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Stop Treating LinkedIn Like an Online Resume (Please)

LinkedIn is the dark horse of social media marketing. If’s not as sexy as Facebook. Not as flashy as Instagram. Not as in-your-face as Twitter. For many people, it hums along semi-forgotten in the background – and yet, it can yield amazing results for small and medium-sized businesses. LinkedIn isn’t like other social media platforms.…

New Year, New You: Set Marketing Goals That Will Stick

2021! Never before have we been so excited about the start of a new year! (At least, not since we welcomed the new millennium in 2000 – how was that two decades ago already?) The past 12 months have been like no other. If all your marketing goals went out the window, don’t be too…

Holiday Marketing: Add a Festive Touch to Your Socials

The holidays are finally here! This year has definitely felt longer than most, but now that the festive season is upon us, it’s a great chance to build brand awareness with holiday marketing. At this time of year, social media is key to connecting with your audience. Making a splash with genuine and targeted content…

Fitness marketing 101: Making your brand stand out

The fitness industry is a crowded space, so it’s important to create a memorable brand to attract and retain customers. In order to stay competitive and relevant in today’s business environment, you need to embrace and adopt a strong fitness marketing strategy. Here are the basics you need to know. Want to set your business…

Is dental marketing worth the investment?

The U.S. Small Business Administration recommends spending 7-8% of gross revenue on marketing. Why? When it comes to dental marketing, the pay-off can be huge. An online marketing strategy does take time and money, however. As a dentist running a practice, it can be difficult to find the time and resources to effectively run an…

Five fun financial marketing strategies to try in the year ahead

This year has been a wild ride. Our dreams of visiting Europe, or even visiting family and friends interstate for the holidays, may be on hold – but our business goals are still in full play, and so are our marketing plans. The sector has changed drastically in the past 12 months. We’re seeing companies…

What it really takes to grow your Facebook audience

The average American spends 38 minutes per day on Facebook, so it’s no surprise that it’s the most-used social media platform in 2020. Many businesses spend a lot of time on the platform, trying to catch the attention of digital passers-by, but it doesn’t necessarily translate into results. Do you feel like you’re talking to an…

Why isn’t my marketing plan working? Find the right audience and maximize ROI

“Why isn’t my marketing plan working?” One of the interesting things about working in marketing is that your friends often ask for advice. The scenarios range widely. Recently I’ve been asked about where to start with marketing for an agricultural contracting company in a small country town, how a tutoring business could connect with the…

Top three marketing myths busted

“I hate marketing.” I was recently talking to the owner of a tutoring business, and she was shaking her head in despair. She offers lessons in person and online for K-12 students, and she’s been trying to get more students registered. Every time she signs up a few more, a few others move on. It…

All the things you shouldn’t do with Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads can be a time-consuming to set up, and confusing to use, but the pay-off can be truly tremendous. As technology continues to develop and the world progressively grows remote, one thing is becoming clear: the marketing tactics you were using before aren’t going to work the same today. This is true whether you’re…