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A 2016 Year in Review from our Digital Agency

What a year it's been! Next week, we're ringing in 2017 in true Speak fashion - with Speak Week 2017! Employees from around the country will be coming to our Memphis HQ for our annual team retreat. We take this time each January to turn inward and discuss us. It's the one time each year we go on a pseudo-vacation from client work and instead shift to discussions on goal planning, department growing and setting our sights to all 2017 has in store. As we reflect on the... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Friday, December 23, 2016

7 Tips for Wrapping Up Your Website This Holiday Season

We are just three days from Christmas, and you likely have your stockings hung, your tree trimmed and your lights twinkling. Beside eating cookies and singing carols, you also need to wrap up a few things on your website this time of year. Don’t let the holidays leave your audience out in the cold!  Here are seven tips for a great Christmas and New Year: 1. Edit your Hours If your hours are listed on your website, update the hours to specify any holiday... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at Thursday, December 22, 2016

5 Reasons Your Local Business Needs More Online Reviews

When many initially hear of new restaurant, local retail store or neighborhood coffee shop, their first move is to end the curiosity with an online search. When potential consumers search your business, they will instantly see your star rating and review panel. If your reviews are subpar, negative or non-existent, the chances of those consumers giving you a shot decrease drastically. So, what’s the fix? You need to solicit and collect more online reviews. 1.... Read More
Posted by Cody Gross at Tuesday, December 6, 2016

SEO Strategists in Memphis, Tennessee: Meet David Caffey

We've had some new additions to our team lately, as we grow to meet the needs of our clients, and are happy to share that recently we've added David Caffey to our team. David comes to us with several years of experience in all things digital marketing , including a strong knowledge of SEO and SEM as well as experience in email, conversions and digital marketing as a whole. Trent, our resident videographer, took a few minutes to speak with David on what makes him tick. Watch the... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Friday, December 2, 2016

5 Trends That Should Shape Your 2017 Marketing Budget

2017. Believe it or not, it's right down the road. Like any good marketing department, forecasting your budget for next year is probably underway and you're spending time looking into how and where your spending should go. As a digital marketing agency, we see just how flexible digital spending can and should be, but there are a few key areas that we expect to continue to grow. Implement these methods into your marketing now and stay ahead of the curve. 1. Video If you keep... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Speak's Adoption Assistance Work Perk (Video)

Adoption assistance as a work perk Working at Speak comes with several benefits: fun team, Mac computers, half-day Fridays and even adoption assistance.  Part of the mission here is a commitment to doing good. And doing good goes beyond our everyday operations and projects.  BJ is one of a few team members who has adopted and received assistance from Speak - assistance in the form of monetary compensation and flexible time to fulfill adoption requirements. For BJ and... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Friday, November 11, 2016

What Is NAP & How Can You Make the Most of It?

First, What Is NAP?  This isn't some confusing online marketing tactic. It's a fundamental, but incredibly important component of successful online marketing and SEO. NAP stands for "Name, Address, Phone." It's that simple. The name, address and phone number of your business or organization must be consistent across the web. If not, then it's a confusing mess for searchers and for search engines as well.  For example, here is our NAP info... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Friday, October 28, 2016

Our Top Takeaways from Creative Works 2016

  Last week, three of us from the Creative team had the opportunity to attend the Creative Works Conference here in Memphis to get inspired and tap into the creative process of other pros. We heard from and interacted with creatives from Facebook, Nike Jordan shoes, Reach Records, Kid President, and more who are making waves with their brands.  We were reminded why we create and how to create even on days when the creative tank doesn't quite feel full. We... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Friday, October 14, 2016

Speak Goes To Washington: Digital Summit DC Conference 2016

Speak’s Digital Marketing team recently attended the sold-out conference, Digital Summit DC , which took place in our nation’s capital. The conference brought together digital marketers from across the globe (with attendees from as far away as India!) to discuss shared trends and challenges in the digital space. With presenters from well-known companies – such as the Washington Post , National Geographic , IBM, Twitter, Refinery 29, Bitly, and Living Social –... Read More
Posted by Digital Marketing Team at Monday, October 10, 2016

This 33% of Website Activity Can Truly Benefit Your Organization - More on Video

Video consumption accounts for one third of all website activity. YouTube is the second largest search engine. Video populates all social media streams and is growing at amazing speeds. So, if video is so popular among web users, how can you incorporate it into your digital marketing? And how does it really benefit your organization? Your Brand Personality On Camera Like other marketing strategies, there isn’t a one-size-fits all solution for video. While there are... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Monday, October 3, 2016