How to Create a Social Media Content Calendar

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Social media management can be daunting and overwhelming. If you’ve ever wished someone would just tell you what to do, you’ve come to the right place. At DQB Strategies, we’re here to help you with your social media, whether you want us to do it for you or you just need a little help along…

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How to Set Yourself up for Social Media Success

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If you’re like most of our clients, you know you need social media for your business but you aren’t sure where to start or what to do. Social media is a powerful (and overwhelming!) tool to help businesses grow. A well-run social media plan can be an effective way to connect with new customers, build…

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How to Get Started With Social Media

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You’ve got your own social media accounts and have posted a few times, but when you think about sitting down to do social media for your business, you break out in a cold sweat. Suddenly there seem to be more pressing tasks than social media, so you flee the room in search of something to…

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7 Elements Your Email Marketing Must Include

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Picture this: You sit down to create an email to send out to your customers and realize your keyboard is sticky, so you get up to clean it. You sit down again, look at that flashing cursor and remember you haven’t responded to a text message, so you take care of that. You refocus again…

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Email Marketing Tips

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It’s easy to feel overwhelmed about how to get started with email marketing for your business. Follow these simple tips to kickstart your email marketing. 1. Build your list. The first step to any email marketing campaign is building your list. This can be done through lead capture forms on your website, sign-up incentives like…

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The 5-Step Marketing Plan That Works

Most people waste a ton of money on marketing. This five-step marketing plan will help you survive the next couple of years and doesn’t involve spending thousands of dollars on advertising and marketing. Yep, you read that right. Marketing doesn’t have to be crazy expensive. Create a Clear Message Many businesses actually confuse people with…

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Don’t Play Hide and Seek With Your Customers

My four-year-old is learning how to play hide and seek. He’s in the beginning stages where he hides in the same spot we just hid in, and he giggles the whole time he’s hiding. We’ll count and start our search to find him with a “Ready or not, here I come”. This usually makes him…

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Just start already!

🐥 We did a thing. I say that like it was spontaneous. It wasn’t, but it’s still a big thing for us. We got chickens. They’re nervous. They went through the US Postal System (which can be stressful for humans!) before arriving in a new place. It’s a nice place with nice people, but it’s…

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Are you cracking marketing glow sticks?

I bought a tube of glow sticks last summer, thinking they would be fun to have for summer nights with my four-year-old. I tossed them into the outside toys bucket and forgot about them. Best of intentions, right? As we pulled said bucket out recently to get the water toys out (because, you know, it’s…

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How did you sleep last night?

I slept hard last night. Like sawing logs snoring hard last night. I was exhausted after an incredible day yesterday. It started out just as you would expect with a day full of meetings: my four-year-old didn’t want to get out of bed, my husband left early to head to the office, and I was…

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