small business marketing

What Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer can Teach You about Small Business Marketing

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is so ingrained in the story of Santa Claus and is such a classic example of overcoming adversity that it’s easy to forget he was actually a marketing tactic. Retail giant Montgomery Ward was hardly a small business in 1939, but its creation of Rudolph as a way to get kids…
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Our small-business story also comes with cake

Telling Your Small-Business Story

The idea festered for a while before I actually did something about it. I had been working as marketing director for nonprofits for almost a decade by then. In my role there, I had gotten involved in the Nevada Chamber of Commerce and became president, and I was also serving on the Young Professionals of…
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MGMC Elevator Doors

7 Unique Locations to Promote Your Brand

I stopped by Mary Greeley Medical Center a couple of weeks ago to visit a patient. When I stepped into the elevator, there was a surprise! Mary Greely was using the inside of its elevator doors to promote their quiet campaign. Of course there’s nothing else to do in an elevator, but to read the…
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