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Holiday Marketing Tips from West Coast Cyber Chick

Tips for Holiday Marketing

Well here we are again, the holidays are about to go into full swing.  Actually to me it feels like we skipped Thanksgiving and went straight to Christmas.  I admit, I’ve been listening to Christmas music and watching the Hallmark Channel since the beginning of November.  Guilty.  This time of year seems to go by…
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Google vs. Yelp: Which One Matters More?

Google vs. Yelp – Which One Matters More? Listen to West Coast Cyber Chick Podcast Episode There are all kinds of online review sites out there, Yelp and Google being two of the biggest.   Question is, which one should you focus your efforts on?  Short answer – focus on Google but don’t ignore Yelp.  Here’s…
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The Importance of Video Marketing

The Importance of Video Marketing

Three, Two, One – ACTION! Video marketing continues to be on the rise as one of the most effective ways to promote your business, brand or product. You don’t have to have expensive equipment, a studio or even a ton of knowledge to make a video that viewers want to watch. Video marketing can start…
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Five Tips for a small business to survive the next economic downturn

Five Tips to Survive the Next Economic Downturn

It’s not if, it’s when… No, I’m not trying to be Debbie Downer here, I’m just being realistic. For those of us with small businesses, an economic downturn or recession can hit us hard, some to the point of being business-ending. Listen to West Coast Cyber Chick Podcast Episode I managed to (barely) survive the…
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Five Easy Ways to Promote Your Business – And they’re FREE!

Are you looking for ways to promote your business? Are you just starting out or on a budget? Need a little encouragement to get the ball rolling? Well here are five easy tips to promote your business that are absolutely free!   But first things first… Be A Rock Star! Do you ever wonder, “why would…
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If Not Now, Then When?

What is it that you’ve been putting off ? We all have that list of things that we’ll get around to one of these days, right?  What’s on your “someday” list?  My list is fairly long, but I just crossed out a big one. I’ve wanted to take my parents to see the Los Angeles…
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How to Not Suck at Instagram Hashtags in 2018

#instagood, #tbt, #cute, #love, #fashion, #summer, #nofilter. Your audience might fill each of their posts to the brim with these popular Instagram hashtags, but is your brand doing the same? We know it’s a bit of a loaded question, but how does your brand take advantage of Instagram hashtags? Do you use the most popular…
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6 Sales and Marketing Tips & Ideas to Grow Your Business

To grow a business these days, one needs to understand why traditional sales and marketing strategies are failing and how to develop a sales marketing strategy that works. What is Sales Marketing? A well-crafted combination of sales and marketing is necessary for successful business growth. Sales entail the direct one-on-one interactions, those interpersonal connections that directly…
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Facebook News Feed Closer

Changes to Facebook’s Newsfeed and What It Means to Marketers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday, January 11, 2018 that Facebook will be changing its news feed to show fewer news articles, marketing content and ads. Instead users should start seeing more posts from family, friends and groups. Zuckerberg stated, “As we roll this out, you’ll see less public content like posts from businesses,…
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Happy New Year from Shoreline Digital Marketing

Happy New Year!

The last day of the year, once again.  For many people, 2017 is a year that they will gladly put behind them.  A new year gives us hope, a new beginning and a blank slate from which to start anew.  I have spent the better part of the past month working to improve my own…
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