Storytelling Fails: Holes and How to Fill Them

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When a story has a hole in it, like the main character's accent suddenly changes or age is revealed to be something different than expected, or there's the fly on lense of the screen while you're watching a show, you (the recipient of the content, the one to whom the story is being told) get distracted from the actual story. In the same vein, in the terms of digital marketing and content marketing, it's likely there are holes in your marketing that distract your customers. 

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GDPR Compliance and Best Practices

The GDPR is a new law that requires all websites that collect data (so, all websites) to have a GDPR compliant privacy policy, to gather consent when collecting data and to ensure their third-party vendors are compliant as well. It's a lot to stomach, so, to help you prepare for these changes, FootSteps Marketing is providing you with an FAQ page and steps to get GDPR comply, and a few tips to help you prepare for GDPR.

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Stats to Fuel Your Email Marketing Fire 🔥

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Great email marketing begins with understanding what your subscribers want from you, what your business goals are, and strategizing on how to bring those ideas together. We hope that these statistics, provided by our email marketing platform provider, will inspire you to reignite your email marketing plan and utilize our team of experts to help along the way.

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Profile v Page: the Big Difference on Facebook

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Pro-tip: scheduling your posts helps your marketing efforts - you can send out a marketing email that matches your social media and before you know it, your message is clear, consistent and intentional. Scheduling two posts each week is plenty to start with. Once you gauge how much interest your fan base has, you can tweak the posts, add more or remain the same. Regardless, being consistent in messaging and timing will result in quality social marketing. 

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The Best Advice We Give Small Businesses: Invest in Yourself

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Having a healthy online presence is necessary but for many, it could be a major challenge; it's often expensive, can be difficult to understand if you're not digitally savvy and worse, can feel useless if done incorrectly. All you need is a modest budget, a high functioning website, a brand-consistent social media presence and if you want high-impact, a results-driven plan, Search Marketing is your best bet.

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New Year, New Plan

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How does 12 = 24? Find out that and more when developing your 2018 marketing plan using simple steps from your friends in the Marketing Services Department. Remember, without specific goals in mind, your 2018 marketing attempts will be unfocused and scattered. This is a crucial step that many businesses either glaze over or don’t take the time to sit down and focus their team. All it takes is a calendar and a plan.

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