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No Need for New Content

This is exciting news. You do not need to worry about creating new content!Would you prefer to listen instead of reading this blog post?Or, see it streaming in the Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/fatdogcreatives/How…
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Where does your Website fit?

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Regardless of what your website looks like, what platform you use to manage its content, or where it’s hosted, it shouldn’t be a “one and done” type of project. You need to incorporate your website into your marketing plan. It needs…
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The Disrupters Podcast: Branding and Websites

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I recently joined The Disrupters on their great podcast again, Candace Thompson of Wild Child Group and Bill Lee of Keba Agency, to discuss the importance of branding and the business website. How to hone in on the words that describe your…
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Creativity and Marketing

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Todd Brogowski of Todd's Written Word and Rhonda Negard spoke with Candace Thompson of Wild Child Group and Bill Lee of Keba Agency discuss creativity, memorability, and insulting your intelligence.Fitting in is a death sentence. Exercising…
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How Can Freelancers in Military Families Buy Locally

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Buying locally was easy in a population with pride in local goods and services. My struggle and the internal conversation began not only when I left the Austin area but also when I landed in yet another part of the country running my own graphic design business. How can I encourage buying locally when my locale changes frequently?
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Commonly Requested Resources for Online Businesses

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I've been doing my own research and have been asked by others for solutions on a number of topics. This is a list I've compiled from my research and from recommendations from colleagues. Those in bold are what I am currently using. CRMs…
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Sins of Genericide: Death of Women and Brands

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Branding isn't about a pretty logo, swirly typography, pastels, pinks, flowers, birds, "empowering" women, or how much you love coffee. Apparently, everyone's doing it, which is reason enough for why you shouldn't. Branding is about the needs of your clients, having a unique, consistent, and compelling story that separates you from the crowd of competition.
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WordCamp Seattle 2018 Recap

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WordCamp Seattle 2018 is a wrap! Rhonda Negard and Kim Thornton look back at the sessions and note their take-aways.
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Making Your Case Studies Irresistible

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A friend was adopted when adoptions were closed, meaning she could never know her biological mother or father--a story to make Ancestry irresistible.
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Cyber Bullying, The Monster in the Comments

Cyberbullying does not exclusively target individuals. Businesses can also be the targets. In 2017, a tow truck operator sued the creator of a Facebook page that claimed to be a public service announcement regarding allegedly fraudulent conduct of the tow truck operator. (Thanks to Todd Brogowski at Todd's Written Word, LLC for assisting me on this writing project to address this important topic.)
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Don't put all of your eggs in one basket.

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A few years ago, Vine was the hot video social media platform. Vine stars grew followers/audiences quickly. Overnight, the platform died. All those followers...gone. All that social media collateral...gone. All that social media influence...gone. They were forced to start over again.

How to Market to People Not Like You

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A great book for more focused marketing on customer values and diversity, which can mean lifestyles, priorities, levels of affluence, cultural values, etc.
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Lance Armstrong, Forgiveness, and Rebranding

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As people, we are all more than one or a series of moments. Don’t we all want another chance? You can view Lance Armstrong's efforts as of late as personal rebranding. Is it working, or will it work?
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Success Leaves Clues

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Kolby Kilbas in the #AgencySummit quoted Tony Robbins. “Success leaves clues.” Model strategies work. Playing with the best breeds success. I’m looking for those clues.