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What’s a marketer or small business owner without ideas? Our marketing ideas blog posts cover everything from holiday marketing, to creative marketing, to low-budget marketing and much, much more. Get the inspiration you need for your next big, brilliant marketing idea. Then, learn time-honored strategies to go out into the world, execute, and drive results that really matter.


The 8 Best Free Online Survey Tools for Gathering Data & Feedback

Get the employee and customer feedback you need with these indispensable online survey tools.

Nia Gyant
April 29, 2022 | Marketing Ideas

8 Ways to Master Green Marketing (+5 Eco-Friendly Brands to Follow)

Save the planet and attract customers with these tips and examples from truly green brands.

Lisa Smith
April 28, 2022 | Marketing Ideas

16 Simple, Meaningful Mother’s Day Marketing Ideas

Plus find out why the creator of Mother's Day was determined to cancel it.

62+ May Marketing Ideas (and Examples) for Any Business or Budget

Connect with your customers in meaningful, memorable ways this month with your blog and social posts, emails, and more!

8 Practical & Inspiring Tips for Minority-Owned Businesses

Discover minority business influencers, nonprofit grants, government resources, and more!

Mona Abboud
April 14, 2022 | Marketing Ideas

22 Ways to Ask for Reviews (With Copy/Paste Templates)

Learn how to ask for reviews—in person, via text, email, and more—with examples and copy/paste templates!

27 Restaurant Marketing Ideas: How to Market a Restaurant

The complete guide to restaurant marketing—for dive bars to Michelin five stars and everything in between.

17 Testimonial Advertising Examples You Can (& Should) Steal

Get the inspiration and tips you need to create your most trustworthy, convincing ads yet.

50+ Easy & Creative March Marketing Ideas (With Examples!)

In like a lion, out like a lamb, and chock full of opportunities to connect with your audience.

How to Come Up With a Business Name: The Creative & Practical Checklist

Ideas to pursue, mistakes to avoid, and legal steps to take.

Kristen McCormick
February 23, 2022 | Marketing Ideas

11 Epic Product Marketing Examples & What We Can Learn from Them

The best way to learn is to learn from the best—and the worst.

Guest Author
February 22, 2022 | Marketing Ideas

10 Ways to Uncover Invaluable Customer Insights (& How to Apply Them)

This isn't a blog post. It's a magic portal into a world of customer insights that'll launch your business light years ahead of the game.

Guest Author
February 17, 2022 | Marketing Ideas

How to Do a SWOT Analysis (With Examples & Free Template!)

Conducting a SWOT analysis can make a huge impact on the success of your next project. Learn how to do a SWOT analysis for your company or business in this guide.

Dan Shewan
January 31, 2022 | Marketing Ideas

47 Creative February Marketing Ideas (Beyond Valentine’s Day!)

There's a National Public Sleeping Day in February. Who knew?

The 19 Best Marketing Strategies for 2022 (That You Can Actually Do)

These aren't trends to keep your eye on. They're plain realities and tangible strategies that will bring you results NOW.

Our Top 50 Marketing Tips for Every Channel

This is the Sparknotes of digital marketing that you need for A+ success in 2022—for PPC, copywriting, SEO, email, social, and more.

Kristen McCormick
December 29, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

The 8 Biggest Marketing Fails of All Time (With Practical Takeaways)

Be prepared for more than just marketing takeaways. This one's an eye-opener.

Guest Author
December 28, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

The 21 Best Marketing Podcasts to Listen, Learn & Laugh in 2022

Get ready to learn, laugh, and multitask with the best marketing podcasts for PPC, SEO, local business, and entrepreneurship.

Ron Stefanski
December 22, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

43+ Creative & Easy January Marketing Ideas to Start the Year Right

National Compliment Day, MLK Day, Clean Out Your Inbox Week, and more!

Stephanie Heitman
December 16, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

The 20 Best & Worst Marketing Campaigns of the Year (The Small Business Version!)

Your practical, small business-friendly round-up filled with ideas to try and mistakes to avoid.

Lisa Smith
December 13, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

17 Unforgettable Year-in-Review Email Examples (+How to Write Your Own)

When done right, this simple email doesn't just delight your customers—it drives your marketing goals! It's all in the technique.

The 85 Best Small Business Ideas for 2022

Whether you want something creative, lucrative, at-home, or in-demand, this is your list!

Mary Lister
December 6, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

11 Creative Holiday Greeting Messages to Send to Your Customers (+Templates!)

Want to send an authentic holiday greeting this year your customers will actually read? This is your cheat sheet!

Kristen McCormick
November 29, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

Why & How to Use Music in Ads (Without Getting Sued!)

Discover the benefits of music in ads and get the tips, licensing lingo, and resources you need to get started.

Candice Harwood
November 22, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

The 16 Best (& Easiest!) Ways to Increase Sales Over the Holidays

Use these fail-proof tactics to get a leg up on your competitors and gift yourself with record sales this holiday season.

Harpreet Munjal
November 18, 2021 | Marketing Ideas

268 Catchy & Creative Business Name Ideas (Curated, Not Generated!)

Ditch the business name generators and use this list of over 200 creative, catchy, unique, and cool business name ideas.