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My Website Isn’t Ranking… Now What?

As someone who works with search engine optimization every day I hear this question quite often, "my website isn't ranking when I search for (insert keyword here)

Hey, Willmar, MN! Learn More About WordPress

It's no secret that Vivid Image promotes the use of the WordPress platform for web design, blogging, and the perfect place from which to spring all kinds of web based

Simple Social Media Marketing Plan Creation – the STREAM Method

If you haven’t created a Social Media Marketing Plan for your company yet, now is a perfect time to start. Here is a simple method that I use for creating a marketing

Branding: 5 Elements of an Identity Kit

Have you ever encountered inconsistent branding? Your brand is one of the most important things in your company; it is how the world identifies you. While branding

Handling Negative Comments

One of the most paralyzing aspects of using social media is anticipating negative comments. While negative comments are a reality of putting yourself out there

2015 Classes Announced

Vivid Image clients can take a look at all Vivid Image classes offered throughout 2015 and register for upcoming classes. Classes are exclusive to Vivid Image clients

A Brand New Year!

January Business of the Month January 2015 marks the start of a new year, and Vivid Image is proud to be the Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce's first "Business of the

Links and Republishing Articles: What You Can and Can’t Do

We commend you for asking this question, as it’s critical to pay close attention to copyrights and follow proper Internet marketing protocol. Here are the most common

13 Tips for Facebook Page Newsfeed Optimization

By now I am sure you have heard about the upcoming changes coming to the Facebook algorithm, putting a little more stress on Facebook marketers and business owners.

Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014

Each year it's interesting to look through our Google Analytics to find out what is read the most, what is shared the most, and what blog posts continue to drive a

Twitter Quick Tips

A recently gave a Twitter presentation at the Social Media Breakfast Central Minnesota, in which we did Twitter Basics for the first half hour, and then went into

Facebook Timeline Contest Ideas & Tips

For a while we were all trained by Facebook that contest and giveaways had to be done via a third party app on Facebook. Now that those contest rules are more