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Why You Should Consider Hiring an Internal Marketing Director to Work With Your Marketing Agency
Marketing, Random, Tips & Tricks April 13, 2022 | Tess Felton

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Internal Marketing Director to Work With Your Marketing Agency

In the grand scheme of marketing, most organizations are, or eventually become, aware that in order to have any success, you’ll need someone dedicated to doing it. Strategizing. Planning. Executing. Evaluating. Revising. Half-assed marketing efforts Read More

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Why You Should Consider Hiring an Internal Marketing Director to Work With Your Marketing Agency
Marketing, Random, Tips & Tricks April 13, 2022 | Tess Felton

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Internal Marketing Director to Work With Your Marketing Agency

In the grand scheme of marketing, most organizations are, or eventually become, aware that in order to have any success, you’ll need someone dedicated to doing it. Strategizing. Planning. Executing. Evaluating. Revising. Half-assed marketing efforts Read More

Why is Google My Business so important? Local SEO, Google Map Pack, Google Reviews
Marketing, SEO, Tips & Tricks March 22, 2022 | Tim Bouchard

Why is Google My Business So Important?

Google has a stranglehold on the online search market with 92% of search activity flowing through it. Throughout its history, Alphabet (the parent company) has used innovation and new features as a way to achieve Read More

Marketing, SEO, Tips & Tricks, Web Design March 14, 2022 | Tess Felton

Website Content Planning: The Key to Writing Better Copy for Websites

When it’s time to rebuild or update your website, everyone has a sense of the basics: we need someone to design it, someone to build it, and stuff to put on the pages. From there, it Read More

Marketing, SEO, Tips & Tricks February 21, 2022 | Tim Bouchard

How Does Local SEO Impact Search Rankings?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is complicated enough as it is, but when another layer of hidden metrics for locality is added into the algorithm, it leads people to unintentionally believe that their SEO efforts aren’t Read More

How to devvelop a content marketing strategy
Content Marketing, Tips & Tricks January 24, 2022 | Tess Felton

How to Develop a Content Writing Strategy

“Content is King.” We’ve all heard this phrase. It became the mantra of savvy marketers sometime in the neighborhood of 8 years ago, and though the phrase is now tired, the message still rings true. Read More

How To Make A Website One Of Your Best Marketing Tools
Design, Marketing, Tips & Tricks, Web Design January 17, 2022 | Tim Bouchard

How To Make A Website One Of Your Best Marketing Tools

It’s no secret that marketing has started to lean heavily into the digital advertising and engagement channels of search, social, and web publications. All of this has opened up the world of cost-effective, efficient, highly-targeted, Read More

Critical Elements For Optimized Landing Page Design | Landing Page SEO Tactics
Content Marketing, Marketing, SEO, Tips & Tricks, Web Design January 03, 2022 | Tim Bouchard

Critical Elements For Optimized Landing Page Design

An optimized landing page design is an incredibly valuable tool in the inbound marketing and sales toolbox. Unfortunately, it’s all too common to see website pages that are labeled as “landing pages” underperforming. It leaves Read More

SEM Performance Metrics: Long-Term vs Short-Term Comparisons | Digital Marketing Agency Buffalo
Advertising, Marketing, Tips & Tricks November 29, 2021 | Tim Bouchard

SEM Performance Metrics: Long-Term vs. Short-Term Comparisons

From the outside looking in, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) can appear complicated and mystical in nature. However, there are a few high-level SEM performance metrics that, with a little understanding, tell a much simpler story Read More

Why SEO and Content Marketing Should Be Done Together
Content Marketing, Marketing, SEO, Tips & Tricks November 11, 2021 | Tim Bouchard

Why SEO and Content Marketing Should Be Done Together

We often hear from prospective clients that SEO hasn’t worked for them in the past, or it’s too "hacky," or takes too long. In most cases they have some justification for thinking that way, but Read More

The Benefits of being a client-facing agency
Community, Luminus Team, Marketing, Tips & Tricks October 22, 2021 | Elizabeth Fuhrmann

The Benefits of Being a Client-Facing Agency

One of the first questions I was asked when I was interviewing for a job at Luminus was, ‘How comfortable are you talking with and presenting to clients?’ Thankfully, this question didn’t trip me up. It Read More