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Decipher – And Use – Your Google Analytics

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Kate Gingold 0 2710 Article rating: 5.0
Every website should have some kind of traffic measurement, and many websites actually do! Google Analytics is a popular tool because it’s free to install and it offers incredible insight into your web traffic. But if you never look at the reports or can’t figure out what they’re telling you, Analytics can’t help you.

Balancing Business, Personal, and Social Media During the Holidays

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Breanne Liebmann 0 2755 Article rating: No rating

The holidays are approaching and social media doesn’t just stop because the date is November 27th or December 25th. Halloween is right around the corner and before we know it we’ll be in full holiday swing. This means several things for brands and companies. The holiday season can be an unbelievably useful marketing time. It’s also an incredibly busy time as well. How do you balance promoting your business and getting through the holidays in your personal life? Priorities –and there are a few that should top your list.


    Social Media: Separating Hype from Reality

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    Kate Gingold 0 3691 Article rating: No rating
    The “build it and they will come” website hype has long gone. Now experts say social media “fans and follower counts are over.”  So has social media run its course or should it still be a line item in your company’s budget? Read on for the latest discussion on social media reality for the small- to medium- business owner.

    Are You Stymied by Failure to Fail?

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    Kate Gingold 2 2974 Article rating: No rating
    ”Failure to Launch” is what you call it when adult children get stuck in familiar surroundings where they feel safe but are not progressing.  Businesses stagnate the same way. Rather than risk losing everything, we’re afraid to try anything new. By our failure to fail, we may be holding ourselves back from success.

    Social Media To-Dos You Aren’t Doing

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    Kate Gingold 0 2985 Article rating: No rating
    Social Media Management is a hot service these days. Some folks swear by it. Some folks think it’s a complete waste of effort. And, of course, they’re both right. So how do you take advantage of the good things social media can do for your business without squandering your time or your marketing budget?

    2 Big Reasons You Should Market with Email

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    Kate Gingold 0 15328 Article rating: No rating
    Okay, there are maybe a dozen reasons why you should be marketing with email, but these two are so big they trump everything. And never mind all the noise about how email marketing is an old and tired format. Fresh, innovative marketing channels are introduced regularly, and have their share of success, but if you aren’t using email, you are really missing out.

    Top Mobile Marketing Necessities

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    Breanne Liebmann 0 2869 Article rating: No rating
    We live in a time where many people are much more likely to grab their phone before grabbing their computers. We travel everywhere with a tiny computer in our back pocket that has all the same power of the internet on a small, compact, and portable little screen. That is, until we arrive at your website (or can’t find your website at all). Here comes the frustration. We can’t find what we’re looking for, when we finally do find it we can’t click on it, etc. etc. etc.

    What’s Your Call to Action?

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    Kate Gingold 0 3114 Article rating: No rating
    Folks spend a huge chunk of their marketing budget on revamping their website and then eagerly await the rush of new business. Instead they get crickets. Oftentimes the lack of activity is due to a very simple and easily remedied mistake:  The website has no obvious Call-to-Action.
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