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10 Quick Tips From an Email Marketing Agency

Tue, Jun 30, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Paige Gilbert

posted in Internet marketing, Content Marketing, email marketing

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Did you know that 122,500,453,020 emails are sent every hour? (MarketingProfs 2014). This number alone should tell you that email is not dead; it’s in fact very much alive. There are actual people or an email marketing agency behind these emails – whether it’s your competitor creating and sending them or your potential and current customers opening and reading them. With so much content flooding inboxes these days you need all the help you can get in order for the emails from your small business to get noticed. Here are a few tips you can start doing today.

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What’s With All of the Facebook Algorithm Changes You Keep Hearing About?

Mon, Jun 29, 2015 @ 04:52 PM / by Chris Vande Lune

posted in Social Media

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You may have heard some of the changes that Facebook was making to its algorithm and how content will be displayed to users back in April. Today Facebook has announced even more changes to its video algorithm. For every business that is on Facebook, visibility is key. If you are a company with a social media presence, how much your posts show up may be impacted. Depending on the extent of your social media marketing and user base, these changes could impact your marketing reach quite a bit.

Here is a summary of the recent changes for publishers and the even more recently announced changes to Facebook videos:

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DIY Social Media Management Services Your Business Can Use

Thu, Jun 25, 2015 @ 01:09 PM / by Raquel Royers

posted in Social Media

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Do you want to be able to schedule and manage all of your social media accounts from one location? You’re in luck! There are tools that allow for you to manage everything from one platform instead of moving back and forth between Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. Ultimately this will save you SO much time and money!

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SEO Tips and Tricks Google Will Love

Wed, Jun 24, 2015 @ 11:36 AM / by Chris Vande Lune

posted in Internet marketing, SEO

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If you are trying to get your business to rank on Google, you probably know that there is no magic button to push or process that will propel you straight to the coveted position #1. You also likely know that you can’t pay to show up in organic results on Google like pay per click ads.

So, somewhere in between “no magic button” and “coveted position #1” has to be some skill, best practices, and things that are likely to work well right? Yes. We often say on our site that there is no magic way to instantly get results on Google. We also say that if you apply best practices based on what we know to work well, you are more likely to rank high on Google. We’ve seen it happen over and over again. So, what SEO tips and tricks will Google love?

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How Affordable SEO is Part of Your Bigger Online Marketing Strategy

Tue, Jun 23, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Paige Gilbert

posted in Internet marketing, SEO

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What is the vision for your online marketing strategy? Do you even have one for your business? Or do you just know that you should have one if you want to reach your target audience online? One key component of an online marketing strategy is search engine optimization (SEO). If you’re thinking that it sounds expensive, hold that thought. You have affordable SEO opportunities to help your business get found online, but you must also have the right expectations.

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Can You Even Afford to Hire an SEO Services Company?

Mon, Jun 22, 2015 @ 03:07 PM / by Vicky Zancanella

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Search Engine Optimization is basically posturing your brand online so that your business is in front of the people who are already looking for the solutions you have to offer. Its sole purpose is to give your business the best chance to be found by potential customers online.

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How to Choose Between Multiple Online Marketing Consulting Agencies

Fri, Jun 19, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Jessica Miley

posted in Internet marketing, Marketing

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The success of your company is something that you constantly think about. So you are looking into hiring an online marketing consulting agency. But how do you decide which agency is a right fit for your company?

In the agency world, there is so much competition to try to get your business. Which means that there will be agencies that will try to do or say anything to persuade you into choosing them. Let’s look at a handful of questions you need to ask.

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7 Quick Tips from a Social Media Marketing Company

Thu, Jun 18, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Raquel Royers

posted in Social Media, Marketing

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Social media is an important part of your marketing strategy. With so many different social media opinions and tips that are thrown at you every day, here are 7 quick tips from us, a social media marketing company, that are easy to understand and can be implemented in your business.

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Highly Successful Small Business Digital Marketing to Start Today

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 @ 09:02 AM / by Chris Vande Lune

posted in Inbound Marketing, Digital Marketing

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As a successful and busy business owner, you likely don’t have a lot of time to waste on reading random articles. You also don’t want to waste time on initiatives and marketing methods that don’t work. If you’re the type of person who wants to have actionable items that can really help grow your business, things that you can start today, read on. When it comes to your small business digital marketing, you want to get the most out of it and get on it quickly. Here is some helpful information to guide you in doing just that.

