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Preparing Your Business For the New Year

January 4th, 2019|Advertising, Cyber Security, Small Business Marketing|

Preparing Your Business for the New Year The New Year often prompts businesses to reflect on the past fiscal year. On the other hand, it’s also an opportune time to prepare for the months to come. Use January to realign your marketing, security, and customer service strategies. Below is a general outline of questions to [...]

Local Social Media Campaigns

July 24th, 2018|Small Business Marketing, Social Media Campaign, Tips For Success|

There are three overall reasons to conduct an online campaign. In the text below, we’ll explain each scenario for you. Then, we'll give you an example of a successful local campaign that you can follow when it comes time for your business to launch a campaign of its own. Note: Social media is only one [...]

Find Your Ideal Customer in 3 Easy Steps

May 4th, 2018|Small Business Marketing, Tips For Success|

Identify Your Ideal Customer in 3 Steps Targeting too broad of an audience is one of the biggest mistakes you can make when planning a marketing strategy. The narrative is “all business is good business”. However, targeting your ideal customer is significantly more profitable. As a result, you can develop products and services based on [...]

OldCity Web Services – Highlights of 2017

January 12th, 2018|Advertising, Blogging, Branding, Design, eCommerce, Logo Design, Print Design, Pro-Bono/Community, Responsive Web Design, Search Engine Optimization, Small Business Marketing, Tips For Success, Website Design|

Check out a few highlights from our year in 2017. From website and print designs to new content services, SEO efforts, and pro bono projects – we’ve been busy! Advertorials Advertising and Content In 2017 we implemented a new type of advertising on OldCity.com, called advertorials. We now offer a 300-word blog, made-to-order for our [...]

Website Trends for 2018

January 2nd, 2018|Design, eCommerce, News, Small Business Marketing, Web, Website Design|

In 2017 several website trends caught traction which will remain popular throughout 2018. In the past year, we have noticed a major evolution in the design of small business sites. Cluttered pages, a lack of direction, and M.I.A. contact forms are a thing of the past. The message has been conveyed; business owners are realizing [...]

5 Small Business Tools To Use In 2018

December 15th, 2017|Small Business Marketing, Social Media, Tips For Success|

New Year’s Eve is a little over two weeks away, prompting small businesses to take a look at their business strategy. This year, make a New Year resolution for your business that is accomplishable and important! Commit to planning ahead with these small business tools. Sale and Promotion Tools In a city like St. Augustine, [...]

Use Social Media for your Holiday Campaign

October 24th, 2017|Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Facebook, Instagram, Small Business Marketing, Small Business Saturday, Social Media, Social Media Campaign, Twitter, Uncategorized|

Plan your Holiday Social Media Campaign for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Kick-start Your Holiday Social Media Campaign on Facebook A Facebook event is the perfect way to spread the word about your campaign. First, create an event for your Black Friday sale, Cyber Monday sale and Small Business Saturday. The event feature [...]

Marketing When Just Starting Out

April 21st, 2017|Advertising, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Small Business Marketing, Social Media Marketing|

So, you've started a great business. It's something you've worked hard on and can't wait to share with the world. This is where marketing comes in handy. Marketing is how you get the attention of your target audience, how you build a following, and how you make that audience listen to what you're saying and [...]

Avoiding Common Social Media Mistakes

April 3rd, 2017|Marketing, Small Business Marketing, Social Media Marketing|

  Social media is a great tool to promote your business and connect directly with your niche. It is an extension of your identity and is becoming an essential part of a business' online presence. With competition among businesses at an all-time high, more and more business owners are seeing the importance of social media [...]

What We Can All Learn from Small Business Saturday

November 29th, 2016|Small Business Marketing, Small Business Saturday|

Small Business Saturday is a day that small business owners look forward to each year. It’s a time for people to come together to celebrate the passions of those in their community. Small Business Saturday was coined by American Express in 2010 to build support for small businesses during one of the busiest shopping seasons [...]