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5 Myths About Marketing Agencies – & Why Small Businesses Prefer Boutique Service

As Business Owners and Entrepreneurs, every last one of us has come from an industry, trade, or craft that inspired our personal mission, and first sparked our intention to own and operate our own brand.

Like many owners of marketing companies, I started as a reporter, writer, and marketer for a variety of small to bigger agencies and businesses – a girl’s gotta pay the bills and bolster her resume, right? 

From freelance to 9-5 – I’ve experimented with different styles of working, a myriad of staff sizes, and a bunch of marketplaces.

And yes – like many business owners, I’ve worked in a marketing agency. That’s exactly why I know the difference between a small business hiring an expensive agency to do their marketing work – and the comfort and affordability that comes from hiring a boutique professional that really cares about your success.

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Happy Mother’s Day from The Social Campfire!

Happy Mother’s Day from The Social Campfire!

We hope you’re lucky enough to make this weekend all about Mom. Here at TSC, we know how much our moms contributed to where we are today. From our first inklings of creativity, to the support that pushed us forward, thanks, mom, for everything you’ve done – and continue to do.

All of our Love – TSC

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MAYDAY Marketing Specials at The Social Campfire!

MAYDAY!

The Social Campfire is absolutely wild over these Content Marketing and Social Media Marketing specials for the month of May only!

May Marketing Deals

From now until Memorial Day, choose from the following deep discounts: 

  • 1 Full MailChimp Campaign (Design, Copy, and Launch) for $50.00 (MAYDAY! That’s over 50 percent!)
  • 1 500-750 Word, SEO-Optimized Blog for your Business’s Website for $25.00 (MAYDAY AGAIN! Over half off!)
  • 1 750-1000 Word, SEO-Optimized Blog for your Business’s Website for $35.00 (that’s insane!)
  • Full, SEO-Optimized, Expert Landing Page Content for $75.00 (can’t beat that!)
  • Full Social Media Strategy for your team (2016) – $100.00 (What?!!)
  • A Full Month of Written, Expert Social Media Posts for 2 accounts – $50.00 (Wow – that’s over half off!)
  • A Full Month of Written, Expert Social Media Posts for 3-4 accounts – $75.00 (What are they doing here?!)

And as always, with any questions, email us at Social@TheSocialCampfire.com – or call us at 321-574-3854, Monday-Friday.

 

 

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This Week’s Content Marketing & Social Marketing Buffet

Happy Sunday! Our equivalent of Sunday Brunch is here. Enjoy the Florida Sunshine and feast on these 5 marketing stories for #SundayFunday from The Social Campfire:

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Today’s Best Brands Aren’t Marketing – They’re Creating Movements

Today’s marketing is all about connecting emotionally with your customers. To find a role that works for your brand, start by asking yourself the questions in this Forbes article.

Keyword Research: A Key Element for SEO & Content Marketing in 2016

Many business owners see SEO and content marketing as separate, but Search Engine Land’s columnist Trond Lyngbø argues that solid keyword research can and should be used to inform content marketing strategy.

How Real Time Does “Real Time Social Media” Have to Be? 

The “be everywhere” epidemic begs the question for marketers and small business alike: How real time does real-time social media have to be? Is it possible, feasible, or realistic to be a 24/7 brand or business?

The Best Social Listening and Influencer Identification Tools of 2016

Looking for the most bang for your buck in Social Media? PCMag breaks down the best social listening and influencer identification tools to check out this year.

Social Media Ads for B2B – Where Should You Start?

B2B decision makers and influencers are still people who have and use social media. It may not be as easy to find them or to grab their attention when they’re not in “work” mode, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. B2B social media marketing is a nut that the companies in this article have been cracking for a while now, and they’re here to help you get started.

Have a Great Sunday Afternoon & Evening! Questions? Give us a Call at 321-574-3854 or email us at social@thesocialcampfire.com – we’ll be back online at 9 AM Eastern tomorrow morning!

 

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A year after its launch, it’s now clear that pretty much no one needs an Apple Watch — Quartz

I didn’t preorder the Apple Watch, or stand in line the day it came out. But I read every article about it, and when someone suggested that it would complement my “personal cloud,” I eventually felt compelled to buy one. I wear it every day, possibly out of determination to get something out of the…

via A year after its launch, it’s now clear that pretty much no one needs an Apple Watch — Quartz

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Morning Buzz: Caffeinated Content Marketing Stories for April 6th, 2016

Happy Hump Day! Having trouble waking up? Grab a cup of java and sip on these 4 must-read Content Marketing posts!

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30 Trigger Words to Use in Your Online Writing for More Connections & Results

According to Search Engine Journal, as a general rule, only 2-3% of email subscribers will click-through to read something in an email you send them.

Fortunately – the problem isn’t your writing. It’s the words you’re choosing to use.Read on for 30 trigger words that you can use in your writing for more connections and results.

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What’s Really Behind a Great Social Media Post?

There’s a stark difference between a run of the mill Facebook post or Tweet – and one that really stands out.

Ever wonder how some of your favorite big brands create such compelling social media posts?

They’ve teamed up with a sharp, creative writer. 

Indeed, a finely crafted social media post requires creativity and a command over the English language. It also requires a working knowledge of inbound marketing strategy.

While some, we assume, are good people (that was a JOKE – we’re very amateur comedians at The Social Campfire), we’re not exactly sure that these post writers have all of the requirements listed  above.  

While protecting the innocent, here are a few examples of social media posts that have gone totally wrong: 

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