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4 Factors That Affect the Cost of a Website Redesign Project

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 @ 11:21 AM
Besides providing a convenient location for all the information surrounding your business, websites can establish company credibility and foster brand trust. With the explosive growth of online practices, it has become crucial for businesses to expand beyond a simple “brochure” site.   Business sites are often designed to support a product or service, generate sales leads, provide information for customers, media or press, and increase brand awareness. When websites fail to achieve any of those goals, many business owners decide to opt for a website redesign. So, what factors affect the cost of a website redesign project.

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6 Tips to Use Instagram for Your Business

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 @ 04:30 PM

Social media is an important part of your business’s marketing strategy. With over 600 million monthly users, Instagram has become a wildly popular social media outlet. Therefore, if your business is not utilizing Instagram as part of its digital marketing strategy, you’re missing out on a large portion of the population. Here are some tips to use Instagram to promote your business.

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Tags: Social Media Marketing, Instagram, Instagram Marketing

What to Do About a Negative Online Review

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Tue, Oct 03, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

When your business receives a negative review, it can be very stressful. Unfortunately, negative reviews are inevitable. If your business has received a negative review, don’t panic. Instead, take the following steps to ensure that it’s handled appropriately to maintain a positive public image for your company. 

Always Respond

One of the most important things to remember when receiving a negative review is to always respond. You should never ignore a negative review, as it will give the appearance that you don’t care about your customers or their feelings. It’s important to make every customer feel heard and cared about. When you respond to a negative review, you reinforce the idea that your company cares about its customers.

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Tags: negative reviews, online reputation, Online Reviews

11 Ways to Get More Likes on Your Company’s Facebook Page

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 @ 01:00 PM

Facebook is an important part of your company’s digital marketing strategy. It’s a great way to promote your brand and spread awareness about your company. However, if your page doesn’t have enough likes, it won’t be useful to your company to spread ideas. Here are some ways to get more likes on your company’s Facebook page.

1. Optimize Your Page Info

The first few things that people see when looking at your Facebook page are your profile picture, cover photo, and a short description. Therefore, it’s important to brand yourself well with these components, making sure that each piece is descriptive and engaging. Be sure to fill out all of the subcategories in the information section, including details such as your business hours, address, phone number, website url, and any other useful information. Filling out as much information as possible will improve your search rankings both within Facebook and on Google.

2. Post Engaging Content

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Tags: facebook marketing strategy, Facebook for Business, Facebook

Does My Website Need a Redesign?

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Tue, Sep 26, 2017 @ 10:41 AM

In this day and age, your website is one of the most important aspects of the success of your business. If your website was built a long time ago, it might not yield the same results that a newer, more modern website will. If you're looking for better results from your website, you might consider a redesign. Here are some reasons that a redesign is a good idea for your company's website.

You're Not Being Found on Google

SEO-friendly content is a great way to improve your website's search rankings, but if the structure of your website isn't SEO-friendly, your content won't help. If your website does not rank well on Google for your target keywords, it might be time to consider a redesign to provide your site with a structure that Google will approve of.

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Tags: website redesign, web design

How to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Business

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 @ 04:15 PM

Pinterest is becoming an increasingly popular social network. With over 150 million users, content on Pinterest can reach a large audience all over the world. Based around attractive pictures, it’s an ideal network for any sort of lifestyle brands. However, with the proper strategy, many different types of businesses can benefit from Pinterest. Here are some tips for using Pinterest to promote your business.

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Tags: pinterest marketing, Pinterest, Business Social Media

How Can I Improve Engagement on my Facebook Posts?

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Mon, Sep 18, 2017 @ 03:36 PM

Your Facebook page can be a useful tool to promote your business. However, if your page does not receive engagement, it will not benefit your business. It’s essential to the success of your Facebook page to craft posts that will encourage as much engagement as possible. Here are some tips to help improve the engagement on your Facebook posts.

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Tags: facebook marketing strategy, Facebook for Business, Facebook

Best Practices for Live Streaming

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

Live streaming is a fairly new outlet to promote your brand. Facebook and Instagram both have live streaming platforms, while apps such as Periscope and Blab are solely built on live streaming. The addition of live streaming to Facebook and Instagram has greatly increased the popularity of this tool. Here are some of the potential uses for live streaming for your business and the best practices for using it.

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Tags: live streaming, live streaming for marketing, facebook live

7 Characteristics of a Good Copywriter

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 01:53 PM

When it comes to writing copy, many people think the task is easy. In reality, nothing could be farther from the truth! Strong copy is essential to a successful marketing strategy, which, in turn, is essential to the overall success of your business. However, every individual is not capable of writing strong copy. Therefore, it’s important to enlist the help of a strong copywriter who can produce compelling copy that will help grow your business. Here are some of the characteristics to look for in a good copywriter.

1. A New Perspective

On a daily basis, most people are bombarded with thousands of marketing messages. Therefore, most of us are used to blocking out these messages. A good copywriter can find a new angle to get people to pay attention. He or she should find an angle that resonates with an audience and find a larger story behind the message. Copy with a new angle is more likely to grab the audience’s attention and resonate.

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Tags: Copywriting Tips, copywriting, copywriting strategies

When, Why, and How to Use Landing Pages

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Tue, Sep 05, 2017 @ 03:50 PM

Landing pages are an important part of any business’s website. They are a great lead-generating tool and create conversions. In order to effectively create landing pages, it’s important to know when they are best used and how they can benefit your website. Read below to learn about the benefits of using landing pages on your company’s site.

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Tags: landing pages best practices, landing pages, landing page