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Integrating the MLS Into Your Real Estate Website

Posted By: Ben Fjare on Jun 15, 2021

  If you’ve been working in the real estate industry for long, you’re probably quite familiar with your local MLS (Multiple Listing Service). An MLS is a data feed of property listings in a particular area, generally managed by a real estate association. It’s a way for real estate...

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Social Media for Financial Institutions: What's Relevant?

Posted By: Meg Sepulveda on Jun 08, 2021

  Many financial institutions suffer from low followership on social media. Think about your own social activity – how many banks and credit unions do you follow? Probably not a lot. Maybe the ones you bank with at most. ...

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How Your Internal Culture Drives Credit Union Growth

Posted By: Jason Johnson on Jun 01, 2021

  Each brand has a culture that drives its identity. People naturally associate different feelings with the brands we interact with, and that can be used as a marketable tool. Does your credit union have a unique culture that your members keep coming back for? Can you think of...

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Why Blogging is Key to Destination Marketing

Posted By: Lindsay McWilliams on May 25, 2021

  When it comes to destination marketing, the focus is so often on advertising: massive poster ads in airports, billboards, quarter-pages in travel magazines, and even social media ads. And advertising is certainly an essential part of any destination marketing strategy. But when it comes to creating a long-lasting...

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Why Email Marketing is So Successful in Real Estate

Posted By: Gregg Alexander on May 18, 2021

  Email marketing is not a new tool to real estate agencies and developers. Email has been used for years to follow up on leads from buyers and sellers, and it’s been honed into a lead-generating machine by those who know how to do it well. It has continued...

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How to Utilize Social Media's Paid Advertising Capabilities

Posted By: Meg Sepulveda on May 11, 2021

Social media advertising has been on the rise since social media’s inception, but the year 2020 took the power of social media to a new level. Platforms like Instagram and Facebook became the go-to for online shopping in several industries, and a way to discover new brands that people...

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Matterport Makes Virtual Touring a Reality For Real Estate Marketers

Posted By: Gregg Alexander on May 04, 2021

  For today’s homebuyers, so much more research is being done online before ever going to look at a home in person. Plus, with the COVID-19 pandemic coming into play, the online experience has become paramount, as more buyers are hesitant to visit busy open houses, let alone walk...

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How to Create Calls to Action That Drive Conversions

Posted By: Joshua Weir on Apr 27, 2021

  Calls to action, abbreviated as CTAs, invite your target audience to take an action. CTAs usually come in the form of something clickable, such as a bit of text with a hyperlink, a button, or even a photo. By taking this kind of action, a person signifies their...

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6 Web Design Trends for 2021

Posted By: Shane Niederklein on Apr 20, 2021

Web design in 2021 relies on mobile functionality. As of January 2021, there were 4.32 billion active mobile internet users in the world. Now, mobile functionality isn’t a trend (it’s here to stay) but it is the baseline for all the trends we’re seeing in 2021. This year, brands...

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Why Research is the Key to Great Content (and How to Do it Well)

Posted By: Lindsay McWilliams on Apr 13, 2021

Researching for any blog, web content or social media content takes extra time and effort to root through search engines and find credible sources and data that back your claims. But it’s an extra step that will greatly improve the quality of your content. Research is a commitment to...

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How Marketing Analytics Can Improve Transparency in Your Organization

Posted By: Joshua Weir on Apr 06, 2021

  As digital marketers, data has become an ever-growing part of our jobs. We turn to analytics for insight into many of the decisions we make. Whether your team is using free applications like Facebook for Business or Google Analytics, or you pay for a more robust tool like...

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How You Can Utilize User-Generated Content In Your Social Strategy

Posted By: Meg Sepulveda on Mar 30, 2021

User-generated content (UGC) is any content created by someone outside of your brand. It could be a video recorded by an average Joe, a photo taken by a local amateur photographer, or a customer sharing their written experience with your product on social media. Resharing this kind of content...

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The 5 Most Common Packaging Design Mistakes

Posted By: Katie Pierce on Mar 23, 2021

Designing for a brand’s product packaging can be incredibly fun and rewarding, but its complicated nature can make it difficult to get right. If you’ve ever designed a coffee bag, electronics packaging, a branded shipping box, or anything in between, you know that there are some learned tricks to...

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Digital Marketing Tools That Are Worth Paying For

Posted By: Jason Johnson on Mar 16, 2021

  As a digital marketing professional, you’ve likely received a host of cold calls and emails during your career about hundreds of digital marketing tools that will “forever change the way you do marketing.” While that can’t be true of all of them, there are some digital marketing tools...

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5 Common SEO Myths

Posted By: Gregg Alexander on Mar 09, 2021

  To many marketers, search engine optimization (SEO) can feel elusive and intimidating. Endless theories are floating around about how to rank higher on search engines and the tools you should use to do so. Some of these theories are contradictory. Throw in ever-changing algorithms of search engines, and...

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Write Shorter: The Advantages of Concise Copywriting

Posted By: Lindsay McWilliams on Mar 02, 2021

  You may have heard the famous quote by philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal, “I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time.”...

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How Design Builds Relevance for Your Message

Posted By: Teresa Keserich on Feb 23, 2021

Messaging and design are like brownies and ice cream. Sure, each can be good on its own, but when you put the two together, their textures, flavors and temperatures play off each other, offering you a one-way ticket to flavor town. In short, they make each other better. ...

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5 Social Media Trends for 2021

Posted By: Meg Sepulveda on Feb 16, 2021

  With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, social media played a huge role in our lives in 2020. As people, we spent more time sitting on our couches scrolling, shopping and interacting on social media than ever before. As marketers, we spent more time honing in on social...

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How to Write Blogs That Actually Reach Your Audience

Posted By: Lindsay McWilliams on Feb 09, 2021

  Blogs are an important facet of any content marketing strategy. When done well, they connect people to your business by way of helpful, entertaining, and relevant writing. But many companies pump out multiple blogs each week, only to find that they’re not seeing the traffic they’d hoped for...

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Why Video Marketing Works

Posted By: Gregg Alexander on Feb 02, 2021

  According to Hubspot, 81 percent of businesses used video as a marketing tool in 2020 — up from 63 percent over the previous year. It’s one of the fastest-growing marketing tools available, and companies that haven’t yet dipped their toes into this medium are starting to feel the...

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Connecting With Your Audience Through Graphic Design

Posted By: Katie Pierce on Jan 26, 2021

  Graphic design is powerful, far beyond pretty pictures and sleek tools and techniques. When done well, graphic design can elicit feelings and emotions that draw your audience closer to your brand. Warning: We’re about to get a little touchy-feely here. ...

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How COVID-19 Will Affect Your Digital Marketing in 2021

Posted By: Jason Johnson on Jan 19, 2021

Now that we’ve finally arrived in 2021, there’s cautious optimism for the future. With a unanimously hard 2020 behind us, we look at how the pandemic will affect marketing in the new year, where the advancement of the vaccine is giving many people hope, but there’s still a lot...

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4 Types of Content You Should Be Using In Your Marketing

Posted By: Lindsay McWilliams on Jan 12, 2021

American adults spend more than 11 hours per day listening to, watching, reading or otherwise interacting with media content. We’re talking videos, podcasts, news articles and blogs, social media, email – you name it. Clearly, we can’t get enough of it....

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Boost Your Donations and Membership Through Transparency

Posted By: Joshua Weir on Jan 05, 2021

In speeches and mission statements, you often hear organizations boast about being transparent. But what does transparency mean to them, and are they actually doing it? In a time when internet misinformation runs rampant, being fully transparent can sometimes feel risky. But at the same time, there’s a higher...

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