Awesome Articles by Chloé Gee

Why we use a WordPress page builder

When you think of website design, what comes to mind? Coding? Complexity? That may have been true back in 2003 when our agency first opened its doors, but it’s not the case any longer. We at T&S are big fans of WordPress in general, and for many reasons. It’s a very versatile platform, and one of the tools we use through WordPress is a page builder plugin to create clients’ websites. Our team can still dip into the code when needed, it’s just not needed nearly as much now as it used to be. Beaver Builder is our page builder of choice, so let’s look at what it offers and why we like it.

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12 signs your business cards stink

Business cards are a massive part of businesses’ brand identity, but it’s amazing how many bad ones I run across. Of course, I’m probably a little biased since we design business cards, but many people have handed me their card, and then I immediately have to make my best effort to hide my horror at just how bad they are.

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30 more LinkedIn background images

It’s that time again: more LinkedIn background images! Whether you have a company, business-professional, or creative LinkedIn page, one of these may be the perfect one for you. Background images are usually what catches a visitor’s attention from the moment your page loads.

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A marketing plan template for 2021

Marketing without a plan is a huge mistake! A marketing plan is essential to help your business or nonprofit stay focused and achieve your goals. Without a set plan, it can be a huge challenge to track your progress. Need a template? You just need to fill in each of these sections…

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Common website design mistakes

If you’re trying to grow your brand and bring more traffic to your website, you should be aware of a few common mistakes that people make when designing a website.

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Digital marketing videos without being on camera

Some people want to avoid being caught on film at all costs. I get it! Being a video star isn’t for everyone. It can definitely be stressful and intimidating, especially if it’s way outside your comfort zone. Thankfully, there are options for utilizing video in your organization without actually being the star of those videos.

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Should your organization use Instagram or Snapchat?

Snapchat and Instagram have become popular social media platforms to not only connect with others but for organizations to promote themselves. Though they are both great platforms for organizations to use, they have different capabilities. So, when should your organization use them? What’s the difference between Snapchat and Instagram?

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Get to know Jackie, our new Writing Wizard!

We’re excited to introduce our newest team member, Jackie Bell. We’ve been planning on adding a digital marketing coordinator for quite a while. Our search lasted a couple of months, and Jackie stood out as the best candidate. She’s been here for a couple of weeks now, so I recently took some time to ask her a few questions.

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Do nonprofits need social media?

Does your nonprofit need social media accounts? Nonprofits require volunteers, donors, ambassadors, and public outreach in order to function. Social media would make sense for your organization if you want to dedicate time and energy to driving engagement, increasing website traffic, and generally increasing communication and exposure through an online social network. The question then becomes: How should nonprofits use social media?

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YouTube thumbnail tools

Whether it’s for me personally, one of our clients, or us here at T&S, I love for marketing material to look amazing. And I also like to be able to do things on my own. Maybe you like both of those things as well. If you’re using YouTube as part of your marketing, there are tools available to help you make your thumbnails look amazing. Best of all, they’re free tools!

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