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Giving Old Content New Life in the New Year

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

Republishing blog posts is a great way to freshen up insights, strengthen your website’s SEO, and get new eyes on your business’s most popular content and advice.  Think about it: you’ve taken the time and worked hard on creating content. It makes sense to recycle your efforts when the articles are still relevant and applicable.  Republishing blog posts:  Refreshes your …

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How to Light Up Your Sales Tree

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

During the holidays you’ll see colorful flashing ads, glittering graphics, and fancy shining things all offering discounts, incentives, and freebies in the hopes that you’ll walk through the door and buy all the things!  Here’s the thing though…once the holidays are over? Fancy signs come down, free stuff goes away, and the same old marketing tactics come back out to …

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Gearing Up for Small Business Saturday

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

Nestled in between the crazies of Black Friday and the lazies of Cyber Monday are the amazing shoppers of Small Business Saturday. Started by American Express back in 2010, Small Business Saturday has become a widely recognized national holiday and one of the busiest shopping days of the year.  But, don’t be deceived! Small Business Saturday is not just for …

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Small Business Marketing Trends in 2020

In Tips & Tools by Maggie Gambon

The end of 2019 is near, and it’s high time small business owners start thinking about fresh new marketing strategies for 2020!  In the ever-changing digital marketing world, small business owners and entrepreneurs must stay ahead of their competition and keep their eyes set in the future if they want to win the prize in the end.  Going Green is …

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How To: Work from Anywhere

In Inside Green Bag Designs, Tips & Tools by Maggie Gambon

Are you chaperoning a school trip, going on a vacation or holiday and terrified to unplug from your business? We feel you! That’s why we have become the masters of working from anywhere. Here are our tips and tricks for working when you are out of the office. Be Prepared, girl scout! Be sure you have a fully stocked work …

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What to Bring to your Marketing Meeting

In Demysitifying Websites, Inside Green Bag Designs, Tips & Tools by Maggie Gambon

First, congratulations on scheduling a meeting to discuss marketing your awesome small business! (Tiny Trumpet Noises) Now, let’s get started. Below you will find a complete list of everything you will need to bring along to make your marketing meeting run smoothly.  Are you meeting to discuss your website?  If you are meeting to discuss improvements to your site or …

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SEO Tips for Shopify Stores

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

As the old saying goes, if you build a Shopify store they will come, right?  Probably not. Especially if your Shopify store doesn’t have a solid Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategy put into place. The main objective of a Shopify store is to find potential clients and convert them into loyal, repeat customers. Shopify SEO strategies will help search engines …

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Ninja Forms for WordPress

In client showcase, Tips & Tools by Chris Majernik

Ninja Forms for WordPress is easily one of the most well-built, user-friendly, custom form builders for website designers. Our latest website design project was for Grace.Etiquette.Manners (GEM), a locally based Charleston company who provides age-appropriate instruction aimed at developing respectful manners and relationships with kids. GEM’s gorgeous new site now offers online registration for their courses, so they required a …

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Facebook Ads that Work!

In Social Media, Tips & Tools by Maggie Gambon

Are you attempting to run Facebook ads for your business on your own?  Do you feel like you are throwing your money away?  You may be right!  If you aren’t working with an experienced digital marketing team, you may be wasting your ad spend every month.  Case Study We recently began running monthly Facebook ads for a social media management …