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Dec 22 2021

In With The New: Business Trends for 2022 and Beyond

As this year comes to a close, you’re likely to be inundated with a flurry of articles and think-pieces on business trends to consider. While we definitely see value in understanding social media updates and marketing trends in general, we want to draw your attention to more significant shifts in how we’ll do business, in […]

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Nov 30 2021

Ethical Marketing Practices are Coming for Your Ads–And That’s a Good Thing

Ethical marketing. Does that even exist? When you think of marketing or sales, does your mind automatically go to some sleazy used-car salesman trope?  I can’t blame you if it does. Historically, advertising hasn’t exactly been a beacon of truth.  Traveling medicine shows in the late 1800s and early 1900s advertised products with truly bizarre […]

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Aug 11 2021

Understanding Instagram Analytics

It seems a day doesn’t go by without an announcement from Instagram about supposed changes to their algorithm. It’s my (educated) guess that our small business owner friends lose too many waking hours stressing out about this mysterious algorithm, when their energy could be much better spent elsewhere… like on your Instagram analytics. Good news: […]

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May 13 2021

Does Your Business Need a Blog?

SEO (as we’ve discussed), comes from a core of good, frequently updated content—otherwise, search engine crawlers as well as your customers) may think that your business isn’t active. That means fewer appearances in search results, fewer website visitors, and fewer sales. You need to be refreshing your website on a regular basis with new photos, […]

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Apr 28 2021

Drive Traffic to Your Website Using Social Media

Whether you’re brand-spanking new to business or you’re a well-oiled entrepreneurial machine, you likely know that the best way to stake your claim on our wild world wide web is to secure a domain name and build yourself a quality website. This way you’ve carved out a guaranteed space to share who you are and […]

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Apr 01 2021

What The Heck Do I Post? Social Media Content Ideas For Your Business

When you run your own business, you naturally wear many hats. Founder, creator, customer service rep, shipper… the roles can seem endless, especially when you’re first starting out. One role that’s especially important: marketing. While you may not think of yourself as a marketer, you do know your business better than anyone, which is handy […]

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