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With all the technology we have at our finger tips, customer service has to be even better than it was in the past. One of the simplest ways is to respond to consumers on social media, especially Twitter. However, if you really want to win over consumers after they have a fit, you have to use more exceptional tactics. Here are some ideas to move your customer service marketing to the next level. 

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Top 9 Benefits of Social Media Marketing

For much of the business world, social media marketing is a great avenue to go down because it is a faster, cheaper, engaging way to advertise and marketing your brand. However, some believe that social media marketing, or internet marketing in general, is just a fad. Due to the quick rising of the promotion platform, many believe that it is merely a blip on the radar, a passing interest, and unprofitable.

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21 Digital Marketing Trends for 2015

When it comes to working in the creative industry, constant is always present. If you can count on one thing, it is change. Every year, we see a new bunch of trends that happen; some of these trends are good and some of these trends are not so good.

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9 Tips to Improve Your Social Media Marketing

Doing well in any form of marketing means doing research, taking your time to do it well, and then measuring the ROI. Social media marketing is like every other form of marketing despite the notion that it is a much more informal marketing environment. However, that is the key, it is more informal; this means that you need to have more fun with it but still do your research, take time to do it well, and then measure the ROI.

Why Optimize a Website

September 8, 2014

Your website is your first impression to the world when they want to research your company, utilize your services, or buy something from you. Well, that is hard to do if people can't find your website. Every day, thousands and thousands of people search for things on search engines; this means that if your website is not optimized, then you miss out on all that potential business.

A New Year, A New You

December 31, 2012

Here at our office we've all been feeling extremely inspired at the start of this new year. Along with each new year comes the opportunity to present yourself in a brand new light or take on those projects you have been putting off. If Madonna can reinvent herself a million times, then why can't you and your business do the same? Reinvention is just a few steps away depending on what projects you want to focus on. Not sure where to put your focus for 2013? Here are a few of our suggestions on reinventing your brand for the new year

Blog Syndication Services SEO

So you've written the most amazing blog post in the world. You feel proud! You've done your research, used big words, make yourself look like the expert you are. You hit publish. And it just sits there. Nobody knows it exists. It's time to start marketing your content.

You've got to promote your writing just like you promote your business. If you didn't talk about your business, you wouldn't get anywhere! Most suggestions are well known, and talked about significantly, but while that's true, sometimes it just doesn't happen on the ground level. Want to find out exactly how to make the most of your blog posts? Read onward!

Happiness and Creativity

This post holds a lot of meaning for us at Integraphix, we value creativity like we value our clients. A lot! But what does creativity really mean? Creativity is an environment, an idea, and a feeling. It's also a talent, but even those with talent need inspiration and a positive environment to create beautiful things. Despite the starving artist stereotype of a depressed person generating thousands of priceless works of art (Van Gogh), in our fast paced society, we can get bogged down easily with other worries, stress and non-creative issues that can create blocks.

So how, as a creative person, can you maintain happiness and continuously fill your creative pool? I know as designers, we all have battled a creative block (not the book above) but there are ways to overcome these!