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8 Signs You Need Help From An Advertising Agency

8 Signs You Need Help From An Advertising Agency

Knowing if or when to call on an advertising agency for help with your business isn’t always clear. If you’re wondering what the signs are, here are eight good ones. 1. You’re a One-(Wo)Man Marketing Band We’ve run into an increasing amount of one-(wo)man marketing bands in the last few years. The trend seems to…
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Why Mom Was Right About Marketing

Why Mom Was Right About Marketing

Moms are awesome! They have amazing wisdom and insight on everything under the sun. Moms openly share them at the most important and meaningful times. What you may not know is your Mom’s life advice is great marketing advice too. Here are 15 reasons why Mom was right about marketing:   1. “Anything worth having…
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HubSpot Inbound 2018

HubSpot Inbound 2018 Recap: Top 8 Takeaways

Our agency recently had the pleasure of attending HubSpot Inbound 2018. As promised, this convention in the heart of Boston, MA was a top-notch event for those who practice inbound marketing. We found it easy get around, sessions that started and stopped on schedule, and speakers who were engaging and accessible. Here are our takeaways from HubSpot Inbound 2018:…
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Keyword Research - Colling Media

Keyword Research – What are words for?

There’s an 80’s song by Missing Persons called “Words” where lead singer Dale Bozzio laments, “What are words for when no one listens anymore? Tell me what are words for”. For some reason, I always think of it when I do keyword research. Having performed Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for more than 10 years, words mean more…
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Unlocking Your Team's Creative Process

Unlocking Your Team’s Creative Process

We have found the creative process can be a great opportunity to marry the form and function of the visual aspects of any advertising campaign. Not only should an image look good, but it should help tell the story of the brand but it should convey a message and support a call-to-action. How to Tackle…
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How to Close More Sales When You Start with the End in Mind

How to Close More Sales When You Start with the End in Mind

In 2012, Dean Jackson cohost of a popular podcast “I Love Marketing” stated in marketing… “you need to think like a chess master.” Ever since then, I have applied that philosophy to the world of sales. And now, I’m a sales professional who has a plan and sees the end before I start. 1. “Sales…
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