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3 Holiday Campaigns that will Bring Joy to Your Social Media Followers

Whether we are ready or not, the holiday season is officially here. The last couple months of the year are filled with family gatherings, great food, traditions, and lots of spending. So much spending, in fact that the National Retail Federation forecasts a 3.6 percent increase in retail sales in November and December of 2016, and online sales are predicted to rise between 7 and 10 percent over last year.

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What You Need to Know About the Beaufort’s Brewin’ Craft Beer Festival

What an exciting season it’s been on the Crystal Coast! Our team is still recovering from Beaufort Wine and Food’s inaugural craft beer festival, where we enjoyed delicious local barbecue, small batch brews and attended several craft beer seminars. If you didn’t make it to Beaufort for this year’s festival, don’t worry! Beaufort Wine and Food holds events year round, and all in the name of charity. Here’s a look at what you missed at Beaufort’s Brewin’.

Posted by Callie Garrett
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Advertising in the Digital Age: Social Commerce

For many years now, social media has incorporated online shopping. Businesses see these social media sites as the perfect place for commerce. Social media provides a connection to customers, high conversion rates, and the possibility for instant purchases. Social commerce has seen a great deal of growth online. Now, more and more sites offer “shop now” features on both mobile and desktop platforms. However, recent surveys show that there’s a decline in social commerce across the board with sites like Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat all experiencing less shopping activity among millennials.

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Cheers to North Carolina Craft Beers!

With over 170 breweries and brewpubs making their home in North Carolina, BG Digital Group is no stranger to a quality pint. We’re proud residents of the State of Southern Beer and we’re happy to announce that we’ve joined the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, an organization on a mission to promote NC craft beer and advance this bustling industry in the Old North State.

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Three Ways to Increase Search Engine Optimization For Your Website

Whether you’re starting completely from scratch or wanting to upgrade, your business’ website should work to attract potential customers and generate sales. You can please the eyes of visitors with strong web design, but in order to get more visitors, it is crucial to implement effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. This means your website must start adopting new tactics that are strategic and content-oriented to get pushed to the top of search results pages. Below are three key ways to help your website rise to the top in search engine rankings.

Posted by Callie Garrett
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Why Marketing Directors Still Need an Agency

What areas in your business are hiding behind the word “marketing?” In-house Marketing Directors, may find that their company needs an entire to team to help them execute the marketing and advertising goals. Yet lack the budget to hire extra employees to manage the website, SEO, graphic design, a social media strategy, social media management and live event coverage, search engine marketing, digital display marketing with remarketing, traditional advertising, and content creation. One person could not possibly do all of these jobs at once successfully.

Posted by Callie Garrett
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Google AdWords Updates and How They Affect You

As a Google Partner Agency, it is imperative that we stay up to date on all of Google’s updates to search engine marketing, AdWords, and even its analytic reporting processes. On average, Google updates 500-600 times a year, and while not each update immediately effects your search engine results, some might. Google recently released three highly anticipated updates to their AdWords platform. These are designed to help advertisers focus on our mobile-first world, and are available to all AdWords advertisers around the world. 

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Why You Should Intern with a Small Agency

Whether you are currently in college, have just graduated, or are interested in expanding your knowledge in a certain field, internships can be incredibly beneficial, and there are many factors to consider when deciding where to intern. Some jobs can be more fun and rewarding than others, but working at a smaller ad agency can prove to be the best choice. Here’s our reasons why interning at a small agency like BG Digital Group is the best:

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