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5 Easy UX Wins When Developing a Website

The most important part in developing a website is the overall user experience (UX). User experience is defined as the way in which the user is interacting with the product or in this case a website. This could entail the page path the user takes to get to what they are looking for or how…

5 Principles Every Blog Could Use: Did You Know?

There is so much more to blogging than just trying to get a piece of content up on your website. Businesses tend to get wrapped up in meetings and are constantly on the go, which makes it difficult to really take the time to sit down, research the topic, and actually put in the effort…

Capture more qualified leads with landing pages

Originally published on December 1, 2015. Updated on June 29, 2020. The term “landing pages” is one you will hear fairly often in discussions about websites and marketing techniques. There’s a very good reason for that: landing pages can be one of the most valuable assets in your digital toolkit. So what exactly are they?…

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…

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…

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…

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.…