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Google is an Avid Reader

Google processes over 40,000 searches per second, making it imperative that a business take steps to be “seen” by Google eyes. Since Google is an avid reader, a site that maintains consistent blog content is more likely to be brought into

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Bring Video to Life

Live video is an awesome and powerful tool. Facebook loves live videos and will actively assist letting your network know you’ve gone live. Some live video ideas for you are: Behind the scenes videos. We go live for all the MichMash

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Quiet in an Active, Noisy World

For those days when you are working away, but would also like to take in some beauty and quiet, I’ve curated a list for you (see below) from some of the more popular streaming channels: Earth Moods from Disney+ will take

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Our Favorite Summer Marketing TIps

We’re in the heat of the summer season and it’s a great time to level up your marketing game. With people less likely to be looking at their devices, keeping your business’s marketing tactics fresh and fun is a must.

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That Was Then. This Is WOW!

I am fascinated with the future and futurists like Dr. Michio Kaku and Ray Kurzweil. My head was in the future even as a little girl. I once told my mom that I could not wait for the day when I would be

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Marketing Solutions – Not Services

These days, it is possible to purchase just about ANY type of service or product.  But, as an entrepreneur, it is helpful to think not only about the wide range of products and services your company offers, but also about

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#30daysofmonkeymarketing Recap

DAY 30! Can you believe it?! 30 days of tips and tricks to get your social media handles looking GREAT! This past month we\’ve dived deep into the world of: Facebook Instagram Google My Business LinkedIn We’ve shared everything you

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Why You Should Post Regularly to LinkedIn

It’s day 28 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and we are almost to the end! Today we are chatting about posting to LinkedIn, because even though LinkedIn is a little different from Facebook and Instagram, posting regularly to it is just as

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How to Make LinkedIn Connections

Happy day 27 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing! Today we are chatting about making connections on LinkedIn. Here’s what you need to know: Just like Facebook and Instagram, it is just as important for your brand/business to make connections on LinkedIn. In

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Employee Notifications on LinkedIn

It’s day 26 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing! We are nearing the end of our 30-day challenge and today we are chatting more about LinkedIn. Since you’ve already created a LinkedIn business page and have it looking nice and sharp, the next

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Professional Photos and Cover Image

Yesterday we showed you how to create a company LinkedIn page and today we are going to chat about what that page should look like. When it comes to your company profile photo and cover photo, make sure to have

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Create a Business LinkedIn Account

It’s day 24 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and today we are covering our last social media platform… LINKEDIN! LinkedIn is an amazing social platform and one that can be very beneficial for your business or brand! When it comes to LinkedIn,

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Set Up Messaging on Google My Business

Happy day 23! It’s the final day for the Google My Business portion of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and today we are sharing one last tip that’s an added touch, but a convenient one! That tip is setting up messaging on your

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Update Your Google My Business Regularly

It’s day 22 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and we’ve already chatted about updating your contact information on Google My Business, and today we are going to share the importance of keeping that info regularly updated. When we say updated, not only

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Verify Your Google My Business

It’s day 20 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and we’ve been chatting about Google My Business the past few days. One of the most important things you can do for your Google My Business account is verifying it. This is a requirement

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Update Google My Business Contact Information

It’s day 18 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing! Yesterday we showed you how to create a Google My Business account and today we are chatting about keeping that account updated and current. Regularly updating your contact information on Google My Business is

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Create a Google My Business

Welcome back to day 17 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing. If you’ve been following along, you know we chatted about Facebook and Instagram and now it’s time to talk about Google My Business. Google My Business might not be a tool every

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Connect Your Instagram to Facebook

It’s our final day of chatting about Instagram for our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and today, for day 16, we are sharing a tip with you that’s SO easy to do and a feature that many people don’t know exists. Since Facebook owns

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Instagram Graphics 101

Let’s talk about Instagram graphics for day 15 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing. Instagram is a very graphic-driven platform. Basically, good graphics go a long way on Instagram. Whether it’s photos, text creations, or even videos, creating graphics that are clean and

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Updated Contact Information

Yesterday we talked about switching to a business Instagram account and today, for day 13 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing, we’re showing you how to make the most of those business account features. Instagram business comes with great contact options that let

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Business or Personal?

