Business Tips

The latest from the Sumner Group.

April 15, 2024

Why Hiring a Marketing Agency To Grow Your Business Is More Productive and Cost-Effective Than In-House Marketing

For many businesses, the question of whether to have a dedicated marketing team or hire a marketing agency is of utmost importance. This is especially true […]
April 5, 2024

Navigating Trends: Staying Ahead in the Dynamic World of Marketing

The world of marketing is constantly changing and rapidly evolving. This is due in no small part to the rapid adoption of digital marketing and advertising […]
March 15, 2024

Is Direct Mail Marketing Still Effective?

It’s a fair question. In a culture saturated by the latest and greatest in technological advancement, it’s no wonder that digital advertisements have become the preferred […]
March 5, 2024

How AI Is Changing Digital Marketing

AI has become something of a hot topic over the past several months. Artificial intelligence, most commonly abbreviated as AI, is the latest and greatest in […]
February 15, 2024

How To Attract New People to My Social Media Page

Today, practically every business has a social media presence. This is especially true for small businesses, who often find it useful for connecting with local patrons […]
February 2, 2024

E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses

The vast majority of modern consumerism is driven by e-commerce, or online sales. Consider Amazon, one of the largest e-commerce platforms and providers in the world. […]
November 15, 2023

Common Marketing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Marketing and advertising go hand in hand. One might even say they’re two sides of the same coin. While word of mouth is a great tool […]
May 3, 2022

4 Reasons Podcasts Are a Great Marketing Tool

Podcasts have taken the world by storm. Here are four reasons why podcasts have not only become a major platform, but also a useful marketing tool.
March 24, 2022

How Promotional Items Can Impact Your Business

How do you capture the right audience for your business when every competing business is jostling for your customers’ already limited bandwidth? Through promotional items.
October 28, 2021

4 Ways TikTok Differs from Other Social Media Platforms

Rather than saying TikTok is different from other social media platforms, we should be asking how it combines the best aspects of its competitors into one experience. Here’s a list that highlights these choices.
August 23, 2021

Traditional Media Is Dead. Long Live Traditional Media.

Nowadays, it seems like there is another new platform or form of media around every corner. However, emerging technologies don't take the place of traditional media. Here's why.
June 8, 2021

Marketing Dos and Don’ts, Part 3

Marketing your business can seem like an overwhelming task. Here are more Here are more dos and don'ts to help your marketing succeed.
April 27, 2021

Promotional Products, For the Win

Living in the digital age, it's easy to think that promotional products are outdated and ineffective. But, corporate gifts remain a powerful tool for marketing your business. Here's why.
April 13, 2021

Marketing Dos and Don’ts, Part 2

Marketing your business can seem like an overwhelming task. Here are more tips that help boil it all down to an easy-to-digest list of dos and don'ts.