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July 14, 2016

Still Adjusting to Google’s New Ad Layout? You’re Not Alone

It was an unassuming Friday afternoon in mid-February when Google killed its right-hand side ads. Panic, as it does, spread swiftly online. And, sure, it was a shake-up. The fourth paid ad position from the right-hand rail of the SERP was relocated to a new perch above the organic listings; right-hand side ads 5 through...
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June 28, 2016

IMPACT Carries Out Mission for Veteran-Based Nonprofit

             Columbia, MD, June 28, 2016 –IMPACT Marketing & Public Relations rallied every one of its troops to roll out a comprehensive and unprecedented campaign for Veteran Health Services, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) company that will provide mental and behavioral health services to veterans and their families. The campaign is...
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May 18, 2016

Big screens, fast food, and some mad, mad Angry Birds marketing

The other night I came home to fast food boxes scattered across our kitchen table. Each was festooned with the image of a red, feathered face that I’d frequently seen on my iPhone and our children’s tablet. And the Xbox… And the laptop. On Television. T-shirts. I had seen it on graham crackers, for Pete’s...
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May 10, 2016

How to Successfully Launch an Email Newsletter

You’ve got mail. E-mail marketing is fairly easy, effective, and inexpensive when compared to other forms of marketing. However, there have been doubts about the value of email marketing as a result of our short attention spans and today’s fast-paced environment. So are you surprised to learn that email newsletters are trending again? We aren’t....
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May 5, 2016

Cashing In His Chips

Self-made magnate gives up accounting, goes nuts, gets new Mission©, and rediscovers joy With the economy sinking toward the Great Recession in 2008 and a baby on the way, Ted Calabrese quit his secure accounting job to start selling individually bagged nuts out of his Camry. You read that correctly. Entrepreneurs truly are prone to...
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May 4, 2016

3 Tips to Increase Facebook Engagement

Your company is one in a million, right? On Facebook, it’s actually one in 50 million. The good news is that – according to this article – those 50 million small business Facebook pages account for only half of U.S. small businesses. Therefore, by simply having a Facebook presence, your business is already ahead of...
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April 21, 2016

5 Marketing Truths They Don’t Teach You in Business School

Every time I hear another horror story about the burden of debt that’s been placed on the shoulders of my Millennial peers as a result of their pursuit of higher education, I am struck by the deplorable disparity between the amount of money students pay to gain a degree and what they actually end up...
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April 11, 2016

5 Social Media Tips for Professional Services Firms

If you’re in the professional services industry, your business’ online existence is almost as important as its physical existence. Do you find that difficult to believe? Here’s why: People want to do business with other people, not businesses. This means you have to humanize your business or brand as much as possible. Social media gives...
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March 16, 2016

Top 5 Social Media Changes You Need to Know

One of our mottos here at IMPACT is, “You do what you do best – we’ll handle the marketing.” Beyond the day-to-day implementation of marketing tactics, we make it our goal to stay on top of the latest marketing trends so that our clients don’t have to spend their precious time worrying about how this...
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February 26, 2016

How the “Deadpool” Marketing Campaign Slayed the Status Quo

For the second weekend in a row, Deadpool – Marvel Comics’ cult favorite antihero – turned the box office on its ear with its self-titled and self-aware movie adaptation. As the film enters its third weekend in theaters, the “merc with a mouth” has grossed more than $200 million domestic and has broken a slew...
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