The SEO Circle of Life

The SEO Circle of Life

Once you have your website set up, along with the requisite analytics account to see where your traffic is coming from, you’re ready for the next phase - which is improving what traffic you’re getting. Understanding search results are a little bit like an iceberg;...

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Screw Your Feelings, Young Designer

Screw Your Feelings, Young Designer

As creative professionals, our job is to put a lot of heart and energy into creating things for our clients - and then listening to them tell us everything that they don’t like about it. When I was a less experienced designer, it would offend me - sometimes a little,...

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Relationship Building > Sales Process

Relationship Building > Sales Process

Many people hate the word “sales” with a passion. It brings to mind images and feelings of sleaze, dishonesty--like you’re trying to trick prospective clients. People hate it for good reason. Some time back, I (Matt) was meeting with my business coach and saying that...

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The Value of a Business Coach

The Value of a Business Coach

I (Matt) didn’t set out to start a graphic design business after college. I completed my film degree in 2003, and I wanted to travel the world and shoot video, or figure out a way to travel the world indefinitely.  After various jobs in the non-profit and corporate...

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Lessons From Failure: Part Two

Lessons From Failure: Part Two

In Lessons from Failure: Part 1 we talked about lessons that helped DayCreative grow by finding our unique quality as a company and setting parameters for money matters. This time, we’ll delve into some different lessons we learned from mistakes. Lesson 3: Sometimes...

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Lessons From Failure: Part One

Lessons From Failure: Part One

In business (as in the rest of life) some of the best lessons you learn can come from mistakes. Our next two posts will feature some ways that we at DayCreative have learned specific lessons from a few key mistakes, and how those “failures” have translated into better...

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5 Social Media Marketing Myths Debunked

5 Social Media Marketing Myths Debunked

It’s 2019 and if you haven’t noticed, social media has changed along with it’s algorithms. Influencers are on the rise and trends continue to evolve. So how do you leverage social media for your business without falling into some of the common pitfalls we've seen?...

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Marketing on a Tight Budget

Marketing on a Tight Budget

How should I best spend my marketing budget? A question that's on most business owners' minds when they first launch their business is “how do I best spend my money? What do I invest in?” Because when you're just starting out, you don’t have a lot of money for...

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Website Functionality and SEO

Website Functionality and SEO

Websites & SEO - Why It Matters One of the most important pieces of having a successful website is having a successful SEO strategy. SEO stands for search engine optimization, and if you're not utilizing it, your website is most likely suffering as a result. You...

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New E-Book: Website Functionality

New E-Book: Website Functionality

Website Functionality Content Series To kick off December's content series, we have released our latest e-book!  In this content series, we'll be talking about how to improve your website to help both capture new leads and convert those leads into...

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SEO & SSL

SEO & SSL

Why SSL should matter to me if I want to be ranked on the first page of Google? As with many things related to website search engine optimization (SEO), the answer comes back to Google. There are many search engines out there to choose from, but Google is...

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Choosing an SSL Certificate

Choosing an SSL Certificate

How to Choose the SSL Certificate That's Right for You Today, let's talk about the different types of SSL certificates and how to decide which one is right for your website.There are three main types of SSL certificates:Domain Validation (DV)Organization Validation...

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New Content Series + Free E-book

New Content Series + Free E-book

New Content Series + Free E-book We are excited to announce a regular series of free, original marketing resources and guides! Each month, we will be releasing a new e-book that covers a different aspect of marketing and how it can be applied to...

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