Best Website Builders for Small Business
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Best Website Builders for Small Business

Deciding on the best website builder for your small business can be nerve-racking and overwhelming. There are many options out there, and many seem very similar – so, which one is right for you? Making a poor choice could cost you loads of time. Additionally, it could create massive headaches when trying to migrate your…

Hot Dog Marketing is a dotCOMM Gold Award Winner
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Hot Dog Marketing is a dotCOMM Gold Award Winner

Hot Dog Marketing has been awarded the dotCOMM Gold Award for 2019 in recognition of the work done on the iSpeak website, coming in 12th in international ranking for business-to-business website design. We are grateful to be recognized as a creative agency producing excellent website designs. iSpeak came to Hot Dog Marketing with a website…

Website Design Trends for 2019
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Website Design Trends for 2019

Prioritizing mobile, bold visuals, asymmetrical design, and immersive video will continue evolving web design in 2019. Here’s a list of design elements and terms to focus on from our in-house website developer Amanda McElvain. Bold Visuals – Website Design Trends to Consider for 2019 Custom Illustration – Illustration allows you, as a business, to be…

What Your New Website Should Look Like in 2019
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What Your New Website Should Look Like in 2019

If you’re thinking about a new website in 2019, then think about investing in the new project wisely. While it’s hard to know exactly how make a site that won’t be outdated in a couple of years, you can rely on these upcoming trends to make sure your designing something forward-thinking and will continue to…

Small Business Marketing Tips for 2017 – It’s All About Mobile
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Small Business Marketing Tips for 2017 – It’s All About Mobile

If there is one thing you can say about marketing in the digital age, it’s that there is never a boring moment! There is always something new and exciting on the horizon, whether it be a new social media platform, Google algorithm shift or SEO updates, it’s a lot to keep up with. Mobile is…

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5 Basics of Small Business Online Marketing

Many businesses underestimate the importance of online marketing. Small business online marketing is crucial to building a relationship with your audience in the digital world. Implementing a strategic online marketing strategy is an important component for business growth and success. There are many components of online marketing for businesses and we’ve narrowed down five important…

SEO is More Important than Ever When You Relaunch Your Website
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SEO is More Important than Ever When You Relaunch Your Website

So, you’ve finally done it. You bit the bullet after a year of ‘meaning to’ and redesigned your website. The best part is you really love it and you’re ready for the world to see your new, updated and more polished look!  Whoa there. We know you’re excited, and we’re excited for you, but there…

6 Ways to Make Your Website Project Better!
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6 Ways to Make Your Website Project Better!

We have a lot of experience working with clients who are just stumped on how to help us help them build a better website. Outsourcing your web design to professionals can relieve a lot of stress, saving you time and ensuring the design and set-up are done well. But it can be daunting – how…

Three Mistakes Small Business Owners Make Marketing Their Business
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Three Mistakes Small Business Owners Make Marketing Their Business

By Jessica H. Scanlon Small business owners are in a crowd all their own. Unlike CEOs of large corporations, small business owners often wear many hats. Whether you’re a partner at a 50+ employee company or a solo-preneur, the challenges you face with marketing your business most likely won’t get delegated to a high-paid marketing…

5 Things Every Small Business Needs to Know About Branding
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5 Things Every Small Business Needs to Know About Branding

“Mass advertising can help build brands, but authenticity is what makes them last. If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.” –Howard Schultz (Chairman & CEO of Starbucks) We are in the Digital Age and with that comes a completely new set of challenges and opportunities for…