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Regional Shop Local Online Store Launched

Regional Shop Local Online Store Launched

There are lots of Shop Local sites around, but the online store we recently launched for Virginia's Growth Alliance is a bit different.

This groundbreaking project, funded by Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, provides a free platform for businesses in Virginia's Growth Alliance economic development region to sell physical and digital products online, bringing support to local businesses on a world-wide scale.

  • Buyers can purchase from several vendors in one transaction.
  • PayPal distributes proceeds directly to each vendor.
  • Vendors have full control of all of their products, including pricing and shipping.
  • Vendors can create discount codes for use exclusively in buying their products.
  • VGA is providing all setup, training, and presence on the website free of charge to vendors.
  • A directory of currently 1200+ businesses is included, as not only retail sales are "shopping.”
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Sandwich Marketing™- the easy way to create a marketing campaign

Sandwich Marketing™- the easy way to create a marketing campaign

A 5-Step Recipe for Creating Successful Marketing Campaigns

There are so many marketing tools and platforms available today, we find that clients are often overwhelmed and don't know what to use and when to use it - much less how to actually create a marketing campaign or plan.

We like to keep things simple, so we created our Sandwich Marketing™ concept to help you break it down into steps.

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5 ways to Spring Clean your marketing

5 ways to Spring Clean your marketing

Spring Fever. Now's the time to focus some of that energy on your business.

This is the time of year that we're all opening windows, letting in fresh air, clearing out the stale air and cobwebs. Why not do the same with your business?

Here are 5 ways you can recharge your marketing with some of that Spring energy.

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Optimize marketing campaigns, drive sales like a cowboy

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Stop counting traffic & start generating leads

campaign analytics

We know how exhilarating it can be to see your website traffic numbers climbing, but we also know those numbers really mean nothing.

The only numbers that are really important to your bottom line (unless you sell advertising on your site) are how many site visitors turn into leads, and how many of those turn into sales.

Wouldn't it be awesome if you could see real time info on exactly which pages each visitor opened, what they clicked on, and even some intel on who they are? See when they come back and which pages they're returning to? And if you could integrate all that info into a customer relationship management system and automated email marketing it would be even better.

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