Entries by Tim Young

A (Marketing) History of Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine’s Day goes back thousands of years (you can skip to the end of this post to see just how far). But in the more recent past, marketers have been a driving force in society’s celebration of love.  Greeting Cards – Inventing a New Category Legend says that Saint Valentine himself sent […]

Six-Step Year-End Marketing Checklist for 2018

It’s hard to believe, but 2018 will be over in a few weeks. Before the new year arrives, it’s worth taking a step back to assess your marketing performance in order to build your marketing strategy for 2019. Let’s take a look at six steps you can take to make sure your marketing stays on track […]

How to Nurture Leads Based on Website Behavior

In putting together lead conversion research for one of our clients recently, we ran into some interesting performance data. According to Salesforce, only 13% of captured leads ever progress to become a sales opportunity. With lead nurturing being a fairly common practice, this means that the typical nurturing campaign is leaving significant opportunity on the table. […]


B2B Marketing Benchmarks

We recently completed a strategic analysis for one of our B2B clients, and wanted to share a few of the B2B marketing benchmarks that our research uncovered. Most Effective B2B Lead Generation Sources A recent survey by Chief Marketer asked heads of marketing at B2B firms to rank how well their various marketing channels performed […]

Welcome to Our New Website

Hello everyone and welcome to Young Marketing Consulting’s new website! Over the past few years, we’ve grown as a firm and done a lot of great marketing work. This new site does a much better job of reflecting our vision, with the added bonus of highlighting some of our web design work as well! So […]

The Best Times to Post on Social Media

As noted in our previous post, “3 Ways to Effectively Advertise on Facebook Without Spending a Dime“, posting on social media at certain times can maximize visibility and extend your reach with every post. While we can generalize the best posting times for all audiences, industry-specific information is most useful as not all audiences interact with […]