3 Reasons Why You Should Optimize Your Website for Mobile

3 Reasons Why You Should Optimize Your Website for Mobile

When it comes to optimizing your online presence, it can be easy to focus on viewing your site on a computer. For many years now, the majority of online surfing, Google searches, and social media usage occurs on phones. In today’s blog, we’ll share three reasons why you should optimize your website for mobile devices. […]

3 Reasons to Use a Professional Marketer

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Marketing is the fuel for your company’s success and because of this, you need to hire a professional marketer to lead your marketing efforts. At Dogwood we do the research for you, are on top of social media opportunities and trends, and have the know-how to network effectively for increased exposure. These characteristics will put […]

Dogwood Achieves Google Partner Status

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Dogwood Media Solutions is proud to announce that we have achieved Google Partner status. From the beginning, this was a goal that we have intentionally sought to achieve and as of this month were awarded.  Google describes the Google Partners program as a “marketing program for advertising agencies or third-parties that manage Google Ads accounts […]

Top 5 Trends in Social Media for Small Businesses

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I get asked “What’s next?” a lot when it comes to social media in 2021. It’s such a subjective answer because I can’t see the future of course, but I can see trends! With that in mind, I wanted to share my top 5 trends in social media that I think are most relevant to […]

How to Get Your Customers to Stick Around

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If you spend much time working, running, or owning a business then you know that customers are the ones who provide your income. Businesses spend a lot of time and money to earn the business of new customers. Once you’ve earned their business the first time, you’ll need to work to get them to stick […]

Dogwood Recognized with 6 Awards

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Everyone loves receiving awards, and well, we’re no different at Dogwood.  When I began working at a Baptist Church in 2008 as their communications director, I was invited to join the Baptist Communicators Association by Doug Rogers, the communications director for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. I joined in 2010 once I got […]

Digital Marketing Trends for 2021

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If there has ever been a year that people were excited to put behind them, it’s 2020. With that in mind, I wanted to talk about trends we’re seeing along with solutions that we can provide to help you stay ahead of the curve in 2021.  Increased Emphasis on Online Engagement The need for those […]

Navigating Facebook’s Town Hall

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If we have seen it once on social media we have seen it a THOUSAND times! “Have you registered to vote?” We believe strongly in exercising our right to vote and hope that you did before the deadline October 19. That said, once you have registered, Facebook has created a “Town Hall” where you can […]

What Jesse Jones Does

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Someone asked me the other day – “So what does Jesse Jones do for Dogwood?”. It was a great question and one I realized we never mentioned when he was hired.  To explain what he does, I feel like I should take one step back and tell you why we created his position.  It all […]

Live Streaming on a $1000 budget

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Recently, a friend serving at a small church here in Alabama approached me about helping them with live streaming their services. Of course, my first question was, “what’s your budget?” Their budget was like that of most typical church’s – small. $1,000 to be exact. They also wanted something that was super-volunteer friendly and easy […]