Who is your voice? Your audience? Their goals? Your goals? The answers lie within the alignment of your marketing to a key piece of your business: your brand. We caught up with Rachel Plasse, owner of RP Integrated Marketing, who has spent most of her marketing career working with B2B and B2C large corporations. In … Continue reading Why Consistency is Important for Your Marketing
In a recent Smack Happy Videocast, we caught up with visual storytelling expert, Jennifer Baxter. Jen walked us through how storytelling is a really basic human need (so TRUE). We all communicate through story. We’re always telling a story. Stories pull people out of their day-to-day lives. At the basic level, the way that … Continue reading Use Storytelling to Boost your Content Marketing Naturally
It can be really easy to totally freak out when you see a huge drop in traffic, leads, conversions—the lot. First know that when you have a website, these types of things do happen, and are fairly common. Take a step back, and breathe because there are some easy steps to take to troubleshoot and get to … Continue reading Your traffic drops A LOT—what’s next?
WordCamp conferences are always wonderful learning hubs for all types of WordPress users. These conferences are held worldwide and are purely community-organized. Anyone from new website owners to the most seasoned core developers engages in sharing at least one facet of their WordPress experience, which in turn benefits everyone! Our very own Corina Pfeffer, Website … Continue reading 4 Insights from WordCamp Boston 2018
Sitemaps, prototypes, and mockups are all distinct and equally important steps of the website design process. Each must be reviewed and approved in order to deliver the best website possible for you. Each of these steps is time-efficient and effective in keeping you fully-aware of exactly how your website is and will end up being. … Continue reading The Difference Between a Sitemap, Prototype, and Mockup & Why They Are Important
As the world is constantly changing, any marketing plan must be consistently updated in order to continue targeting the right audience, and that includes content marketing. Do you need help with your content marketing plan? There are many resources to help get creative and generate ideas. Here are nine ways we would recommend to generate … Continue reading 9 Ways to Generate Content Marketing Ideas
Where do we begin? There are so many pyramid, Ponzi, and multi-level marketing schemes out there, and they all claim to be profitable opportunities. These (most likely) scams have been around in a variety of shapes and forms for a while, and unfortunately, they are getting harder and harder to discern. Many of these … Continue reading Pyramid, Ponzi, and Multi-Level Marketing Schemes Debunked
Expanding Your Team to Fuel Your Joy and Give Your Business Room to Grow. Being a business owner means wearing multiple hats. It oftentimes forces you to not only be the expert in your craft but to be your business’s marketing team and to fill several other roles that are not innate to your skill … Continue reading How Leveraging your Marketing Team Can Improve your Bottom Line
As search engine algorithms are not constant, SEO (search engine optimization) marketing strategy has to keep up. SEO is not a shiny tech tool that people can plug and play then walk away. An SEO marketing strategy must be devised, and that strategy has to include a good maintenance schedule. SEO Marketing MUST Be Maintained … Continue reading Why SEO Marketing Is Not Plug & Play Then Walk Away
Here’s Why You Need a Staging Website So, what is a staging website? A staging website essentially sets the stage for a new website that is being developed from an already existing website. It is a duplicate of the already existing website that is not meant to be accessed by the public. Any desired changes … Continue reading What is a Staging Website and Why Do I Need One?