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Fresh Perspective: What I’ve Learned About Marketing As A New Grad
Business, Marketing
June 20, 2019
Fresh Perspective: What I’ve Learned About Marketing As A New Grad

By Felicia Guthrie Life after graduation can be a mixture of emotions. You can be filled with excitement, anxiety, and a whole range of emotions in between. Navigating the industry as a new grad can feel intimidating. This time last year I was fresh out of school and searching for an internship, now, a year […]

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5 reasons you should be on Twitter for Business
Business, Marketing, Strategy
June 13, 2019
5 reasons you should be on Twitter for Business

Twitter often gets a bad rap. There is a whole group of people out there who think it’s irrelevant… but keep in mind that not every social media platform will work for every audience. Just like Twitter might be irrelevant to onegroup, Snapchat might be irrelevant to another. Twitter for business can be an important […]

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Debunking 4 popular social media myths
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
May 23, 2019
Debunking 4 popular social media myths

By Felicia Guthrie In 2019, there are 3.48 billion users on social media. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re probably registered on several social media platforms. Since there’s a massive number of users, and social media is so commonly used, some may approach social media marketing as if it’s a no brainer – easy […]

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10 Marketing tactics that aren’t worth the money…
Business, Marketing, Strategy
April 25, 2019
10 Marketing tactics that aren’t worth the money…

A great marketing strategy is one of the most important investments you will make for your business. You won’t have customers or a growing loyal community unless people know who you are. Without customers, you won’t have a business at all. We have all heard the saying “you have to spend money to make money,” […]

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How to inspire brand love and loyalty
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
February 14, 2019
How to inspire brand love and loyalty

By Felicia Guthrie It’s February 14th, Valentine’s Day, a day filled with love, but how can small businesses inspire brand love and loyalty? A brand’s ability to stand out by elevating experiences, creating emotional connections and offering greater utility helps drive brand loyalty and love. As a small business, here’s what you can do to […]

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Instagram secrets: 8 ways to get more Instagram followers
Business, Marketing, Strategy
February 7, 2019
Instagram secrets: 8 ways to get more Instagram followers

There is no silver bullet to Instagram fame and getting more Instagram followers. And Instagram fame definitely doesn’t just mean getting more followers. You can have a million followers, but little to no engagement. You might think you can just engage any one of those companies that guarantee to get you followers, but beware because, […]

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Marketing, PR, or Sales: Which comes first?
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
January 24, 2019
Marketing, PR, or Sales: Which comes first?

This question came up recently in a Twitter chat we took part in. It sparked an “interesting” discussion with most participants on one side of the discussion and one participant on the other. The larger group felt that marketing strategy clearly had to come first. One voice said that PR came first. At SongBird, we […]

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Happy Holidays!
Business
December 27, 2018
Happy Holidays!

We’re busy working on some amazing things for 2019! Keep coming back to the blog each week for tips and tricks for businesses to level up when it comes to marketing and strategy! Let us know what topics you would like to hear about in the comments below. And if you have specific challenges, feel […]

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How to recover from a bad marketing year
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
December 15, 2018
How to recover from a bad marketing year

It happens to the best of brands. You may have hit a slump. You may have switched things up and your audience just didn’t take to the changes. Whatever the reason, you just had a bad marketing year. While it can be frustrating because a bad marketing year will negatively affect your sales, it doesn’t […]

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7 Reasons why your brand just isn’t connecting with your target audience
Business, Marketing, Strategy
September 20, 2018
7 Reasons why your brand just isn’t connecting with your target audience

We’ve discussed branding mistakes before… Sometimes you are making them without even realizing it. But what if you really feel like your business isn’t growing? Could it be your brand’s fault? It’s likely that your brand just isn’t connecting with your target audience. Now you have to figure out why that connection isn’t happening. Here […]

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