Posts By: Marlene Slabaugh

How Photos Can Boost Your Holiday Sales

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The holiday season is upon us and stores everywhere are ramping up their holiday shopping specials. For many business owners, the last quarter of the year brings in their biggest returns of the entire year. In the middle of all the flurry, there’s one thing that every small business should be doing to increase their… Read more »

4 Essential Marketing Tools for Your Business

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It’s one thing to develop your product line; it’s another to get the word out about it. But if you want to make sales, you have no choice. Fortunately, the internet has made marketing easier than ever for business owners. It’s also opened up many more avenues in which your products can be marketed. Here… Read more »

Why WordPress is the Best Platform for Your Website

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  So you’ve decided to create a website or revamp the one you’ve already got? It’s important to choose the right kind of publishing platform—one that will create an aesthetic appeal, make it easy for you to add updates, and be robust enough to handle the features you need. Before you conclude that it’s impossible to… Read more »

The Top 9 Myths About Advertising

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You may have a fabulous product or service, but if nobody knows about it, it will just stay on the shelf or in your head. Advertising is the means to let people know you exist. And times have changed. Advertising requires much more than just hanging a shingle above the door. Here are the most… Read more »

6 Reasons Why Nobody’s Clicking on Your Ad

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An ad is only as good as its ability to get customers to your website—or door. When you’ve spent hours creating an ad, it’s disheartening when all you get is a flatline. If that’s happening, your ad may need some resuscitation. Check it for the following signs of ebbing life. There’s no call to action…. Read more »

Marketing Basics: Why Every Local Business Needs to Get Online

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Marketing is a multi-faceted thing these days. It used to be simple—a business expanded by word-of-mouth or through print on paper. Marketing has gone through a dramatic shift in the last two decades and now uses content marketing, social media, websites, and other online marketing methods, in addition to word-of-mouth referrals and printed advertisements. With… Read more »