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How Nintendo is Killing Their Brand

Although this post isn’t exactly about marketing, SEO, graphic design, or other entrepreneur type topics, I feel it’s still semi-related to the field in a sense because of branding and poor marketing choices. According to TechTimes, Nintendo announced last month that more than two million copies of their new Mario Kart 8 for Wii U…

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9 Tips to Checkmate Google

For years Google has dominated the internet and more or less held a monopoly on consumer searches. Not only used as a noun, but also a verb. Nobody ever says, “Yahoo those song lyrics.” However, with rapid changes in social media and new trends in online consumer behavior, webmasters face difficult challenges when it comes to…

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Mobilegeddon is Coming!

The world’s biggest search engine shakes up its algorithms… again. Although Google updates it’s algorithms regularly, a revision of this size is rare. The last “big” revision happened in 2012 when Google altered it’s algorithm to weed out misleading websites. Due to the uproar this caused in 2012, Google has tried to soften the blow…

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How to Set Up a Killer Social Media Strategy for Your Biz

We all know that it’s crucial “these day” to have a social media presence. However, creating a strategy to accomplish a successful social media campaign can be overwhelming. Most people don’t even know where to begin. And some even question whether they really need to be on social media? So, do you? Maybe not. However, if you’re not……

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Social is the Future of Customer Experience

More and more, customers are turning to social channels for customer service from their favorite (or least favorite) brands. Is your company ready? A recent infographic from Facebook Marketing Partner Sprinklr found: 78 percent of companies now say they have dedicated social media teams, up from 67 percent in 2012. 47 percent of Americans say…

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People Your Team Needs to Succeed

You may be running the show, but the people on your team have just as much of an impact on your company’s success as you do. I know this to be true more than anyone! Smart entrepreneurs surround themselves with positive people (but also smart people), especially when business is slow. Positive people come in…

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Brain Quirks Every Marketer Should Know

The human mind is an amazing thing, but it certainly has its quirks and flaws (but what doesn’t, right?). The technical term for these flaws: Cognitive biases. Cognitive biases means irrational thought patterns. These patterns may have worked for cavemen, but they really make our marketer have to work hard nowawdays. These brain quirks can seriously…

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