Email Drip Campaigns: What are they and why use them?

Cassidy Oonk Marketing

Imagine you’re running a 5K. You’re feeling great, keeping pace with the other runners, but after the first kilometer, you decide to stop. “Eh, I already ran one kilometer, that should be good enough”. You’re probably thinking, “This scenario sounds silly, who on Earth would do that”? Well, in the marketing world, that’s akin to sending only one email to …

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Effective Email Marketing Strategies for a Better Open Rate

Michael Phelps Blogging

In the quest for better product awareness and a bigger bottom line, companies of all stripes can always benefit from effective email marketing solutions. Michigan Creative, a savvy digital marketing firm in Lansing, offers some of our favorite, strategies for achieving a better open rate.  Quality Content This is really where it all starts, and it’s simple cause-and-effect: the more …

Writing isn’t dead, and you should be doing it

Katie Kennedy Blogging, Branding, Creative, Marketing, Michigan Creative, Web

Lately, social media is all about photos, video, and reaching your followers and consumers with relatable, visually aesthetic content. Just by that description, writing doesn’t often fit the bill. But why is that? It’s been thought that writing and creating content to be read is becoming less and less popular – dying, even. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve …

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Start 2018 Off Right with a Brand Anthem Video!

Michael Phelps Blogging, Branding, Marketing, Michigan Creative

A brand anthem video. You know it when you see it, or rather, experience it. It’s the North Face video that makes you want to venture into the wilderness and explore the unknown. The Nike commercial that personifies its slogan and lights your inner fire to strive and achieve physical feats. General Electric hits you straight on with its “Ideas …

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5 Reasons to Hire a Marketing Company Instead of Doing It Yourself

Brian Town graphic design

5 Reasons to Hire a Marketing Company Instead of Doing It Yourself In this day and age, there are endless marketing avenues to help boost your business. And by hiring a high-performance marketing company, you can more easily gain access and tap into a wider range of possibilities. Below is a plethora of reasons why you should outsource to a …

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4 Tips to Choosing the Right Marketing Company for Your Business

Brian Town Creative, Marketing, Michigan Creative

4 Tips to Choosing the Right Marketing Company for Your Business While the online world can impressively provide endless possibilities for business owners, its vastness can sometimes be overwhelming and confusing. Particularly, choosing the right marketing company for your business can be a tricky and challenging affair. There are literally over 120,000 agencies in the United States alone and more …

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Hosting on a Private Video Server, or YouTube?

Brian Town Marketing, Video

Question: If we’re hosting videos on a private server, aren’t we missing out on the SEO benefits of YouTube?   The answer to this is complex, but the short answer is: not necessarily. There is certainly a time and a place for YouTube – which we can post to, by the way, as determined by our marketing strategy for your …

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Making Content Marketing Work For You

Brian Town Blogging

You can never be too effective at content marketing, and this is a goal we at Michigan Creative are constantly striving toward. While your business may already have a content marketing strategy in place, you may notice that you’re not reaching the clearly defined audience you set out to. If you, as a business owner, find yourself in this position, …