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From hard-hitting facts to interesting antidotes, the Times-Union Media Insights blog tells you the best ways to market your small to medium-size business. Learn tips to make your social media soar, amp up your online presence, or motivate your team to take it to the next level.

Online Marketing is About to Change Forever

It’s something that bares repeating, mostly because it is literally always true: the way you market your business online is about to change forever. Simple banner ads became e-newsletters became Twitter feeds became Snapchat stories in a never-ending quest to find...

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Video Marketing is a Game Changer

With ever-evolving technology and the various ways we absorb content, using video as a marketing tool for your business is crucial. It’s not that you should be using video, it’s that you have to be using video if you want to stand out from competition. According to...

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Drive Revenue with Great Content

You can dress it up all you want, but at the end of the day this whole online marketplace runs on one thing: content. You’re selling cars? You need content. Mowing lawns? You need content. Cutting hair? You need content. Also scissors, presumably. Whether it’s...

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Is Facebook Dying?

Users are fleeing from Facebook, citing privacy concern, and ad spend is up on other platforms. Is it time for your business to pull the plug? Facebook 2004-2018 The Internet community is in mourning over the recent passing of one of its greatest champions, Facebook,...

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What is Your Value Proposition?

I know what you’re thinking: my what now? There are endless buzzwords, meaningless jargon and empty terminology that surround the world of online marketing, and there may be a temptation to simply throw “value proposition” in that same category. But the idea of a...

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4 Mind Hacks You Can Use to Sell Online

Business ultimately comes down to communication. Whether you’re in sales or marketing, your job is to make sure the other party understands your business and knows the value your service or product can bring to them. It doesn’t matter if you’re remodeling kitchens or...

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