While the average spend for marketing is reported to be up from last year by 3.94 percent of revenue, the Association For Accounting Marketing says it’s very difficult for firms to differentiate themselves, and in general it requires more spending.
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While the Association for Accounting Marketing is an excellent firm, and if I was still in practice, I would probably want to join, it appears they are weak in the tools related to the development of marketing strategy for accountancy.
To quote: “I think you’re seeing a bit of a turning point. Accounting marketing is still young. … Marketers are taking a more strategic role, and finding their way.”Accounting marketing is still young. … Marketers are taking a more strategic role, and finding their way. Click To Tweet
Just over a quarter of firms’ marketing budgets are spent on salaries/compensation, but a recently released survey found that that’s one of the few areas where accounting marketing professionals aren’t all that satisfied.
Maybe that is because they don’t have a grasp of how to build a strategic marketing plan for a professional services firm.
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