Training on your key brand pillars

“Companies use core values to help define their culture and give weight to their brand. But for too many businesses, core values are nothing more than a collection of empty, hollow words.” I overheard this statement during a presentation at the February ADVISA Inspire Conference, and it stopped me in my tracks. Brand values aren’t just words you believe in....

Website Basics: What Tracking Codes Should be on Your Site?

One of the biggest advantages of digital marketing, when compared to traditional, offline marketing, is the ability to track your audience’s behavior and use it to more effectively communicate with them. Knowing how visitors interact with your brand online allows you to direct your messaging to better meet them at the right time. But to make the most of this...

content for your brand

How to create simpler, better content for your brand

College almost ruined me as a writer. I remember an upperclassman telling me to pass finals I should “fill out the whole blue book.” It may have been complete nonsense flowing from my brain to my pen but as long as I filled one book, I could guarantee myself a passing grade. As a result, I had a lot of...

Making the Most of Google: How to Grab “Extra Listings” for Your Brand

If you’re a regular Google user (like nearly 74% of the world’s searchers), you’ve probably noticed there’s a lot more to a Google search results page than just a simple list of websites to click on. From showing recipe ratings and local map results to “knowledge panels” that try to directly answer your questions (like the weather forecast below), Google...