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The Good News About
Online Marketing in 2024

As we flipped the calendar to a new year once again, we are reminded that the web design and online marketing industry is continually changing. No matter where you look, there are new tools, new competitors, and new ideas simmering in the background. What do these changes look like? Well, here are some of the […]

What Does Your Business Website Really Do?

Does it ever feel like the “business” part of your business website is missing? We’ve noticed over the years that a lot of new clients will come to us with a relatively expensive website that doesn’t actually seem to serve any bottom-line purpose. The business owners and executives involved know they need a good layout […]

Should You Ditch
Social Media Marketing in 2024?

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No matter where you look online, the business headlines are telling a sad story: the social media boom is over. But is it? And either way, what does it mean for your online marketing plan going forward? Let’s break this question down into a few different pieces… Is Social Media Really Dying? It doesn’t seem […]

The One Thing That Makes
Google Love Your Pages

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Want Google to love your website and send lots of potential customers your way every week? Then the answer isn’t to optimize every pixel on your site and upgrade to the fastest hosting package known to man (although these sorts of things will help). Instead, the real secret is to give the search spiders the […]

The Truth About Small Business SEO

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Every business owner wants to see their website sitting firmly at the top of Google’s search rankings. You don’t have to be an internet marketing expert to understand why. Achieving that goal could send you hundreds or thousands of new web visits every week – potentially doubling or tripling things like leads, online sales, or […]

A Simple Plan to Reboot Your Web Strategy

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Are you one of the thousands of business owners who has started an online marketing plan and seen it go nowhere? Trying to figure out what you do next when your previous efforts didn’t generate any momentum? If you find yourself in those shoes, then we have some simple advice. First, take a deep breath […]

Social Media Marketing “Tricks”
That Never Work

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“Social media marketing just doesn’t work.” We hear different versions of this statement every month. To be sure, the business owners and marketing executives who meet with us know that someone is doing well on Facebook and LinkedIn. What they are saying is that they can’t imagine themselves having similar success. Often, a bit of […]

Marketing Budgets in a Choppy Economy

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As we are moving forward, there are a lot of things we just don’t know about the economy. Will inflation affect spending and investment? Are we finally reaching a new equilibrium when it comes to wages and unemployment? And most importantly, will your business or industry be affected in a significant way? All of this […]

Why the Website You “Don’t Need” Can Still Deliver a Huge ROI

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From time to time we talk to business owners who tell us they would like to have a new website, but don’t necessarily need one. What they usually mean is either that their current website (outdated as it might be) is more or less functional, or that they don’t really get a lot of sales […]

Are You Doing Social Media Marketing Backwards?

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Traditional social media marketing campaigns tend to follow a similar outline. They start with setting up accounts and posting content. Then, as your messaging get stronger and your audience grows, more and more potential buyers are exposed to your business. By sprinkling in occasional offers, events, and discount codes, you pull them into your business […]