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4 Ways Retailers Can Leverage In-Store Mobile Engagement This Holiday Season

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Dec 11, 2017 @ 10:00 AM in digital advertising, Amazon, digital ads, online engagement, mobile marketing

There’s no denying that in the past decade, consumers have migrated to the internet for their holiday shopping. And can you blame them? There’s something compelling about avoiding traffic, long lines, and possibly cold temps in lieu of surfin’ the...

5 Ways to Leverage the Power of Insert Media This Holiday Season

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Dec 04, 2017 @ 10:00 AM in black friday, holiday advertising, FSI, Inserts

The weeks between Black Friday and New Year’s Eve traditionally see the biggest consumer spending. But how can advertisers get in front of these spenders and convince them to buy from them?

Through insert media, also known as newspaper inserts or...

9 Holiday Marketing Hacks for Small Business Owners

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Nov 27, 2017 @ 10:00 AM in social media engagement, marketing, small business

The holidays are officially upon us, which means many of us officially can’t get Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas” out of our heads. If you have to have a holiday song torture you with repetition, I suppose you could do worse.

Along with...

5 Reasons to Start Using Digital Signage in 2018

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM in digital advertising, branding, signage

These days digital signage seems to be everywhere. You can’t drive down the street or walk into an airport, sports stadium, hotel, restaurant, corporate building or shopping mall without seeing it. And this advertising trend is expected to continue...

How to Leverage the “Frequency of Three” Principle in Radio Advertising

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 @ 10:27 AM in local radio advertising, branding, media schedule, frequency, brand recognition

Beyond choosing the right messaging, layout, images, colors, and media channels, marketers must choose the right advertising frequency for their campaigns. This is to say, they must determine the number of times their target audience will need to be...

4 Local Digital Marketing Myths You May Have Fallen For

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Nov 06, 2017 @ 09:00 AM in online, digital, social media, online advertising, digital marketing

If you’re like most of our clients, you’re a small business owner who’s always trying to find better ways to connect with their local audience. Yet, despite hearing how important digital channels are to your marketing mix, you’ve been hesitant to...

How to Write a Killer Job Ad

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 @ 09:00 AM in target audience, keywords

All small businesses have one thing in common: the desire to grow as quickly as possible. Once growth occurs though, it becomes incredibly important to hire the right staff who can take your business to the next level.

In the same way that writing...

Landing Pages Not Converting? Here are 5 Tricks for Better Conversion

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Oct 23, 2017 @ 09:00 AM in digital advertising, digital, Landing Pages, Ad conversion, conversion rate

Are your landing pages sour or sweet? Do they seem to repel buyers instead of attract them? Are they causing you to lose revenue instead of generate more?

It doesn’t have to be this way!

There are common aspects of your web pages that affect user...

3 Ways to Promote your Local Business on Social Media

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 @ 09:00 AM in social marketing, social media, social media advertising

Did you know that consumers are highly influenced by the content found on social media? Here are some statistics that should get you thinking:

The 4 Big DON’Ts of Native Advertising

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Oct 09, 2017 @ 03:43 PM in advertising, digital, native advertising

Native advertising has been gaining in popularity over the past few years. In fact, according to Red Branch Media, 56% of the total U.S. display ad revenue in 2016 was spent on native advertising.  And, Business Insider Intelligence predicts this...