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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…

Web traffic stagnant? It’s time to start a business blog

When 2010 rolled around, it felt like every other person had a blog. CEOs? Check. Amateur chefs? Check. Avid travellers? Check. Moms? Check. Businesses? Hmm. Not so much. But why not? After all, people come to your website to see what products and services you offer, and what kind of company you are, right? The first…

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?…

Essential tools for tourism marketing 

The tourism industry is about to come back in a big way, bringing exciting opportunities for hospitality businesses, destinations, and cultural and heritage experiences. In order to get ahead of the competition, you’ll need to start preparing your marketing strategy now. Here are the essential tools you’ll need to succeed. Just want to talk business? Schedule…

Social media networking vs. word-of-mouth networking

Originally published on April 10, 2017. Updated on May 4, 2020. Does word-of-mouth networking even work anymore? Or has it been replaced with digital or social media networks? We hear this question a lot. We believe they are both integral to any business’s marketing plan and should be strategically planned and implemented. Networking is an…

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…

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…

What Does an Inbound Marketing Plan Include?

We spend a significant portion of our prospect meetings going over what exactly the Inbound Marketing plans should include. It’s usually a rather lengthy discussion depending on the particular client’s needs. Though there is a list that we recommend for most clients (a foundation if you will), it is important to customize each package to the…