Man! There’s a heck of a lot of apps out there to choose from and I’d say that 90% of them are utter bunkum! The following apps, however, are pretty awesome and what’s more, they’re free! So if you want to know how to market your business, or manage it from your smart device, we recommend the following freebies to help with marketing strategies for small business owners.
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July 18, 2014
July 11, 2014
As an event planner, you have to do something big and bold to make an impression on your guests and to provide them with beautiful moments (to share on Twitter, and Facebook.) Whether your planning a private party, block party, wedding, festival, or other outdoor shin-dig, the following ideas represent some original concepts that you can use this summer to add some sparkle and magic to proceedings.
July 8, 2014
To help you break out of the traditional format, we have put together a few creative flyers for your church that are totally free to use. In PSD (Photoshop) format, you can add your own logos, images, and messages to these templates to make them highly original and personal to your church and its aims.
July 2, 2014
The following fonts are close derivations of the original punch cut letterforms and print press font styles that fed printing presses in the 14th Century and beyond. When you next use these fonts, I hope they give you the added sense of tradition and history that these beautiful letters bring to your designs and messages.
June 26, 2014
It’s competitive out here in the Webosphere, so it’s important to take the necessary steps to stay ahead of the pack. By grabbing your visitors’ attention and getting them to take an action, you guarantee that your website will be a success. But usability’s role can’t be understated in the overall success of your website. If you want your business to do well (or you simply want to drive more traffic to your site), it’s important that your website is user friendly and easy to navigate.
June 17, 2014
For your marketing inspiration, here are 10 recent campaigns for your own marketing inspiration that are particularly inventive, creative and somewhat stealthy and scandalous in appeal.
June 12, 2014
Every business, if it wants to succeed, has to grow and continue building its brand. There are many pieces involved in the puzzle of how to do it, and successful social networking is just one of them. Twitter, a social networking and microblogging platform, is popular for personal use, but it can be even more powerful when used as a marketing tool for your business.
June 3, 2014
When writing for the web, there’s several important things to consider. Everything from your layout to your target audience plays a role in your messaging and writing style. But the following fact is one of the most important things to keep in mind: Most people have pretty short attention spans, and their attention spans are even shorter when they’re perusing web content.
May 27, 2014
If you’re in the marketing field, 2014 is sure to be a great year for marketing-related conferences all across the U.S. Whether you’re trying to boost your website promotion or implement a whole new through-the-line brand strategy, here are seven conferences worth checking out this year.
May 22, 2014
Successful event planning requires a certain superstar individual who can think with both their right and left brain. It’s not easy being creative, organized, precise, practical, and adaptable at the same time, but these are essential skills for dealing with no-show vendors, catering disasters, weather issues, and all other unexpected crises that can occur before and during an event.
May 8, 2014
Posters, mailers, and booklets are the holy-trinity of promotional print products for event marketers. They are each essential pieces in a successful event marketing campaign. You will need these products when promoting events such as concerts, club nights, and movie premieres. The most effective campaigns incorporate all three of these products in one united campaign.
April 15, 2014
The primary goal of a landing page is to capture your visitor’s attention within seconds and hold it until they’ve been convinced to purchase your product or service. But no matter how beautiful your landing page design is, if it doesn’t have a good headline chances are it’s not going to give you the desired result. A good headline tells the reader why they should stay on your page verses looking somewhere else on Internet.
March 25, 2014
Following the recent Oscar ceremony, I thought it would be the perfect time to write a post about movies. We all love them and they can be surprisingly useful for all us marketing types in both a cultural sense and in those rare cases, for practical marketing and advertising knowledge. That’s right, if you’re having trouble with your direct mailing plan or sales strategy, sometimes the solution is to simply grab the popcorn and the remote.
February 25, 2014
The world of viral marketing often starts at YouTube and ends with entire websites, Facebook pages, Twitter posts, Tumblr sites, apps, and other channels devoted to the love of these ideas and to the possibility of becoming popular on the backs of these ideas. This blog post covers 10 of the most recent Internet phenomenons that set the web ablaze in an eruption of shares and tweets.
February 19, 2014
If you’re looking for a design gig, then take a leaf out of these graphic design résumés that show some serious thought and skill. The following examples are the kind of résumés that could get you hired, or at the very least, get your portfolio through the door!