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There are billions of people out there searching social media sites every day. Make sure your business is ready to go fishing in that deep social media sea for potential customers.

Content helps small businesses establish authority and expertise in an industry, as well as garners leads that may not have existed. So, what are you waiting for?

In the midst of a global pandemic, opportunity could be in your favor when it comes to email marketing.

Your business can meet with potential customers where they are, while generating leads and saving you money.

When it comes to marketing your small business, social media is a free, easy and engaging way to make direct contact with your current and potential customers. And what is the number one social networking platform? Facebook.

If you’re in a leadership position or hoping to be one day, try implementing humor into more of your interactions. Even if you’re not the funniest person in the world, you may discover a witty side that’s able to put people at ease and make people chuckle.

When it comes to marketing your small business, let social media do some heavy lifting by taking advantage of hashtags to promote your products and services.

Marketing is a key part of your small business plan, so make sure to carefully consider the do’s and don’ts in order to create a plan that works well and grows your business.

Your company culture is your saving grace even during these unusual circumstances, but when your culture thrives, so will your business.

Ready to get social? Let’s chat about some effective tips on how to use social media platforms to your advantage and market your business.

Your goal is for viewers to take that extra step and become active. What better way to do just that than a strong call to action?

With the right audience and the right business, direct mail marketing can have a powerful presence in any brand marketing strategy.

When it comes to a business’s online presence, carefully-crafted calls to action are vitally important. A CTA that draws visitors in and generates constructive leads will result in higher engagement and increased customer sales.

There’s no doubt about it—the future of marketing lies in videos. Which means, if a business wants to stay current on the latest marketing trends, it should have a comprehensive video strategy.

When you know how to best represent your brand, you have the flexibility to share that brand with others, while representing the company in a professional light.

If you’re struggling to create an effective landing page for your business, check out these top 10 tips.

Social media is not simply about putting content out into the world, but rather about creating a two-way relationship with your audience—listening, engaging and building relationships.

Just how powerful is the business card? Read these four reasons why you should take time to print your business cards now for use after the quarantine.

Your brand has a purpose, and telling that story is a valuable content marketing tactic. How can you use storytelling to grow?

If you’re looking to make the most of your small business marketing efforts during the month of May, check out some of these ideas to get started and grow.

Just like our homes, businesses need a little freshening up every now and then. Today, we’re going to talk about six solutions to spring clean your small business.

While every business encounters its own unique situations, navigating this crisis and carrying your business through it will take continued marketing.

When it comes to supporting local business, you’re not just helping your community—it supports you too. Check out these reasons why going local helps you out in the long run.

Memes are a great way to engage with customers, but as a business, you have to walk a fine line. How can your marketing use memes effectively? Today, we’re going to discuss some ideas to get started.

While business seems to be screeching to a halt in the wake of the coronavirus, social media rages on. Now is a good time to build your brand and show your values and personality online.

What is evergreen content and why is it so important? Let’s dive in and see how you can start optimizing evergreen content.

How can businesses and individuals best reach out to consumers during the new spring season? Luckily, we have five super springtime marketing ideas to get you started.

Check out some of the ways humor can help your marketing campaigns, and even a few tips to establish your brand of humor.

If you want to grow your business and market online, here are a few reasons why you should implement LinkedIn into your social media strategy.

Writing an effective mission statement is vital to building a successful business strategy. Try out these tips to make sure your mission statement is as compelling as possible.

In just a few short weeks, every college student will be enjoying spring break, a week of relaxation, rejuvenation and free time for shopping. How can your small business tap into this time and get noticed by college students?

Taking a stance on a hot topic might seem like the right thing to do, but it can have a huge impact on the perception of your business. Consider the pros and cons before you do—or don’t—take action.

Infographics include information for consumers, but in a way that’s visually appealing, with short, impactful tidbits of content. Create effective infographics for your business with these helpful tips.

Your culture sets you apart from other employers, either in a good way or… not so good way. Ensure a great company culture that supports employees (and clients) with this handful of tips.

How exactly can you utilize local search engine optimization for your website? Here are the first few steps in integrating local SEO best practices for small businesses.

Great content marketing moves the needle, and blogging is the best place to start. Read these five tips for starting a successful blog for your business.

Commit to change with this handful of new approaches to your marketing efforts.

When it comes to marketing, most small businesses stick to the traditional tactics. But branching into areas where few businesses tend to go can come with high rewards and set your business apart—like publishing a book.

‘Tis the season of giving, but for your small business, that might be easier said than done.

An effective landing page is the backbone of any online marketing campaign. Draw in visitors, explain your value and generate leads for your business.

Improve your email address capture to boost your distribution list and sales.

Learn what UX is and how to apply it to your company’s marketing, chiefly your website.

Putting your business on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and elsewhere doesn’t have to be daunting. Here are a few basic tips to get you going.

Even in the digital age, print's time-tested and proven effectiveness deserve to be part of your next campaign.

You’ve heard about content marketing, but is it right for your business? Here are three approaches to ensure investing in this strategy pays off.

Surveys give your customers chances to voice their opinions, and your company can take them into consideration so you can better serve your customers.

You want it to become recognizable in the eyes of both current and potential consumers. To help, we’ve come up with some tips to consider when designing your brand’s logo.

Outdoor advertising is more than just billboards; it can include any medium from benches to buses to window displays. Let us tell you all about the benefits of outdoor advertising.

Here are just a few benefits you might discover when you join a professional organization.

If you’re looking to redesign your website or simply improve the performance of your homepage, keep reading for our list of must-have homepage elements.

