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3 Easy Tips For Tracking Marketing Results

Posted by 5j Design on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 12:09 PM

ARE YOUR MARKETING EFFORTS PRODUCING RESULTS?

How do you know if your marketing strategies are working? Are you producing leads and bringing in customers? The truth is, it is hard to gather the right information to tell if your strategies have any impact. Your recent Facebook post may have over 1,000 likes and 300 shares, but how do you know if it pulled people to your website, Facebook page, or into your physical business location? 

Marketing and advertising can be expensive, so it is essential that we are putting our dollars in the right places. Brand awareness is great, but at some point we need to make sure our work is producing. Check out these three tips for tracking marketing efforts and results!

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Tags: Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Tracking

4 Simple Marketing Hacks For Your Small Business

Posted by 5j Design on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 12:09 PM

Small Business Hack #1

Graphic Design without the degree.

Making graphics for your business doesn’t have to be a challenge. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your small business looking fresh and professional on social media and beyond.

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Tags: Marketing

How to Use Visual Storytelling for Your Brand

Posted by Lacey Wright on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 10:07 AM

 

You might be wondering, what is visual storytelling? By definition, visual storytelling is the use of any viewable media to relate your message to your customer base. This can include anything from infographics and images to video and illustrations. Although visual storytelling has been around for quite some time (think cave paintings) we have seen an uptick in image and video based storytelling in the last few years, thanks mostly to the social media boom. So why does it matter? And how can it actually help your marketing efforts?

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Tags: Marketing, Digital Strategy, Brand, Graphic Design, Social Media, Instagram, Branding

Mix Video Into Your Online Marketing [infographic]

Posted by Lacey Wright on Tue, Jun 26, 2018 @ 15:06 PM

How many times this week have you been sucked into the Facebook video vortex? I'm guessing it has happened at least once. We all start innocently; watching that Ed Sheeran carpool karaoke video and suddenly your learning about how a 24 year old embryo was implanted into a 25 year old woman resulting in a successful live birth and your spouse walks in and says, "Seriously, what are you doing?" Come on, it isn't just me, right?

Well, according to the research it isn't just me because 45% of people watch more than an hour of Facebook or YouTube videos a week. If your business isn't using video as a part of your online marketing strategy, you are definitely missing out. 

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Tags: Marketing, Website, design, Online Marketing, Social Media

Developing Your Online Marketing Strategy: Why Analytics Matter

Posted by Drew Nolan on Thu, Dec 14, 2017 @ 13:12 PM

Let's face it, marketing today is complicated. Someone on your team will tell you need to kick up your email marketing efforts while you just read a report that says email marketing is dying. So who do you believe, and where should you spend your marketing dollars? Enter marketing analytics.

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Tags: Digital Strategy, Website, Tracking, Online Marketing, Marketing