Why Should YouTube Be Part Of Your Strategy?

YouTube may not be one of the first platforms to come to mind as you think about places for your business to have a presence online. However, with the right content, it can be a real asset to your strategy! You have the potential for a lot of organic growth through...
Making High Quality Video Content On A Budget

Making High Quality Video Content On A Budget

We have definitely preached the importance and influence of video content on our blog. Nowadays, videos are one of the most effective ways to reach an audience. With that knowledge, why wouldn’t you be taking advantage of the benefits Occasionally, video marketing can...

You Don’t Have To Be On EVERY Social Media Site

Here on the Blackwood blog, we emphasize the importance of having a presence “across multiple social media platforms.” Let’s get real: these days, there are a TON of social networking sites out there. They’re in places you don’t even think of - even games like Uno...
Why Should YouTube Be Part Of Your Strategy?

Why Should YouTube Be Part Of Your Strategy?

YouTube may not be one of the first platforms to come to mind as you think about places for your business to have a presence online. However, with the right content, it can be a real asset to your strategy! You have the potential for a lot of organic growth through...

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Making High Quality Video Content On A Budget

Making High Quality Video Content On A Budget

We have definitely preached the importance and influence of video content on our blog. Nowadays, videos are one of the most effective ways to reach an audience. With that knowledge, why wouldn’t you be taking advantage of the benefits Occasionally, video marketing can...

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You Don’t Have To Be On EVERY Social Media Site

You Don’t Have To Be On EVERY Social Media Site

Here on the Blackwood blog, we emphasize the importance of having a presence “across multiple social media platforms.” Let’s get real: these days, there are a TON of social networking sites out there. They’re in places you don’t even think of - even games like Uno...

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Marketing vs. Communication: The Big Brand Theory

Marketing vs. Communication: The Big Brand Theory

Editor’s note: Hey, folks! Our team at Blackwood has launched a podcast called The Big Brand Theory, and we’re currently doing a “Marketing Vs.…” series. If you’d prefer to listen to the episode about Marketing vs. Communication, you can do so at this link. Enjoy!!...

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What Content Belongs On Which Social Platform?

What Content Belongs On Which Social Platform?

Social media is an ever-evolving world of its own. As with most worlds, there is a set of rules (both spoken and understood) across social media dictating what can and should be posted on which platform. This can differ depending on the lens you’re looking at -...

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Why Your Business Needs A Facebook Page

Why Your Business Needs A Facebook Page

Facebook is the most widely used social media platform, so it makes sense why so many business owners have already created Facebook pages for their businesses. Not only is there such a large audience to reach, but Facebook has a multitude of functions specifically to...

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Marketing vs. Sales: The Big Brand Theory

Marketing vs. Sales: The Big Brand Theory

Editor’s note: Hey, folks! Our team at Blackwood has launched a podcast called The Big Brand Theory, and we’re currently doing a “Marketing Vs.…” series. If you’d prefer to listen to the episode about Marketing vs. Sales, you can do so at this link. Enjoy!! Marketing...

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Does Writing Blogs Really Matter For Your Business?

Does Writing Blogs Really Matter For Your Business?

If you’re reading this message, you’re aware that we have a blog.😉 Many, many other businesses also maintain their own blogs, posting content on a regular schedule. But why? What do businesses actually gain from writing blogs? Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash...

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Let’s Talk About Google Ads

Let’s Talk About Google Ads

When it comes to digital advertising, you’ve probably at least heard about Google Ads. Also referred to as Google Adwords, this advertising program was created in 2000 with about 350 advertisers. 20 years later, there are now over a million people and companies...

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Watch Your Tone: What Is Your Copy Really Saying?

Watch Your Tone: What Is Your Copy Really Saying?

When you’re talking face-to-face with someone, your tone can tell them a lot about what you’re really saying; there are certain audible cues that help people understand how something is being said and what the speaker really means. However, when you’re reading words,...

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Marketing vs. PR: The Big Brand Theory

Marketing vs. PR: The Big Brand Theory

Editor’s note: Hey, folks! Our team at Blackwood has launched a podcast called The Big Brand Theory, and we’re currently doing a “Marketing Vs.…” series. If you’d prefer to listen to the episode about Marketing vs. PR, you can do so at this link. Enjoy!! Marketing and...

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How To Network With Like-Minded People

How To Network With Like-Minded People

For business professionals, networking is one of the most crucial ingredients to success. However, for those new to their industries or new to business in general, it may be difficult to determine the best ways to network with like-minded people. Don’t lose hope -...

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What Is The Best Website Building Tool?

What Is The Best Website Building Tool?

Along with the rise of technology over the past several years, there has been an upswing in platforms advertised to help you build a website for yourself or your business. It seems as though there is always a new website building tool on the market! With so many...

