Web design has come a long way since the dark ages of GeoCities. If that reference is over your head, picture the worst website you’ve ever seen. Then imagine someone trying to recreate it using nothing but Microsoft Paint from Windows ‘95. That’s GeoCities.
These days, having an engaging website isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. The more inviting it is, the better your chances of keeping people on the page and turning them into customers. Here’s why:
Brands. They’re everywhere, millions of them, and in a way they always have been, going all the way back to the ancient Egyptians, who marked their livestock with recognizable symbols.
By contrast, personal branding is a relatively new concept, first introduced by Tom Peters in a 1997 article for Fast Company magazine. It has quickly grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry relied on by everyone from athletes and politicians to job seekers of every stripe.
You got the business loan. You landed a sweet office with plenty of space and a ping-pong table in the breakroom. (Oh wait, that’s us!) Most important, you have something everyone wants—if only they knew about it.
You need a marketing company. But with so many great options to choose from, understanding which company to work with—and what you’re willing to pay—can make or break your first marketing experience.
Four media executives share advice on hiring and employee retention in today’s cut-throat job market
In media, there are lots of question marks: What’s the next big platform? Should we go fully digital, and stop printing our publication entirely? Is programmatic advertising right for us? One thing’s for certain: No one will get ahead by following the rules, perhaps especially when it comes to hiring.
Want to know more about TrueLine Publishing and what we stand for? Our CEO, Haj Carr, sat down with Marty Grohman of The Grow Maine Show podcast, to share insights into our growing business, expose the nuances of our company culture and what sorts of projects we’re working on.
The most successful enterprises are ones that serve their customers unlike anyone else. These companies are in touch with their customers’ current needs and are able to anticipate what they will need down the road.
Increasing Sales by Understanding Your Customer: TrueLine Founder, Haj Carr, to Host Workshop at Maine Startup & Create Week 2016
Maine Startup & Create Week is a weeklong event in Portland, Maine, which connects entrepreneurs and showcases the vibrant business community and startup potential in the Pine Tree State. We’re excited to announce TrueLine Publishing founder and CEO, Haj Carr, will be sharing his entrepreneurial insight in a Lightning Learning Lab.
Social media and digital marketing changes all the time—and staying up to date on the absolute latest techniques that work can be exhausting.
No matter how authentic, reliable or trustworthy your business is, there will always be clients, customers or employees that have something negative to say. The good news is that it’s not what they say that can really impact your business; it’s how you react to it.