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Five Growth-Hacking Ideas to Kickstart Your Marketing

By |August 2nd, 2015|

Whether your marketing programs have succeeded or stumbled in 2015, as you look ahead to the rest of the year you’d no doubt like to finish with strong growth and some fresh ideas. Here are five ways your company can quickly break out of a rut and produce big marketing wins.

1. Try “1-2 Punch” […]

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Google Upgrading Auto, Hotel, Mortgage Search Formats

By |May 7th, 2015|

Google recently made a flurry of announcements regarding automotive, hotel, and mortgage search and advertising formats at its “Building for the Next Moment” event in California. Even if you don’t do business in one of these industries, the changes could be of interest, because they are likely to be expanded to other categories.

Mobile Search […]

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Great Landing Pages Make the Most of Your Marketing Investment

By |February 5th, 2015|

You most likely spend a lot of time, money, and effort to get your business noticed, and to bring potential customers or clients to your website. Whether it’s from a paid click, a headline within an e-newsletter, a tap on a smartphone screen, or a link from a carefully cultivated social media presence, you’ve […]

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How to Set Up a Free Apple Maps Business Listing

By |December 1st, 2014|

If you manage a business, you know the importance of getting listed in online maps and directories. But getting listed and including accurate information about your location(s), hours, and goods & services can be challenging. The big player in this game, Google, often gets things right, but it can be difficult to correct Google’s database […]

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Five Ways Google Analytics Can Boost Your Business

By |October 7th, 2014|

Most business websites have Google’s free Analytics tracking software installed, and most business managers devote a little time and attention each month to basic web stats, such as visits and pageviews. But Analytics can do much more for your business, becoming a key driver for your organization’s marketing, sales, and communication goals. Analytics is […]

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Is Your 2015 Advertising Budget a Dinosaur?

By |September 2nd, 2014|

With many of us engaged in budget planning for 2015, now is a good time to take a critical look at your advertising budget and ask if your dollars are being spent as efficiently and effectively as possible. You obviously want to place your well-targeted messaging where potential customers or clients devote their time […]

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Target More Effectively By Using Marketing ‘Personas’

By |August 7th, 2014|

With the ability to become more and more selective about how you target your marketing and advertising, especially on digital platforms, it is more important than ever to know exactly whom you want to reach with your messaging.

Targeting to general demographics just won’t give you the precision you need to create campaigns that cut […]

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Google’s New ‘My Business’ Interface for Managing Your Company’s Search Profile

By |June 15th, 2014|

Google recently took another step forward in helping business owners manage their free organic search listings with the introduction of Google My Business. Those of you who use Google+ Business and Google Places may have already seen the new Google My Business dashboard if you have logged in to manage your accounts recently. If […]

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The Art & Science of Search Engine Optimization is Alive and Well

By |June 1st, 2014|

The art and science of search engine optimization is alive and well, but it has evolved significantly. Fortunately for those of us who create good, useful content, and put our readers, customers, and clients first, search ranking has become much more accurate, and effective in weeding out the cheaters and spammers. But that doesn’t […]

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