Before you ditch yours, check out our reasons why you should still be using one to navigate the business world.

It can be difficult to stay on top of all the words and phrases marketers need to know. We’ve compiled a handy list of definitions you can reference anytime.

If you’re ready to learn to write attention-grabbing headlines that get results, then look no further. Check out these steps for crafting compelling headlines.

Blogs can do a lot for your business, and we’re here to tell you exactly what benefits they can deliver.

“Customer personas,” or “buyer personas,” have been buzzwords in the marketing sphere recently. We’re here to tell you all about these marketing tools and why you should be using them.

We’ve compiled a list of what we feel are the most important questions to ask candidates in a job interview. By using you’ll be sure to get the answers you need to make an informed hiring decision.

We’re breaking down key reasons you’ll want to adopt social media into your next digital marketing plan.

There are plenty of ways to market your business at state and county fairs, and we’re going to tell you how.

If you’re looking for a way to cut through the noise of digital media, consider focusing your efforts on print marketing.

Backlinks are vital to an effective SEO strategy — they help websites rank higher on search engines and boost credibility. There are many ways to obtain backlinks, and we’ll tell you how and where to get them.

In order to attract Gen Z consumers, you need to understand their motivations and strategize your approaches accordingly. We’ve outlined a few characteristics about Gen Zers and how you can use them in your marketing efforts.

Brand voice is the emotion and personality that go into a brand’s communications, from the language it uses to the images in its marketing assets.

There are many ways companies can cultivate a positive work culture to keep their employees happy and motivated to leave positive reviews. Here are just a few ideas to get you started.

With the Fourth of July coming up this week, it’s important to consider ways in which you might try to maximize your marketing efforts.

Your GMB Business Profile has a large impact on both your online and offline success. We’ll tell you how it does so.

Fortunately, there are some foolproof sales tips every business professional should know. Check out these seven sales suggestions for small business.

If you don’t have your perfect marketing scheme in place yet, don’t worry. We’ve put together a few Father’s Day marketing ideas that are worth trying.

You start with a product that you want to sell, but you're not sure who wants to buy it. How do you identify your target audience? We have a few crucial steps.

How do you decide which person to bring on the team? Fortunately, there are a few tips to keep in mind. Here’s how to find the right candidate for a job.

Lots of people can breeze through an application, write a cover letter and even limp along in a phone call, but few know how to nail the elusive in-person interview.

There are tried and true plans that can benefit your social networking. To get you started, check out these strategies for successful social media marketing.

Ensuring your small business website is search engine optimized should be high on the list of marketing to-dos. Keep these tips in mind to optimize your website for search engines.

Can you find your business online? Not only should a company have a website, but with modern demands, that website should be well-functioning and easy to use.

Generation Z grew up in the technological world, which means marketing to them must be more targeted than ever. Here are seven strategies for marketing to Gen Z.

How can a small business use LinkedIn to grow its marketing efforts? We can think of a few ways. Here's how to use LinkedIn to your advantage.

Fortunately, there is a plethora of ways to boost the success of your email marketing campaigns. Identify areas where emails fall short, then correct them.

With a more positive, fun environment, companies can save money with happier employees. Celebrate International Fun at Work Day and put these ideas into action.

If your business wants to have a strong marketing strategy, it should include YouTube. Here are five tips for using YouTube to market your business.

Every brand has a story, including yours. The key is to dig in and figure out how to share it. Take a look at how to successfully tell your brand’s story.

Time for the big dance! While in Columbia, check out these local favorites on the Cayce, West Columbia side of the Congaree.

The podcast audience is growing, so businesses are jumping on board with their marketing. We've put together a list of big benefits of launching a business podcast.

Whether you're a small business owner, marketer or workplace professional, there are lots of ways for you to jump on board the March mayhem of marketing.

Whether you're a CEO, manager or low-level business professional, employee retention matters. Here are five ways you can appreciate employees better.

There’s no doubt about it: Webinars can increase your bottom line. Here’s why.

How do you plan on using Valentine’s Day in your marketing strategy? If you’re not sure yet, here are some ideas for how to show marketing love this Valentine’s Day.

Fortunately, there are ways to keep your current clients happy, satisfied and coming back for more. Here are six tips for better customer retention.

There is a way to make copywriting a priority and save money at the same time—boost your own expertise. Here are sure-fire ways to improve your copywriting skills.

Since people trust other people more than they do other businesses, if you want to gain customers, you must humanize and personalize your brand. Here's how.

Don't set resolutions that are unobtainable. Instead, set GOALS that you can reach.

When it comes to content marketing for your business, an eBook is a great step. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some big ideas for your next business eBook.

A round-up of our top 5 blog articles from last year.

There are a few things you can do this year to make sure your business resolutions last throughout 2019! Here are seven steps to make (and keep) New Year's resolutions.

Are you prepared for the graphic design trends of 2019? Here's what we see as the top 10 trends for this year.

Though we can never know what will come in the year ahead, there are ways to prepare for 2019. Here’s how to set your business up for success in the new year.

What does it take to create the perfect logo? The answer may surprise you.

Objective studies have shown the positive effect time off can have on a person’s work. To explain, we developed six benefits of time off for the holidays.

Learn how to make master pages and page numbers quick and easy with Indesign.

To help you pick out the perfect presents for clients, we created a quick list of holiday gift ideas you can give every type of customer this season.

Don't use the envelope distort tool in Illustrator for paragraph text on concentric circles. Instead, use this tutorial to get beautiful, arched type that is easy to edit.

If you want your business card to turn into sales, then you must pay careful attention to how it's created. Here are five tips for designing an effective business card.