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Presentation on Eblasts and e-newsletter: tried and true way to reach customers in Chisago County

blThanks to the Chisago businesses who attended today’s webinar on e-blasts and e-newsletters. And thanks to Chisago HRA EDA and SBDC for hosting us! We talked about different tools for email lists, how to avoid spam, get read and track interaction. Someone in the session asked about combining email marketing with text messaging. I knew the last … Continue reading


What is dark social?

Someone recently asked me about – dark social. According to Techopedia, it is… the social sharing of content that occurs outside of what can be measured by Web analytics programs. This mostly occurs when a link is sent via online chat or email, rather than shared over a social media platform, from which referrals can be … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Quiz – keeping the conversation cheery

This year more than most, I think it’s good to have some controversy-free conversation pieces at the Thanksgiving table. So I’m reviving the annual Thanksgiving Quiz. How many feathers does an adult turkey have? 1000 3500 7200 10000 Extra credit – who’s costume is made from turkey feathers? When is the earliest sign of turkeys … Continue reading