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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Online Writers

Business Planning, Evolve, Web Development

In the early years of marketing, writing use to just be writing. You\’d pen a couple sentences, edit your work, and then publish. The online world though has created almost a completely new genre of writing. One that has very specific goals: capture the audience\’s attention quickly, keep the audience engaged, and prompt the audience […]

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The Path to a Million Followers

Brand Strategy, Implement, Social Media Marketing, Web Development

What do SpongeBob Squarepants, the New England Patriots, and Ryan Seacrest have in common? They all have over million followers on Twitter. Yes, 1,000,000 followers. While the average number of followers is 208, having a hundred thousand or even a million followers is not out of the question. But how do you get there? The […]

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5 Different Content Approaches to the Traditional Sidebar

Business Planning, Implement, Marketing, Web Development

There are many parts of a website to consider when determining how and where to include leading content. Although often an afterthought, a site\’s sidebar can be a tremendous resource for featuring information you want read. It\’s important for you to utilize this prime real estate to the best of its ability. Below are 5 […]

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How Shareable is Your Facebook Profile

Brand Strategy, Evolve, Social Media Marketing, Web Development

With over 800 million users every day, Facebook is a force to be reckoned with. While getting your business profile liked is important, it can only be successful if those that follow your page also share your content with others. Your share-ability often determines the reach you have on this powerful social site. Keep these […]

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What Google’s Mobile-geddon Means for Small Business

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

Big news shook up the online world last week when Google announced that it will now offer higher rankings to sites with a mobile-friendly design. While this change only affects those searches done on smartphones and tablets, the move has many small businesses reeling as they search for a solution. As one of the biggest […]

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Blogging for Today’s Market: Defining Goals Leads to Success

Evolve, Lead Conversion, Sales Conversion, Web Development

When beginning a blog site, many writers start with a catchy name and a stylish layout. They then dive right into curating post after post to engage their readers. When they are unsuccessful at garnering the type of traffic they were hoping for they are often stumped as to where they went wrong. What they […]

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The Easiest 5-Step Plan to the Perfect Blog Post

Content Marketing, Evolve, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Development

Blog writing can be a tedious task when done on a regular basis. One way to make the job easier is by following a systematic approach to curating each and every post. If you are stuck in a blog rut, start fresh by adopting a new, easy plan for success. Follow these five steps to […]

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Winning the Balancing Act between Quality Content & Consistent Posting

Content Marketing, Marketing, Strategize, Web Development

Which is more important: a great, expertly-written article or posting on your site regularly? The answer is both. Without interesting topics, visitors become bored and disengaged. Posting infrequently or sporadically makes them less likely to frequent your site on a regular basis. Having a consistent message with quality, well-written content can help further your brand […]

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Critique Your Own Website Like a Champ

Evolve, Web Development

The quality of a website is often either really good or really bad. Rarely do sites fall into the so-so spectrum. But can you find out how successful your site is or more importantly isn’t? The answer lies in your ability to view it from another’s perspective; being an impartial observant critiquing the site on […]

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7 Ways to Add Evergreen Content to Your Site

Implement, Web Development

If you are not getting the traffic you had hoped for or are seeing little interest in your posts and site, it may be related to what your content is rather than how your content is written. One of the biggest mistakes writers make when curating content is focusing too heavily on what is current […]

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What People Say

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    Before starting Business Image Magazine, I met with dozens of graphic designers/printers and worked with a couple before I met Karl Hofmeier of Grand Marketing Solutions. I heard Karl speak at a networking event and was impressed with his expertise. Since then, Grand Marketing Solutions has become my one stop shop for marketing advice, graphic design, printing, website design and maintenance. The service is second to none and I am happy to refer all my clients and prospects to him.
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    We are proud to be partners with GMS. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I value a relationship with a partner who is cut from the same mold. Grand Marketing Solutions understands what it takes to keep our company competitive in a ever changing market. They ask the right questions and treat our business as it was their own. With Grand Marketing Solutions as our partner we can focus on our core business while they execute on our marketing strategy. We have been with a handful of marketing firms over the years. Some were large, some were small, but none of them have had the impact that Grand Marketing Solutions has.
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