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MeetUp: WordPress Web Help, Mon. March 11, 2024, 6pm PST, PRESENTATION: MAXIMIZING WEBSITE TRAFFIC: BUDGET-FRIENDLY STRATEGIES UNVEILED

MeetUp: WordPress Web Help, Mon. March 11, 2024, 6pm PST, PRESENTATION: MAXIMIZING WEBSITE TRAFFIC: BUDGET-FRIENDLY STRATEGIES UNVEILED

Join Edward of Brass Ring Web Design as he unveils Brass Ring’s Hub and Spokes model, showcasing your WordPress website as the central marketing hub, surrounded by strategic marketing “spokes” that drive traffic directly to your site. Discover cost-effective methods to boost website traffic without breaking the bank in this insightful presentation. (Read on…)

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102 Quick & Easy Ways To Increase Organic Traffic

102 Quick & Easy Ways To Increase Organic Traffic

In this article, you are going to discover over 100 simple ways to increase organic traffic to your website or web property that you can implement today.

We’ve complied this list based on many years of online marketing experience and offer the to you to explore and use. While this list is extensive, many of the items may require more research on your behalf or the assistance of a marketing professional. (Read on…)

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The Brass Ring Marketing System – SPECIAL OFFER!

The Brass Ring Marketing System - SPECIAL OFFER!

Frustrated with your Website? Fails with D.I.Y. site builders? HERE’S THE ANSWER!
Great for DIY’ers! Not just a website, but a turn-key small business marketing solution.

Here’s The Thing: You Should Spend Your Time On Your Business, Not Struggling To Learn Web Design! (Read on…)

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It’s Not Just You. Linkedin Has Gotten Really Weird.

It's Not Just You. Linkedin Has Gotten Really Weird.

With 950 million members as of July, LinkedIn is poised to soon have a billion users, joining a rarefied three-comma club with the likes of Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Started in 2003 as little more than an online repository for résumés, the Microsoft-owned behemoth has recently transformed. Not only are there more users to post, but they’re posting much more often. The number of LinkedIn posts grew 41% from 2021 to 2023. But it’s the content of the posts that’s shifted the most,.. (Read on…)

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Thrive And Survive: PR Tactics For Small Businesses In A Challenging Economic Climate

Thrive And Survive: PR Tactics For Small Businesses In A Challenging Economic Climate

Within our global economy, small businesses play a significant role in driving innovation and embodying the entrepreneurial mindset. They are often at the forefront of introducing new products, ideas and services to the market.

…small businesses are no strangers to adversity and face a variety of challenges within the fast-paced and ever-evolving market. (Read on…)

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7 Japanese Concepts That Can Improve Your Life

7 Japanese Concepts That Can Improve Your Life

Besides instilling in me a desire to crane-kick everyone, The Karate Kid …implanted a nascent interest in Japanese culture. When I was five, I remember cobbling together a small Shinto shrine out of construction paper, popsicle sticks, and Elmer’s glue so I could have a setup similar to Mr. Miyagi’s dojo in my bedroom. It’s funny to think about a five-year-old church-going kid living in the middle of Oklahoma creating a Shinto shrine for himself.

My appreciation for Japanese culture has deepened since then and continues today. One of the things I love about the Japanese is…. (Read on…)

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Best Business Books of All Time

Best Business Books of All Time

Reading great business books is one of the most cost-effective methods to become a whip-smart business person. As business book editors, we read a lot of books — and this curated book list is to bring you the best choices.

Indeed, reading top-notch business books is a smart investment of time and money. As business book editors, we’ve navigated the sea of literature to distill the most potent wisdom and strategies for you. This list will guide you towards making the right choices in the business landscape. (Read on…)

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Content Marketing In 2023: The Ultimate Guide

Content Marketing In 2023: The Ultimate Guide

Content marketing is a strategy that utilizes a wide variety of channels, including social media, websites, videos, infographics, podcasts and blogs, to attract potential customers. By creating, publishing and sharing relevant content, companies are building their brand, establishing trust, increasing engagement and ultimately influencing more people to buy their products and services.

With an influx of options everywhere we turn, establishing and nurturing a strong, sustainable relationship with customers is more important than ever. Buyers need to feel not only satisfied, but also truly cared for, in order to stay loyal to a business. In addition to supporting this customer relationship, content marketing also helps make it easier for your customers to become champions of your brand and assist in boosting awareness.

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How To Use Social Media To Help Your Business. Hint: It’s More Than Posting Cute Pictures.

