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Why Awards are an Important Part of Your Marketing

Every business and every employee within like to be recognized for their greatness. For some, it’s something that drives us; for others, it’s simply an appreciated side-product of their hard work. Regardless, for a business, an award is a marketing opportunity with short and long-term potential to help drive more customers, clients, and partnerships to […]

Branding Your Company’s Leadership on Social Media

Your business’s social media marketing should start with your business brand, but not end with it. The personal Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram accounts of your company’s leaders should augment your business’s social media presence. By having those in your c-suite using their social media accounts to help market your business, you help put a […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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5 Tips to Incorporate B2B Video in Your Social Media Marketing

B2B marketing has always been a challenge. You’ve got a smaller audience versus B2C companies with a large pool of customers and increased competition in your field. What many companies lose sight of with their sales and marketing is the importance of remembering that their target businesses are still composed of people. By targeting that […]

Vision Advertising Names Julia Becker Collins Chief Operating Officer

Big news from Vision Advertising: Julia Becker Collins, former Vice President of Marketing & Operations, has been named Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Julia will lead all aspects of the company, from developing and directing the marketing plans of clients, to managing the operations of all of Vision Advertising’s staff, to company-wide fiscal […]