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3 Brand Message Strategy Tips for a Great Client Experience

Establishing a unique brand identity and brand message strategy is what will help you stand out from the crowd. It will also keep clients coming back after they’ve had their first experience. Sounds easier said than done, right? Not necessarily! Settle in and let’s take a look at some of our favorite tips for creating…

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2021 Recap & 2022 Business Planning

It’s that time of the year again… Chestnuts roasting on an open fire! Jack Frost nipping at your toes… Or, maybe some coquito being made at home… the roscón de reyes countdown… or just some holiday spirit because the rest of the world is in the *mood*. Well, from a…

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How to Create and Maintain an Effective Client Communication Cycle

Establishing and maintaining an effective client communication cycle is one of the most important things you can do for your business.  Why? Because it keeps things clear from the start (which means both you and your client are aware of the scope and won’t try to overstep), it streamlines the…

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3 Ways to Add Feminism & Cultural Competence to your Online Small-Business Marketing Strategy

Whenever we discuss the do’s and don’ts of a feminist and culturally competent marketing strategy, the common reactions we get range from mild surprise to open bewilderment.  “Feminist marketing? Is that even a thing?”  Uhm, yes it is!  Look, we get it. Feminism & cultural competence are big terms—the kind…

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What Is Liberatory & Culturally Competent Marketing?

If you somehow associate marketing with aggressive sales tactics and a weird mix of objection-breaking techniques (pressuring discovery calls, anyone?), we can’t blame you. With the recent surge in popularity of online businesses, marketing has become a highly triggering subject for many folx. Although marketing is essential for any business…

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3 Tips to Help You Create Repeat Client Cycles in Your Business

Ah, repeat clients. The holy grail for most business owners out there. Finding clients that will come back is one of the most important things you can do to help your business grow. But that’s probably easier said than done, right? With so much information coming at consumers from every…

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5 Reasons Why a Liberatory & Culturally Competent Marketing Strategy Can Boost your Business

That nagging suspicion of yours is pretty accurate: terms like inclusion, authenticity, cultural competence, liberation, and feminism are not your typical marketing vocab. You only have to scroll through your Instagram feed to see that oppressive marketing tactics are still a mainstream thing. Yes, pressure tactics work – quite well,…

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5 Tips to Get Started With Email Marketing for Small Business

If you’re still debating whether or not to get started with email marketing for your small business, let this be a sign: today’s the day! Today, email marketing is one of the most powerful tools you can leverage to connect with your audience, reach new customers, and – ultimately –…

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Is All Copywriting Manipulative?

Jump on Google and the first result (and second and also fourth…) searching “manipulative copywriting” is an Amazon “bestseller” that touts the benefits of grasping “clients’ attention” and making “any offer inviting using enticing words”.  A book that teaches you how to emotionally manipulate (that’s literally the first chapter) people…

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Our 6 Favorite Tips on How to Increase Engagement on Social Media

Engagement. The magic buzzword that all social media users and social-savvy business owners strive for. We work for it, dream of it, and, in some cases, see it boost! If you’ve ever wondered about how to increase engagement on social media – you’ve come to the right place (we’ll also…

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5 Reasons to Use Video Marketing for Your Business

With the rise of platforms like Instagram and TikTok, traditional marketing techniques are slowly evolving – and, some, disappearing – to make room for more up-to-date features that will catch someone’s attention.  And not only are platforms evolving, but consumers are too. We’ve become hyper-connected and ultra-sensitive to marketing attempts…

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