Right on Target: Do You Really Know Your Target Audience?

Target audience

You may have the greatest product, but chances are, it’s not made for everyone. Instead, it’s geared toward a specific, target audience made up of shoppers most likely to turn into customers. Defining your target audience will help you understand who and where your customers are. It will also help you direct your marketing dollars toward…

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Sponsored Content 101: Exploring Advertising’s Newest Opportunity

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All successful businesses need an advertising plan. However, not all businesses’ advertising plans will look the same. What works for one business might be a complete waste of money for another. That’s why it’s incredibly important to find a medium that works for your product, audience and budget. Luckily,you have a lot of options to…

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10 Steps to Get Your Business Ready for the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is creeping up quickly, and it’ll be here before you know it. As a business owner, that means time is of the essence. With December less than two months away, there’s no time to waste if you want to make this holiday season successful. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of ten steps to ready…

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Public Relations vs. Influencer Marketing: What’s the Difference?

Public relations vs. Influencer marketing

Marketing your business is not as simple as it once was. Within the past year alone, numerous new strategies – from influencer marketing to social media advertising – have become prominent. These new methods of marketing have given brands a plethora of options to choose from. However, the expansive options have also made it difficult…

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Understanding the Importance of Good Web Design

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By Megan Arevalo via WebsiteBuilder Bill Gates said it himself: “If your business is not on the Internet, your business does not exist.” Something that seemed rather hard to believe during the 80s, today is a reality: Internet is not the future, but the present. Instant access to information through digital technology has turned consumers into…

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How to Create the Perfect Social Media Post

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  At first glance, social media might seem simple. Just share what you’re doing, throw in a funny picture and a hashtag, and you’re good to go, right? Yeah, not so much. Social media is actually much more complicated than a status update or witty hashtag. In fact, creating the perfect post is actually a…

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10 Content Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Content marketing

Content marketing is one of the simplest ways small businesses can advertise. However, it’s not always easy to create new and engaging ideas. If you’re struggling to come up with fresh content, here are 10 suggestions to help get your creative juices flowing. 1. Video tutorial Video is huge right now. Whether it’s on Facebook, Instagram or…

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