What are Mailchimp social cards?

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by email marketing, you’re not alone. Sure, the basics are simple: send an email to a list of subscribers to stay top of mind and get people to know, like, and trust you. But it quickly gets more complicated!

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Picking a nonprofit marketing consultant

Here at T&S, we love nonprofits. If you follow us on social media like Facebook or Instagram, you’ve probably seen us share news from our nonprofit friends, photos from when we volunteer, and even launches of nonprofit websites.

It’s true, we love working with nonprofits! But we know we’re not a good fit for every nonprofit. If you help or run a nonprofit and are looking for some marketing help, here are four questions to ask yourself as you’re talking with potential consultants and agencies.

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Tips for SEO blog posting

Are you already blogging, but wish your blog was helping how and where you were showing up in Google? You need to get better at blogging for SEO—Search Engine Optimization.

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How to create a Facebook Page

If you’re wanting to invest time or money in digital marketing, Facebook is usually one of the options that makes a lot of sense. And with 2.37 billion active users, that should come as no surprise! While I almost never recommend a Facebook Page instead of a website, it’s definitely a must-have if you’re going to use Facebook to market your organization.

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Hootsuite and WordPress integration

One of my main duties here at T&S is scheduling blogs and social media. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: WordPress, Hootsuite, and I have a love-hate relationship.

Don’t get me wrong! Those tools make what we do possible by allowing us to pre-schedule social media and blogs. But getting WordPress and Hootsuite to play nice together can sometimes feel like I’m parenting my three boys!

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20 questions Google Analytics can answer for you

While you may or may not need a website, let’s assume for a moment that you have one already. And since 65.5% of the top 1 million websites use Google Analytics, there’s a good chance you’ve already got it set up on your website.

But are you actually using it? Not if you don’t know what to look at!

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Deleting inactive Mailchimp subscribers

In May 2019 Mailchimp changed how their pricing worked. They added limitations that weren’t previously there and overall just moved to a new pricing model. Users of the free plans were impacted the most, but plenty of people across the internet were not happy. Keep in mind that…

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Strategic web design with fonts and colors

Looking for a foundation to start designing your website strategically? Whether you’re working with a web design agency, freelancer, or going the DIY route, two of the early design elements to start with are your fonts and colors. Let’s look at what you need to know…

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Is WordPress SEO friendly?

I’ve used WordPress since 2009, and I’ve helped tons of people with SEO during that time. And every once in a while, I hear one of two things: “I hear WordPress is great for SEO.” or “I’ve heard WordPress is terrible for SEO!” So which one is true? As with most things in life, it just depends.

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Design tools to make social media stories better

If you can’t tell already, I’m a big fan of stories on social media. It’s popular on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. But if you’re not a graphic designer, you may find yourself wishing your stories looked better. Have no fear, we have some tools to make better graphic stories on Instagram!

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