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  • If you're interested in promoting more of your small business brand or professional image through Instagram, we have some useful post ideas to get you started.

  • Outlining a strategic plan will boost engagement on social media, make sure posting gets done and grow your network. Unsure where to start? We have you covered.

  • Humor has shown to be a valuable component of leadership, and actually makes you a better leader in your own life. So, let’s get cracking and let the good times roll.

  • For small businesses and individual professionals, October provides the perfect opportunity to increase your marketing efforts, connect with potential customers and grow the organization.

  • How do you know when your website needs an update? Today we're going to find out. Let's take a look at how you can spot the five signs it's time for a website redesign.

  • When it comes to supporting local business, there's more to it than helping the community; it supports you too. Check out these reasons why going local helps you out in the long run.

  • What if there was a way to write the perfect resume that would help you land your dream job? Lucky for you, we’ve got 10 tips to writing the perfect resume today.

  • Here, we outline why your company needs a marketing plan—to achieve your goals, whether it’s to grow revenue, add new customers, or retain current clients.

  • Caring for employees establishes a foundation for any organization to grow off of. It’s the age-old saying: “Before you help others, you must first help yourself.”

  • How can you drive natural interaction through your LinkedIn page and foster relationships? Today, we have some tips on how to maximize your LinkedIn engagement.

  • Across the state, teachers and principals are making last-minute preparations to ensure that their school year starts as smoothly as possible. Just in case their scheduling may be a bit tardy, here are a few ways that Media Factory can help get schools prepared before the bell rings.

  • If you’re not reaching Gen Y, then you're missing out on a selling opportunity. How can you engage with those 35 years and younger? Check out five ways to market to Millennials.

  • There's so much that goes into creating a good website. In fact, what separates the good from the bad is usually found in the strategy behind the user experience and its ability to be used as an effective tool for one’s business. Here are just a few criteria that separate good websites from the bad.

  • Where there is writing, there is marketing, and where there is marketing, there is business. Check out our reasoning why great writing means great business.

  • Here, we conclude our series on how to build a new website.

  • Public speaking is a valuable skill that’s often necessary within the professional world. So how can you overcome anxiety and become a better public speaker? Let’s find out.

  • If the idea of creating a new website makes you break out into a sweat, have no fear. We’re going to explain how you can build a new site for yourself. (It really is doable, no computer degrees required!)

  • With the right audience and the right business, direct mail marketing can have a powerful presence in any brand marketing strategy. But first, let’s start with some tips.

  • Customer service can make or break a business. Just how influential is it, though? Today we're going to take a look at the power of great customer service.

  • What is evergreen content and why is it so important? Today, we have the answer to that and more. So let’s dive in and see how you can start optimizing evergreen content.

  • Strong calls to action (CTA) contribute to the success of any institution. For a business, they can make the difference between heightened sales and diminished opportunities.

  • There is a right and a wrong way to practice patriotic marketing. Today, we’re going to talk about patriotic marketing: how to show your pride and your brand this Fourth of July.

  • Instagram is a great resource for marketing personal or professional brands. If you’re still not sold on the site, we’ve got some reasons why you should be on Instagram.

  • We’ve put together this handy dandy timeline for planning your next upcoming event. From non-profit fundraisers to graduate celebrations to weddings and everything in between, Media Factory wants to make sure that you’re kept on track, which in turn means that you’re keeping us from doing last-minute work. It’s a win-win!

  • There’s a way to run a meeting that is engaging, productive and gets straight to the point. How can you learn this skill? We’ve got a few pointers to get you started.