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Three Critical Local Marketing Strategies

Jul 27th, 2022

Marketing is often discussed in a broad sense. Terms are thrown around—having a website, doing “SEO,” running AdWords and managing targeted social media campaigns. While these are all important for a small business, focusing on specific local marketing strategies could pay significant dividends. In this article, I will focus on three local marketing strategies critical […]

Three Marketing Reasons You Should Attend WFCT

Jul 6th, 2022

As we head into July, San Antonio’s International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) is right around the corner. There will be a great deal of informative seminars and activities sure to make your attendance worthwhile. With that in mind, I want to highlight three marketing reasons why you should attend. 1. Things You Will […]

3 Things I Learned From Attending Gary Vaynerchuk’s VeeCon #1

May 25th, 2022

I am writing this article on my return flight home from VeeCon #1. VeeCon, the brainchild of Gary Vaynerchuk, was a four-day super-conference that combined tech and culture and was centered on how Web 3.0 is just beginning to change the entire landscape. The list of speakers was exhaustive and the evening’s musical acts were […]

Why Should I Care?

Mar 16th, 2022

It seems like an odd question, but it is crucial with marketing. Before customers gain interest in what you are trying to promote or sell, they first need to see why it is necessary or meaningful. You should ask yourself the following when creating content or a piece of marketing: “Why would the potential customer […]

3 Ways to Write Better Ongoing Content for Your Website

Feb 16th, 2022

Creating ongoing content on your website is essential. First, it keeps the site fresh. When content is added regularly, the website avoids stagnation and informs visitors that what they’re looking at is current. Second, it is good for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Ongoing content can be used to fulfill your SEO strategy and get an […]

How to Make Your Blog Give You an SEO Boost

Nov 17th, 2021

I often get asked what content should be added to a website to help with search engine optimization (SEO). While there are many ways to improve the SEO of a website, a blog can be one of the most impactful. A blog is often longer-form, and that allows many options to create SEO-friendly content. This […]

The Foundational Elements of Marketing

Oct 20th, 2021

I often get asked to help clients put together a basic marketing plan and create some structure around marketing strategy. As a result, I wanted to share this handy format that will help you as you plan your marketing. These are the four elements of the process…Who, How, What & Why. Who – Is Your […]

What? Where? When? Which? To Land Your Intended “Fish”

Sep 22nd, 2021

Some of you might be asking, “What does fishing have to do with marketing?” Fair question—we are speaking of fishing metaphorically. I want to discuss why proper targeting for your marketing efforts is so important and fishing lends itself to the proper visual, so hang with me. In fishing, different nets and techniques are used […]

Some Key Advice Regarding Local SEO And How It Differs From Standard SEO

Jul 21st, 2021

If you have been following this column for any amount of time, you have likely read about the importance of having proper SEO (Search Engine Optimization) down on your website. While this is very important and not to be overlooked, that SEO is often not specific to a location or region. What I want to […]

The “Marketing” Benefits of Attending The Window Film Conference and Tint-Off (WFCT)

Jun 16th, 2021

As I write this, I am still catching up from last week at the WFCT. As this column typically deals in topics related to marketing, I wanted to explain the benefits of attending this show as it related to this subject. The first benefit is something I have spoken extensively about in the past—the time […]