Helpful, Free Resources for Small Business and Nonprofit Marketing

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

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, donors, volunteers, partners, and the like. Happily, this blog…

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Uncover & Share Your Story: The value of a key message workshop

Monday, October 16th, 2017

I met with Paige recently to discuss our social media marketing approach. I asked questions like how do we want to portray our brand? How often should we post? What kind of content should we post? And so on. The answer to many of these questions boiled down to who…

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Vonlane Keeps Giving Texas Travelers What They Want

Friday, September 29th, 2017

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…

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

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

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 values and finances, featured Debra Brennan Tagg…

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The Value of Breakfast Networking Events: An Intern Perspective

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

In today’s blog we’re pleased to introduce MPD’s newest intern, Katherine Wilkes. A recent Texas A&M graduate (yes, we’re up to two Aggies for those counting), you’ll get to know her this fall as she works on supporting our client projects. While she has only joined us last week, she…

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Setting up a YouTube Channel: Why and How

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Is your company using video as a marketing tool?  Many businesses are now leveraging the power of video content, whether promoting products and services, sharing client testimonials, or providing how-to videos for customers. The possibilities are endless, and it’s easier than ever to record and share video content. For clients…

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Meet the Team: Talana Morris

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

As our MPD team blogs regularly these days, we’re profiling team members in a brief Q&A series. Today’s Q&A is with Talana Morris, principal. Tell us about yourself. I am a wife and mother of two awesome young men: Preston (21) is just beginning his career as a firefighter in…

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Transforming a Tepid Boilerplate

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

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 event. But consider who is reading…

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Adding Holiday Hours to Your Google My Business Listing

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

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) regularly rely on Google listings to provide phone…

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Big Shoes to Fill: Lessons from Our Fathers

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Oh…dads. How can one person have so much knowledge and so many bad jokes at the same time? And yet, many of us have few sources of wisdom more valuable than our fathers. In honor of Father’s Day and all the men who have made a difference in our lives,…

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