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Top 10 Things You Need to Know to Get More Traffic to Your Facebook Event

If your business or non-profit is hosting an event and you want the word to spread, Facebook Events is a great place to start. However, simply creating an event in

8 Smart Phone Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

If there is one thing that is critical to success with social media, it is using images to engage your audience. Since not everyone has access to stock photography, a

What is DPI vs Pixels?

DPI (Dots Per Inch) vs. PPI (Pixels Per Inch) When discussing images for your website, we usually tell you a measurement called a pixel. We use pixels instead of

What is Content Marketing?

Content marketing is creating information that your potential customers will find value in, with the intention of promoting a product or service.  Content marketers

What is a Landing Page?

Have you ever run an advertising campaign that struggled to get results? If you're experiencing this, I recommend looking at two statistics: traffic from the ad, and

Vivid Image 2015 Marketing Predictions

It's so much fun to get together in a room full of passionate creative marketing professionals. I spend so much time reading and studying search marketing that it is

Creating Targeted Lists for your Enewsletters

Pamela Smith owns Pam's Pies. Every season she serves a broad customer base from tourists and regulars, local businesses who cater, and loyal families who select

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