How Pinterest Works for Our Clients

When first working with our client, Partake Foods - a DELICIOUS better-for-you cookie that happens to be free of the top 8 allergens and gluten, we knew that Pinterest would be a perfect fit for their brand. More on that in a sec.

Most brands can do really well on Pinterest and drive a boat load of traffic to their website BUT many aren’t using it to it’s full potential.

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Persist

Regardless of what you are creating - a product, a service, an amazing experience for others, art, anything - we are all creators in some form or another.

Let’s all get real honest for a sec. As creators, it’s difficult not to hear the applause and get a solid pat on the back after a job well done. What separates the determined from the curious is consistency and persistence.

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5 Tips for Your Welcome Email

I’m sure you know or have been told about the importance of growing an email list. In fact, it may have come to mind during the recent Facebook & Instagram outage. We love social media and truly believe in the power when used for good. However, it’s like renting without rent control or good rental rights. You could get screwed and be left out in the cold.

Awesome, we are in agreement that growing an email list is a wise decision and maybe you’ve even started gathering email addresses on your website. Have you set-up an automated introductory email to welcome your new friend to your email list? If not, this post is for you. If you have, you should still read this.

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Goals, Objectives, Strategies and Tactics

In most cases, marketing initiatives require multiple variations of testing before it can be ruled out. One single change can alter the outcome drastically. For example, the day/time you send an email blast can be huge.

So what do we do? Well, first we need to be clear about our goals. This way when we begin to develop a strategy or when we are creating a single campaign or piece of content, we can always check ourselves to ask, "Is this ___ supporting my main goal?"

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What Happened Once I Embraced the Phrase "Self-taught"

Let’s start with the elephant in the room. There will ALWAYS be someone better than you. Fact(Bears, beets, battlestar glacatica for my Office fans out there.)  

Someone will know more, have more experience, have more contacts, have more confidence – though does any creative, or human really, not have a bit of a fraud complex?

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