Business or personal? A question we often get asked when it comes to Instagram, and for day 12 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing, we’re going to give you the scoop. A personal Instagram page is just as it seems… personal. That’s why

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Updated Instagram Bio

Welcome back to day 10 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing! We are chatting about Instagram bios today! This section of your Instagram page might be small, 150 characters to be exact, but it’s a great place to let people know who you

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Instagram Username 101

It’s day 9 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and today is the start of a new social platform… INSTAGRAM! Instagram is a favorite here at 100th Monkey and we are excited to share our tips and tricks with you! First up is

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Facebook Ads

We are wrapping up Facebook today for our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and giving you the scoop on Facebook Ads. Advertising on Facebook is incredibly beneficial to your brand and can increase your traffic to your page and business. 1.6 billion people are

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Facebook Graphics 101

It’s day 7 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and the first week is in the books! We covered Facebook posting yesterday and today it’s time to talk about Facebook graphics! Graphics can be photos, text creations, and even videos. When posting graphics

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How Often Should you Post to Facebook?

It’s day 6 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing and today we are diving deep into posting on Facebook! You’ve set up your Facebook page… now it\’s time to post! Posting might seem easy, you can post something… right? More often than so,

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Updated Facebook Contact Information

It’s day 5 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing! Today we are talking about the contact information section of your Facebook business page. This section includes your website, address, business hours, phone, and email. All of this information needs to be current and

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Correct Size Facebook Logo and Cover Photo

Happy Day 3 of our #30daysofmonkeymarketing! Today we are talking about sizing for Facebook logos and cover photos. Here’s what you need to know: Your Facebook logo and cover photo need to be correctly sized to keep your overall profile

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Facebook Username 101

Your Facebook username is the @name that is under your Facebook page title. Your business’ username should be clear and focused. What exactly do we mean by that? We mean your username needs to reflect your business’ name and even

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Create a Facebook Business Page

To kick off our #30daysofmonkeymarketing challenge, we figured we\’d dive deep into the Facebook world. Facebook is one of the top social media channels in the world and we highly recommend that you have a Business Facebook page for your

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Meet Our New Monkey

As 2021 progresses, change is still all around us – in the way we meet, market, connect, shop, and just about everything else. 100th Monkey has made many changes as well, now including a new look! So, why a new

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April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day is here. Throughout the years, the internet has served up a lot of fun on this day. Keep an eye and ear out for some wacky digital play on 4/1. Here are some examples of past foolish fun: “Rickrolling” is when you trick

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Why Marketing Therapy?

Business owners know that marketing is essential, but some consider it to be a “necessary evil.” Why is that? Part of the reason is that marketing encompasses so many different things – print ads, mailings, traditional media, websites, social media

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What We’ve Learned In 2020

2020! This year is the year that challenged all of us. In the midst of a presidential election, a raging pandemic, and a country divided, many industries had to adapt quickly and change their go-to-market strategies without much warning at

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Pay for Solutions, Not Services!

In 2020, it is possible to purchase just about ANY type of service or product. But, as an entrepreneur, it is helpful to think not only about the wide range of products and services your company offers, but also about

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The Importance of Email Marketing

Email marketing?! We’re kidding, right? You might be surprised at our answer: a resounding, “NO!” Email marketing is a classic, but also very powerful way to grow your business. Today we present to a few best practices that will go

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Using Social Media for Good

What is the lasting impact you want to leave on the world? That’s one deep question that, no doubt, has a complex answer. It can seem like a lot to unpack, but it doesn’t have to be. Each person in

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Integrity in Marketing

In our last blog, we discussed the importance of integrity in any business. Now we want to focus on integrity in marketing. We can boil this idea down to three simple concepts: connection, communication, and measurement. Connect with consideration. Aim

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Operating Your Business with Integrity

Operating with integrity seems like a no-brainer for many of us, whether personally or professionally. Being a person of integrity takes a strong awareness of oneself and frequent reevaluation. Ensuring your business operates with integrity takes the same grit and

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How to Zoom and Not Lose Your Mind

Zoom fatigue is real, right? At least, we think it is. Hours and hours of virtual meetings, happy hours, and online learning have kept us in front of our computers for most of the day. Who would have thought we’d

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Managing a Virtual Team

Are you reading this from the comfort of your home office? There’s a good chance the answer is a resounding YES! Our current, unprecedented state of the world has changed how offices everywhere are structured. Many companies, like St. Louis-based

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Speaking Tips and Resources

Have you ever heard an excellent speech and wanted to deliver the same, powerful results yourself? Many people fear public speaking in such a strong way that it can cause immobilization. Don’t be one of those people! With years of

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Marketing Strategy Sessions: Level Up!

