Written By Drew Refshauge on December 11th, 2018
You made a significant investment in a new website that checks all the boxes. It looks modern and smart, the navigation is intuitive, and it has great content that is pulling in visitors. And not just any visitors — it's attracting your target audience, people who become customers.
Written By Drew Refshauge on March 8th, 2018
“Mobile-first” and “multi-channel majority” are some of the many buzzwords swimming in the Interwebs. Before you drop your marketing strategy to cannonball fully into the mobile-first movement, let’s review how people are using smart phones, tablets and computers.
Written By Sterling Draper on February 8th, 2018
Facebook’s announcement about News Feed changes has left people experiencing a myriad of emotions from relief and grief, yet for people who depend on their company Facebook page as an outreach, marketing and sales tool, we encourage you not to fear. In this post, we’ll share an overview of the recent changes and what you can do to adjust for the future.
Written By Drew Refshauge on October 26th, 2017
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is often confusing or frustrating to people who aren’t practicing it every day. Sometimes I’ve heard SEO talked about like it’s an illusive state of Zen that people want their website to achieve.
Written By Nicole Cendrowski on June 20th, 2017
During a recent marketing review with a client, their results showed they weren’t reaching female audiences. We asked if this was by design and learned it wasn’t. The client definitely didn’t want to alienate part of their customer base and began adjusting their marketing efforts.
Written By Nicole Cendrowski on June 8th, 2017
To share their passion for art collection with the community, the Henderson and Kunkler families launched H+K Gallery in downtown Spartanburg in 2015. While A-LINE had the pleasure of developing a brand image to illustrate their love of Southern art and style, H+K came to us with an agreed upon name, which had personal meaning as the father-daughter duo combined their last name initials.
Written By Nicole Cendrowski on February 13th, 2017
If there’s one thing I’ve noticed from 10 years of making beer, it’s that many homebrewers have a love for differentiation and innovation. These values come in handy during my daily work at A-LINE with our client family.
Lessons learned from homebrewers on branding, naming and storytelling can reinforce your organization’s own marketing efforts and ignite new ideas for you and your team.
Written By Charles Refshauge on October 18th, 2016
Congratulations! Your organization just launched its first website to the world! After months of making tough choices, reviewing documents, talking and emailing with your awesome A-LINE contacts, and clicking enough links to make your fingers sore, your hard work is finally available for the world to see. So…now what? What can you expect after your new site launches?
Written By Claiborne Linvill on September 13th, 2016
A change is happening in search-engine rankings…again. (Feeling curious? Check out this cool infographic on the Visual History of Google Algorithm Updates). This most recent shift we’re now seeing relates to voice search. Voice search refers to those times you ask a question to your phone, your computer or another personal device instead of typing (i.e. when you talk to Siri, Assistant, Alexa, Dragon. . .or whatever you call that voice that mostly but doesn’t always understand you).