Technology Marketing Blog

Resources and content for technology service providers to build out high performing websites and digital marketing infrastructures.

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Why Referrals Don’t Scale And Create Risk For Your Company

By Hunter Nelson | November 28, 2022

With the recent wave of layoffs in the tech sector, I’ve seen a big uptick in the recently departed deciding to try their hand at running their own consulting business. This has led to a lot of fresh faces in some of the networking meetings I attend asking some flavor of the same question. How…

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What Goes Into Publishing A Blog Post?

By Hunter Nelson | November 2, 2022

I wanted to take a moment to describe what goes on during the publishing of a blog post here at Tortoise and Hare Software to give you some visibility into what engaging with us can look like. Our client base is comprised primarily of established mid-market MSPs, SaaS, and Cybersecurity firms, and our clients come…

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What Are Directory Citations In SEO?

By Hunter Nelson | November 1, 2022

Directory citations are a form of online business listing similar to a phone book entry in the real world. Yelp and YellowPages.com are probably the two most thought of when it comes to online business directories but sites like Facebook and Google also have their own directories and there are thousands with unique positioning in…

Why We Recommend Page Builder Websites For Startups

By Hunter Nelson | October 11, 2022

If there’s one word that characterizes startup companies it’s instability. I see this across service providers like IT companies and product companies like SaaS startups. Small and growing companies oftentimes don’t have a clear idea of who they are serving, how they can help them, messaging that resonates with their audience and a whole host…

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Google Announces Upcoming Helpful Content Update

By Hunter Nelson | August 19, 2022

A potentially impactful algorithm update is set to launch next week according to Google. Google is leveraging innovations in detecting duplicate product reviews and other low-quality product review spam from fake users that is commonly leveraged in e-commerce and bringing it to broader search results. People have been complaining for a while now about low-quality…

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TNHS Helps MSP Narrow Focus To Legal Sector, Launch New Advertising Campaign

By Hunter Nelson | July 26, 2022

AKAVEIL Technologies Inc. (AKAVEIL) is a small but growing managed IT services provider that reached out to Tortoise and Hare Software (TNHS) in May of 2022 for help with their marketing. AKAVEIL had been struggling to generate traction with outreach efforts and determined that additional marketing support was needed to generate more leads and scale…

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Current State Of Demand For IT Services

By Hunter Nelson | July 21, 2022

One thing that has always amazed me over the past few years running an agency here is the inability of so many online marketers to see the big economic picture. Every time an economic slowdown or a recession hits social media feeds and slack groups are flooded with questions about why conversion rates have dropped,…

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MSP Marketing Guide To 5 Million+ ARR

By Hunter Nelson | March 25, 2022

In this guide, we’re going to talk about how you can use MSP marketing to generate enough pipeline to get to 5 million plus in annual recurring revenue. A lot of the things we’ll talk about in this guide can be used in larger and smaller businesses but for the purposes of this guide, we’ll…

Food Safety Trainer Marketing Case Study

By Hunter Nelson | March 24, 2022

In todays post we’ll be talking about how we helped a food safety training consultant update their branding, increase exposure, and start generating more leads for their proctored food safety training company. Alderman & Associates is a food safety training consultant delivering in person food safety training to help people get their ServSafe food safety…

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What Is A Trunk Slammer In The MSP Space?

By Hunter Nelson | March 11, 2022

A trunk slammer is a slang term in the MSP world for a small MSP or break fix shop, usually 1-2 employees that provides low quality service, and is highly prone to going out of business. Larger MSPs tend to use this term derogatorily to refer to these smaller MSPs because small MSPs tend to…

Technology Marketing Blog Posts

Tortoise and Hare Software provides resources and content on our technology marketing blog to help companies such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Cybersecurity firms, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and other technology service providers to build out robust inbound marketing infrastructures that drive more leads, create more revenues, and grow the top line of their business.

Follow along to learn more about building high performing websites, selecting marketing technology stacks, and creating lead generation mechanisms to drive your business forward.