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FEB
28
2018
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Why B2B Businesses Should Consider LinkedIn Advertising

Business-to-Business (B2B) marketers are constantly looking for the best ways to reach their audiences. Conventional methods such as direct mail, print advertising, tradeshow exhibits, and event sponsorships can sometimes be costly. However, digital advertising presents marketers
JAN
16
2018
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Latest Facebook Update Means Page Managers Need to Reevaluate their Strategy

Is it the end of the [Facebook business Page] world as we know it? Well, it may not be the end, but business Page managers are going to have to up their game if they want their content to be seen according to a news announcement from Facebook last week. What’s happening and why?
OCT
31
2017

Helpful, Free Resources for Small Business and Nonprofit Marketing

For small businesses and nonprofit organizations, free online tools and programs can be lifesavers for producing efficient and quality marketing. Most small enterprises have limited funds for paid software solutions, yet still have marketing needs to be met to woo customers,
SEP
29
2017

Vonlane Keeps Giving Texas Travelers What They Want

We knew he was onto something. When Alex Danza came to us in 2014 to help with Vonlane’s business launch, we were so excited about his innovative concept and mission to change the way Texans travel. It didn’t take long for Vonlane’s luxury motor coach service to catch on, and in
SEP
20
2017

Awe & Disgust, Creativity & Planning: Event tackles if we can really LIVE and PAY for the life we want

We were honored to have the opportunity to participate in planning and promoting an event hosted by our client, Brennan Financial Services, at the Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) office yesterday. The luncheon, Money + Mindset: Creating a happier future by aligning your
JUL
19
2017

Transforming a Tepid Boilerplate

Unfortunately a boilerplate becomes an afterthought for many organizations. Too often a boilerplate is regarded as just a basic company description that gets tacked onto the end of a news release, stuck into the introduction of a proposal, or sent along when you’re sponsoring an
JUN
28
2017

Adding Holiday Hours to Your Google My Business Listing

If you haven’t already claimed and optimized your Google My Business listing, you should. Claiming your local listing can help with search engine optimization, but it also provides very important information to your customers. Scores of people (and your customers and prospects)
JUN
08
2017

An Evening with Bo Burlingham: How to Be a Small Giant

So, Monday evening I had an ultimate fan-girl moment: I attended the Grow With Purpose event that featured Bo Burlingham. Yes, that Bo Burlingham – the rock star small business writer of Inc. and Forbes fame as well as five books. I’ve been a voracious reader of his articles for
APR
26
2017

Growing an Email List Organically: 4 Proven Approaches

We are often approached by clients who are interested in reaching their customers and targets through email marketing, but they aren’t sure how to get started. The very first thing you must do to engage in email marketing is build your target list. It’s best to build your list
APR
13
2017

Getting Things Done with Trello

As a marketing and communications firm, our team members collaborate on a variety of projects on a daily basis: PR, rebranding, web design and development, and email marketing to name just a few. Some of our team members work remotely, so it’s crucial that we have a web-based