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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 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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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.

By | advertising, branding, corporate branding, design, Direct Mail, Direct Marketing, email marketing, full moon design group, Graphic Design, marketing, Promotional Marketing, social media, strategy, Uncategorized, website | No Comments

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

By | advertising, branding, design, Direct Mail, Direct Marketing, full moon design group, marketing, strategy, Vicky Gouge | No Comments

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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2013 Online Marketing Trends

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2013 as a year brings about a slew of new online marketing techniques. When marketing for a small business, it is always wise to consider what the effective, inexpensive option is. One trend that has been especially popular is the designing and redesigning of many websites. It is no secret that design matters a lot to a consumer. They would…

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The Importance of Direct Mail and Email Marketing in the Social Media Age

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I have had quite a few posts recently touting the benefits of social media.  While still in its infancy, social media and social networking are incredibly powerful when executed properly and when companies use them to bridge the communication gaps between themselves and their customers, clients, and core audiences.  But while just about everyone is at least dipping their toes…

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Hotel ZaZa – A Branded Success

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A little over a month ago, I headed to Dallas with a very good friend. Since it was a girls’ weekend, we decided to pamper ourselves and stay at Hotel ZaZa. I had not heard of the boutique hotel before this trip, but after staying there for two nights, I’ll never forget it! From the interior design of the hotel,…

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