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Off the Shelf vs. Do-it-yourself Technology

How do you know if a technology solution helps or hurts you? In the age of technology we live in where new tools are being developed all the time, there is no standard platform that everyone uses. Be it project management tools, Content Management Systems (CMS) for websites, or data gathering and storage systems, we

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A breakdown of our search engine optimization (SEO) report

Did you know that VSG provides a full website evaluation to any new client or existing client? It’s a great way to have a clear view of not just what your website says, but how it’s working to improve your business. If you’d like a free website evaluation, click here  When evaluating a website

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A Quick Guide To Chatbots

A Quick Guide To Chatbots What is a chatbot? Have you ever used the chat feature to contact customer service on a website? Then chances are you’ve encountered a chatbot. A chatbot is simply an automated chat feature using artificial intelligence to respond to a user’s questions. In other words, a chat robot. Don’t let

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Client Highlight: FCA

FCA has officially been a part of the VSG Marketing client family for a little over a year! Here’s a review of the “why” behind their decision to utilize VSG’s brand management platform, Suitespace, and some of the usage milestones they reached in their first year. Who: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) An international sports

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Annual Reports: Which Format Is Best For You?

Let’s talk about Annual Reports. Which one is best for your organization? At VSG we have the honor of working with many nonprofit organizations and as a result, we’ve seen tons of Annual Report formatting over the years. From full magazine spreads to a link in an email, we’re discussing the most common formats, and why

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Strategic Marketing Planning: Are you ready for 2019?

What were your marketing or business goals for 2018? Were you successful in reaching them? How did you measure success? What will you focus on in the coming year? These are all questions we ask ourselves as well as our clients. If you don’t have concrete answers to them, then it’s time to get serious

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How To Get Your Best Return On Investment at Trade Shows

Trade shows can be a very effective way to meet potential clients face to face, but it can be hard to stand out amongst competitors. Use these trade show tips to get the best return on investment at your next trade show. First Impressions Matter. When choosing a setup for your booth, let your booth

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How To Make Money Using Marketing Automation

Financial Industry Digital Campaign Provides $600k+ and Counting in ROI VSG Marketing has been a long-time partner of a national equipment lease financing company. They recently discovered that a portion of their client base would return to them 1 year from their funded deal to apply for financing again. With this insight, we set out

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Website Security: Let’s talk SSL certificates

Website security: Let’s talk about SSL certificates What is an SSL certificate? SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer”… *pause for confusion to set in*. Okay so if you don’t specialize in cyber security what does SSL mean? It’s an added level of security for your customers interacting with your website. That could be your website’s

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Optimizing Your Website For Lead Generation

Websites are a must in today’s business landscape- we all know that. It’s a place to tell your story, sell your products, and provide expertise. But, it can’t just look pretty! If your website isn’t optimized to convert leads (turn visitors into purchasers) then it’s no different than a brochure. In this post, we’ll go over

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