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New Free Tools: Check Your AdWords Metrics Against Benchmarks!

On March 22, 2017
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If you’re new to paid search advertising, or just onboarding new clients with your agency, figuring out how to measure success can be challenging. We all want to create ads that have high CTRs and chart-breaking conversion rates, but a good metric in one industry isn’t necessarily good in another—in fact, it can be difficult to know what a good CTR is in your own industry. Which numbers should you be looking to beat?

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17 Hair-Raising Salon Marketing Ideas

On February 17, 2017
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If you’re anything like me, it takes a lot of time, effort, and risk to find a new salon to trust with my hair. If you’re anything like my lovely colleague, Allen, you’d rather shave your own head than spend your time trying to find the perfect salon. I have such a hard time finding a good hairdresser that I often travel back to Philadelphia to get my hair cut (yes, 6.5 hours for a haircut. I’m insane.)

But if you’re running a salon, you want to stand out from the crowd to hook shoppers like me! Here are some marketing ideas to employ to grow your customer base and stay on top of your marketing game.

Fun Marketing ideas for Salons

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7 Ways to Make Your Social Media Resume Look Awesome & Get Hired

On January 30, 2017
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Social media is rapidly changing the way companies brand and market themselves as well as provide customer service. Though paid social continues to grow, organic social media management remains important as well! Since 2010, jobs with “social media” in the title tripled year over year, and the demand for these skills is not isolated to jobs with a social media title.

The trick is creating the perfect social media resume—or spotting one—which identifies the skills needed to be a brand ambassador on social. When you find yourself needing to polish your resume, I’ve compiled a list of skills you should include—or brush up on before you interview!

Social Media Resume 

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23 Creative Advertising Ideas That Actually Work

On December 20, 2016
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Per a 2014 report from SJ Insights, people are exposed to an average of 5,000 advertisements and brands per day. Of that number, only an average of 153 advertisements are noted, and we only engage with about 12 ads. The competition for attention is fierce and your ads need to stand out from the crowd to get noticed.

Keeping that in mind during this frantic holiday shopping season, I compiled a list of creative advertising ideas with examples to make your brand stand out!

Creative Advertising ideas

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4 Elements You Need for an Inspiring Company Mission Statement

On December 7, 2016
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No matter what a company offers, the mission statement is the rally-cry for employees to come together for a “greater good.” Mission statements are a useful way to make sure that all different functions of the company are focused on a cohesive goal, as well as to brag about your offering to the world.

It’s easy to get it wrong. There are some mission statements that are lengthy, meandering, and boring. Some companies don’t have a mission statement at all! If you are worried about re-working your mission statement or starting a new business and need a guide, I’ve compiled a list of golden rules to follow and examples of mission statements from companies who do it well!

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19 Genius Dental Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Practice

On November 30, 2016
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I hate the dentist. More than I hate going to the hospital or eating my vegetables, the dentist is my least favorite appointment. And, due to the fact I move around a lot, I’m constantly looking for a new dentist to trust my teeth with.

Talking to friends who also struggled with finding a dentist, I heard all kinds of horror stories. What we could all agree on: finding a good dentist is hard.

You might find that bringing in good clients is hard too! Here are some smart marketing ideas to make it easier for your potential customers to find your practice.

Local Awareness for Dental Practices

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The 9 Best 404 Error Pages We’ve Seen

On November 23, 2016
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What Is a 404 Error Page?

First things first. A 404 or Not Found error happens with a user tries to follow a dead, broken, or nonexistent link. Instead of serving the page the user wanted, the site serves the 404-error page.

 HTTP/ERROR

Website designers and marketers are realizing the importance of capturing each visitor to the site, even if they land on an error page. In fact, especially if they land on an error page! You don’t want your visitors abandoning your site for a hiccup that could be your fault for not cleaning up dead links.

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5 Ways to Earn & Build Customer Loyalty

On November 10, 2016
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Your loyal customers are the ones who are going to buy your products even if they aren’t on sale and recommend your offerings to friends, and you always want that audience to be large enough to keep you afloat.

Ways to Earn Customer Loyalty

What is Customer Loyalty?

Customer loyalty is a measure of how likely your customers are to do repeat business with you.

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