Tag: marketing


Online Marketing Shams

06

Aug 2017

Online Marketing Shams

There are so many elements to create an effective online marketing presence. Social media is often reliant on some of these elements before we can expect results. One of the challenges we’ve faced is finding credible online marketers. I’ve met the shams. The search engine optimization experts who keyword websites and call it SEO, web developers who don’t know the difference between blog and email...

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Online Marketing: It’s Learn As You Go

30

Jul 2017

Online Marketing: It’s Learn As You Go

I love a good challenge, especially work-related challenges that often force you to step out of your comfort zone and expand your knowledge on a certain topic. When asked to take on something new, some of us work better under pressure (aka procrastinators), while others are organized and like to get things done as soon as possible. No matter your working style, in the end...

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Weathering Financial Storms as a Business Owner

09

Dec 2012

Weathering Financial Storms as a Business Owner

By Rachel This past fall was a scary time for us. In two months, we lost six management clients – approximately 40% of our revenue. Each one had different reasons for leaving – personal difficulties, financial woes, expansion of staff to hire in-house social media managers, etc. I wasn’t sure what we were going to do. I considered taking out a loan, getting rid of...

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Developing a Product: Marketing & List Building

05

Sep 2012

Developing a Product: Marketing & List Building

By Rachel A primary element to online marketing success is list building. It’s not the only element, but it’s a fundamental component. After all, the more people you have on your list, the greater your potential for leveraging that list to generate engagement and even revenue. List building is not something I’ve worked on much the past, but I’m slowly starting to build momentum by...

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07

Nov 2011

Social Media “Ah-Ha’s”

When I consult with new clients, they often have a surprising revelation about social media: it’s not magic! A successful social media presence requires time, energy, and creativity.  I hate to be a buzz kill, but social media is not a silver bullet. Just because it’s the new thing that everyone is talking about, does not mean it’s a one-way ticket to profits. Once new...

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