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10 Small Ways You Can Boost Your Brand in 2017

Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Content Marketing, Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Strategize, Web Development

The whole concept of marketing can be overwhelming. There seems to always be so much to do. Project planning, social media campaigns, SEO strategizing. The list of complicated tasks can go on and on. Fortunately, there are many small things you can do in the new year to boost your brand. While having a comprehensive […]

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Your Facebook Business Page

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Your Facebook Business Page

Advertising, Analytics, Approach, Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Content Marketing, Results, Social Media Marketing, Strategize

A good Facebook page is a must-have for today’s businesses. It’s a great way to reach your customers on a regular basis in an easy, low-cost way. It also offers a powerful platform for you to market your brand, products and services. But simply having a Facebook page is not enough. A big mistake many […]

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What Will Happen in the Marketing World in 2017: The Winners and Losers

Advertising, Analytics, Approach, Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Content Marketing, Creative Development, Evolve, Mobile Marketing, Results, Social Media Marketing, Strategize

Are you ready to put 2016 in the books? It has been a year of many marketing ups and downs. Mobile online shopping and video content both took huge leaps forward while conventional advertising took a backseat. Add in a presidential election and it made for one crazy year. As 2016 comes to a close, […]

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3 Ways to Win Over Customers on Small Business Saturday

Advertising, Approach, Business Planning, Creative Development, Evolve, Marketing, Mobile Marketing

What Black Friday is to big-box retailers, Small Business Saturday is to the local shops on Main Street. In fact, many small companies will see one of their busiest shopping days this November 26th. This new concept has gained quick popularity over the last couple years. So how do you capitalize on the push towards […]

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3 Ways to Effectively Use Facebook Live

Advertising, Approach, Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Content Marketing, Creative Development, Evolve, Market Research, Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Strategize

Want a better way to connect with your followers on Facebook? Facebook Live is a new platform feature that allows users to stream live video to others. It has quickly become a popular way to engage with friends and followers online. And many brands are now jumping on the Facebook Live bandwagon, too. Like most […]

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Why You Should Be Thinking About Your 2017 Marketing Plan Now

Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Marketing, Strategize

Start thinking about 2017 now? But it’s not even November yet. While January may seem lightyears away, the New Year will be here before you know it. The hustle and bustle of the holidays will swoop in, speed past us in a flash, and, before we know it, we will be enjoying another 12 months […]

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How to Define Your Marketing Objectives

Approach, Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Creative Development, Evolve, Implement, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Strategize

Benjamin Franklin is famously quoted as saying If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.  His telling words offer great insight to those looking to grow their business using marketing objectives. He reminds us that the path to success is one that is clearly defined before the work begins. The task of outlining […]

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The Benefits of Forecast Marketing

Business Planning, Marketing, Results, Strategize

How do you make your current business decisions? Do you go with your gut feeling or what you think is the right choice? Or maybe you make choices based on what you did in the past? No matter the type of business you are in developing haphazard sales strategies is like throwing darts at a […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Ditching Print Marketing

Approach, Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Marketing, Print Marketing

It’s incredible to think of how far the marketing world has come in just a short period of time. Just 15 years ago social media didn’t even exist. Most small businesses didn’t have their own website and the thought of blogging as a full-time job was ludicrous. During this time, print was still an important […]

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The Secret to Raising Your Online Conversion Rates

Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Evolve, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Development

How many visitors are you converting on your website? Five out of ten? Or maybe even less? While the ways in which we track conversion rates and the amount of information we can gather is becoming more and more complicated, one basic premise remains: better conversion rates lead to greater sales. And who doesn’t want […]

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