How To Use Social Media To Help Your Business. Hint: It's More Than Posting Cute Pictures.

One of the keys to small-business marketing is building name and brand awareness. Everyone talks about social media today, but it is more than posting pictures and snappy quotes. Social media marketing is all about gaining a voice in a very crowded communication space no matter what your business, industry or market segment. The key rule of thumb is to use your content to convert searchers, readers and fans into buyers by driving them to your website where they can take your call-to-action. (CTA)

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5 Tips For Effective PPC Bidding On A Budget

5 Tips For Effective PPC Bidding On A Budget

PPC advertising can be a game-changing tool for small businesses looking to kickstart sales or increase brand awareness. Unfortunately, it’s also extremely easy to overspend if you aren’t careful. 

When your budget is tight, it’s crucial that you set yourself up for success when creating a PPC account.

Just a couple of bad months of PPC spending can be the difference between growing or shutting your doors forever.

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Finding the Perfect Audience for Your Business on Social Media

Both Facebook and YouTube boast well over 2 billion global users each, with TikTok and Instagram both having over a billion each. This variety of social media platforms has completely evolved our online interactions. The only issue is knowing how to go about building an audience on the various social media platforms. Here’s an excellent guide to the importance of social media and how businesses can build their audience.

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Why Startups Need To Build A Social Media Marketing Strategy

Why Startups Need To Build A Social Media Marketing Strategy

In today’s ever-changing business environment, connection is critical to the growth of a company. As a result, social media has become an essential component of any digital marketing strategy By Jay Rathod – Read this article in its entirety HERE on Inc42’s website A recent poll found that 75% of businesses believe that using social media has increased website traffic The reach and influence of social media are unavoidable. The best part is that everyone is on the same playing field According to HubSpot’s ‘State of Inbound Marketing Trends’ study, social media (44%) will be the leading marketing channel in 2022. The

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Meetup: Brass Ring CEO Takes Over As Organizer for WordPress Web Help Group

Meetup: Brass Ring CEO Takes Over As Organizer for WordPress Web Help Group

WordPress Web Help is a 900 member San Diego-based Meetup.com group that offers a “a friendly and easy way for folks to get help with their WordPress website where we can share questions and answers, make progress on your ideas or goals, and have fun in the process.” Brass Ring CEO has taken on the role of organizer…

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7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

These marketing strategies can help small businesses gain new customers and increase repeat business. Image credit: Shutterstock Kimberly de Silva Marketing is important to every business’ survival, whether it’s for the local business up the street or the mega-corporation that spreads across all continents. Unfortunately, for the former, marketing is often put on the back burner, as a small-business owner has so many other things to deal with. 1. Learn from your competitors As a small business, you should start by looking at what your direct competitors are doing in the area. Find out how they are attracting customers and, more

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Small Biz Owners Almost Always Fail With Their Marketing Because of These 3 Things

Small Biz Owners Almost Always Fail With Their Marketing Because of These 3 Things

Today I want to talk to you about some ways small business owners almost always fail when it comes to their marketing because they don’t do three specific things. By Brad Swezey First, they don’t have a systematic plan in place to get new business. Second, they don’t have a systematic plan in place to stay in contact with the clients and customers that they do get. And third, they treat marketing as an afterthought. They spend all their time and energy thinking about their product, or maybe their office furniture or other things, but they don’t think about their

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10 Things Your Small Business Can Learn About Marketing from Apple (INFOGRAPHIC)

10 Things Your Small Business Can Learn About Marketing from Apple (INFOGRAPHIC)

Building a universally loved brand without engaging in price wars against competitors is not easy. But one brand that has achieved this seemingly impossible feat is Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). Behind Apple’s phenomenal success lies its strong product portfolio and design standards. But the company’s unparalleled marketing strategy has also played a crucial role in ensuring it stays on top of its game. According to an infographic created by web design company, The Website Group, Apple’s winning marketing strategy provides lessons for small businesses. by Shubhomita Bose In Marketing Tips You may READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE on Small Business Trends website The company created the infographic

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Brass Ring Newsletter: September 2017

Brass Ring Newsletter: September 2017

TOPICS IN THIS ISSUE: How Healthy Is Your Website? 27 Amazing Online Marketing Tactics for Small Businesses With Low Budgets, by Neil Patel How to Create a Social Media Marketing Content Plan in 7 Steps Copywriting: Text Structure Featured Small Business: TaxRelief.Info Download as .pdf  

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