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Business Bootcamp: Measuring Success with Market Strategies

Approaching any task without a strategy can be overwhelming, and the same goes for marketing. With seemingly unlimited marketing channels – from print ads and brochures to social media and blogs – it can be tricky to figure out where to allocate your business’s resources. That’s why it’s so vital to establish your strategy before […]
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Marketing Hacks to Convert Your Side Hustle into Your Main Hustle

Many businesses have been born from hobbies, and it’s the path to a fulfilling career for many entrepreneurs. While starting your own business can be intimidating, the efforts are often rewarding. Yet, there’s nothing small about being a small business owner. By shouldering the immense task of becoming a business owner, not only are you […]
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Obsessing Over a Single Analytics Metric: A Marketer’s Take

Here at Vision Advertising, one of the many hats I wear is “the SEO Guy” – upgraded to “the SEO Guru” when I get brought up in sales. And it’s true: while I came into marketing via writing, I soon learned that successful blog writing is part knowing how SEO works, from keywords to metadata. […]
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May COVID-19 Rundown: Vaccines Lead to Blossoming Reopening

This time last year, the saying, “Make hay in May,” had never seemed so fruitless, as we were all heavily quarantined during the height of the pandemic. Now, a year later, May is bringing more than just flowers; it’s bringing hope. With vaccine appointments extended to all adults, proactive reopening plans, and even more grants […]
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Applying Testimonials to Your Business’s Marketing Strategy

Long past are the days where a customer’s referral only extended to their immediate social circle. The internet has immortalized our opinions, fully in view of customers researching your business. However, beyond Amazon, Yelp, and other review platforms, there’s another powerful marketing tool that often goes underutilized: testimonials. Testimonials serve as a vote of confidence […]
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Public Speaking: Reinventing the Best Marketing for 2021

When it comes to marketing your business, one of your biggest tools will always be yourself. People buy from people, and the more you can get yourself out there being seen, heard, and engaging with potential customers, the more leads you will find. For many, including myself, this means workshops and speaking engagement. But with […]
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Business Bootcamp: Facing Crises with Candid Communication

While the end of the pandemic is in sight, a new crisis is bound to rear its head in the future. If there’s one thing COVID has taught businesses, it’s that despite your preparedness, no company is impervious to the unpredictability of a sudden disaster, internal or external. Managing your business’s public relations and facing […]