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5 Timekeeping Apps To Increase Productivity

5 Timekeeping Apps To Increase Productivity

As many people are still trying to adjust to working from home, it can be difficult to maintain the same level of productivity as you may have in the office. Staying focused and keeping track of your tasks may seem more difficult nowadays; however, despite the new...

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Marketing vs. Advertising: The Big Brand Theory

Marketing vs. Advertising: The Big Brand Theory

Editor’s note: Hey, folks! Our team at Blackwood has launched a podcast called The Big Brand Theory, and we’re currently doing a “Marketing Vs.…” series. If you’d prefer to listen to the episode about Marketing vs. Advertising, you can do so at this link. Enjoy!! You...

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Marketing vs. Branding: The Big Brand Theory

Marketing vs. Branding: The Big Brand Theory

Editor’s note: Hey, folks! Our team at Blackwood has launched a podcast called The Big Brand Theory, and we’re currently doing a “Marketing Vs.…” series. If you’d prefer to listen to the episode about Marketing vs. Branding, you can do so at this link. Enjoy!!...

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Using Instagram Stories to Your Advantage

Using Instagram Stories to Your Advantage

Instagram Stories are a feature which allows a photo or text to remain on the site for 24 hours from the upload time. Instagram stories are easily accessible near the top of the app’s front page, and they are absolutely critical to the success of your company’s...

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How To Write A Clickable Call To Action

How To Write A Clickable Call To Action

The only surefire way to drive conversions through your website is to have a compelling call to action. But what qualifies as clickable? There are a lot of things to keep in mind when writing a call to action that people will actually want to say yes to. What is a...

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How To Put Together & Pitch A Press Release

How To Put Together & Pitch A Press Release

When something exciting happens for your business, you want to shout it from the rooftops! Sometimes posting online about your exciting news just isn’t enough, and perhaps you’re looking for another option. If so, it may be time for you to consider putting out a press...

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Cookies: What They Are & Why We Use Them

Cookies: What They Are & Why We Use Them

Have you ever had a pop-up from a website talking about cookies? Unfortunately, they’re not offering you free chocolate chip cookies. These pop-up messages often include a disclaimer about not selling your data, but why? What are cookies, and why do so many websites...

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How To Plan & Execute A Virtual Event

How To Plan & Execute A Virtual Event

While most of the population is working from home during this time of quarantine, events are being postponed, rescheduled, and in many cases, cancelled entirely. This can be devastating news to professionals who rely on networking events to stay connected to their...

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LinkedIn Events: The Platform’s Connectivity Feature

LinkedIn Events: The Platform’s Connectivity Feature

When LinkedIn first launched their Events feature back in October of 2019, it was only available for select companies to take advantage of. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, LinkedIn Events has been made available to all companies! Here is the full run-down of...

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Everything You Need To Know About A/B Testing

Everything You Need To Know About A/B Testing

On social media, your audience can make or break you. One of the most surefire ways to grow your business is to know what your audience likes to see! But how do you even figure it out? If only there was a way to just ask them what they want. Lucky for us, there’s sort...

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How To Set Your Brand Apart From Your Competition

How To Set Your Brand Apart From Your Competition

More than likely, you are not the only business in your industry. Nonetheless, there are many ways to set your brand apart from your competition in order to gain new clients. If you’re ready to take your brand to the next level, keep on reading.  The best way to set...

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Zoom: Your New Favorite Meeting Platform

Zoom: Your New Favorite Meeting Platform

With all the craziness going on in the world today, people are turning to many different platforms to help them continue to work remotely. Perhaps one of the most successful and widely talked about platforms is Zoom. This platform is not only catering to students who...

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What’s A Brand Guide, & Why Do You Need One?

What’s A Brand Guide, & Why Do You Need One?

A brand guide is a document or booklet that contains everything a designer would need to represent your brand. This includes your logos, spacing information, company colors, and company fonts. The bigger your company, the more your brand guide will include...but why...

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Mean What You Say – And Say What You Mean

Mean What You Say – And Say What You Mean

It’s no secret that deciphering the tone of written words can be difficult. How many times have we all misinterpreted someone’s text message? Marketing copy works the same way. It can be really difficult to determine what some brands are saying if they aren’t being...

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How To Effectively Work From Home

How To Effectively Work From Home

Right now, a lot of people are making the switch from working in the office to working from home. This is definitely easier for some industries than others; no matter what, there are several challenges that may arise when you start to figure out how to work from home....

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5 Signs Your Brand Looks Unprofessional

5 Signs Your Brand Looks Unprofessional

Often, when you first start your business, you have a vision of how you want it to look and the results you want to achieve. However, sometimes that isn’t how the cookie crumbles. You could be doing absolutely everything right with your business, but your marketing...

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3 Keys to Mastering Social Media for your Business

3 Keys to Mastering Social Media for your Business

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