthen and nurture your current relationships, increase future lead generation and build greater brand awareness. And it all begins with your foundations: Your data. ‍This is how you can best utilise and segment your data for the NOW.

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How To: Develop Your Content Strategy for the Next 2 Months

Your content is more important than ever. In a time of such uncertainty, it can be difficult to know what to do, when to do it and what is coming next. However, one thing we know for sure is that there has never been a better time to be digitally effective as a business, so the content you create is more important than ever. Learn how to best develop your content strategy for the next 2 months.

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7 Ways to be a Leader in a Time of Crisis 

As the world is going through an unprecedented health crisis, we will undoubtedly see the emergence of strong leaders. More than ever, we need a strong team and individuals who are willing to lead us through 2020. Here are 7 ways to be a leader in 2020.

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We’ve always been virtual. Our top tips to make it work for your team.

In a time of so much uncertainty and change, we think it’s critical to support one another the way we know best. As the virtual working experts, we want to share our expertise and knowledge. From our virtual team to yours; these are our top tips for making ‘virtual’ work for your business.

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The 5 Steps To Content Creation That You’re NOT Doing

Content creation is a part of the strategic marketing approach for any business, focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, timely and consistent content to attract and retain your defined audience — ultimately leading a customer through the path to conversion. Read on for our 5 critical insights that form the ultimate guide to making it happen. 

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If you want to launch a successful business in 2020, you need to do this

A goal without a plan is just a wish. If you're looking to launch a successful business in 2020, here is the ultimate ask Marketing 90 day guide. This plan provides managers with a framework for a successful brand launch - including all the vital functions of marketing, goal setting, planning and execution.

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Marketing Jargon Explained: Why You Have Every Reason To Be Confused

As a business owner, knowing the extensive dictionary of marketing jargon is no easy task. Successful marketing of your business requires you to be able to talk the talk and walk the walk. This glossary of the most commonly used marketing jargon and acronyms will give you a better understanding of the industry and the confidence to speak your marketing mind.

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Why The World Needs A Contract For The Web - And Why You Should Endorse It Right Now

As a 'next-gen' organisation, operating almost entirely in an online capacity, we must take responsibility and do our bit. From google drive storage and hangout meetings, to facebook advertising and personalised chat bots, it is fair to say that we would not have a business without the WWW. For this reason, we must stand our ground and protect our online backyard. ask Marketing as a company, and the individuals within it, proudly stand to endorse the Contract for the Web.

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Outsourcing leadership: the missing link that no one is talking about

For years now, businesses have been successfully outsourcing the roles of Chief Financial Officers and Chief Technology Officers. Virtual CFO anyone? Senior marketing leadership roles can be outsourced too. In fact, according to Forbes, the outsourcing of senior marketing leaders is becoming a successful staffing solution worldwide. Discover the secret to successful outsourcing of marketing leadership roles.

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Welcome to the Age of the VMM: Next Generation Marketing

The VMM approach is a smarter way to think and act BIG, without the price tag. Partnering with your own Senior Virtual Marketing Manager will save you 80% less than hiring your own in-house Marketing Manager.

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The Best Facebook Ad Creative from Last Month

How do you create optimised Facebook Ads, targeted at the right audience to help you see a positive ROI? We go through the top 4 tips for best practice for Facebook advertising and share some of our clients’ best performing social campaign creatives from the last month.

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Our Top 3 Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

In the midst of the Christmas chaos, it is important to optimise your brand with quality content, separating yourself from others. Here are some of our favourite holiday marketing tips to implement this season.

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6 Things You Should Do Now to Set Yourself Up for 2019

As tempting as it might be to start slowly switching off in the lead up to Christmas, any time or resource you dedicate to planning for 2019 will be well worth it.

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The Critical Missing Link in B2B and B2C Marketing - a Human to Human (H2H) Touch

In an era with big data and artificial intelligence, marketing technology is rapidly evolving. However, without an effective strategy and a fundamental understanding of a consumer’s experience, none of it is useful.

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The Ask Social Tour of Sydney

As two 20-something year old Sydney based females, we could be considered the ‘prime’ target market for most brands with a social presence. We love a good brand story and are loyal to local businesses who can not only show that, but who have incredible customer service on top. Here is our locals tour of Sydney through Social.

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What Social Media Platforms Suit My Brand the Best?

From Facebook and Instagram, to Twitter and LinkedIn, deciding what social media platforms to use is confusing yet critical for a small business’ social marketing strategy. We explain the best method for deciding what platforms are best suited to your brand or business.

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Why Having No Social Media Strategy is Handing Your Competition the Advantage

With social communities consuming more content than ever before and messages becoming more diluted and overlooked, is a social media strategy even justifiable?

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5 Reasons Brands Must be Authentic on Social Media

As the powerful force that is social media continues to grow, brands are in a constant battle to find relevance amongst their competitions within increasingly saturated markets. Here are 5 key tips to remember as you develop your social media plan.

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