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Blog Writing for the Mortgage Industry: What You Should Know

By Rosalie Berg, President, Strategic Vantage   Of all the marketing tactics that have gained popularity in the mortgage industry over the past decade, blog writing has stood the test of time.  But there’s much more to blogging than mee...


5 Statistics You’ll Want to Know on How Publicity Fuels Sales

By Warren Lutz, Vice President, Strategic Vantage   Positive publicity. It can do wonders for a business. As publicists, we know this is true. But why is it so effective?  Here are five fascinating statistics that shed light on why the ri...


9 LinkedIn Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make 

By Rosalie Berg, President, Strategic Vantage   When a marketing and communication platform goes as mainstream as LinkedIn, I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise that many people still don’t know how to effectively use it. I thought ...


The Right Budget for Marketing: 2017 Data Results

Gartner recently published its findings on what percentage of revenues companies spent on marketing in 2017.  The figure may surprise some of you. If you’re in marketing, sales or senior management, you are smart to wonder how much your company...


Quicken & Amazon Mortgage: Key Lessons in Growth & Marketing

In February 2018, Quicken Loans announced it had become the nation’s largest retail lender, surpassing Wells Fargo.  And now it appears that Amazon, the nation’s largest online retailer, is starting up a mortgage lending division. With such m...