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Social Media Strategy and Pinterest?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Blog, Social Media Bug Bites | 2 comments

3 Ways to Know if Pinterest Should Be Added to Your Social Media Strategy

As a marketing company in Naples serving clients nationwide, we make it our business to know social media trends.

Pinterest has been a HUGE hit primarily because it often leads to higher interaction on photos and blogs. Should Pinterest be part of your social media strategy?

Could Pinterest critical to YOUR social media strategy? ...that is the question, right?

3 Ways to Know if Pinterest Should be Part of Your Social Media Strategy

Read this blog to find out the secret to Pinterest and how you can use it!

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Four Off Season Marketing Strategy Tips

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in Blog, Tourism Marketing | 2 comments

4 Ways to Marketing in Florida’s Off Season

As local Southwest Florida consumers cheer for the end of season and say goodbye to bumper to bumper traffic and a lack of reservation spots available at their favorite restaurants
…business owners gear up for the slower summer or non-season shopping season.

Keep in mind every target market has an “off-season”, so feel free to use these tips as they apply to your business market. Great marketing ideas work any time, any place!

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Market Share and Pricing Strategy Improve Business

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Blog, Business Development, Timely Business News | 1 comment

What’s Your Market Share and Pricing Strategy?

Your pricing strategy may be forcing the business to work harder rather than smarter and mistakes in pricing strategy can cost your business.

Pop Quiz
How or what could you think of that would make customers pay double what they usually pay for a product?

Maybe raising prices isn’t as relevant here but rather adding value while keeping prices the same while others are jumping ship with their prices. Think more about what you can add to your brand! You MUST think outside the box and establish your unique niche to be more valuable than others in a competitive market.

In this article, find ways to maximize profitability and create a pricing strategy that will give your business the next step to building higher revenues.

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Three Publicity Advertising Equivalency Calculations

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Blog, Press Promotions, Public Relations | 3 comments

Three Calculations for Press Release Publicity Value

Publicity and public relations are key to growing a business. For business marketing in Florida especially, publicity is often the best return-on-investment.

Did You Know?
Research has shown a media savvy press release can bring in more business than an advertisement.

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Public relations boasts a value 20 times more than it costs your business marketing budget…when you think out of the box.

In this article, learn how to convert media coverage to the “advertising equivalency value,” to learn how much your company really saved by executing simple PR Campaign tactics provided in this PR Campaign Value blog.

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Top Social Media Sites

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012 in Blog, Social Media Bug Bites | 2 comments

Mashable Names Top Social Media Networks

Social Media Networks are without a doubt the most popular way to keep up with friends and family that aren’t an arm’s reach away. There are many new Social Networks gaining steam and Mashable has the “Hot” List.

Mashable introduces users to innovative social media platforms. The top social media network list may turn social media its heels, and our Naples Marketing firm is excited about these new networking opportunities.

Top Social Media Sites to Use

  1. Path
  2. Highlight
  3. Sonar
  4. Banjo
  5. Glancee
  6. LocalMind
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    Find out which of these top social media sites are safe and best to use!

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Congressman’s Open Act Takes on SOPA

Posted by on Mar 20, 2012 in Blog, Online Marketing, Timely Business News | 2 comments

Congressman’s Open Act Bill May Finally Kill SOPA

California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa is the chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and is coining himself the “Internet defender.” Recently, he spoke with Mashable.

Open Act Bill

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa

In 2011, Congress proposed SOPA or the Stop Online Piracy Act that prompted an Internet BLACKOUT in response to the bill’s potential privacy infringements for American web users.

Without web browsing censorship, as SOPA proposed, Open Act will protect Hollywood’s copyright infringement concerns.

Learn how your comments online direct to Rep. Issa and KeeptheWeb #Open could alter Congress’s direction in monitoring online privacy and piracy. Protect your Internet rights.

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Grow Business Online or Fail

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Blog, Business Development, Online Marketing | 10 comments

Today’s business economy is all about growing in person, online and in charge, and even small businesses are finding their voice online by dumping the bad attitude towards online business and embracing it as a key to survival.

CanvasPop Launches Facebook connection that leads to it offering unique, online printing services to further crush other online printers.

Embrace business online or be crushed. Read this article to learn some basic steps you can take to create a creative venue for your clients to shop with you online and YES this includes even medical businesses.

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Nielsen Names Generation C as Digital Audience

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Advertising, Blog, Branding, Social Media Bug Bites | 9 comments

A new generation is born called Generation C short for the “connected” generation.

Assumptions may have business owners thinking this is a generation outside of the target audience traditional 25 to 54-years-old, but according to Nielsen and NM Incite’s U.S. Digital Consumer Report released in February, Generation C is the primary digital consumer audience.

Between the ages of 18 and 34, Generation C, formerly known as Generation Y, is connecting with brands and products in new and unique ways.

This spend-happy audience makes decisions on wants not necessarily needs, and frankly their needs are defined a lot looser than those of us planning for retirement soon.

Although Generation C may appear to have less buying power than Baby Boomers, they are now the primary target audience, because of their diverse media habits making them an impossible captive audience. Download your free copy of the U.S. Digital Consumer Report.

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How to File a Trademark Successfully

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Blog, Business Development, Timely Business News | 0 comments

Simple Steps for Filing a Trademark

If you are a businessperson or someone who has created something conceptually unique, you will want to protect your creative product. It can be a logo, event name, company name or word and once protected no one can use that mark without permission.

How Do You Get a Trademark

how to file a trademark, united state patent and trademark office, marketing company in NaplesSubmit a file for a Trademark with The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). 

Read on about companies who target you once you file a Trademark claim and how they can trick you into spending money you do not need to spend! Read ahead for links to every page on the USPTO you’ll need to visit to file a Trademark.

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SOPA Law Threatens Internet Rights

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in Blog, Online Marketing, Timely Business News | 9 comments

Is SOPA Dead or Alive?

SOPApillas are a wonderful fried pastry from Argentina and New Mexico. Drizzled in honey it is a heavenly treat.

But the SOPA law proposal threatens to drown our freedom not in honey but with Internet restrictions instead.

SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, is not sweet like a sopapilla, but is an Internet warhead aimed at you and marketing companies in Naples like DREAMFly Marketing who help clients globally, web users and Internet companies.
All of us oppose SOPA – learn why.

Sopa Summarized

  • Could block online ads
  • Could allow people to accuse sites of piracy that may not be accurate
  • Could prevent you from browsing certain sites ID’d as piracy violators
  • Presumes guilt not innocence with accusations

Watch a video in this blog that outlines the real threats of this move to protect piracy that really targets your Internet browsing rights.

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