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Active Marketing: Why Set-It-and-Forget-It Marketing Doesn’t work

There a lot of options when it comes to marketing your company, from the necessary (having a website) to the advanced (proper brand reputation management). There are many ways you can do this marketing, depending on how much time and money you have. One thing we’ve seen that universally fails (and can in fact even […]
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How Blogs on Your Website Equal More Website Visits

While my job responsibilities may extend far beyond what a BA in English might ascribe, my first and primary passion is writing content. And my favorite among that has to be writing blogs. Writing in general – and blogs in particular – is a type of content for your website (content in marketing terms means […]
Make the Shift from Reputation Management to Reputation Marketing

Shifting from Reputation Management to Reputation Marketing

Everyone wants their company to be successful. Success can take the form of sales, gross net income, online ratings, and reviews. One feature that can help increase the success of these characteristics would be your business’s brand reputation. Brands and business owners recognize this fact: every day, our reputations are bringing opportunities to our doors or […]
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Industry Specific Website Pages You Need for Your Site

Not all websites are created equal, and not all industries have the same needs. While the basics of a website are usually true between all industries (front, services, about us, and contact page), many industries benefit greatly from additional specialty pages tied to their industries and services. These benefits can include higher page ranking due […]
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3 Tips to Take Your Business Blog to the Next Level

Here at Vision, I write a lot of blogs. I’ve written… I can confidently say “hundreds” for both B2B and B2C clients and for this website. And more than just writing them, we’ve looked their impact on the back end: from engagement when we share them on social media to the percent of web traffic […]
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What Are the Ideal Industries for AdWords?

Over here at Vision Advertising, we’ve run our fair share of Google AdWords campaigns. On campaigns that I’ve worked on personally, we’ve had ones that worked fantastically, ones that have worked satisfactorily, and ones that we paused and moved clients over to other forms of online advertising. The simple fact is that AdWords isn’t going […]
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Comparing Outbound and Inbound Marketing

When marketing and advertising agencies start to talk about marketing strategies for your business, you’ve probably heard the terms “outbound marketing” and “inbound marketing.”  What on the surface just seems like insider jargon or buzz words actually explains the two major schools of thought when it comes to advertising and marketing your company, and the […]
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Facebook Ads vs Google AdWords: Which, When, How Much?

Okay, so you’re ready to put down some money to advertise your product or service on the internet. Modern online advertising on most platforms allows you to advertise immediately to whoever you want, without having to wait for the printer or the publisher. But now that you’ve made the decision to advertise, what platform to […]
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I’ve Owned This Domain Forever, and It Still Ranks Poorly – Why?

Let’s go into hypothetical mode: Let’s say you own a company. Let’s say that company that sells tires, and you’ve got a website on a domain you’ve had forever. Let’s call this website “weselltires.com” and say you’ve had it for 10 years. However, when you’re typing in keywords into Google, from “where to buy tires” […]
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What are Backlinks and Why Are They Important?

Just like in any specialized field, SEO (search engine optimization) has its own share of insider jargon (and that’s not even counting the term “SEO” itself). When looking how to increase your website ranking on certain keywords or overall, you’ve probably seen responses such as “make sure there are backlinks to your website” or “backlinks […]