Best Marketing Investment for Your Business

Best Marketing Investment for Your Business 2020 brought a lot of changes to marketing for businesses. In the coming year, my prediction is email will be an even more relevant and powerful tool for businesses to connect with their customers.   Top reasons email...

Google My Business for Local SEO

Google My Business for Local SEO

Google My Business for Local SEO Google my Business (GMB) is nowadays yellow pages for your business.    It’s also the best SEO (search engine optimization) for local businesses, especially if you cannot afford an SEO consultant to help them rank higher. But with...

Monthly Marketing Ideas: December 2020 Holidays

Monthly Marketing Ideas: December 2020 Holidays

  December 2020 holidays for your monthly marketing. Take advantage of the upcoming holidays or “Days of” by sharing new inventory, specials, gift ideas, or tips related to the holidays.  December 21st is the official start of winter. Kids are going on winter break...

Monthly Marketing Ideas: November 2020 Holidays

Monthly Marketing Ideas: November 2020 Holidays

November monthly marketing ideas have arrived. Take advantage of the upcoming holidays or “Days of” by sharing new inventory, specials, gift ideas, or tips related to the holidays.  Fall continues through the middle of December. So hold on to those pumpkin scented...

To Pop-up or Not? Pop-ups to Grow Your Email List

To Pop-up or Not? Pop-ups to Grow Your Email List

To pop-up or not? That is a common question people ask.    What people mostly ask is “Do pop-ups really work, because I hate them when I see them.”    My answer is yes they really do work. Pop-ups might seem like a nuisance, but the best results in email...

8 Things I Do to Stay Organized

8 Things I Do to Stay Organized

  Your organization strategy will determine your level of success.   Having a strategy that works for you will help you complete tasks, and keep up with your goals. Once you get behind it’s hard to catch up.    This past spring when my kids started...

Monthly Marketing Ideas: October 2020 Holidays

Monthly Marketing Ideas: October 2020 Holidays

Take advantage of the upcoming holidays or “Days of” by sharing new inventory, specials, gift ideas, or tips related to the holidays. October is a big month, fall sets in and it’s the kick-off of the holiday season, a pivotal time of the year.  Fall and spring are...

Easy DIY Marketing Campaign to Achieve Results

Easy DIY Marketing Campaign to Achieve Results

​I’m sure if you’ve been learning about ways to market online you have seen a lot of talk about launches, but what if your business model does not involve launching a new product or service?  Enter an easy DIY Marketing Campaign.9 In the marketing world, we call our...

Monthly Marketing Ideas: September 2020 Holidays 

Monthly Marketing Ideas: September 2020 Holidays 

Take advantage of the upcoming holidays or “Days of” by sharing new inventory, specials, gift ideas, or tips related to the holidays. September is the last month of the summer, the kids head back to school and the weather begins it’s transition. It’s the last month...

How to set up Google My Business for More Customers

How to set up Google My Business for More Customers

If you're a local business and your company doesn't have a business listing on Google, you’re missing out. When someone searches Google for your business or service and you aren’t showing up, your competitors are.   Google My Business is your business listing on...

Best Practices for Creating Videos

Best Practices for Creating Videos

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our world in many ways, more people are working from home, meetings are done virtually, and because so many people are home, digital media consumption has increased significantly. That's right this means people are on social media...

Capturing Ideas on the Go

Capturing Ideas on the Go

Just like being in the shower, my best ideas come to mind when I am driving or out and about on the move. I need to jot down those ideas as they come to mind or I’ll forget. And the one thing that is usually with me...my phone. One word… Notes Whatever phone you have...

SQUIRREL! How to Stay Focused

SQUIRREL! How to Stay Focused

Are you hardwired to be focused or off task?   My gut tells me it’s both. Our tendencies lean more towards one side or another, but our habits are what push us over into organized and focused, or unfocused and off task.   When you are accountable to someone...

Why Are My Canva Design Downloads Blurry?

Why Are My Canva Design Downloads Blurry?

One of the most common Canva issues is Why are my Canva designs blurry when I download them? I’m still not 100% sure why they can’t solve it. I don’t have the solution but I have a way around it.   Let's start with an explanation of the difference among the 3...

How to Create Awesome Font Pairings for Your Brand

How to Create Awesome Font Pairings for Your Brand

Pairing font is not rocket science, or know-how only distinguishable by designers. There are simple tips for us non-designers to follow to help us make amazing looking and aesthetically pleasing designs. Whether you use Canva, Photoshop or InDesign free fonts can help...

Facebook Boosted Posts for Local Businesses

Facebook Boosted Posts for Local Businesses

Many online ads marketers will say not to use Facebook Post boosting because it wastes money. Well, I disagree.   I began running Facebook ads when Facebook first started to offer ads and while my expertise is not in Facebook ads, I have years of experience using...

Easily Create Your Social Media

These plug & play Canva templates help you create consistent social content with little effort and time.

 

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