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Video: OnTarget Display Advertising: Creating Digital Engagement with Customers

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Thu, Feb 02, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

OnTarget Display Advertising can create engagement with potential customers. Find out more by watching this video.

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Tags: Digital Advertising, Wicked Local, Marketing

It's Never Too Early to Prepare your Business for the Holiday Season

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Oct 05, 2016 @ 01:40 PM

The leaves have barely started to change color, but fall has just begun. This means that the holiday shopping season is only a few weeks away. While the occasional customer may moan about seeing winter decorations up in October, being prepared now, will help your business be in a place to succeed when the shopping rush begins. But, having your business ready for the season isn’t just having merchandise at the ready; it’s a larger strategy of knowing the market, trends, and the best ways to reach customers.

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Tags: Social Media, Seasonal Marketing, Wicked Local, Mobile, Marketing, Email Marketing

5 Facts About Print Advertising

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, Oct 04, 2016 @ 12:49 PM

There's no denying that we live in a digital age, but here are five facts to show that print advertising is still effective at engaging customers.

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Tags: Wicked Local, Marketing, Print

Learning the Lingo: Episodic Content

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 02:10 PM

When you create a marketing plan, you need a narrative that your audience will engage with. Customers want to feel like they are a part of the buying process, and are not satisfied in just reading a sales pitch. They want to know the full story of a business or product and learn how it can help them. They want a compelling story, and as a business owner, you should consider this when building your advertising strategy.

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Tags: Wicked Local, Learning the Lingo, Marketing

Infographic: Five Facts for Attending Business Expos

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 02:53 PM

Bringing your business to an expo can be a very effective way to market yourself to consumers. Here are five statistics that will encourage you to use event marketing.

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Tags: Wicked Local, Marketing, live event

5 Facts for Marketing to Millennials

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Sep 07, 2016 @ 11:21 AM

Millennials are quickly becoming one of the largest groups of consumers in the nation. They are tech savvy and control more than 2 billion dollars in purchasing power. Here are five facts to help you market your business to millennials.

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Tags: Marketing

August Blog Rewind: The End of Summer

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:48 AM

In August, the Wicked Local Media Solutions Blog focused on helping small businesses prepare themselves to become a destination for customers during the next four months. We wrote about the benefits of advertising in a special section publication in order to attract consumers who might be looking to improve their homes in the fall. We offered tips to help you create a vendor booth that can't be missed at a business expo. We shared ways for your brand to create engagement with customers by sponsoring a contest. Our goal is to help your business be as successful as possible in the second half of 2016.

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Tags: Small Business, Wicked Local, Marketing

Four Types of Advertising for your Political Marketing Strategy

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 @ 01:31 PM

This November, Americans will go to the polls and vote on legislation, and for politicians to represent them at both a local and national level. These next few months are important to every campaign as they build a strategy that will attempt to reach and persuade as many people as possible to support certain issues. If you are trying to build support for a candidate or cause, here are four ways you can create a message that voters will engage with.

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Tags: Digital Marketing, Wicked Local, Marketing, Print

Four Ways for You to Use LinkedIn

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 @ 01:27 PM

When businesses think about marketing on social media, they look toward connecting with customers through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. These channels offer the opportunity to connect with consumers and encourage engagement. Your social media marketing does not have to be limited to just these three mediums though. By incorporating LinkedIn into your digital strategy, your business can create new relationships and become a trusted community resource.

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Tags: Social Media, Wicked Local, Marketing

Simply the Best: Marketing with your Readers Choice Award

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 @ 11:57 AM

It’s been nearly two months since the Wicked Local Readers Choice Awards were announced and hopefully your business is still inspired by that achievement. Of all the businesses in your community, your customers chose yours as one of the best in the area. You have been successful in not only sharing an engaging marketing message, but also by providing your consumers with a product or service that can’t be beat. As the year goes on, and the initial news begins to fade, remind them of your excellent record of service.

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Tags: Readers Choice, Small Business, Wicked Local, Marketing