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Why We’re Proud to Be a Women-Owned and -Run Business

Recently, I was networking with a colleague and was on an initial phone call with him. When I explained that we were women-owned and -run, he responded with, “Oh, you’re only trying to work with women.” To him, stating your business is women-owned, minority-run, etc., means that you are only selling to those groups. Calmly, […]
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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 […]
Julia Becker Collins works with two Vision staffers on a laptop.

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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Can I Even Write a Blog About My Industry?

The internet is built on words. In Search Engine Optimization (SEO) terms, it’s how we get people to see ourselves and our websites: through proving our worth through these searchable, indexable words. Blogs are an excellent resource for marketing on so many levels, from showing expertise you can share on social media to ranking higher […]
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Working from Home: Advice We’re Following and Giving Clients

A little over a week ago, Vision Advertising moved to work remotely. For us as a primarily digital marketing agency, it was a reasonably smooth transition with our work-from-home guidelines and tools already well established. Now, with the new orders from Governor Baker, we’re helping more and more of our clients not only continue to […]
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Setting Up a Company Newsletter for Retention Marketing

Out of all forms of marketing, retention marketing is often the most overlooked. Many businesses will continue to focus their time, money, and branding on tracking down new customers, sometimes to the detriment and even alienation of their current users. Marketing and sales should always be looking forward to these new clients, but forgetting the […]