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Get Ahead of Marketing Season: 6 Thanksgiving-Themed Promotions Your Clients Will Love

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Ideally, you’ve got a consistent marketing plan in place and your potential clients and customers are hearing from you throughout the year. And when the holidays roll around? It’s time to have a little extra fun! It’s understandable that your mind probably just jumped straight to Christmas. But it’s actually Thanksgiving that holds tons of untapped potential for business promotions….

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5 Tips For Communicating With Your Graphic Designer

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Communication is one of the most important parts of the design process. A good designer will check in with you early and often. Between all the mockups, feedback, revisions, and testing, we love to hear your opinions and make sure we’re on the same page. Effective communication takes a design from good to truly great. These five tips will ensure…

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5 Things Google LOVES To See On Your Website

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When you’re proud of your innovative and engaging website, you’ll want to share it with as many people as possible, especially your ideal future clients and customers. To make that happen, you’ll need to appear as high in the Google search rankings as possible. Today I’ll be sharing 5 tested, Google-approved strategies that are working right now and will take…

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The Power of Direct Mail in A Digital World

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These days, it seems like just about everything continues to move into the digital sphere, and we’ll soon be living in a paperless world. But that might not be the case at all, especially when it comes to marketing. Could some of the most effective campaigns be spearheaded by…direct mail? A fascinating Canadian study compared the effects of direct mail…

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Promotional Items = Walking Billboards

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Take a second and look around. You are probably at your desk reading this blog post or you are reading this on your phone. My bet is you have a few promotional items around that you may not realize are there anymore, but for one reason or another you kept it nearby. Me? Just at my office, I have an acrylic cup from one of my favorite vacation spots, a cup from the World Championship Goat Cook-Off, a couple of coasters, one representing my Longhorns, koozies from numerous clients, a client’s calendar and too many pens to count! At home, I have so many chip clips that I am never hurting for one when in need! Do I use them all? Yes! That’s what makes them effective. Even the notepad that I love so much I use it daily has the company’s logo on it.

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What are QR codes and Why Should you be Using them in your business??

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Many of you (hopefully most) have seen these little box codes start popping up everywhere. What most of you don’t know is that these Quick Response (QR) codes have been around for some time now. They were invented in Japan in 1994!! But, like most new technology, it has taken years for these little codes to emerge. Now they are…

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The Written Word – Making a Comeback

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I’ve noticed more and more lately that writing is sort of “last week.” It’s old school. Blame it on technology, if you like. Pick one: whether it’s cell phone texting,  word processing auto correct,  or spell check they’ve all contributed to the slow demise of a basic skill. Sometimes I wonder if a person realizes that they’ve sent me a…

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Marketing: All Wheels need to be in orbit.

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Introducing the Lunar Cycle: All marketing wheels need to be in orbit! *Note: Our model is to serve as a summary of good marketing practices. To be successful in business, you have always needed a marketing strategy. Your marketing strategy has always needed to promote your brand while protecting it at the same time. And the result of a truly…

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Why Direct Mail? The Pros, Cons, and Proven Results

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Direct mail is one of the most cost efficient and effective marketing tools businesses can use to reach their customers. For a small investment, direct mail reaches a large number of people, gets information directly into the hands of its audience, builds brand awareness and incites people to take action. Direct mail can offer incentives and discounts, educate the public, and can also promote other marketing incentives and tools at the same time (think website, social media badges, special online only offers, etc).

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5 Quick Marketing Tips for Gaining Market Share on a Tight Budget

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We know that money is tight. But does that mean you should stop talking to your clients or looking for new ones? NO! Times like these are your opportunity to stand out from the competition. While your competitors are crawling into the corner, you should be stealing the spotlight!  Here are a few tips that will help you gain market…

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