Category Archives: Creative Solutions

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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Yahoo Acquires Tumblr and Revamps Flickr: What Does This Mean for You?

Earlier this week Yahoo purchased Tumblr, the social media and blogging network for $1.1 billion dollars. Also this week, Yahoo released a new interface and overall look for Flickr, the photo sharing website. This is definitely a big week for Yahoo, … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Google+

Google+ has increasingly become more attractive for businesses to use. This is great news due to Google’s influence online. Google+ was named the second largest active social network in the world in early 2013. Even though Google+ is still behind … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s “Don’t Buy This Jacket” Campaign

At Upbeat Marketing we are always on the hunt for brands that introduce a fresh approach to marketing. We recently ran across a campaign that did just that. We hope this example will inspire you in your marketing efforts, and … Continue reading

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As the Demand for Content Grows, Consider Video

As visits continue to grow to sites like Pinterest, Instagram, and Youtube, one thing remains certain…people are devouring content. They can’t get enough. And furthermore, they’d rather not spend time reading content. This trend may be an issue of lack of time by … 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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Online Content Search Tools and Services

By now you know that content is king when it comes to your business’s website, blog and social media presence. When Google’s algorithms compute rankings search results, they not only consider websites containing a good amount of content, but most importantly new, valuable … Continue reading

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