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How Important is Paid Social Media in Your Marketing Strategy?

Many businesses enjoy using social media marketing because it is free (big asterisk here, but we’ll touch more on this later). Because of this, for many paying for advertising on social media is antithetical to their marketing plans. This is understandable, as all businesses look for the greatest ROI for all aspects of their business, […]
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Event Marketing: The Other Half of Event Planning

For many businesses, event management has two major stages: event planning, where the event is designed, budgeted for, and set up; and the event itself. When events underperform (i.e., people don’t show) or the events impact on sales and leads doesn’t pan out, it’s because of a crucial missing third part: event marketing. In this […]
Multiple marketers working on website SEO content.

What are Your Best Options for Website SEO Content?

Even with a completed website, your search engine marketing (SEM) shouldn’t end there. Updating existing content by providing a steady stream of blogs, building out your website pages to help with your website SEO content. From there, it’s about finding out your best options, which should be guided by three factors: relevance of content, ease […]
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Interview with Christian Sadler, Vision’s Social Media Specialist

Here at Vision Advertising, we believe it’s important to know who you’re partnering with when it comes to working with a marketing agency. From in-person meetings at our office to networked meetings over video and phone, the personal connections you make with our staff make for better communication and marketing. This article, like several in […]

In The News: 10 Things I know about… Internship programs

This article originally appeared in the Worcester Business Journal on May 13th, 2019. 10) You get out what you put in. Make a real effort, treat interns like valued staff, and you get amazing results. Minimal effort on your part will produce minimal results – and disappointed interns. 9) Make sure you’ve got the time […]

Why Businesses Shouldn’t Forget About Retention Marketing

There’s a saying: “Make new friends but keep the old. One is silver, and the other gold.” For almost all businesses, their strength and income are based on who currently uses their products and services, not who might. Outside of valuation, potential won’t make you money. Therefore, it’s interesting that so many companies focus on […]
Slideshow and conference table at Clark University from our brand marketing workshop.

Important Takeaways from Our Brand Marketing Workshop

At the end of March, myself representing Vision Advertising, Phil Hollow of FeedBlitz, and about 20 local entrepreneurs and marketing professionals tackled one of the hardest questions of a business: what is your brand? The workshop – Your Brand is More Than Your Logo: Insights on Branding from the Front Line of Marketing – was […]