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How Much Should I Budget for Digital Marketing?

As a digital marketing firm, we are constantly asked about the right budget for digital marketing from agency clients, franchise corporations, and small business owners alike. How Much Marketing Budget Is Right? There are a few standard business answers that companies give out, but we’ve learned as digital marketing consultants, there are very few standard [...]

By |2019-12-02T11:35:17-07:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Featured Posts, Frequently Asked Questions, How To & Tutorials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Much Should I Budget for Digital Marketing?

How Much Does Digital Marketing Cost?

The Cost of Digital Marketing It is an often-asked question, "How much does digital marketing cost?" For whatever reason, many digital fulfillment companies are reluctant to answer it. Dan Posner, VP of Sales at Leadgenix, explains just how much a marketing company, digital design shop, or advertising agency should be paying to outsource digital marketing [...]

Getting Started with Facebook Advertising

It’s been a few months now since Facebook made the change that drastically affected organic reach, but many marketers are still reeling from the blow. Facebook has made it more and more clear that if you want to reach your fans, then you need to do more than just post to your page. This is [...]

Why Would an Agency Outsource Digital Marketing?

  Expertise Dan Posner, VP of Sales for Leadgenix, can give you three reasons why an agency would outsource digital marketing. One reason why an agency, a marketing firm, or any kind of SEO firm might want to outsource that work is expertise. A lot of times in the ad agency world, the agency is [...]

By |2019-12-02T11:33:58-07:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: Featured Posts, Frequently Asked Questions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Would an Agency Outsource Digital Marketing?

Prewriting Strategies to Make the Final Product Shine

In a world where we rely on language for everything from Facebook statuses, restaurant menus, marketing, and news media, it is no surprise that writing is both important and intimidating. And most of this intimidation comes from the fact that we only see others’ writing as a final product. This means that while we may [...]

By |2019-12-09T18:32:36-07:00September 29th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates|Comments Off on Prewriting Strategies to Make the Final Product Shine

Unnatural Links Penalty: What it is and Basic Steps to Removing the Penalty

After Google's Panda update, In January and February of 2012 Google sent out over 700,000 emails to webmasters informing them they were being penalized for their massive quantities of unnatural back links. Google suddenly went from a very permissive parent to a strict arm folding finger shaking authoritarian. I know that paints a rather crude [...]

By |2019-12-02T11:38:19-07:00July 30th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates|Comments Off on Unnatural Links Penalty: What it is and Basic Steps to Removing the Penalty

Facebook’s Cesspool of Audience Insights

Off-target ads seem to be disappearing with all the tools that are now available, Facebook being at the head of the race. With so many users and a sense of openness online, Facebook has become like a cesspool of consumer insights. While they are doing it, and doing it well, there are many who have [...]

By |2019-12-03T21:01:02-07:00June 20th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates|Comments Off on Facebook’s Cesspool of Audience Insights

Headlines that Pay for Themselves

Your business could write a million posts for your blog and your website and never get a single hit- unless you have an attention-grabbing headline. Your blog could even be the most well-written piece on the most interesting topic in the world, but with a headline like “Get Car Insurance Today,” no one is going [...]

By |2019-12-03T21:07:20-07:00June 17th, 2014|Categories: Archive, SEO, Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Headlines that Pay for Themselves

Business, Facebook, and Emoticons :) :O :D :(

We've already looked at how businesses should be more social and personable on their social media sites.  So today we’re going to take a look at how to make your posts even more personable AND get more interaction!  Sound great?  Well let’s get started. Written communications can sometimes be difficult to decipher. You can’t read [...]

By |2019-12-04T16:28:34-07:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Business, Facebook, and Emoticons :) :O :D :(