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The Perfect Fit— Where client and agency align for success. CGT Marketing is a resourceful, full-service business-to-business advertising and marketing agency specializing in developing and implementing customized, results-oriented programs for mid-size and larger companies. Our colleagues and clients recognize us as one of the outstanding ad agencies in Long Island. From strategic planning to the
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Twitter Schmitter

Is Twitter right for you? All the talk, hype, and buzz around Twitter is pretty damn exciting. But what’s the real story? Over the past three months, the number of unique visitors to Twitter’s website appears to have leveled off. Does this mean it’s a passing fad? (In my opinion, this is a result of
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Social Media at Work

There has been more and more talk lately about employee use of Social Networking sites during the workday. There are two sides to this coin – using social media tools (Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook) for real business related activity and using them strictly for personal interest. The ‘Pro’s’ Social Networking sites can actually be effective
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"CGT Marketing U" Presents Upcoming Law Firm Marketing Seminar Given By Mitch Tobol

Marketing for Law Firms September 23, 2009 In the New Paradigm, Panel discussion sponsored by Israeloff, Trattner & Co., CPAs at the Miller Ridge Inn, Jericho, NY, Attorneys only, 2 CLE credits, registration required, contact Lisa Waterman at waterman@israeloff.com To see all upcoming marketing seminars visit our link here: CGT Marketing Seminars. Marketing companies love
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Letting Go

Over the last few years, we have witnessed the diminishing effectiveness of traditional marketing tactics. However, most firms we meet with still approach the marketplace with a strategy that is based on expectations of past performance. The traditional strategy in marketing, and one that is still taught in most schools is to control your message
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The Magic Seven

These challenging economic times require us to be thoughtful, open minded and most of all sensitive to the drivers that make your business successful.We’ve been through two recessions since the 80’s and it is clear that the short and long term affects of cutting marketing efforts have proven to be negative. So, then what else
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Don’t Cut Your Nose…

Current economic conditions cause us to re-examine our expenses. It makes for difficult decisions. And it makes perfect sense to trim those expenses that are not critical. However, don’t cut your nose to spite your face. One of the first ‘knee-jerk’ reactions is to cut marketing and advertising dollars. After all, why spend money here
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Are You Maximizing the Value of Your Website?

I’ve had the experience of prospects calling me while they are viewing my site. In fact one client uses his site, while on the phone, to show prospects and clients exactly what they are buying.Purchasing patterns have changed over the past few years and websites have become a critical element in the sales process. Take
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Is Marketing an Investment or an Expense?

The first in a several part series. Most people look at me with a very quizzical expression when I give them my opinion. Accountants will tell you it’s an expense. Most marketing/advertising companies say it’s an investment and precious few actually stand behind those words. One infamous quote comes to mind “Half of all my
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