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Vector vs. Raster

Vector vs. Raster

  What are vector and raster file formats? Rastor images: made of pixels subtle gradation good for photography and digital/web applications look blurry when enlarged slower load speed for websites

What are you REALLY selling?

What are you REALLY selling?

  Let’s get nostalgic for a moment. Christmas tree farms don’t just sell trees. They create memories that last a lifetime! Think deeper about what you’re selling. Do your products or

Print Catalogs

Print Catalogs

  Who else remembers the Sears Wish Book?? Catalogs like these were successful back in the 70’s and 80’s AND are still effective marketing tools today! Major retailers and e-commerce

Google My Business

Google My Business

  Have you claimed your FREE Google My Business listing? A Google My Business listing allows you to: Appear on local Google searches Provide your customers with information about your

Learning from Political Campaigns

Learning from Political Campaigns

  Yes, we get tired of seeing political ads too! But we can learn quite a bit from them to improve our own marketing. Campaigns are experts at: Reaching their

Product Placement

Product Placement

  The 4 P’s of Marketing: Product Price Place Promotion Most companies sell their products in multiple places. Have you considered selling your products on Amazon? If you can’t beat

Mistakes Happen!

Mistakes Happen!

Mistakes are inevitable. Even though making a mistake can feel like the end of the world, people tend to remember how you deal with your mistakes more than the mistake

I HATE Marketing Myself! (Part 2)

I HATE Marketing Myself! (Part 2)

A few legitimate reasons business owners struggle with marketing: A fear of the unknown Failure to pinpoint how their business is unique A lack of understanding the target audience Feeling

I HATE Marketing Myself!

I HATE Marketing Myself!

Are you in the same boat? Do you HATE marketing yourself? It can be hard to put all of your plans, hopes, and dreams out there for everyone else to

Vision

Vision

  If you’re like me, it can be hard to think big picture and set long term goals for your own business. But, it’s oh, so important! Do you have