Is It Time for a New Agency?

Here we are in February already. Wait, what?! February. Geesh. Well, while this may be starting off like a blog congratulating you on successfully getting through a dry January or, on the flip side of the coin, encouraging you to get back on that exercise regimen you undoubtedly fell off of a couple of weeks…

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Google Offers Free Ads For Qualified Nonprofits

Let’s start with the fact that I am by no means a techie. Techy? Not even sure how to spell it. But I write the content for TIV Branding so I’m going to embrace the opportunity to use what I’ve learned through hours of tech-focused meetings over the years and explain some important services we…

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Three Reasons Why You Should be Building Your Brand Now. And One Reason Why Not.

It’s noisy out there. The number of brands that demand your attention every hour is shocking. Don’t Google it. But the fact that it’s noisy doesn’t mean you need to yell louder as a brand. It means you need to be consistent and regular in your brand building approaches and playing the long game will…

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How To Get Your Videos Ranking On Google Search

Have you looked at the search results for the goods and services that you sell and found that your competitors have videos in the search results?  If they can do it, you can do it too.   If your competitor does not have videos in search results, then this would be a great time to create…

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Branding Is The Key To Online Conversions

For those of us who are analytical, creating a brand is messy, complicated, and involves a lot of touchy, feely stuff about how people feel about your products and services. SEM (Search Engine Marketing) on the other hand, is efficient, measurable, and allows for the analytical nirvana of A/B split testing.  Therefore, one should focus…

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Voice Search: Don’t Get Caught Without A Strategy

According to ComScore 50% of searches will be done on voice search by the end of 2020.  A lot of Industry Experts have quoted this statistic, and Google seems to believe it. BERT, a recent Google Algorithm update, is designed largely to improve the quality of search response by using machine learning to unravel some of…

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What Happens to SEO When You Switch Domains?

Google determines rankings by analyzing metrics on both domain level and page level. When you change your domain, you reset the domain metrics back to square one. Which is bad for SEO… That’s why our CEO & Digital Director, Eric Van Cleave put together this comprehensive list of steps to take when switching to domains…

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How to Build Your Brand Authority Online: Content Planning & Digital Marketing

Once you establish a brand that reflects your product, culture and market placement, being found online is a high priority.  Higher Search Engine Rankings lead to more visibility and higher online traffic for your Brand.  One of the keys to gaining more favorable placement in search is the brand authority.   In this article, we will…

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Why You Should Be Using Both SEO and PPC

It seems that the debate is starting up again about whether clients, especially local clients, should invest in PPC or Organic SEO to grow their online presence PPC seems like a sure thing, with placement at the top of the page and control over spend, but organics seem to have better bounce rates, time spent…

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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Digital Campaigns

Digital Marketing gets more complex every year.  There are so many options – text ads, social media, SEO, display ads, programmatic campaigns, etc.  Businesses are spending more on digital campaigns to remain competitive and maintain brand awareness.  In a crowded digital landscape, being efficient with messaging, targeting and spend is critical.  The following is a…

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