In the digital age of marketing, there are some key elements your business should have. Your business probably has a website. The site has your contact information and a description of your business. Maybe you have an online store too, so you can sell products and services online. Hopefully, you have a Facebook page to connect with your users and share coupons and special offers. But does your business have a blog?Read More
Responsive website design is one of the most popular trends in modern web design. The biggest benefit of building a responsive site is yourcustomers will always see your website the exact some way.Read More
Having a YouTube channel is the perfect tool for your business to create content that is both educational and entertaining for your customers. These videos are going to help expand your brand digitally and create easily consumable information for your audience.
Now that you have created your YouTube channel, it’s time to think how to keep the site active and engaging. Your channel is not only a hub for your content, but a place where people will be directed to when they do a web or YouTube search for specific content. Your YouTube page will help strengthen your company’s digital branding.Read More
This weekend, the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge invites everyone to the Hudson-Concord Elks Pavilion on Saturday to enjoy the annual Balloon and Blues Festival. Hot air balloons have been flying above the Assabet River almost every year for the last ten years. Wicked Local captured this photo from the 2006 event.Read More
This weekend, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will hold its 10th Sales Tax Holiday. On Saturday, August 15th and Sunday, August 16th Bay State consumers will be able to purchase retail items, up to $2,500, without a sales tax.
Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker, stated that the sales tax holiday is beneficial for both consumers and small businesses. He stated that the brief break consumers get from the sales tax also stimulates city and town economies across the state.Read More
It wasn’t that long ago when internet searches could only be done by sitting down at your desk and connecting your computer into a modem. Now, it's easier than ever to gain access to the internet. In fact, Smart Insight just reported that over 80% of internet searches are done by smartphones. Which means that web searches are being done by customers at their desk, in their living room, inside stores, and whenever an idea crosses their mind.Read More
What’s the best content you can use to promote your business? Some consumers may interact with photos or read stories, but many people watch videos. It’s now so simple to create and upload a short video, it’s no wonder that digital videos are among the most popular and engaging types of online content.
You might think that a YouTube channel may only be an outlet for media companies or businesses that have a hand in creating high quality digital films. These businesses would have the tools and staff available to create and share content quickly and easily. But all the professional bells and whistles aren’t all that necessary.Read More
You may not know this, but Saugus, Massachusetts is home to the nation’s oldest iron works. In 1645, Richard Leader sailed from England and set up shop on the Saugus River and one year later opened for business. The iron works created horseshoes, saw blades, nails, wagon wheels, other tools, and was considered to be state of the art (for the mid 17th century). However, despite success and acclaim it was forced to close in 1670 and was lost as nature slowly grew over the site.Read More
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Taking your business to trade shows, expos, and community events can be a great way for your business to create consumer engagement. These events are designed to bring potential clients and companies together for the purpose of networking and finding solutions to existing problems.
At these expos you want to make sure that you are prepared to meet with as many interested parties as possible. Your conversations should be full of information about your business but also showcase your personality in order to build trust. Since exchanges at these business expos can be quick, the more tools you have at your disposal, the more likely you are to make an impression with a customer.
Here are eight ways you can make your business expo booth shine.Read More
Google is the King of internet search engines. No search engine is bigger, as well known, or has influenced pop culture as much as it has. It’s also changed the way people communicate with each other with Google Hangouts. Their maps application has become the desktop and mobile application for folks planning a road trip. They have mastered almost every type of platform they have invested in.