The Holiday Shopping Season Is Here! The holidays are here and we just finished our latest round of Black Friday / Cyber Monday promotions with some of our e-commerce clients. We help all our clients plan out their strategies and budgets month to... Keep Reading: FirstTracks Marketing Team Crushed Black Friday / Cyber Monday
Really That Important? Is having your website responsive for mobile devices really that important? Or is it just a nice-to-have bone-throwing exercise for your customers? While sitting by the fire this past weekend with a millennial professional,... Keep Reading: Going Mobile, Make it Easy for Your Customers to Connect with You
Who’s Talking About You and What Are They Saying? When discussing marketing and brand strategy with clients we usually get around to discussing the integration of several social media tactics and sometimes we get the “Oh no I don’t... Keep Reading: Avoid all this Social Media Stuff?
Wait, what the heck is Pinterest exactly and why should I care? A valid question, one I found myself asking a few weeks back, it seems like there is always another “hot” social media site springing up somewhere that is going to suck even... Keep Reading: Added Pinterest to Your Website Yet?
Getting the Brand Plan together A client who is developing a new company came to FirstTracks Marketing’s President Greg Connolly to get their brand plan in shape. Why? Isn’t it OK to hit the ground running with all the great tools like... Keep Reading: Brand Plan Consultation
I read a scary bit of research from the pros along the Charles River. Forrester Research was working on the "of's" of marketing in businesses today. The Of's being perceptions of /need of/cost of etc. and what they found was, drum roll please.... Keep Reading: I’m NOT in Sales!
In our business the buzz is all about being on-line, social media tactics with webinars offering every form of advice. My in box looks like a 2am infomercial fest. The buzz can be deafening and overwhelming to the point that I just might get struck... Keep Reading: Newsletters, They Still Work
Does this sound like your hospital website content publishing process? ALL of your hospital website content needs to be fed through one person who has to actually build the pages using an HTML editor which is a slow, time-consuming process and puts a... Keep Reading: Building a better hospital website with WordPress CMS
For assisted living homes, independent living facilities and nursing homes, effectively marketing your business can be difficult. When reliance on word-of-mouth is all you’ve got the stream of potential residents can run dry quickly. Granted,... Keep Reading: Assisted Living Facilities: Find your Voice
What does a powerful community connection mean? In the world of marketing and communication it's a measure of how quick and agile you can be in responding to and communicating with your direct and extended community. Can you post information to your... Keep Reading: How Powerful is your Hospital’s Community Connection?
Check out this really interesting information graphic that was posted just recently that visually describes how social media spending has been distributed in 2010. Some very compelling and interesting figures that we think will open some eyes and... Keep Reading: Social Media Marketing Spending Report Breakdown
The first baby boomer is turning 65 this year! This is a group (80 million strong) that has lived and flourished in one of the most prosperous periods in US history. Technology advances continue to stagger our imaginations. But.....and there is... Keep Reading: Assisted Living, A State of Denial?