UGH, you weren’t expecting to cold call- Inbound Sales to the Rescue

I started Sage Lion Media because I was passionate about the outdoors and pretty good at design. Having to sell my services was nowhere in the picture. I thought my work and a small link back to my website from the footer of our projects was all I needed to climb the ladder of success. That […]


3 marketing story types to help sell your product

Story has been one of the most efficient ways for humans to communicate for centuries. Everything we do online is telling a story. It’s the story people hear from you that tells them what your product is and what it’s like to use your product. A great story means a great experience for your customer. […]


Engage New Customers With These 4 Email Types.

Being able to engage new customers with remarkable content is an excellent way to welcome them into your tribe. Once we understand where your new customer came from and who they are, we can begin nurturing them. The first purchase by a customer is an important time in your developing relationship because loyal customers can […]


Engaging new holiday customers starts by understanding who they are.

Google Analytics is one of the best tools you can use to begin engaging new holiday customers. Before we start reaching out, we need to segment our audience based on these new users so that we can begin to analyze the data and look for patterns and trends. We also want to make sure we […]


How To Survive a Denver Trade Show at the Merchandise Mart

We’ve been going to the Fly Fishing Show for years. In that time we’ve learned a thing or two about how to make sure the time there is fun and productive. We shared our knowledge with our clients through this infographic. As the outdoor industry continues to face threats from land sales and public auctions, […]


5 emerging marketing trends for 2017 you should be ready for.

It’s never too early to start looking ahead to the upcoming year. When it comes to marketing things are always changing. A good marketer needs to absorb what’s changing around them and prepare to act on what’s important to the business or risk being left behind by competitors. As you push to end 2016 on […]


Upcoming Video Trends

How are you utilizing 2016’s upcoming video trends for your business? Trends for online video have changed drastically in 2016. Facebook now has Live video streams, Wistia now offers in video calls to action, and Instagram has incorporated Stories. Here we will take a look at all of the upcoming video trends and how they […]


Creating a Micro Brand (or Site) around your Holiday Campaign

With all things in life, do things deliberately and with a purpose. This includes your Black Friday campaign. Creating a Micro Brand around your holiday specials could be your ticket to standing out from your competition. Develop a Micro Brand around your specials. Brand awareness is very important to creating a solid marketing strategy for […]


3 reasons for creating a Black Friday content calendar

You’ve just booked an epic float trip, down a beautiful piece of water that’s been on your bucket list for years. You could go totally on instinct and hope the conditions, the fish, the hatches, and your selection of flies perfectly align without any pre-planning on your end- but it’s probably better to have a plan an understand […]


Putting your best photos forward for Black Friday.

They say first impressions are everything when meeting someone. The same holds true for your websites. Moving into this Black Friday, traffic to your site will increase over the next few months exponentially. People have become conditioned to start their search for good deals on products they want, gifts for loved ones, and new product […]