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The evolution of digital marketing

Originally published on July 20, 2015. Updated on March 4, 2020. Back in the 1960s, marketing was relatively straightforward. Let’s be real, you’re probably picturing the orange tones and box pleats of the advertising world featured in the TV show Mad Men, complete with boardroom discussions, concept presentations and an expensive media buy. The industry was…

How much does a website cost?

Originally published on September 5, 2015. Updated on February 20, 2020. How much does a website cost? How long is a piece of string? Although this is a common question, the answers can vary drastically. There are quite a few factors that can affect the cost of a website and it can be confusing. In…

The Connected CEO: Part 2

Originally published on August 3, 2013. Updated on May 31, 2019. So you want to be a connected CEO? You want to take the plunge? Great! But where do you actually start? Corporate social media 101 Make sure your company has a social media policy that both the PR and HR can agree and live…

Can Traditional Marketing & Digital Marketing Integrate?

Meeting the challenge of integrating digital and traditional marketing…the struggle is real! We can pretty much all agree that digital marketing is here to stay. Websites, SEO, social media marketing, blogging, pay-per-click, email marketing, digital ads, video content; it all comes together to form digital marketing. And many businesses are struggling to integrate their traditional…

Three Secrets To Success With Anchorage Inbound Marketing

Before we share our three secrets to success with Inbound Marketing, It’s important that one has a basic understanding of what Inbound Marketing is and how it differs from, “Old School” or “outbound” advertising. The concept of Inbound Marketing all boils down to common sense. It refers to online marketing activities that direct visitors to you…

What is Facebook Live and Can I Use it to Market my Business?

Facebook has been rolling out it’s live streaming video feature in waves for the last four months. Live let’s you connect with real-time video to your friends, fans, and followers on Facebook. It is currently available to people with an iPhone and has been available to celebrities, athletes and other verified public figures via the Mentions app…

13 Inbound Marketing Stats Your CFO Will Love

“67% of the buyers journey is now done digitally.” -Sirus Decisions The value of Inbound Marketing is unequivocal, and there is no denying the preponderance of evidence the data shows us (channeling my inner Law & Order here). When done correctly, inbound marketing is far and away the ROI champion in the marketing arena. There…

New Brand, New Locations & New Horizons

Beacon Media + Marketing, a leading Inbound Marketing Agency in Anchorage, Alaska, is delighted to announce the launch of their new brand identity and office locations. In conjunction with celebrating the company’s 4th milestone anniversary, Beacon Media + Marketing elected to assess the viability of the current brand amongst marketing trends and company position. The…

Are the Yellow Pages Phone Book Obsolete?

We very frequently get asked by small and medium sized business owners if they should keep their ad in the Yellow Pages. 95% of the time our answer is no, there is really no legitimate reason to have an ad in the printed phone book. At one time the Yellow Pages was the go to…

How is Pinterest Changing the Online Shopping Game?

How is Pinterest Changing the Online Shopping Game? You may be aware that earlier this year Pinterest went from being a dangerous time warp, to an addictive online shopping experience, with the addition of buyable pins. The page has just added a new feature that will affect the wallets of Pinners all over the world.…