Recently, I was on scrolling on Facebook and saw this amazing ad for a ski resort in Big Sky, Montana. It was a contest to win an all-inclusive vacation to their resort. I was immediately hooked! Who wouldn’t want a free vacation? After completing their form, I received an email from them. Before you get…

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Lead Generation Journey through Marketing and Sales Automation

If you were an ‘80s or ‘90s child, or at least knew of one, you may remember the cult classic series Choose Your Own Adventure. With the publisher’s nuanced style, the reader was quickly immersed into a personalized adventure. This made the stories more relevant for the reader.  They were in control. Well, the kids…

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Maximize your business team and increase productivity

You’ve probably heard the adage, there’s only so much time in the day. How can you maximize productivity from your employees without burning them out? At DCA Virtual, we have created employee goals based on data. Data. That’s a nice buzz word. Let’s put it in action! We started by connecting employees’ personal goals to…

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A post. A photo. A video. When planning your social media goals, you must plan effectively for your business. Video content is an amazing engagement tool that boosts traffic. You become the filmmaker for your business! Even better, you don’t have to be a blockbuster director or editor to create powerful material. By having a strong plan, storyboard, and…

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Good news, small business owners! Newsletter platforms are more intuitive than ever. Their features for drip campaigns and workflows have made it even easier to keep in touch with your clients and prospects. And some have gotten even smarter, incorporating in the CRM model: Lead Pages, tracking codes, and even lead scoring. The last time…

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A couple of years ago, I attended a luncheon for a local nonprofit. They had a wonderful setting, a good meal, and a great program. Personally, I felt like their program was lacking one thing. I’ll get back to that later though. The organization was focused on domestic abuse and assisting the victims. I sat…

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Reach and impression are two marketing terms that are tossed around frequently, but often leave DIY marketers confused. To measure the success of your marketing efforts, you’ll need to understand their meaning. We’ll explain differences between the two so you can thoughtfully analyze your data and tweak your marketing efforts based on your results. Before…

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Have you ever labored over content for your marketing pieces, only to post once and forget about it? Let’s face it, creating content is time consuming and, well, wouldn’t you rather be doing something fun? Wouldn’t it be great if you could reuse your content? Well, you can! And, there are many benefits other than saving…

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A graphic designer loves a blank canvas.  It’s an exciting choose-your-own-adventure process. You may liken this to excitedly planning a long-awaited getaway; open plans, open experiences but a destination is well within sight.  Unlike this destination-oriented vacation, designing may not have such an obvious journey’s end. Being clear with your design intentions will be a collective…

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