Branding: It’s More Than Your Logo

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Branding: it’s more than your logo. It is your image and the story your business tells.  When I first created my Instagram account years ago Chip and Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper were growing in popularity. I followed an Instagram account that I thought was an official page for them. For several weeks this account […]

The Power of Good Facebook Ads

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Advertising on Facebook isn’t just limited to boosting your most recent post. Facebook ads system can deliver your message in multiple ways across their platforms and others. Considering Facebook is currently the third most popular site to visit (only beaten by Google and YouTube), you’ll want to take advantage of these tips I’m sharing with […]

3 Tips for Being Productive When Working at Home

young woman working at home on her laptop with husband in the background

A little over a month ago, many of us were sent home from our jobs in an effort to flatten the curve of the coronavirus. For us at Dogwood that meant packing up our monitors, laptops, and chairs and making the move to working at home.   We’re incredibly grateful that our job allows us […]

Staff Update – Beth Gillem

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In this staff update, we have some changes that we want to make all of our clients aware of. They’re good changes – though changes nonetheless. We are excited to announce that Beth Gillem who has previously served as a Digital Media Specialist has accepted a new role with us. Her new position is as […]

7 Tips for Video Conferencing Like a Pro

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We’ve all been forced to learn how to video conference over the past month. My hope is that these 7 tips will help you look your best on camera and give you the professional look you are looking for. If you are using your phone – shoot it wide/horizontal, not long. People will be watching […]

Ham Sandwiches & Quarantines

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Recently I posted on my personal Facebook page a no-frill announcement:   I wasn’t expecting any reactions and I definitely wasn’t expecting 23 comments about the best way to make ham sandwiches. There’s a lot of opinions on this apparently. Maybe during this quarantine time, it’s inspired some more deep thought on the subject… Look […]

5 Ways to Put Your Paycheck Protection Program Dollars to Work Immediately

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With the new Paycheck Protection Program, businesses across the country are receiving a little boost to make it through the unique time we are all facing. Like other small businesses, Dogwood has applied for the program and look forward to being able to have a little more assurance to pass on to our staff during […]

Goodbye Flash

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Back in 2017 Adobe announced its plans to stop supporting Flash at the end of 2020. Fast forward, it’s now 2020 and what does this mean?   If your site is still using flash at this point, it’s time to hit the emergency button. Right now any time someone visits your site they are already […]

15 Ideas for Social Media Content

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With so many people at home and with time to spare, we are all spending more time on social media than before. In fact social media use is up at least 20% since the Covid-19 lockdown. Many business owners are struggling to find content to share. We want to help!    Listed below are 15 […]

Sharing Hope While Sheltering in Place

collage of all the ways the River Region is sharing hope with others

When I started the research for this blog, I wanted to showcase the examples of our River Region community sharing hope while sheltering in place. I soon realized that this hope has spread far across our state, our region, and yes our nation. It is amazing to see the creativity of people come to life […]