How to Make Twitter Work for Your Business

Social media is growing fast. It seems like there are new programs released every month – some that last, and some that don’t (R.I.P Vine). Aside from Instagram and Facebook, one of the largest social networks is Twitter. You might only have 140 characters to work with (soon to be 280), but the potential reach is unlimited. Sharing links to articles, videos, quotes and random...

Reasons Why People Unsubscribe from Your Emails

Email marketing can be a tricky feat. There’s a certain feeling that comes from crafting a perfect email. Even the most beautiful and well thought out email campaign will fail if no one reads it. Spam filters are growing increasingly better. Email marketing programs such as MailChimp put restrictions on contact lists in order to keep the emails clean and going to valid recipients. So,...

How to Imrpove Your Website Bounce Rate

When it comes to monitoring your website, one of the first things to look at is the bounce rate. How many people are leaving your website after visiting just one page? Generally, anything 40 percent and below is ideal. Forty to 60 is average, and anything above 70 percent means you need to do some serious updates. These numbers will depend on how many visitors...

How to Make Instagram Work for Your Business

When it comes to social platforms, Instagram is among the top. An infographic from Social Media Today illustrates that Instagram has 600 million unique monthly users, making it one of the fastest growing platforms. Not every business is suited for Instagram, but if you’re looking to reach a wider audience and share a visual narrative of your company, its activities, and latest news, consider diving...

How to Combat the 6 Pitfalls of Email Marketing

You’ve seen them, read them, and probably have even deleted them. Those beautiful (or not so beautiful) emails from your favorite brands are enticing – especially when it comes with a 50 percent off coupon code. Depending on your subscriber preferences, chances are, you see these emails on a regular basis. Maybe even daily. If you’re thinking it’s an easy task, think again. There are...

Why Your Website Should Be Mobile Responsive

When was the last time you checked your phone? Perhaps it was a text to let your friend know you’re running late, or a quick scroll through Facebook as you wait for your coffee at Starbucks. Maybe you’re even reading this on your phone now. Let’s be honest. It’s 2017 and we’re attached to our phones. Many of us immediately reach for them as soon...

Reasons Why We Love Whitespace

Hub Spot refers to whitespace as “the negative areas in any composition.” When it comes to web design, whitespace helps give viewers visual separation as they read text and images, making it easier for the user to focus on the content itself. With only about 15 seconds to make a good impression on your visitor, it’s important to understand the other benefits of whitespace. Here...

5 Things to Keep in Mind for Your Next Brochure

Custom marketing materials are some of the most important things a business can have. As a tangible representation of your business, a brochure is something that lasts and is passed out at events, meetings, and networking opportunities. Whether it’s a trifold or a two-sided card, designing a brochure can be a tricky feat. To start the design, refer to your style guide for colors and...