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The Newest Wave of Social Media Platforms to Arrive

February 7, 2021

When looking at the overall picture, social media is a fairly new method of connecting and networking with others. But even in the short amount of time it has been on the scene, we’ve witnessed multiple social media platforms arrive, generate buzz, and eventually lose relevancy. We saw this happen with the rise and fall…

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Why You Should Use an External Marketing Agencies to Enhance Your Internal Marketing Team

January 18, 2021

The responsibilities of a marketing manager are seemingly endless. From creating and executing marketing campaigns to producing promotional materials, your internal marketing team is covering a wide range of duties to advance the company’s brand. However, having so many tasks to keep track of can spread your internal team too thin, leading to burnout and…

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2021 Graphic Design Trends

January 1, 2021

The conflict and chaos of the events of 2020 make it easy to feel down-and-out during these trying times. But in the process of dealing–and healing–from a year that left us feeling spun out of control, we at Summit Creative Marketing are looking forward to the future with bright eyes and open hearts. It is…

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2021 Marketing Trends: The Rise of Video-First Platforms

December 14, 2020

Written by: BreAnne Daly, Digital Content Specialist, Summit Creative Marketing What’s the hot marketing trend for 2021? You’ve seen it, literally. The rise of TikTok, the prioritization of Instagram Reels, and the investment in Facebook Watch with celebrity featured shows. 2021, meet the push in video-first social media platforms. So, where do we see this…

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2021 Marketing Prediction: The Continuing Rise of Socially Conscious Marketing

December 1, 2020

Written by: Joe Rosado, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Summit Creative Marketing With technology being ever-changing and the pandemic shifting the way we interact and live daily (for the foreseeable future), there are a number of predictions that can be made in regards to the direction marketing trends will take in the New Year. However, in the…

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2021 Business Trends: Virtual Everything: The newfound option to host, engage and work

December 1, 2020

Written by: Sarah Henneman, Marketing & Project Manager, Summit Creative Marketing  So often we have heard the term “new normal” referring to the habits and rituals we have had to adapt to in the last year. 2020 has shifted our focus and made us aware of things that a year previously would have sounded absurd,…

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Marketing Strategies for Ecommerce Businesses

November 2, 2020

With large e-commerce giants like Amazon getting the bulk of the online shopping action, it can be difficult for small to medium-sized online retailers to compete, especially as the holidays approach. However, with a thorough and precise e-commerce marketing strategy, your business can build some well thought out promotions that will help your brand grow.…

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What are Google Ads? Optimize Your Google Pay-Per-Click Marketing

October 25, 2020

Is your organic incoming website traffic just not making the cut anymore? Are your social posts not driving as much potential clientele to your website as you hoped? It may be time for your business to try a new tactic, and one of the lowest cost and highest return investments in advertising today is within…

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Attract More Customers With the Use of Seasonal Branding

October 19, 2020

Have you ever felt like that cup of hot chocolate tastes a little better in that red Starbucks cup with the snowflakes all along the side? If so, then you’ve experienced seasonal branding at its finest. Seasonal branding is an extension of a company’s existing brand identity that is often conveyed through its logo, tagline,…

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