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GHASTLY GRAMMAR GULAGS: PART 2

In the last edition of our romp down grammar lane, we discussed how language and writing can mark you as a professional, inspire trust, and pave the way for hordes of new customers. The long as short of it is More…

GHASTLY GRAMMAR GULAGS: PART 1

You’ve done it: taken on the challenge of maintaining your own content on your website. Or perhaps you’re off to write some business-y blogs. Or put together an impassioned email to customers—or customers to be. Regardless of your medium, organizations More…

THE INTERROBANG AND OTHER ODDITIES

In the 50’s, you couldn’t throw a talkie without hitting an interrobang key on your typewriter—a funny little button that represented the character ‽ , a combination of an exclamation point and a question mark. Like a singularity of expression, More…

CLIMBING TO THE TOP OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Want to engage in social media? Join the club. Today, it seems like every Tom, Dick, and Harry’s Wild Discount Furniture is looking to join the wild frontier that is the new media landscape. Whether you’re out to tweet, Facebook, More…

5 SPOTS FOR SIZZLIN’ SEO

In an ideal world, we’d instantly have access to the things we need without typing words into a search engine (sorry Google, we love you though!). Alas, search engines are often battlegrounds where marketing strategies are made—and broken. They’re also More…

GOING ABOUT IT

Marketing plans become a lot more realistic when broken into their component parts. Here are 3 quick tips to keep you foremost in your customers’ minds. 1. Work on SEO. More customers are moving online—you should too. Submit your site More…

UN-RINGING THE BELL

Somewhere along the course of your business, you’ve lost your way. It may have been in your mission statement, or it may have been from brand. Perhaps it was your color palette selection, or your overall design strategy. As we More…

5 ROUTES TO MARKETING SUCCESS

You’re a business, and you’re in the market for new customers. Regardless of what the ad execs at Coca-cola believe, there are effective, smart ways to go about marketing that don’t involve celebrities or million dollar ad buys. Here are More…

CUPID RIDES AGAIN

If you’re in a relationship, let this be either a celebration or 11th-hour wakeup call: Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Whether you love the love, or are looking to wait out the festivities with a bottle of Jack and a snuggie, More…

THE SMELL OF SUCCESS

Howdy there, superstar. You’re great, and you know why? Your small business endeavor is paying off. Where you once planted the seeds of your enterprise, now they have sprouted into the jalapeno peppers of success, and of course, the big More…