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February is a time to reflect on the relationships you’ve built with the ones you love. And for small business owners, few relationships are as treasured as those you’ve cultivated with your customers. By developing a customer relationship marketing strategy, you not only strengthen ties with existing customers, but are certain to woo new ones…

Tales of ghosts and goblins may give you a fright this Halloween, but very few things are scarier to a content marketer than to hear the words, “content marketing is easy.” Nothing could be further from the truth. And this month, we’ll be covering marketing myths, like this one, that jeopardizes your business’ ability to…

Millennials are major players in today’s economy. These sought after consumers will make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce by 2020. That’s just four years from now.  With the smell of increased purchasing power lingering in the air, brands are hungry for the chance to capture their share of the predicted spending downpour. But…

Millennials use social media to shape their digital identities and avoid overly promotional brands   There was a time when our primary marketing conversations centered around attracting Baby Boomers. Today, when brands have conversations about how to generate new revenue for the business, it’s difficult not to include the 23 percent of consumers who make…

Have you ever been at a sporting event and seen someone you know sitting in a section nearby? It’s too loud for them to hear their phone, so what do you do? You holler their name, “Charlie!! Hey Charlie!! Over here!!” By now you’re standing and waving your arms like crazy until they see you….

Gone are the days, thankfully, that we have to wait on a media outlet to pick up a news release or run a story we’ve written. Technology has empowered business owners to be creators of their own destiny, giving us platforms to publish our own content as often as we want on whatever topic we…

Buy them. Now, that doesn’t mean that you don’t use paid advertising on platforms that make sense for your brand. But it does mean that you shouldn’t rely solely on paid advertising to cultivate an audience for your brand when, with a little elbow grease, you can do some of the work and see a…

When one thinks of storytelling, it’s hard not to be swept away by nostalgic memories of poison apples and pixie dust.  With the promise of true love’s kiss dripping from the mouth of a handsome prince, every girl has wanted to be cursed to sleep forever or better yet, trade mortality for a lifetime of…

“Buy Now!” “Subscribe today.” “Sign Up!” Each of these little gems is examples of what is commonly known as a “call to action,” or CTA. When clicked, they invite the reader to exchange a little more information for access to things like special offers, event registration, or newsletters. Hands down, when crafted just right, they…

The last couple months of the year aren’t just for stuffing turkeys and pitching a tent outside your local big box retailer. Retail businesses are engrossed in the holiday marketing mashup while service providers are picking over low hanging fruit, trying to book as much revenue as possible before year end. Tis the season to…

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