3 Life-Changing Email Marketing Tips

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I was recently asked by a restaurant owner for some tips on helping her tune-up her email marketing. My general rule is if it’s over three paragraphs to explain than it’s possibly a blog because maybe it can help more than just one person. These email marketing tips could just as easily help a restaurant […]

Handling Your Business Crisis on Social Media

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As I sit here typing this, I am trying to “catch my breath.” We received notice that an event hosted by one of our clients must be canceled because of COVID-19. This was my account and I suddenly found myself handling our business crisis on social media and I had to do it fast. I […]

Online Giving Tips

online giving

Online giving has become a necessity for many churches and ministries in the digital age. The onset of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic elevates it to an immediate need. With that in mind, here are a few tips that can help: Use What You Have If you already have a way of managing people for your […]

Live Streaming During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Churches have been live streaming their services for years, but due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the CDC recommendations of meetings of no more than 50 people, many more will be joining the ranks. With that in mind here are some tips to get you started. Your Platform Your church may already be on Facebook […]

A Big Change for Dogwood

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Who knew constant change would be our theme for 2019? When Thomas and I started meeting together about merging our two businesses in late 2018 we looked at multiple options for where to begin for office space. When we found out about the little office above Pike Road Family Eyecare coming available, it was an […]

Google Ads: No they are not those “Pop-Ups”

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I will admit when I first heard talk here at Dogwood about “google ads” I kind of cringed. I imagined those awful pop-ups that interrupt you when reading a website. I couldn’t imagine why anyone would want to pay for those things and why we would promote them. Well, I was right and I was […]

Building Your Audience

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Last week we talked about figuring out how often to post and how to schedule it out. This week is our final blog post in this series and we’re going to discuss how to build your audience. Earlier we talked about determining who your audience is. Now that you know who you’re trying to target […]

Why Your Site Host Matters

why your host matters

Who you choose to host your site really does matter, and I’m going to explain why in today’s blog post. First off…and I admit it, I’m an unabashed fanboy of WP Engine. At the time of this writing, Dogwood has more than 100 sites hosted by them. Their support for our sites is incomparable to anything […]

Search Engine Marketing – Steps to Success

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Search engine marketing (SEM) goes hand in hand with search engine optimization (SEO) and in today’s post. I’d like to share more details about it. Beth did a great job explaining SEO in a previous post and I’ll try my best to explain SEM in a similar manner, but probably not as well! While SEO […]

Dogwood Gear Now Available

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One of the questions we get asked all the time is “When am I going to get some Dogwood Gear?” Well, that answer is now. Introducing our new Dogwood Gear shop at DogwoodMediaSolutions.com/shop. What’s In The Shop? Right now as of this moment, and always subject to change, there are three designs and two items […]