A marketing plan for business seems like a no-brainer: after all, these plans define how you go-to-market with current and new customers, what content gets posted online (and to where), and at your website. An entrepreneur needs to use their

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What Makes a Great Website, Part Two

This is our second part of a two-part series outlining what makes a great website. You can read part one here.  Once you’ve learned the basic elements of constructing a good website, think about what can be added to make

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Introducing: Monkey Speaks!

Sweaty palms. A little sick to your stomach. Dry throat. Increased heart rate. These are some of the classic signs of glossophobia. It’s no secret that many of us suffer from fear of public speaking. In fact, some research shows

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Zoom Marketing Services

With so many meetings happening in the digital space these days, feeling out-of-sorts is normal. There’s no more commute time, and some (if not most) of that time is being filled with more online chats. We’re Zoom-ing all over the

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Marketing During Uncertain Times

Uncertainty can throw even the calmest people for a loop: unpredictable schedules, changed strategies, and upended business models can crop up out of nowhere. While planning for uncertain times (say, a pandemic) can never be fool-proof, learning to be adaptable

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Recession-Proof Your Business

It’s official: the COVID-19 virus and social distancing era are here. Stories of hoarding toilet paper and being completely home-bound are all over the news. During such times, panic can creep in and play into personal and business plans. Employees

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Utilizing Holidays in Social Media

Creating varied and interesting content for followers is a must-do on social media. We want to engage them, entice them to buy from us, and overall feel heard and important. But, can we let you in on a little secret?

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Balancing Authenticity and Comfort Online

In recent years, being authentic online has been a topic of focus. We want to project our true selves to reflect what makes us unique and attractive to our customer base. After all, distinguishing ourselves from other brands is what we

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Meet Mich and the Monkey!

Welcome to the first blog in our series where we will introduce our 100th Monkey team to you. We pride ourselves on being a strong, authentic team and we want you to know all about us. Let’s start with our

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What to Expect from Social Media in 2020

Here at 100th Monkey, we really enjoy exploring new things and keeping an eye on upcoming trends. After all, it’s what helps us give our clients the best service possible! We’re readier than ever to dive into 2020 and have researched what trends we will all see over

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Social Trends in 2019

Capping off a year in social media marketing is always exciting. It gives us the opportunity to review our posts, analyze our feeds, and take a look at online trends. There was a lot happening with social media in 2019,

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The One Where Jen Inspired Us

If you grew into adulthood in the 90s, you probably wanted to be like her. Maybe you asked your hairstylist for her cut, or swooned over her marriage to Brad Pitt. Little did our 90s-selves know that Jennifer Aniston would

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It’s the Little Things (in Social Media!)

In a relationship, whether family, romantic, friendship or professional, the little things you do for one another really make a difference. Are we right? Think about it: A note of encouragement tucked into your lunchbox A social media shout out

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So, You’ve Got a Great Idea . . .

The thing about ideas is that they are fun. It’s exciting to sit around with friends and colleagues to discuss the ins and outs of a new idea; all the applications, what to call it, what the logo should look

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Marketing – What Should You Expect

This blog is the first in a series designed to help the small to medium business understand what they can and cannot expect when hiring a marketing company. This first offering will provide a quick overview of marketing research, strategy

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Google is an Avid Reader

Google processes over 40,000 searches per second, making it imperative that a business take steps to be “seen” by Google eyes. Since Google is an avid reader, a site that maintains consistent blog content is more likely to be brought

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It’s a Live (Video) World

Live video is an awesome and powerful tool. Facebook loves live videos and will actively assist letting your network know you’ve gone live. Some live video ideas for you are: Behind the scenes videos. We go live for all the

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Are You Ready to be Social?

Social media is the best way to send out your messages and have them point right back to you. But before you jump into social, there are some foundational items you may wish to have in place, or at least

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You On Video . . . Oh Yea!

Video is big and becoming even bigger. Facebook live continues to trend along with Reels, TikTok, and YouTube! Now is the time to go video! 100th Monkey provides several video options to utilize on social media, video channels and website. Not on

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