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Let’s face it, marketing can be hard! In each marketing blog post, we hope you’ll find the information you need for your business marketing success.

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To Zoom or Not to Zoom? That is the Question.

As we near the one-year mark of living under pandemic protocols, one technology that has touched nearly every person is video conferencing.  Remote workers use it to connect to the team, sales representatives have mastered it to eliminate travel, students of all ages log in to attend classes, and singles are even dating with it…. Read More

What Really Makes Networking Effective

Networking.  The overwhelming majority of business leaders and owners flinch at the thought of it.  Another group gets really excited about it, but may not be achieving as much as they can from the process.  Regardless of where you fall on that spectrum, it’s important for all business leaders and owners to build professional networks… Read More

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Content Marketing Strategy

An Effective Marketing Strategy for Small Businesses In the current digital marketing world, content marketing is among the most effective tools used for creating a connection with the target audience. Top business brands mainly rely on marketing agencies to revamp their marketing strategies to international standards and stay organized. Why Prefer Content Marketing Strategy? It… Read More

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Prepare Now for Small Business Saturday 2016

Black Friday is hardly a day for small businesses. Sure, it can help them attract new customers. However, most of them instead look forward to Small Business Saturday 2016. We strongly urge you to participate this year on November 26 either as a seller or a buyer. This is your day! Now, Small Business Saturday… Read More

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The Dabbling Duck

“It’s essential to have a point of view that puts a stake in the ground and breaks through the clutter.” – Lynn Power, ArnoldNYC

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The Dabbling Duck

“Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make but the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin

Local Searches Lead 50% of Mobile Users to Visit Stores

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“Local Searches Lead 50% of Mobile Users to Visit Stores” Jessica Lee, Search Engine Watch

“We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in.” - Craig Davis, J. Walter Thompson

The Dabbling Duck

“We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in.” – Craig Davis, J. Walter Thompson

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The Dabbling Duck

“Word of mouth marketing has always been important. Today it’s more important than ever because of the power of the internet.” – Joe Pulizzi & Newt Barrett

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The Dabbling Duck

Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. – Mark Zuckerberg

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The Dabbling Duck

Don’t focus on having a great blog. Focus on producing a blog that’s great for your readers. – Brian Clark, Copyblogger

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Don’t Skimp on Good HR Help

If you’ve got employees, there is NO substitute for great HR advice. Making sure you are following the letter of the law for your employees will keep you out of hot water down the line. Here are some things you might want to consider: If you’ve never done hiring before (or even if you have… Read More

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Tips for Creating a Relaxing Workspace

Personalizing your workspace can positively affect creativity, workflow, quality and production. Turn your office or work station into an adaptable and quiet space by focusing on controlled lighting, personal comfort and a visually appealing design. Color Palette Choices Incorporating inspiring and soothing colors into a workspace has a positive effect on productivity and stress relief…. Read More

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Your New Marketing Agency Located in Southern Oregon

Medford, Oregon is a beautiful city, the fourth largest in the State of Oregon. Medford is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. Medford, Oregon is situated exactly between San Francisco, California, and Portland, Oregon on Highway I5. Because of its unique position and beautiful recreation, Medford Oregon is an ideal location for small… Read More

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5 Signs Your Business Needs an Answering Service

Good customer service is crucial to the success of a business. Often the interactions customers have when calling your company for the first time create either a lasting good or a lasting bad first impression. Many small businesses start out by addressing all customer calls and concerns themselves, but overtime this may become too much… Read More

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The Effectiveness of Promotional Products

As technology changes, so do the ways in which people interact and gather information. Technology has always had a great impact on businesses both large and small, and those smaller organizations who don’t embrace new technological advances are often left in the dust. But even though popular tech advances, such as smartphones and cloud computing,… Read More

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Vehicle Signage: Low Cost Marketing with a Large Audience

Marketing Savvy With all the cries about ‘advertising space’ and ‘copy’ and ‘design’, businesses have to hit the savvy button when it comes to marketing. There isn’t much that doesn’t cost a fortune. Advertise on social networks and it could cost you ‘per click’. You don’t even know how many clicks that might be. Escalating… Read More

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Online Research: What Happens After Your Survey is Completed?

Most of us already know the benefits of filling out online surveys; it’s one of the easiest and simplest forms of making money online, but what happens to the survey afterwards? If we can understand where it goes, how the data is used and what the process is then you’re more likely to continue taking… Read More

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How To Build Better Beauty Salon Ads

Image by infomatique All beauty salons were created the same, no matter how different your business looks from others, who your customer base may be, or what type of salon you have. They all have the same business needs: every salon needs customers to drive sales and every owner needs marketing to help create those… Read More

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Five Ways to Think Yourself to Success

Despite the axiom “you are what you eat”, what really shapes us is how we think and this saying should be changed to “you are what you think.” Having a positive outlook will build positive perceptions, not only of ourselves and our lives, but on our actual success. Act Successfully.  This may be considered a… Read More