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Five New Year’s marketing resolutions that don’t suck

I’ll be perfectly honest, I hate New Year’s resolutions. Maybe I’m a grinch, I like to think it’s more about realism. I don’t need a day or time of year to decide to change my life: if I want to get healthy it starts now, not January 1. I digress though. This post is not about bashing New Year’s resolutions. It’s to piggyback off our previous post, setting realistic goals, so you can make 2018 the year for your business. Read more “Five New Year’s marketing resolutions that don’t suck”

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Branding Tools and your Marketing Strategy

In our previous posts, we discussed the importance of your personal branding playbook and even shared our own quarterly branding document, easily adaptable to your blog or business.While that document marks an ideal first step, now you must think about what branding tools are at your disposal to accomplish your goals. These are the goals that fall under the umbrella of your overall marketing strategy. Read more “Branding Tools and your Marketing Strategy”

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Four ways to stay on track the rest of…

Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is in a few weeks, and before you know it we’ll be in 2018. Holy crap. How did the year go by so quickly? Time has a habit of doing that, and while we can’t control how quickly it slips away we can control how we react. If the year feels like it’s been pulled out from under you, don’t worry we’re listing our five tips to help your marketing efforts stay on track. Read more “Four ways to stay on track the rest of the year”

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5 Tips for Marketing on Instagram

Since launching in 2010, Instagram has become of the fastest-growing social media platforms with over 700 million users as of April 2017. With such a wide user base, bloggers and businesses need to tap into Instagram’s potential for broadening marketing efforts. Instagram should become part of your marketing strategy as more than 70% of users look up brands on the app. For those who haven’t joined that bandwagon yet, stay tuned on how to start marketing on Instagram. Read more “5 Tips for Marketing on Instagram”

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Crafting a brand: Guidelines to help you start

People follow fads; not much has changed from the Dot Com craze that’s for sure, it’s just been replaced with a new face. Isn’t that the phrase, there’s nothing new under the sun? Next on the list was the rise of one-word companies, like Uber. Then names with dropped vowels (cough, cough). And now everything’s farm to table or artisan (seriously). Crafting a brand is a lot more than a trendy name or tagline though–in fact, it’s a heck of a lot more.
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