They say that clothes make the man, and that was never more true when almost everything you wore had to be custom fit. Haberdasheries, like this one in Brockton, were stores that specialized in making or ordering custom clothes for men in the late 1800s and early 1900s. These early fashion boutiques provided men with shirts, pants, ties, suspenders, hats, and anything else a man may need when he needed clothes for work, every day life, and special events.Read More
Every year, the digital marketplace grows. Consumers are given new tools to make purchases easier and businesses are presented with new opportunities to reach customers. At the core of all of these advancements however, are websites. Your business can still find ways to reach customers using new web advertising techniques.Read More
With 400 million daily active users and 95 million photos and videos shared every day, Instagram has become a popular medium for businesses to promote their products, services, and brand. Advertising on Instagram can help your business engage with new customers, build a larger fan base, or even direct people to your physical store. Instagram can be a great tool to help your brand engage with consumers.
It's never been easier for small businesses to produce videos to share with consumers. Here are five facts about how successful video marketing can be.Read More
Everyone needs a good pair of shoes. If you bought shoes in the early 1900s, there’s a chance you bought a pair from the Brett Shoe Company in Hudson, Massachusetts. While many shoes today are mass produced by machines, in the early 20th century they were handcrafted by thousands of workers across the state, like the men and women in the picture below.Read More
In March, the Wicked Local Media Solutions Blog looked to help business owners find new ways to engage and connect with customers. Whether you are exploring new social media and digital marketing trends or creating a live event to showcase local community businesses, we are focused on finding ways to help your business grow.Read More
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Advertising your business in print isn’t a tactic to be used by just established businesses. According to Nielsen Claritas, nearly half of all households in the Boston area consider newspapers to be the media they trust the most. Placing your ad within a trusted publication gives your business credibility to potential customers.Read More
In the 21st century marketplace, having an ecommerce solution in place for your business is a key part to building success. Here are 10 ways to improve your ecommerce strategy.Read More
This office from 1977 seems typical to a lot of modern day workplaces. Open concept. Cubicles and desks that create personal work areas. Rows of fluorescent lights and the occasional plant that people are trying to keep alive. What you don’t see, however, is a computer. It’s hard to imagine a workplace today that doesn’t have at least one computer on a desk, but this photo shows a world prior to the laptop and the personal computer. They do have plenty of typewriters and rotary phones though.
Special sections provide targeted themes to connect your business with specific audiences in need of the products, services, and expertise you offer.Read More