Interview with Ryan Gates

Sometimes, the best way to learn something new is to simply talk to someone. Recently, our own Paul Dreblow interviewed Ryan Gates, the Chief Creative at Moving Edge Media. Ryan had some great insights for us, and we want to pass them on to you. Ryan Gates PD: Describe yourself in 2-3 sentences: tell us

How to create a case study for inbound marketing

I had the privilege a recently to work on a case study for one of our clients. Since I majored in Communications, and wrote a lot of papers in school, this project was very enjoyable for me. However, there was also a steep learning curve. I had never done a case study before, and this

Google to Penalize Sites for Non Mobile Website Design

Welcome to 2015. While some of us are slightly disappointed at the lack of flying cars, robot helpers and more, the future is here. We at Digital Solutions have been touting the importance of mobile friendly websites for a while now, but things are getting much more serious. The mighty Google is putting things in

How To Write A Website RFP

Building a website has never been easier than it is now. Even if you are technically challenged, you can build one on your own, what with several free web hosting options and templates that are available online. True, it is easy to put together a basic website today, but if you need a well-designed and

Budgeting for Internet Marketing 2015

This past week BrightLocal released their SMB Internet Marketing Survey 2014.  The survey was conducted in October and November 2014 with businesses between 1-50 employees.  736 respondents completed the survey.  Some of the key takeaways for me are: 1.  37% of SMBs plan to spend more on Internet marketing in 2015 2. 32% say Internet

Inbound Marketer- Resolutions

I resolve to... It's that time of year, or perhaps it's slightly past that time of year when people traditionally make resolutions. Hopefully this includes the inbound marketer or general marketing person.   By definition a resolution is a decision to do something along with the actions necessary to accomplish it.  For most people, resolutions

How To Write A Facebook Ad

When I joined Facebook as a freshman in college, I never would have thought that it would be as big as it is today. I had never heard of Facebook before one of the upperclassmen told all of us to join it during orientation. Back then, you had to be a college student to join.

12 Facts About the Human Brain That Will Help You Improve Your Marketing Strategy

At Digital Solutions, we are always working to improve our marketing strategy, and help our clients do the same. We came across this infographic this morning, and thought it was too good not to share. Have a look, and let us know your thoughts below. (Infographic was found at the following URL:

Medical Internet Marketing Company

Internet Marketing for the Physician! I should probably preface physician with "busy" in the above title and make it clear that we understand how that characteristic can be seen as a catch-all term to summarize stress for most Doctors or Clinicians.  As an internet marketing agency based in Minneapolis, but serving clients nationwide, we are

Get to Know Your Customer in 2015

One of the most important things that you can do in 2015 is to get to know your customer. When you think about it, all of your efforts are based on this. The reason you have a website is because the consumer base has moved to making decisions and purchases online. The reason businesses say