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Four Things You Can Learn About Real Estate Marketing From Bon Jovi

Being an exec in an advertising agency can sometimes be a curse. When you go home at night you can’t just “shut it off”… you see marketing and branding everywhere. But on the positive side, that means inspiration can come from just about anywhere at any time. I’m an avid music lover and concertgoer and….

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Discovering The Growth-Driven Design Process

Building a new website is a big under taking for any sized business. You want to make sure that your website looks and feels the way that you imagined it would, while also having incredible content that attracts customers and keeps them coming back for more. There is no magic, one-size fits all approach to….

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How Visual Advertising Will Change Marketing In 2017

Today, digital advertising is expected to grow to an annual spend over $335 billion by 2020. The industry is booming, taking over search ad spend at #1 in 2016. However, with constant increases in ad volume and spend, what’s happening to returns? The average clickthrough rate of display ads across all formats and placements is….

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Benefits of SEO: How Optimizing Your Website Will Lead To Greater Results in 2017

By now, most marketers recognize that SEO is an important part of doing business online. To put it simply, if your website isn’t properly optimized, you are missing out. There are many reasons why you should start an SEO program if you haven’t already, but here are six of the top benefits of SEO. More Website….

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Free Marketing Tools To Start Using Today

There are so many marketing tools available, that you can easily get overwhelmed trying to sort through them all and find the one that’s right for your business. But finding the right tool doesn’t have to be difficult and in some cases, it doesn’t even have to cost you anything. Here are nine of our favorite free….

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6 Digital Trends in 2017 That Will Redefine Influence and Interaction for Marketers

Kevin King | AdWeek | December 20, 2016 2016, we’ve seen mobile completely redefine how people interact with one another as well as with brands. And while social and mobile have had an indisputable impact on marketing, communications and business, in 2017, we’re going to see old dogs with new tricks in areas such as….

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5 Creative Marketing Solutions That Will Work In 2017

Solutions come in every flavor. Every client has different pain, and it’s an agency’s job to seek out and offer solutions. Once the pain has been established, the solution is what will solve or compound the problem. Great agencies can put creative thoughts into a campaign and make it memorable. Here are 5 creative marketing….

Stevens & Tate Unveils Brand Refresh With Launch Of St. Catherine’s Village Senior Living Website

Lombard, Ill.—Stevens & Tate Marketing has developed and initiated a new marketing strategy for St. Catherine’s Village, Mississippi’s pre-eminent all-inclusive Life Care community. The program focuses on lead generation with outreach efforts to attract the Continuing Care Retirement Community’s (CCRC) target audiences. The revamped website,, was unveiled in October to coincide with new messaging….

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Marketing Experts to Make Repeat Appearance at the Nation’s Premier Manufacturing Industry Event—FABTECH 2016

LOMBARD, ILL.,– This fall, Stevens & Tate Marketing will be prominently represented at the largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event in North America, FABTECH 2016. For the third year in a row, Internet Marketing Director Nicole Wagner will be sharing her extensive online marketing expertise; and President Dan Gartlan will be speaking for….

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Nicole Wagner Expanding Outreach To Senior Living / Aging Care Services Industry With Upcoming Speaking Event

LOMBARD, ILL., August 3, 2016 – Senior living/aging care services organizations around the country appreciate the benefits that relevant and focused marketing education can provide. Over the last few years, speakers from Stevens & Tate have been selected by numerous LeadingAge chapters and related associations to share their insight at exciting events nationwide. This summer,….