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How to Advertise Your Business on Instagram

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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

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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

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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

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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.

The Most Essential Tips for WordPress Beginners

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Danielle Elliott Feb 22, 2017 2:00:28 PM
The Most Essential Tips for WordPress Beginners

WordPress is great, but that doesn't mean that it can't be better. With the right know how you can really make your site everything you want it to be and so much more. Honestly, the more effort you put into your WordPress page, the better it can work for you. In order to see the results you want, you have to do some tweaking. Which means that you should utilize these essential tips for WordPress beginners. Simply because they can make a huge difference on your site.

A Crash Course in Branding: Why Words Matter

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Danielle Elliott Jan 5, 2017 11:00:16 AM
A Crash Course in Branding: Why Words Matter

When it comes to branding, words matter. When someone sees your site for the first time they're met with colors, fonts and images. The first reaction essentially sets the tone for your brand. But what happens when someone starts to read the words? The home page content, menu items and email opt-in text comes next. Words matter and we're here to give you a crash course in branding with words.

How To Choose the Perfect Name for Your Business

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Danielle Elliott Dec 15, 2016 11:00:22 AM
How To Choose the Perfect Name for Your Business

Sometimes it can be difficult when it comes to choosing a name for your business. However, sometimes you might be looking for a re-brand. It's definitely not a decision that should be taken lightly. That's why we're sharing with you the best way to choose the perfect name for your business. We've come up with 5 steps for picking a name that's right for you!

Top 10 Small Business Tools You Should Know About

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Danielle Elliott Dec 8, 2016 11:00:23 AM
Top 10 Small Business Tools You Should Know About

Throughout any given work day we go through a variety of tools that help make our lives easier. Tools that we use in order to manage and maintain our businesses. Small businesses are no different. That's why we're sharing tools that any small business should know about. And you can really benefit from these tools too. Below you'll find my top 10 tools perfect for building and maintaining any type of small business.

How To Identify Relevant Hashtags for Your Business

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Danielle Elliott Dec 5, 2016 2:00:00 PM
How To Identify Relevant Hashtags for Your Business

In today's social media it's critical to use the right hashtags when it comes to engagement. Hashtags allow us to find similar conversations and places where our target audience hangs out. The use of the right hashtags can add value to a conversation. Hashtags can also build up a relationship that could lead to a business transaction down the road. Not too long ago, we shared a crash course in hashtags and how to use  them. Today we're focusing on how to identify the relevant hashtags.

Branding vs Brand Identity and Why It Matters

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Danielle Elliott Nov 21, 2016 2:00:05 PM
Branding vs Brand Identity and Why It Matters

A lot of times branding and brand identity appear to be the same thing, when in actuality they aren't. That's not to say that they don't work together though. Creating a brand for your business and designing your brand’s visual identity should consist of two separate steps when it comes to your overall brand experience. Therefore it is crucial to treat them as an individualized process.