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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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What to Do and Tell Your Customers During the COVID-19 Crisis

In the face of the coronavirus (aka COVID-19), we’re seeing unwelcome changes in the US in response to the crisis. Panic buying and hoarding, misinformation, and state orders are disrupting normal life and businesses. More than any of the above, the biggest issue facing your business right now is uncertainty. Your staff isn’t sure if […]
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Does Your Business Need a Marketing Plan?

When we start a discussion with clients, one of the first parts of our consultation is to go over their current marketing and their current business goals and see how the two line up. Often, much of our consultation with clients is exploring the goals marketing can provide (traffic, online presence, form submissions, etc.) and […]

How to Control Your Brand Online

Your brand – your company’s identity – should first and foremost be the story that you are telling. Controlling this narrative on the internet isn’t about tricky advertising or whitewashing over gaffs: it’s about being consistent with your brand online. Information about your company can be found numerous places online, so it’s up to you […]

Your Business’s Online Presence (and How to Improve It)

How do people find and connect with your business online? From Facebook to Google, from contact forms on your website to third-party apps, this network of online websites and tools is how you connect with customers and clients. The ability to manage these systems – collectively known as your online presence – and coordinate the […]
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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, […]