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August 7, 2014
July 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 2, 2014
People in marketing, publicity, and social media have a lot to say. Some may argue that in fact they have TOO MUCH to say! But no matter what you feel about the media industry, you cannot deny that there are a heck of a lot of smart cookies that work in media! As a tribute to some of those insightful individuals, we have put together some of the best marketing tweets, quotes, and posts of 2013.
October 22, 2013
No matter where you look, there’s always an opportunity to utilize social networking. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, blogs—no matter the medium, social networking allows the sharing of information between people. This post explores the things that can go wrong with your social media and what you can do about It.
March 21, 2013
Mothers Day is one of the most important days in the florist and restaurant calendar. It’s estimated that consumers will be spending $18.6 billion for someone special this Mother’s Day! With this in mind, business owners are presented with a massive opportunity to increase sales by connecting with customers through lovable and cuddly marketing ideas.
July 10, 2012
By now, you’re probably well aware of Pinterest. If you’re in need of a quick primer, then here’s how it works: Pinterest allows users to “collect” their favorite things – everything from recipes to cars to design inspiration. They can then organize these favorite things using image-based pinboards. Other users can re-pin or “Like” these [...]
February 14, 2012
In this brave new digital age it’s really easy to forget the importance of print marketing. As technology becomes ever more sophisticated, businesses should consider using print, not as an alternative to digital, but as a way of bridging the gap between these two essential marketing tools. My own experiences in digital marketing reflect how [...]
August 19, 2011
Lee Wojnar, VP of Marketing for the O Bee Credit Union in Tumwater, WA (the prosperous credit union of the now extinct Olympia brewery) really pushed the envelope with this promotion that tied in with several partners in the Olympia area.
Significant buzz was generated by this promotion — more than 360,000 pages of coverage were posted according to Google.
August 12, 2011
With social media marketing, it’s almost impossible to divide the hyperbole from the reality. Communities are inaugurated with hoopla and high spirits only to waste away into the oblivion of countless other online has-beens.
August 5, 2011
Talk about a paradox. Writing is hard. Writing less is even harder. A limit of 140 characters makes telling it like it is quite a challenge.
July 8, 2011
Yiiiiihaaaww! The Sheriff rides into town once more to rustle up some social media goodness for you city folks. It’s been a while since Ol’ Rusty has come into town but I’ve brought with me a heaping, helping of social media news, tips, tutorials and overall rootin, tootin fun!
Google+ is the big steer this trip, but don’t miss Facebook’s new video chat, Obama on Twitter and Sweden just being Sweden, all wrangled up for you by The Social Meda Sheriff