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Why You Want Content Marketing in Your Business Life

When people think of digital marketing most people think of ads, in particular, Facebook ads and Google ads. These are a large portion of how people as consumers interact with marketing. You might also think of social media, and the brands you like to follow like Nike or Starbucks, or even influencer brands like Tim Ferris or Jasmin Star.  But do you think of content marketing? You may be going, “No, what is content marketing??” … Continue reading Why You Want Content Marketing in Your Business Life

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digital marketing basics, Small Business Digital Marketing

6 Reasons you Want a Digital Marketing Consultant

When you’re starting a business, you have to wear many hats to function within your budget and get your company off the ground. After years of doing this, you’ll get to the point where you can start to outsource some of the tasks you’re managing. You may contemplate getting a full-time employee but most likely you’ll look at hiring a contract worker, freelancer, or consultant. Some areas you should be looking to outsource first are… Continue reading 6 Reasons you Want a Digital Marketing Consultant

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News, Small Business Digital Marketing

News: Reno Hive Featured in Local News

Collab.ink helped a local co-working space, Reno Hive, with PR to get featured in the Reno news. Their first article is in the Northern Nevada Business View that focuses on Tabitha and Frank, who have created Reno Hive as a fun, energetic, co-working space for businesses to thrive. Read the full article here and stop by their space on 100 N Arlington Ave, Reno, NV for a tour of their amazing co-working setup. #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left;… Continue reading News: Reno Hive Featured in Local News

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Content Marketing, digital marketing basics, Social Media Marketing

What is Social Media Marketing?

Social media marketing seems simple enough. It’s marketing on social media. But what does that really mean? How do you market on social media? It’s not like you just create an awesome poster and put it in public areas enticing people to come to your store and buy your product. Well, it kind of is, but in a digital way.  To truly understand what social media marketing is and how it works, let's take a… Continue reading What is Social Media Marketing?

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Content Marketing, digital marketing basics, Small Business Digital Marketing

What is Content Marketing?

Content marketing is a form of digital marketing. It’s what some people refer to as inbound marketing because you are pulling people into your website who are already looking for resources in that industry, rather than outbound marketing where you are trying to pull people to your page via cold calling or other more salesy strategies which is an outdated method. Content marketing is one of the top current ways to pull people to your… Continue reading What is Content Marketing?

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digital marketing basics, Small Business Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing Software for Startups

There are hundreds of thousands of marketing software solutions out there and it is hard to choose which one is best for you. When you’re looking for your first software solution you probably have a limited budget and specific features in mind. I can tell you I did. Luckily, I’ve worked in the software industry and was lucky enough to test hundreds of solutions to determine which ones were easy to navigate, feature rich, and… Continue reading Digital Marketing Software for Startups

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digital marketing basics, Small Business Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing for Beginners

Digital marketing, also known as online marketing, is any electronic promotion. The best part of digital marketing is that it’s lower cost than many other marketing options, a quick way to begin marketing your product or business, and great for small businesses. Digital marketing encompasses many different forms of marketing. Below I’ve listed the most common channels from lowest cost to highest cost with further explanations below. Content marketingSocial media marketingSEO/SEMEmail marketingAdvertising Digital marketing also… Continue reading Digital Marketing for Beginners

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digital marketing basics, Retail Digital Marketing, Small Business Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing for a Local Business

Digital marketing is a low-cost way to market a business and creates a vast amount of visibility for low cost especially if done right. The areas that digital marketing covers is extensive and includes the following Branding, PR, and Advertising. The areas that are encompassed in digital marketing are your website, PPC advertising, social media, content, and email. Website In this day in age, the website is the equivalent of a digital storefront. The content… Continue reading Digital Marketing for a Local Business