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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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Why Stopping Marketing Now Will Hurt You Later

When you close down your business during a long-term emergency, should you close it all down? As COVID-19 continues to flare up and a recession looms, this is the question companies need to ask themselves. The more that’s stopped, from payroll to supply chains, the harder everything is to restart, especially with the potential of […]
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Creating Website Content: Where to Start

When we work with clients to create a new website, we often face the same hurdles. From a complete rebuild to a page-for-page recreation on a new platform with new visuals, page content plays a critical role. Alongside changes in layout, functionality, and format come changes to the written content, from adding in text for […]
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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 […]
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The Marketing You Have to Do Before Opening a Restaurant

There’s a persistent statistic that 9 out of every 10 restaurants fail within the first year. While this is a frightening anecdote, it’s also not true. Why is this rumor so prevalent then? Of all the startups in the US, restaurants are often the most visible as necessary brick-and-mortar locations with purchase prices within the […]
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Marketing Consultation: The Importance of a Comprehensive Agency

There are two major parts of working with a marketing agency: planning and execution. Execution is action, the agency taking over work and producing products – everything from social media posting on “the Gram” to making a brand-new website. However, with the first step – planning – comes the option to show but not do. […]

Selecting a Marketing Agency: How to Do It Right

Investing in a partnership with a marketing agency is important in today’s fast-paced digital world. Selecting the right marketing agency is critical. When you select a marketing agency, you are selecting a business partner. This agency needs to not only be someone you can work with, but someone who can execute your vision. Here are […]
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Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Being in the marketing industry for 19 years, we have seen our fair share of marketing mistakes. Have you ever looked at a company’s social media post and thought, “who signed off on this?” Marketing fails are 100% preventable, and we are here to help. We have chosen a few common mistakes and suggestions on […]