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What’s in a name?

For those of you thinking about your company’s brand, what is the most important thing you think about? Is it the name? Is it the logo? Is it the personality of the business? Is it the employees? Is it all … Continue reading

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Raise awareness, raise funds, integrate marketing, and have fun!

By now, most of you have heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. This has been a brilliant fundraiser for the ALS Association, has raised awareness for the group and the disease, and created a lot of social media buzz … Continue reading

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Think spring…cleaning, updating and more

The winter was brutal for many of us, and persists even as we are well into April. Despite the chill and snow, the days are longer and it gives many people the energy to clear the cob webs out. This … Continue reading

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Are You Overloaded?

You may feel frenzied at times. “I need my business to be on Facebook. I need to be on Twitter. What should I do first? What am I missing? How do I fit all this into my already overloaded daily … Continue reading

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How cold is it? It’s so cold that……

2014 has started off with an arctic blast in the Midwest, leaving many people holed up in their homes for the past few days due to snow and bitter cold. So what do you do if your business depends on … Continue reading

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Building a community: yes, some people like to meet in real life!

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Give your fans something to give

  I’ve written before about the power of people when they love your company and your brand. The emotional connection and the loyalty people have when that happens is immeasurable. Have you ever thought about giving your fans something that … Continue reading

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“I need a twitter.” What?

Today it is important for businesses, small and large, to participate in social media. We advocate it with our customers, and emphasize that engaging in social media is just that. Engagement. I talked to one business that told me they … Continue reading

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Do you know your total spend?

What is the total amount you spend marketing and advertising your business? You may be surprised by the number of business owners who are not completely sure of that number. One of the first things I do when I begin … Continue reading

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Causes matter to your customers

Causes matter to people, and to young consumers and shoppers in particular. “Causes” can be defined as non-profit organizations, or charitable foundations, or even families who have gone through a trauma and need help. Virtually every national or international non-profit … Continue reading

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