SOCIAL MEDIA BRANDING

“In Social Media the “squeaky wheel” gets the oil. You have to put yourself out there, to find people who will relate or even debate with you, depending on what you are looking for.” -Jessica Northey, Multimedia Personality and Digital Consultant SOCIAL MEDIA BRANDING SOCIAL MEDIA IS HERE TO STAY Social media continues to rise

STORYTELLING IN A BRANDING CAMPAIGN

BRAND CAMPAIGNS ARE COMPLEX I think Carabiner Communications nailed this infographic. One look at the infographic and it doesn't take long to tell that marketing your branding campaign can be complex. One thing business after business is finding is that you need to effectively share your company's unique story (or stories). You want people to get to

BRANDING MINNEAPOLIS

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." -Maya Angelou, poet & author (and one of my favorite storytellers) Minneapolis Brands Minneapolis is home to some of the biggest known brand names in the world. In 2016, Minneapolis and its metro areas had 25 Fortune 1000 companies. Seventeen of those companies

SIMPLIFIED DESIGN

“Life is simple. You just have to stop trying to figure it out.” -Marty Rubin KEEP IT SIMPLE, SILLY: SIMPLIFIED DESIGN Keeping things simple is definitely easier said than done. Simplified design for SEO sounds as if it would be impossible. As you are likely aware, article after article makes this clear. The research cited

MAP YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS WITH LOCAL CONTENT

“Today it’s not about ‘get the traffic’—it’s about ‘get the targeted and relevant traffic.’” Adam Audette, CKO of RKG Google announced that they will focus on improving their searches through local content rankings. They provide insight in regard to local information on their support page. There is also a process known as localization at play.

TOP 5 SEO TRENDS 2016

We are now at midyear 2016. Early predictions for the top SEO trends are gaining confidence and proving to be true. If you are a bit late to start, have no fears. It looks like you still have time to use the top 5 trends to make some headway. Great content will remain relevant. Depending

INCREASE SITE VISITS WITH IMAGES

TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART II “Content is king.” – Bill Gates Content is king is a little vague. Why is content king? What is it king of? Content is king over the kingdom called the “World Wide Web”. Content is king because, when created and implemented correctly, it becomes the fly in

MOBILE MINDSET SEO

“She doesn't recognize the number—none of her friends use their phones as phones anymore.” ― Gabrielle Zevin, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry MOBILE MINDSET Mobile phones are hardly phones anymore. They have combined the functions of laptops, GPS, video game consoles, journals, books, DVD, and mp3 players into a single portable device. The list

Web Agencies

What images come to mind when you hear that term?  Hopefully not this   and not this:   Though, given a second thought there might be some correlation- for better or worse. The NSA exists to help protect America by providing intelligence related to external and internal threats directed against  our country. It likely has

How We Use The Web On Mobile Devices (Infographic)

Did you notice? Certainly you heard about it! Google's new mobile algorithm took effect on Tuesday. But you have probably heard this called "Mobilegeddon" (Cue Godzilla soundtrack). But this got me wondering, how are people using the internet on their mobile devices? Or in other words, where and when are people using their mobile device