Checklist & Workflow Options that Will Help You Get More Done

We’ve found 3 options that will help you create reusable checklists (and processes) so you and/or your team members don’t have to re-invent the wheel every time a common task requiring a number of steps in order to be completed is on the day’s agenda. Plus, you can keep track of progress and see what…

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Back-to-School Blessings in a Backpack

The school year is already upon us and the lazy, hazy days of summer vacation are already starting to fade away. The idea of back to school shopping elicits excitement for many, but for others, having to return to school is a financial burden that many families can’t seem to afford. Approximately 15 million kids…

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4 Reasons Why You Should be Using Opt-in Forms for Easier Automation

Using an opt-in form can be a godsend in making it easier (and safer for email marketing compliance) to incorporate your latest contacts into your email marketing newsletters. If you want to make your life easier and keep your contacts current with automations, make sure you read this – you’ll learn how you can bring…

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Instagram Scheduling Just Got 100 x Better

Instagram has continued to gain popularity, but it hasn’t been easy to schedule posts on this social platform ahead of time. Unless you were using a separate third party app, posting to Instagram from a desktop computer was not an option. The exciting news is that that has all changed with Facebook’s latest update. Now…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Using Hashtags on Social Media

Even though you’ve seen them, you may be asking, “So, what exactly is a hashtag?” A hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound sign (#), used to group messages on a specific topic especially on social media apps and sites. By adding the # sign, that word or phrase used…

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For the Love of Barbecue & Disaster-Stricken Communities

BBQ’s are synonymous with hot summer nights, wholesome food, good friends and family and we’ve learned about one organization that unexpectedly translated those good feelings and love of the grill into a year-round charity called Operation BBQ Relief.  Eight years in and they have grilled up almost 3 million meals in 60 disaster-stricken areas across 26…

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Don’t Make These 6 Rookie Email Marketing Mistakes

The negative impact of bad email marketing sending habits can be so difficult to bounce back from when you aren’t following some of the basics. If you want to do everything in your power to improve your chances of landing in someone’s inbox instead of their junk folder, make sure you read this so you…

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What we learned about the pursuit of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

As July 4th approaches and we think about celebrating American independence, we can’t help but think of the pursuit of the American dream, painted with grit, determination and success often from humble beginnings. The journey behind the garish and beloved Flamin’ Hot Cheetos (that are still a phenomenon today and completely disrupted the food industry)…

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4 Tips for Better Live Video Events on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc.

Videos are everywhere: Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Instagram and more. Live video is clearly the hottest thing since Facebook and entrepreneurs and marketers in every niche are taking advantage by hosting their own live sessions. Some of them are pretty good. They’re well attended, fun to watch, and you feel like you benefitted from attending.…

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Who the heck is opening my newsletter?

If you’ve been curious about where you find your e-newsletter statistics (meaning: what percentage of your contacts are opening the email? who is opening your email? what are they clicking on? who is unsubscribing? etc), we’ve put together this step-by-step guide to help you do just that. Below we’ve written the steps out for you,…

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