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Are You Prepared for Black Friday?

Posted by Drew Nolan on Wed, Nov 9, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

Get pumped! The single greatest shopping day of the year is almost here. We know you are counting down the days, but are you prepared? You are going to be researching doorbusters all Thanksgiving week, and as soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, you and the crazies in your family will be hitting the newspaper ads and pounding the peppermint mochas. While you are preparing to cash in on all the huge deals, make sure you take a minute to cash in on the opportunities Black Friday brings for your business.

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Topics: Online Marketing

The Essentials to Small Business Social Media

Posted by Emily Wallace on Thu, Jun 23, 2016 @ 09:06 AM

If you think that social media is not a tool your business should be using, think again. Here are some very real, very big statistics from Search Engine Journal:

  • 87% of small businesses claim that social media has helped their business.
  • 85% of business-decision makers believe that at least having one social media channel is very important for technology purchase decisions.
  • 40% of small businesses feel that social media helped with their word-of-mouth referrals.
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Topics: Social Media, SEO, Online Marketing

The Best Resources for Small Business Owners

Posted by Sawyer Vanden Heuvel on Tue, Mar 1, 2016 @ 15:03 PM

Owning a small business has enough challenges. 

If you're a small business owner, you know the energy it takes just to operate. You're the bookkeeper, the "IT guy", sales, and marketing all wrapped into one person! So how do you get everything done in a day? Fortunately, there are many tools that can make your jobs easier so you can focus on what matters most in your business. 

We've compiled a list of resources that are mostly free for you to use and ones we recommend to our clients almost daily. Why? Because most of these tools are ones that we use here at Five J Design. After all, we're a small business just like you. 

 

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Topics: Startup, Graphic Design, Web Design, Online Marketing

2016 Web Design Trends

Posted by Lacey Wright on Tue, Jan 5, 2016 @ 09:01 AM

Design trends are constantly changing and it takes time and energy to keep up with these changes, so we have compiled a list of some trends to keep a look out for in 2016. 

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Topics: Insider, Web Design, Online Marketing, 2016 Trends

[NEW] Inbound Marketing at 5j Design

Posted by Sawyer Vanden Heuvel on Thu, Dec 17, 2015 @ 09:12 AM

The last few months at 5j Design have been quite exciting. We launched a new website design and have been working on a complete new line of service offerings called inbound marketing.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Online Marketing, Digital Strategy