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Are You Handling 2020 Holiday Marketing and Sales Differently?

As another wave of restrictions and lockdowns take effect throughout the US, some businesses’ (and customers’) dreams of a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or a Happy Kwanzaa are freezing over. Other companies, who are playing the long game against COVID and the recession, are finding themselves in a better position as the holidays enter full […]
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Facebook Business Suite vs. Creator Studio: Which is Right for You?

Small businesses haven’t had the easiest year. And for many, the introduction of a newly updated Facebook Business Suite couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time. While businesses may have to scramble to learn the new user interface, there are also new tools and streamlined processes for managing and measuring the performances of both […]
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November COVID-19 Rundown: Addressing the Tightening Restrictions

Although it may not look like it from our current perspectives, we have reasons to give thanks this Thanksgiving. As Massachusetts residents, we continue to have infection rates that are lower than most of the country. Also, we can appreciate how our community has come together to support local businesses this year. Nevertheless, cases are […]
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How Servant Leadership Keeps Companies Together

Once you have employees, your business changes. Leadership isn’t defined by that you lead, but how you lead. Who do you put first at your business? Yourself? Your team? Your customers? There are no right or wrong answers, but they all form different types of leaders with different strengths. When I joined the Vision team, […]
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October COVID-19 Rundown: The Latest in Local Developments

It’s been one heck of a year, but at least it’s not one we’ve had to endure alone. As the old saying goes, misery loves company, and the COVID-19 crisis has made sure to be as inclusive as possible. Pained laughter aside, Vision Advertising has been providing business and marketing strategies to all our clients […]
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Marketing Your Business on Instagram Reels

Short-form video has often had a youth appeal, from the lamented social media platform Vine to the popular yet controversial TikTok. But now a new challenger has entered the game: Instagram Reels. Although this addition to Instagram appears to be their response to the trendy lip-synch and dance-based videos, the benefits extend to some business […]
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Creative Differentiation: Embracing Uniqueness in a Competitive Industry

Your product can be the solution to all life’s problems, but if you have a slew of doppelgangers selling the same merchandise, you’ll still struggle to gain a foothold in your industry. Like our parents used to say, you must embrace your uniqueness. People want to see what sets you apart from others, as the […]
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COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Fifteenth Installment

The Baker–Polito Administration continues to respond to the state’s slow but steady increase in COVID-19 cases. With many school districts reopening in Massachusetts this week, some of the administration’s priorities have been shifted toward keeping students and teachers safe. Furthermore, the Commonwealth is allocating further resources to communities and unemployed citizens who continue to be […]