Bizarre Brand Hits and Misses – What We Can Learn From Them

Today’s marketing campaigns seem to be all about eliciting the most conversation. Social media has become a powerful driver for business success, an idea with which Fortune 500 companies are all too familiar. Over the years, we’ve seen some truly bizarre social media and content marketing campaigns with varying degrees of success. Some take on a … [Read more...]

These Secrets to Work/Life Balance Might Not Be What You Expect

We’ve all heard of that holy grail of work/life balance. In the digital age, it can seem nearly impossible to achieve: our businesses are directly in our phones and laptops, and the urge to ignore the frantic ping of an email notification can insatiable. Work/life balance is especially hard for me to wrap my mind around because I work from home. … [Read more...]

Marketing for Your Brick and Mortar Store, Part V: A Loyalty Program

 In our brick and mortar marketing series, we’ve talked about a lot of different ways that your online efforts can improve your in-store revenue: through updating your website with dynamic content, garnering positive online reviews, and avoiding digital sharecropping. Today, we’re going over the fifth and final aspect of our series: rewards … [Read more...]

Simple Tech for Small Business Owners, Part Seven: Video Campaigns

If you’ve ever used a video streaming service, then you’ve likely seen a video ad before. Video is an increasingly popular form of media, which makes it the perfect form of advertising. Not just for large companies, but for smaller businesses as well. When you make use of a video campaign, you’re creating some great opportunities for attracting … [Read more...]

The Anatomy of a Proper Blog Post

All blogs are not created equal. Despite what you might have heard, any blog post isn’t better than no blog at all. Throwing together a post that’s lacking necessary elements could hurt your brand’s reputation more than not having a blog. Your company needs to make each post shine to establish the brand as a trusted, polished, industry … [Read more...]

Marketing for Your Brick-and-Mortar Store Pt IV: Increase Foot Traffic

As a brick-and-mortar store owner, you know that foot traffic is a large part of your brand’s success. The more people come into your business doors, the more revenue you’ll generate. What most people don’t consider, however, is that your foot traffic begins online in the digital age. Consider the following: According to BigCommerce, over half … [Read more...]