Should we do this? Part 3

In Parts one and two of this series, I addressed some important questions about creating or updating your online marketing efforts. The last question you should ask yourself before implementing a new or improved feature of your online marketing or website strategy is “Is this feature or anything associated with it against the law or … Read More

Facebook for Small Business

By now, most people are aware of social media. While many still struggle to understand the full scope of this rapidly evolving medium, it’s clear social media is not a fad. With tens of millions logging in nationwide, Facebook is the undeniable kingpin of social media. Having a mass following is one thing. Capitalizing on … Read More

5ives: Shoestring Marketing

Frankly, I’m getting tired of everyone talking about the recession. Times are tough. Money is tight. Whining about the current situation won’t help your business. Take matters into your own hands and work to improve your business. The best way to generate sales is through marketing. The key to successful marketing is to understand how … Read More

Marketing Tactics on a Shoestring Budget

Absolute Marketing Group has served more than 325 clients in the last 40 months. Regardless of industry, there has always been one constant – a tight budget. Effective marketing doesn’t require large budgets. All too often clients feel they can’t compete because they do not have $100,000 per year to unleash their logo on every … Read More

Who’s Talking About Me? Tools to Monitor Your Brand and Reputation Online

So you’ve jumped into Social Media and are Tweeting, Following and Friending like a Pro. Great. You’re also commenting intelligently on blogs and sending out RT Luv on a regular basis. Fabulous. So – who’s talking about YOU, and what are they saying? If you’re logging directly into Facebook and Twitter, you’re seeing your friends’ … Read More

5ives: Branding on Social Media

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube provide inexpensive resources for connecting with core members of your target market. While this technology and subsequent marketing strategies are fairly uncharted, it’s important to understand that social marketing has a unique value that is different than any other medium. I graduated in the winter of 2007. … Read More