Category: Marketing

  • Reviews are Worth 5 Stars

    Scene 1: You just moved to a new town and bought a house. Everything is great until—oh no–there’s a leak in the bathroom! You don’t know the area, you don’t have any friends or family nearby, and you don’t know the first thing about repairing leaks. What do you do? Scene 2: You muster up […]

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  • All About Pay-Per-Click Ads on Google

    Of all the search engines out there, Google is easily the biggest. Google offers a lot of great features that small businesses and organizations can use for little to no cost. While these options are great places to start, that’s not all Google has to offer. Among the business listings, optimized search results, and customer […]

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  • 23 Pieces of Marketing Trivia to Ring in 2023

    2022 is wrapping up and 2023 is on its way! For this week’s blog, we’ve scoured the internet for interesting marketing and advertising trivia. Use this trivia to dazzle friends and family at a New Year’s Eve party or dominate in trivia-based board games. Or, you know, just read it for fun! Whatever the case […]

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  • 5 Holiday Ads to Brighten Your Spirit

    The holidays are in full swing and we’ve rounded up some popular, festive ads for this week’s Ad Corner. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll see some great examples of nostalgia in action. Here are 5 Holiday Ads to brighten your spirit: 1. Hershey Kisses — “Christmas Bells” In this simple yet charming ad, we […]

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  • Marketing with Videos

    If you haven’t noticed, videos have been taking over the internet. With the rise of popular, video-based social media and the improvement of internet and data speeds, Americans are consuming more and more videos. Videos are a great way to advertise your small business, and not just by making commercials. Below are 3 ways that […]

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  • A Small Business Marketing Checklist

    When you’re starting (or possibly re-starting) your marketing efforts, it’s important to have a plan in place. If you’re new to marketing, though, it may be challenging to know where that plan should start. That’s what this post is for! Below we’ll give you a marketing checklist that you can use for your small business. […]

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  • Events for Berks County Businesses

    If you’ve checked out our list of marketing tips, you know one of them is attending local events. Local events can put the name of your small business out there. You can make connections with potential customers, and you can build relationships with other businesses. Through your business, you can also sponsor the events in […]

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  • Cultural Catchphrases

    In Ad Corner, we’ll take a look at famous advertising campaigns. We’ll analyze what they did and how we can apply those same principles to small business advertising. Anheuser-Busch is a well-known brewing company that distributes beers under a variety of names, including Budweiser and Bud Light. Today we’re going to look at two different […]

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  • Marketing on TikTok

    For roughly the last two years, TikTok has blown up on the social media scene. What started as an app for pre-teens (originally called Music.ly) has since gained serious traction among a wide range of users. Unlike its many social media predecessors, TikTok’s popularity seemed to spike practically overnight and, so far, it’s maintaining its […]

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  • 3 Tips for Humanizing Your Brand

    People want to do business with people. Over the past few years, there have been several initiatives encouraging people to shop local and support small businesses. There are a lot of reasons for this, but one of the main ones is that people want to know who they are supporting by giving a certain brand […]

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