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Get “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits” free* when you learn about our marketing management services.

Does your marketing have rhythm? And by “rhythm,” we aren’t asking if you can bust a move. We’re talking about a seamless rhythm of communication within your business and its marketing function. Referenced by business leaders worldwide, “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits” by Verne Harnish uncovers the leadership and management principles used by John D. Rockefeller. […]

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7th Straight Recycling Award for Outsource Marketing

  We walk the talk at Outsource Marketing. Since 2007 King County has recognized organizations for waste prevention and recycling efforts.  And, for the 7th straight year we are proud to announce Outsource Marketing has been recognized and made the Honor Roll for “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Prevention.” Read all about it on […]

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15 things we learned in 15 years – the hard way

  To commemorate Outsource Marketing’s 15th Anniversary, last fall we decided it might be fun—and a little cathartic—to think about the things we’ve learned since 1997. We’ve learned a lot, but narrowed it to the following list, in no particular order: “Safe” is dangerous. Safe is invisible amid info glut. Safe fails. Creative must be […]

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Another recycling award for Outsource Marketing

For six years, King County has recognized organizations for their waste prevention and recycling efforts. And for six years, Outsource Marketing has made the list. Read all about it on the King County website.

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Introducing Outsource Marketing’s Video Services

. . . and Shawn Telford, our new Director. Here’s our intro video, peppered with a few select shots from his reel: He’ll make you laugh. He’ll make you cry. He’ll make you say, “Did he really do that?” Regardless of the emotions he conjures, one thing’s certain, Shawn Telford knows how to get and […]

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Easter Egg revealed on OutsourceMarketing.com

We’ve had quite a response to our first ever Easter Egg Hunt on OutsourceMarketing.com. Over a dozen people discovered the Easter Egg and lots more contacted us using the blog, Facebook, Twitter and email looking for hints and to find out if they won. Here’s one comment from Mark Jordan over at the Invicta Law […]

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Interns Wanted: Dead or Alive

This is a real picture of a former Outsource Marketing intern. No, he’s not dead. He’s drunk. Okay, we’d prefer our interns alive—and sober. Besides, dead interns would be irresponsible, wouldn’t get much done and would start to smell after awhile. Come to think of it, same goes for drunk interns. Seriously though, if you […]

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The Ringtone from Hell

View on YouTube “The Ringtone from Hell” is video six in our series of seven Responsible Marketing web shorts, but you could argue it has nothing to do with Responsible Marketing at all. Truth is, a few of our shorts are about character development and having fun with the angel and devil characters as they […]

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The 7 Keys to Responsible Marketing in 2 Minutes

Want to know what Responsible Marketing is about but don’t have the time to read our white paper on the topic? Well, here’s “The 7 Keys to Responsible Marketing in 2 Minutes,” featuring the characters you’ve grown to love (or hate) in our Responsible Marketing web shorts. View on YouTube There ya go—with a video […]

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Sex Sells: Just Ask Him.

In advertising, it’s the gospel truth: Sex sells. You’ve heard it a million times. So many times it’s gotta be true, right? Hell, even the Devil himself says it’s true in our second of seven Responsible Marketing web shorts, here: View on YouTube in HD Why not believe it? You just heard it from the […]

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Recycling: A Love Story

He’s a muscle-bound, rough and tough lover of all things manly. She’s a petite girly girl that loves a nice glass of Chianti and long walks on the beach under the moonlight. Learn how they meet, and what happens if you don’t recycle. View on YouTube in HD We dare you to litter in our […]

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Call us small minded

We believe small things can have a big difference. That’s why printing on used paper and offering our guests a ‘glass’ of water, not a bottle, are all part of Outsource Marketing’s Green Pact. This year Outsource Marketing is pleased to once again receive the award for Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction 2009 […]

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Outsource Marketing 2.0 coming soon

Join us as we unveil our new look and see what it means for us, our clients and ultimately, our world. Pam Mauk, Executive Director of Family Resource Center will share some of the important work they’re doing to support 18 charities that provide essential human services on the Eastside. Wednesday, September 9, 2009 Doors […]

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How are you marketing in this economy?

“Outsource Marketing is just like alcohol,” a client once told me. “Why is that?” I responded, intrigued. “When times are good, people want it. But when times are bad, people need it,” he said. “Marketing outsourcing seems like a recession-proof model—it’s the way to get marketing done in a tough economy.” I never really thought […]

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Are marketing best practices an oxymoron?

Can best practices improve your marketing? Here’s what a best practice is, according to Wikipedia: With proper processes, checks, and testing, a desired outcome can be delivered with fewer problems and unforeseen complications. Best practices can also be defined as the most efficient (least amount of effort) and effective (best results) way of accomplishing a […]

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The Top 7 Reasons to Outsource Marketing

Since I started Outsource Marketing in 1997, I’ve been asked countless times, “when should I outsource my marketing?” “When it’s not a core competency,” is the simple response, but across hundreds of clients, we’ve found that in most instances, there are seven reasons why a company might want to consider marketing outsourcing. The Top 7 […]

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Bite-sized Friday: Ads, an award and one bad video

Who needs a movie? If you have a website, video content can dramatically improve your conversions. Here are a few testimonial videos that we’ve produced for Gene Juarez Academy. The following video is a self-promo for a small video production company, and it’s so bad, it’s downright entertaining. In fact, it’s been viewed more than […]

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Social networking is ready for business. Are you?

I was shocked when I realized how many of Outsource Marketing’s clients and friends of the firm still haven’t gotten their feet wet with social media. No LinkedIn. No Facebook. No Plaxo. No Twitter. No fun. So, I decided to write Social networking is ready for business. Are you? (84 KB, PDF) for this month’s […]

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Green cleaners that actually work?

Last year, Outsource Marketing was recognized by King County as Best Workplace for Recycling. But when we made the decision to become a green business, one of the sticking points was with cleaners–because they seldom work very well, are expensive and are often hard to find. Well, I’m hoping that’s changed. Clorox has recently released […]

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