In July, we’ve focused on business growth and development. We want to help you harness your marketing power to create a thriving business. Read on for a quick review of how our blog posts have done that this month!

3 Ways to Make Marketing Simple

Marketing doesn’t have to be overwhelming or expensive. Keep it simple by following this three-step plan: Follow your consumer, choose quality over quantity, and engage your audience. To dig deeper into each step, read about the plan here.

A Look at Today’s Graphic Design Industry: An Interview with 2 Thriving Designers

Graphic design in marketing is ever-changing, so it can be hard to keep up with the trends. Get an inside look at the current design world by reading the conversation between Terry, Thom, and David.

Stop Surviving! It’s Time to Let Marketing Help You Thrive

Are you tired of your company just scraping by year to year? Are you ready to plan for a great future? A quality marketing team can move you in that direction, and here’s what you should expect from them. (Hint: It’s more than just putting up a billboard or the occasional social media post.)

Mobile Web Optimization: Why Does it Matter?

With Google’s recent algorithm changes, it’s more difficult than ever to get high website rankings. With the prevalence of mobile devices, in order for a website to rank well it needs to be mobile-friendly; if you have an app, it must have quality SEO content. Drop in here to learn more about the Google change and its affects.

Facebook Today: What it Takes to Create a Thriving Community

Google isn’t the only platform growing and changing. Facebook is continually updating how a company markets there, but its reach is still undeniable. We can help you correctly navigate these updates and grow your business’ FB page.

Creighton Brothers: How a 90-Year Traditions Stays Farm-Fresh

Local agri-business Creighton Brothers has thrived throughout 90 years of service, despite facing challenges. What’s their secret? Read here to find out!

What Does it Take to Win Using Paid SEO Strategies?

Search engine optimization is a big deal. With so many people using sites like Google and Bing to do research and find solutions, you need to make sure your website is showing up pretty high in the search results. Follow these six tips to make the best use of paid SEO strategies.

Why a Custom Website Excels Over an “Off-the-Shelf” Solution

Whether you’re building a new website or updating an old one, there are two main options: custom or template. If you’re looking for a quality website, custom is definitely the way to go. Here are four items to help you understand the differences.

Thriving Partnerships: 5 Traits to Look for When Hiring a Marketing Agency

You deserve a marketing group that has “HEART”—a team that’s humble, effective, adaptable, remarkable, and transparent. Dive deeper into the checklist (and see how 212 fits each trait).

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Taking Video Marketing to the Next Level

As new technologies develop, the possibilities for your company's video initiatives are endless. But popularity favors the ones who make a splash first. Our whitepaper will give you three simple tips for staying ahead of the curve.