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Communications and crisis: Why your company’s marketing strategy is more important than ever

Apr 2, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Samantha O'Neil posted in Marketing, Advertising, customers, Digital, local advertising, Small Business, Branding

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Savvy business leaders understand the importance of creating a robust business plan and aligned marketing strategy. As we begin to understand the economic impacts COVID-19 will have on U.S. businesses and workers, organizations that stick with their strategic plans will help to minimize them.

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Why User Experience is Crucial for a Website and Company Brand

Feb 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Tommy Wyher posted in Business, customers, Branding, Website

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Online visibility can help a small business grow in massive ways if selling products or online services. The company website is the first impression that many customers have of a business. A website that not only looks but works like a website designed in the 1990s does not instill confidence in a visitor. Consumers will tend to distrust the company with a poorly designed website due to it looking like a scam. Even if the website is not set up for a scam, a company that cannot invest a little money into a website might not take customer experience as a priority. 38 percent of users say that they will stop visiting a website if it has an awkward layout or content is low quality. The following are reasons user experience is not only crucial for a company’s website but also its overall brand image.

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