5 Tips for Preventing Social Media Burnout

Making the decision to add social media to your marketing plan was a good one. There’s no question that it’s a smart, cost-efficient method for creating awareness, attracting a loyal following, building a solid customer base and boosting sales. Businesses everywhere are quick to attest to its success. But now that you’ve jumped into the social media pool with both feet, how do you keep from getting overwhelmed by the added responsibility of … [Read more...]

Avoid Twitter Spam

Are you getting a lot of spam from Twitter? If so, then you may want to check out TrueTwit. TrueTwit is a validation service for Twitter. If you decide to use it, keep in mind that this will create an extra step for people who want to follow you. However, those who are truly interested in receiving your Tweets won't mind the validation process. It's another good way to keep the robots from getting into your inbox. … [Read more...]

KT Designs Open House Postcard

I am very pleased with how the postcards turned out for Karen Tetzloff's open house -- see below. Even more importantly, Karen loves them! We went with the a larger, 5.5" x 8.5" sized card and we're glad we did -- it turned out great. If you think postcard marketing is a low-tech, outdated method of marketing, think again. Postcard marketing is very effective. I don't know about you, but I don't get many postcards any more. And when I do, I take … [Read more...]

Free Engagement Marketing Seminar in Mankato

Have you been wanting to learn more about email marketing and what it has to offer for your business? Or, perhaps you’ve been using email marketing and would like to learn how to maximize your email marketing efforts. If so, then you need to attend this FREE Seminar!   When: Wednesday, September 21 8:00am – 12:30pm Where: Greater Mankato Growth 1961 Premier Drive, Suite 100, Mankato Cost: FREE with Registration At this seminar you will … [Read more...]

Internet Speed Test

How FAST is your Internet? I am VERY happy to say (er, type) that my Internet is super fast now -- well, it's fast for a DSL connection. Since we cut our land-line a few weeks ago, I am now enjoying (and I mean ENJOYING) a download speed of 9-10 mb/s and an approximate upload speed of 1 mp/s. Now, I can upload/download/blog/schedule appointments/make VOIP calls/surf/research like never before. My speed prior to cutting the landline was turtle … [Read more...]