The 5 Steps for Developing a Marketing Strategy


When deciding on a new marketing strategy, a few key issues need to be resolved in order maximize the return on investment of the marketing dollars to be spent. Here are the 5 steps for deciding on a marketing strategy Understand your company, the competitors and the industry. Analyze the industry regarding how your competitors, […]

Marketing is not Just Advertising: The 3 Key Frameworks for Marketing


Marketing is more than just advertising Recently, I have seen many comments that talk about marketing to describe promotional campaigns. Marketing is so much more that the advertisements we see. “Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society […]

9 Things to Remember for Digital Marketing


The 9 topics and concepts within digital marketing strategy that are important to remember can be divided in to three areas as I mentioned a few days ago. Overarching concepts Strategic analysis Tactical things to do OVERARCHING CONCEPTS 1. Search Engine Optimization A key concept is search engine optimization (SEO). Understanding how SEO is actually measured […]

3 Areas of Focus for Digital Marketing


Over the course of learning about digital marketing, I have identified three key areas of importance within any digital marketing strategy. Over the next few weeks I will be addressing each area in more detail, but here are these key areas now: Overarching Concepts Search engine optimization (SEO) and the need for ease of website usability Importance […]

Welcome to Sara Paisner’s Blog!


Welcome to my blog – your go-to place for ideas and news related to marketing and business. Some background … I received my MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, where I focused on marketing and entrepreneurship. I have a Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley, in Chemistry. I have worked at GE Global Research, […]