5 Foundational SEO Steps for the SMBCMN

Today I had the privilege and pleasure of presenting to the Social Media Breakfast in Hutchinson. We covered the 5 main things you can do to set up your SEO strategy

Simple Set Up of Business PayPal Account

Many of us have personal PayPal accounts that come in handy. However, if you are looking to accept payments or donations online through your website for a business or

Your Hashtag is Only as Good as Your Privacy Settings

#TakeNote! Your clever hashtag that you've gone through the trouble of consistently using may not be going viral anytime soon if nobody outside your personal friends

My Day as a Tourist in Silicone Valley – Visiting Google and Apple

My husband and I recently returned from an awesome vacation in California. We had a friend from High School who got married in the Los Angeles area, and decided that

A Small Business Success Story: Stamp-N-Storage

If you or someone you know is into scrapbooking, crafting, or stamping, they have likely tapped into that niche market and may have heard of Stamp-N-Storage. A

How I use Hootsuite as a Social Media Management Tool

Hootsuite is a tool used to manage your social media marketing. It is one of the many tools referred to as a “Social Media Management” Tool or System (others include

Do You Know About These Changes Facebook Made to Your Fan Page?

Facebook has rolled out a few changes we want to share with you. Facebook Change #1 The first one, you may have already noticed, is the disappearance of the "Use

Marketing Automation to Better Your Business

“Email is still powerful,” says Steve Gasser, owner of Vivid Image as he spoke recently to the Social Media Breakfast in Willmar on the topic of Marketing

Vivid Image Earns Google Partner Certification

Vivid Image is pleased to announce that we have earned our Google Partner Certification. As a Google Partner, Vivid Image has achieved a rigorous set of criteria,

Results Revealed: 2016 Predictions

2015 Prediction Results Last year our staff made some predictions for 2015 in the field of marketing, technology, and the web. You can read our 2015 predictions

Content Marketing Summary from Social Media Breakfast

This morning Christina Mikanowski, Vice-President of Maccabee presented to the Social Media Breakfast Central Minnesota on the topic of Content Marketing. For those

13 Smart Ways to Create Powerful Company Updates on LinkedIn

If your company’s Linkedin profile is collecting dust or feeling lonely from a lack of visitors and interaction, it is time to breathe some creative energy into it!