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Weekend Favs April 22
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
Affordable Tools to Help Maximize Your Social Media Presence
Social media has tilted the marketing landscape, with close to 90 percent of marketers believing in the importance of social media marketing—a practice that saw a spending of close to $10 billion in 2015. And as its reach has expanded, heightened importance has been placed on social media management, monitoring, analysis, automation and content creation. […]
5 Myths About Your Clients and Social Media That You Should Forget Right Now
When it comes to social media marketing, any small business can utilize their online presence for lead generation. But, if social media marketing is so easy to leverage, then why do 65% of companies state, according to Hubspot, that lead generation and traffic is one of their top marketing concerns? It’s because many businesses aren’t […]

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How to Conduct Quality Link Building
No matter how often Google updates their algorithm in an attempt to devalue backlinks, they still remain essential for a sound SEO strategy. Keep in mind that there are definitely right and wrong ways to go about it. Buying links and getting fake reviews are a thing of the past. These days, search engines don’t […]
Weekend Favs April 15
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]

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How Social Media Can Bring The Right Customers For Your Business Using Word Of Mouth
Word-of-mouth has been both King of Advertising and a marketer’s best friend for ages – and I mean literally, ages. A naturally occurring phenomenon, word-of-mouth is as old as human communication itself. It’s no wonder then, that word-of-mouth has (in more recent times, at least) been deemed the most valuable form of marketing on the […]
The Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Ad Marketing
As per the latest research, social media ad spend overwhelmingly surpassed television by the end of 2016- a result that wasn’t predicted. Initially, it was estimated that TV would be on top until 2017 but surprisingly social channels overtook the tv numbers very early this year. Additionally, it’s predicted that the amount of money spent […]
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How to Get Found Using Ever-Changing Local SEO Tactics
Marketing Podcast with Mike Blumenthal Podcast Transcript People say a lot of things about SEO – it’s dead, it’s all tricks, it’s too hard. Here’s the thing – SEO, including and maybe especially local SEO, is certainly not dead – it’s more alive, necessary and vibrant than ever. It has shifted to become more of an […]
How Systems Make Your Business More Human
I’m a huge fan of technology. Without it, my business would be in a much different place than it is now. However, over-reliance on it can be a trap that puts you out of touch with your customers and can prevent you from building relationships that will help you get better at what you do […]

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