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What NOT To Do With Your SEO Leads

Tue, Jun 16, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Paige Gilbert

posted in SEO, Lead Conversion

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You’ve been putting a lot of time and energy into implementing your online SEO strategy. You’ve redesigned your website, done your keyword research, wrote really helpful eBooks, brainstormed some killer blog topics, and created social media pages. You’ve cast your net out into the open online sea and now you have some bites. You’re so excited to get some interest that you failed to plan what you were going to do with the SEO leads once you captured them. If you want to keep reeling in the leads, there are 3 things you absolutely should not do.

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Surprising Reasons Why Your Employees Need Social Media Training

Mon, Jun 15, 2015 @ 09:26 AM / by Jessica Miley

posted in Internet marketing, Social Media

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Congratulations! You hired an employee to monitor and manage your social media accounts. These platforms are awesome ways for potential customers to engage with your business and brand. But with great power comes great responsibility. Your new employee needs to have social media training. Here’s why.

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Personal & Professional Lessons from a HaBO Inbound Marketing Intern

Fri, Jun 12, 2015 @ 03:59 PM / by Guest Blogger

posted in Our Thought Bubbles, Culture

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By: Matt Yuen

What is Half a Bubble Out? That is how many respond when I say where I interned. What do they do? What do you do? The real question is, as a young marketing and media arts student, what unique opportunities have I not had? 

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Will Local SEO Services Get Customers Calling Your Company?

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Raquel Royers

posted in Internet marketing, Lead Generation, SEO

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Did someone tell you that you need to hire a local SEO services company? Or maybe you’ve read something telling you that SEO is crucial for your business? SEO is definitely an important part of your online marketing strategy, but if implemented correctly, it also helps get more local customers walking into your business.

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The Difference Between Inbound and Outbound Marketing

Tue, Jun 09, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Paige Gilbert

posted in Inbound Marketing, Traditional Marketing, Marketing

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Hot or cold. Bitter or sweet. Day or night. Happy or sad. Friend or foe. Sometimes we tend to see our world in absolutes – black or white. But we know there is plenty of gray area to make us question it all. In the marketing world, inbound and outbound marketing is one of those areas. While neither is absolutely good or evil, it’s how you use it that makes all the difference.

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3 Questions All Online Marketing Consultants Should Be Able to Answer

Mon, Jun 08, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Chris Vande Lune

posted in Internet marketing, Inbound Marketing, small business

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It’s finally that time. Your company is growing so much that you recognize you can’t do all of the marketing on your own, and you want to hire a consultant to help. With all of the marketing channels out there today, hiring a consultant is both needed and dreaded.

It’s needed because you want someone who is full time ‘immersed’ in the marketing world, who can give your company the best marketing services.

It’s dreaded, because you wonder deep down how to know if you’re hiring someone who can help you be successful. Are they any good? Can you trust them? Consider the following questions that all online marketing consultants should be able to answer. Ask these – and if you don’t get a good answer – keep on moving.

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Warning! Don’t Buy SEO Services

Thu, Jun 04, 2015 @ 04:52 PM / by Jessica Miley

posted in Internet marketing, SEO

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In the business world, the concept of SEO is becoming more and more popular. Search engine optimization is important for the internet presence of businesses. Unfortunately with growing popularity, companies that provide SEO services are creeping into our business lives mostly via our inboxes. But what is so wrong with these services if they guarantee to help your business grow?

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What Everyone Ought to Know About Local Internet Marketing

Wed, Jun 03, 2015 @ 10:45 AM / by Raquel Royers

posted in Internet marketing

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Do you want to be known in your area and have more potential customers walking through your door wanting your product or services? Local internet marketing is your answer. It’s important as a business to be able to be found on the internet when potential customers are searching for something they are looking for in your area.

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3 Tips from an Email Marketing Consultant to Boost Your Open Rate

Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @ 09:00 AM / by Paige Gilbert

posted in Content Marketing, email marketing, Lead Nurturing

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Remember the good ‘ole days when companies used to only send snail mail to get your attention? Catalogs, coupons, and company newsletters galore would fill your mailbox, along with the daily bills, mountains of junk mail, and maybe a personal card or letter if you were special.

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The Secret of Inbound Marketing Services

Mon, Jun 01, 2015 @ 02:31 PM / by Chris Vande Lune

posted in Inbound Marketing

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Have you heard of inbound marketing? Maybe you are an expert at it, and no further explanation is needed. Or maybe you have heard of it, and think it is simply another term for internet marketing or SEO. Or, you have never heard of it at all and a good explanation would be helpful. You’re in luck.

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