NeONBRAND’s Top 3 “Tips” Posts of 2014

NeONBRAND’s Top 3 “Tips” Posts of 2014

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At NeONBRAND we like to share our knowledge of winning SEO practices. Much of our work, including meetups, online groups, and our blog posts are dedicated to helping other SEOs reach their goals. In this post we cover our top 3 “Tips” posts of 2014 that offered helpful information to our audience. We hope you’ve learned … Continued

Establishing Your Brand’s Voice

Establishing Your Brand’s Voice

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As an author for NeONBRAND, I spend the majority of my time studying trends in web content literature. The first thing I look for is a brand’s voice–or the literary tone and style that websites use to project the attitude of their company. Establishing your brand’s voice has everything to do with your audience, online reputation, … Continued

Smart Marketing: Nourish the Consumer

Smart Marketing: Nourish the Consumer

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A shared keynote at this year’s Pubcon reminded SEO companies that smart marketing is all about helping consumers. Businesses that share valuable, original content with consumers are achieving marketable success. In a sense, winning SEOs practice “the more you give, the more you shall receive.” NeONBRAND takes a look on how this helpful strategy can improve your business. … Continued

Critical Elements of a Great Brand Logo

Critical Elements of a Great Brand Logo

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Many business owners think they own their brand, but in fact, that is not the case. A brand is the general public’s image of your business, and you only can hope to influence that image in a way that you want relevant consumers and potential customer in particular to think of your business. One of … Continued

Tracking URLs Help Identify Traffic Sources

Tracking URLs Help Identify Traffic Sources

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Tracking online marketing activity and the sources of useful and relevant online traffic can be done easily with some basic online tools and a little effort. Tools needed to track URLs include published content with a live URL link, the free Google URL builder, and a free Bit.ly account. The URL builder enables site owners … Continued

4 Digital Marketing Tips to Get You Back on Track

4 Digital Marketing Tips to Get You Back on Track

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Marketing is such a different animal than it used to be. What used to be as simple as buying ad space in a newspaper or recording an ad for the radio turned into full on production with the invention of the television. Add to that the ever growing advertising “free-for-all” that is social media, from Facebook … Continued

Improve Website Visibility

Improve Website Visibility

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Among all the issues that face a business owner, trying to improve website visibility probably doesn’t get thought about all too often.  Even here at NeONBRAND our own website visibility is sometimes left forgotten as we’re busy working on everyone elses! Now that we’ve recognized the problem, how do we fix it? Improve Website Visibility: 2 … Continued

Five Easy Ways to Get More Traffic to Your Website

Five Easy Ways to Get More Traffic to Your Website

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We know you want to encourage more traffic to your website; our tips will help you generate traffic quickly. If you’re like a lot of business owners, you likely depend on your site to market your business, offer product and service information and notify your customers of current events or promotions. But is your website … Continued

Running a Logo Contest on Fiverr.com

Running a Logo Contest on Fiverr.com

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We recently started a new project and as with most new web projects, we needed a new logo. We’ve used sites like 99designs.com and hatchwise.com in the past but had limited success and the price can be a bit high. So this time we decided to come up with something a little different. If you … Continued

Online Marketing Strategies: What NOT to Do

Online Marketing Strategies: What NOT to Do

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Maybe those Mayans are onto something. And if you’re of the mindset that the world as we know it is ending next week, then by all means, DO everything we’ve listed below to watch your marketing strategies flush down the proverbial tube. However, if you’d like to make it your most successful year yet, steer … Continued

No Time for Marketing?

No Time for Marketing?

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When you’re running a business – especially your own, you probably find that all too often there aren’t enough hours in the day. With payroll, taxes, staffing, operations, products, vendors and countless other factors to worry about, it’s amazing if you can even find the time to actually market your business. Unfortunately, marketing is a … Continued

Five Tricks for Promoting Your Website Online

Five Tricks for Promoting Your Website Online

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You’ve done your research, implemented your SEO keywords, continue to update your content, but what else can you do to promote your website online? Well, we have a few ideas. Unfortunately, we live in a world where information never sleeps, so your web promotion can’t either. Use a few of our tips below to keep … Continued

Sponsorships

Sponsorships

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Peanut butter and Jelly, Sonny and Cher, cookies and cream: some things just go together. And when it comes to your business, NeONBRAND is here to find out who and what goes well with your project – with our specialized sponsorship services. Understanding the ins and outs of your business and products is crucial to … Continued

Advertising on a Digital Level

Advertising on a Digital Level

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Step back, Super Bowl ads! Social media is the new player in the ring this year, as the shift toward online advertising continues to take root. According to a new study by the IAB, businesses are pulling funds from their TV advertisements to boost online marketing. Why’s that? Studies show that consumers have a higher … Continued

Driving responsibly? Progressive wants to make sure.

Driving responsibly? Progressive wants to make sure.

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Car insurance company Progressive has found a new way to give its customers deep discounts when appropriate: It’s giving drivers tiny devices that plug into their cars; if the devices show the driver is responsible, he or she could get up to 30% off insurance rates. Snapshot Called the “Snapshot” program, this plan is currently … Continued

Social Media and Sales

Social Media and Sales

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Can Social Media really help sales? The simple answer is of course yes, but probably not quite the “yes” that you are wanting. Social media is rarely, if ever, the direct sales channel itself. Social media can increase the likelihood of sales through better targeting, more consistent touchpoints and availability of information, establishing affinities and … Continued

Online Experts

Online Experts

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Expertise for Hire. Whether you’re ordering a wedding cake or searching for a new employee, the lesson is simple: People will pay for expertise. Whether painting your home, repairing your car or – cough, cough – handling your social media, customers demand things done right – especially if they’re paying for it. That’s where your business and its expertise … Continued

‘Tis the Season of Thanksgiving

‘Tis the Season of Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving often brings up images of family, food and fun, but do we really know why we celebrate Thanksgiving, and how it all began? Well here is an excellent video from History.com that helps explain some of the traditions behind this wonderful holiday. Our Suggestion? Try to take it easy on the turkey!

Google’s Got Visuals

Google’s Got Visuals

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Google Product Listing Ads are now being rolled out to all of Google’s advertisers in the United States. The format, which has been in testing with select advertisers for the past year, makes AdWords more visual by allowing advertisers to list specific products with accompanying images. While the ads represent a departure from Google’s traditional text … Continued

2 Billion Internet Users

2 Billion Internet Users

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The number of Internet users will surpass 2 billion before the end of 2010, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) said in a report. The current world population is estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau to be 6.876 billion, which would mean that approximately 30% of the population will be online at the end of this year. … Continued

Online Advertising

Online Advertising

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Online advertising is thriving in the U.S., according to figures released in the latest IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report. Businesses and individuals spent approximately $12.1 billion on online advertising in the first six months of 2010, up 11.3% from the first half of 2009 and 13.9% from the second quarter of 2009. In fact, this … Continued

The Loyal Treatment

The Loyal Treatment

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If you’ve been listening to Mel Gibson’s phone calls lately, you might have reason to doubt the existence of loyalty in society today. Nonetheless, in business, it’s something that your customer should strive for – customer loyalty, that is. Obviously, you’ve got everything to gain in a loyal customer: keep them happy and reap the … Continued

Death of a Newspaperman

Death of a Newspaperman

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News media — including newspapers, news weeklies and TV news programs — was struggling long before the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent recession. In 2009 alone more than 100 newspapers shut down across the United States. With 24-hour TV and web news cycles, physical newspaper distribution has become somewhat of an inconvenience. That combined with the … Continued