Category Archives: Business Growth

Starting a Business or Art Project Without Funding? Try Kickstarter

Have you ever wanted to start a creative business and/or art project, but you didn’t have the initial funds to get it started? There is an answer for you without necessarily taking on that second job. The answer is crowdfunding. … Continue reading

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New Client: Mother’s Milk Bank

At Upbeat Marketing we have had mothers on our mind, and it’s not just because Mother’s Day is around the corner. We are excited to welcome The Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMBA) at Austin on board as a new client. We look … Continue reading

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Call Me Maybe?

In this day and age of email, text messaging and instant chat, the phone seems to have lost its primary function: the phone call. Phone calls appear to have gone by the wayside in lieu of the aforementioned forms of … Continue reading

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The Right Mix for App Marketing

How many of you reading this post have downloaded an app?  I’m guessing nearly every single person.  As consumers, we’ve all learned to rely on the convenience of apps to help streamline our daily lives – from business to entertainment, … Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence People—Online

Dale Carnegie gave the following advice in his bestseller, How to Win Friends and Influence People: “So if you aspire to be a good conversationalist, be an attentive listener. To be interesting, be interested. Ask questions that other persons will … Continue reading

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Kissing Cousins Continued: SEO and PR

So, I’ve seen this question come up quite a bit in recently: “How are PR and SEO related?” I think it’s a fair question. So I’ll endeavor an answer. When we talk about Search Engine Optimization, we’re talking about a … Continue reading

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Podcasts for Small Businesses

A podcast is essentially digital media in the format of a recorded radio show created by an informed and impassioned host.  Once a podcast, or episode, is recorded, users can listen by downloading or streaming the content onto a computer or mobile device. … Continue reading

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