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Why Do So Many Companies Employ Email Marketing?

By Elisabeth Hurley | April 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Do So Many Companies Employ Email Marketing?

Email marketing is inexpensive. It is flexible, offering infinite variation. It provides excellent analytics. It has a proven track record to continuously reach audiences of any size and interest. In the business world, results are arguably all that matters. With this in mind, the main reason that most businesses invest in email marketing is the…

5 Really Good Reasons to keep Existing Furniture

By Elisabeth Hurley | April 26, 2017 | Comments Off on 5 Really Good Reasons to keep Existing Furniture

When renovating your home here are 5 really good reasons to keep existing furniture and rethink your home’s interiors. 1) Because it’s old I should get rid of it. Well that couldn’t be further from the truth, even if it’s not an antique you can make the table or chair work in another room or…

Don't Get Swayed By These Investment "Myths"

By Elisabeth Hurley | April 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Don't Get Swayed By These Investment "Myths"

Over time, you will run into various suggestions for investing successfully. Yet upon closer inspection, many of these ideas turn out to be “myths” – which could cause you trouble if you treat them as solid advice. Here are five of these myths, along with some reasons for ignoring them: • You can find the…

A Video Campaign Can Bring Your Marketing to Life

By Elisabeth Hurley | April 6, 2017 | Comments Off on A Video Campaign Can Bring Your Marketing to Life

An excellent way to tell your company’s story is through marketing videos. They support your sales staff presentations with compelling information. They enhance Search Engine Optimization (SEO) by attracting new online followers.

Want to Supercharge Your SEO Efforts?

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Want to Supercharge Your SEO Efforts?

Want to supercharge your SEO efforts? It’s time to look at Blogging. It doesn’t matter if you hate writing and you have plenty of Twitter, Instagram or Facebook followers – blogging has become a critical part of a strong on-line strategy. Social Media is important and has its place, but it doesn’t help your SEO…

Take Advantage of Social Media

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Take Advantage of Social Media

When reaching out to your markets, customers, potential or existing employees, your community, even the financial institutions, social media can give you direct contact with the people who make a difference to your business. Usage of social media continues to grow and grow each year. Not surprisingly over 90% of all 18-29 year olds are…

Surround Yourself With Like-minded Individuals…

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Surround Yourself With Like-minded Individuals…

One of the catch-phrases about being a member of a Chamber of Commerce is ‘surround yourself with like-minded individuals…’ Those simple words have many different meanings. Here’s what we mean… 1. These other business owners are also your customers. It’s easy to think that because the person you’re talking to works at a bank or…

What it means to be a top 10 Chamber

By Elisabeth Hurley | September 30, 2016 | Comments Off on What it means to be a top 10 Chamber

David Letterman’s Top 10 is probably the most well-known ‘Top 10 List,’ but every year The Boston Business Journal puts out a list to which the chamber of commerce world pays close attention. That list is the top-25 chamber of commerce offices in the State of Massachusetts. Once again, we are proud to come in…

Who’s Counting All the American Jobs Walmart’s Committed to Creating?

By Elisabeth Hurley | September 28, 2016 | Comments Off on Who’s Counting All the American Jobs Walmart’s Committed to Creating?

As an ad guy, I like the true-grit TV ads. They’re well-produced and inspiring. But after a couple views on Monday Night Football and Dora the Explorer, I couldn’t help but notice that the steel being turned in the new Walmart “Creating American Jobs” campaign resembles more of a fork truck’s fork being made than…

Summer in Newburyport Blog: History is Alive and Well in Newburyport!

By Elisabeth Hurley | August 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Summer in Newburyport Blog: History is Alive and Well in Newburyport!

One of the coolest parts of Newburyport is its history. No world-changing events occurred in our streets, but some really cool ‘Did you know?’ things did. Local Historian, Ghlee Woodworth, followed in her father’s footsteps and has created the go-to guide for Newburyport history buffs. Boston’s North End may have the Freedom Trail, but Newburyport…