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How To Use Photography To Grow Your Brand

Danielle Elliott Sep 14, 2017 2:00:19 PM

How you use photography affects your brand. If done correctly, you'll actually give your brand a chance to grow! Who doesn't love that? Photography has this awesome way of becoming a catalyst for the growth of many brands and blogs. Most of all, photography gives you an opportunity to grow brand awareness. However, the photographs you use need to be quality photos. Much like quality content is king - quality photos are queen! Let's take a look at some of the ways to use photography to grow your brand.

Digital Advertising Trends of 2017

Danielle Elliott Sep 7, 2017 2:00:33 PM

With the rise of new technologies, another era of advertising exists. Especially in terms of marketing. Sadly traditional methods such as print ads, television and radio have lost their efficacy. This is where digital advertising comes in. Nowadays the key is to attract and retain customers. Which means you need to understand digital marketing. I mean, even local coffee shops and burger joints use social media marketing. The goal being to build their brand and increase their market-reach. Most importantly, you can measure your efforts more accurately. In addition, they also cost a lot less!

Mobile Marketing and How To Improve Your Traffic

Danielle Elliott Aug 31, 2017 2:00:37 PM

Mobile devices are growing and so is their usage. There is a huge number of people who use mobile devices to connect with businesses. Therefore it's important to put more marketing efforts towards mobile consumers. When it comes down to it, mobile marketing is a broad term. However, it includes different areas. Such as analytics, responsive designing template, app creation, etc. With new technology, it's essential for digital marketers to update their tactics with technological growth. Most importantly, you need to tweak your marketing strategies in order to cater to the consumer. With the right mobile marketing plan in place you can greatly improve your traffic!

How Content Marketing Helps Your Business

Danielle Elliott Aug 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Content marketing is a pretty great tactic for marketers. If done properly, it can lead to some killer results. It's obvious that the advent of social media has truly changed the way people interact with others. Nowadays all types of businesses have the opportunity to bring their brand closer to their target audience. However in recent years, there have been several changes to social media platforms. As a result, this change enables marketers to accurately target their audience based on a variety of tactics. Such as interest, location, lifestyle and other important factors. Most of all, it will increase their chances of making sales. Which should be at the top of the list of any business. Content marketing really does help your business. So it's important to put some time and effort into it.

Photos: 7 Ways to Use Them To Up the Game of Your Business or Blog

Danielle Elliott Aug 3, 2017 2:00:52 PM

Some say that an image is everything and it's true. Especially when you consider the internet - the shift to visual optimization plays a major role. Photography has a huge influence on a company's branding, social media efforts and even search. If I had to choose one single factor that attributes to the growth of a blog or business, it would definitely be photography. Photos are a surefire way to attract an audience and garner opportunities within the creative community. Especially in terms of content and business offers.

Instagram-Success: How To Gain Followers Fast

Danielle Elliott Jul 27, 2017 2:00:25 PM

Instagram is growing and rapidly. With that in mind, it's important to focus on growing your followers on there. We've talked about how Instagram is essentially free marketing before. And it truly is. There are even paid ways to advertise on Instagram too. But to properly engage in the realm of free marketing, it takes some dedication and a little know how.

How to Advertise Your Business on Instagram

Danielle Elliott Jun 29, 2017 2:00:04 PM

Instagram is still one of the best social media platforms out there. And with 55% of 18-29 year old's in the US, we can see why. This is why companies that can properly utilize this platform is crucial. Advertising with Instagram is both easy and effective. With Instagram there is an opportunity to share what is great about your business, stand out from others and grow your presence. As a result your business can truly profit from the millennial demographic.

After You Publish - the Ultimate Blog Post Checklist

Danielle Elliott Jun 1, 2017 2:00:07 PM
After You Publish - the Ultimate Blog Post Checklist

Any blogger worth their salt has a killer checklist of what they need to do before AND after they publish a post. This is because, as a blogger, you need to make sure that you get as much value as you can from every post. What you might not know is that after you write that masterpiece of a post, there are still important work to be done. What you do after you publish a post has an enormous impact on that blog post's success. In this post you'll find a checklist of what you can do to make your blog posts work for you. Instead of against you.

75 Different Types of Blog Posts

Danielle Elliott May 18, 2017 2:00:50 PM
75 Different Types of Blog Posts

Blog posts are essential when it comes to killer SEO (search engine optimization). But sometimes coming up with an idea for a blog post can be an arduous task. However, the trick is to view the blog post as a way to solve a problem the reader might have. Therefore, you have to dig deeper. Because how you understand a reader's problem isn't always the full story. And still, with keeping all that in mind, coming up with a topic can still be difficult. So today, we're going to look at a lot of different types of blog posts that you can share as both a small business owner, brand or blogger.

How To Start A Blog: Guide for 2017

Danielle Elliott May 4, 2017 2:00:29 PM
How To Start A Blog: Guide for 2017

Starting n epic blog doesn't have to be hard and there are a lot of benefits starting one too. Awhile ago we discussed how a blog can actually HELP your business. But the key is to start a blog the right way. Because trust me, there is a right and a wrong way to when it comes down to it. My goal with this guide is to show you how to start a blog in 2017. Believe it or not, it's possible to have a blog up and running before you know it. Talk about instant gratification! However there are a few important details behind starting a successful one.