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Aug 4, 2014

Cheap Hosting Is Killing Small Business

I’ll just qualify post this as a bit of a rant right off the bat. Cheap hosting is killing small businesses by tricking them into thinking that their $5 or $10 is such a good deal, they don’t need to do anything else online. I have had meetings with numerous small businesses that basically brag on how cheap their hosting is. However, not one of them brags about how much business, leads or sales their website is bringing in. Do you see the ...

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Oct 25, 2011

A Complete Internet Marketing Strategy Involves More Than Just Building a Website

Having just a website is not enough anymore. Don’t get me wrong here because having a website is absolutely vital to your online strategy. But the web is getting more competitive every year and if you truly want your business to reach its highest potential you should consider the following strategies. Mobile Web Site Mobile web browsing is on the rise with an estimate of almost 100 million monthly mobile users browsing the web. This number is ...

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Mar 10, 2010

Custom Email Designs Make All The Difference

Make an impact with your email marketing by delivering your content in a custom email design . Your business needs to leverage all of the benefits of email marketing and design is one of those.  Five’s email marketing services offer custom designs, to match your website and branding along with many other features . Here are two examples of Five Technology clients using custom email designs in their email marketing efforts: 1. Mental Health ...

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Feb 26, 2010

Email Marketing Reports On Your iPhone, Android & BlackBerry

How about making something great, even better?  Five has always been proud of our feature rich email marketing service and now campaign reports can hit the palm of your hand when you want them. View your email marketing reports on your iPhone, Android or newer BlackBerry mobile phone. One of our latest email marketing reports on my iPhone. A Feature Rich Email Marketing Service This latest addition of mobile reports is just one more reason ...

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Oct 16, 2009

Custom Email Marketing Designs

We thought we would share some of our recent email marketing designs with you. The visual branding and impact is just one reason that professional email marketing campaigns are a fantastic marketing strategy. Email Marketing Done Right Email marketing, when correctly designed, structured and launched is an incredible communication tool.  Monthly or quarterly newsletters, announcements, service features, event invitations, sales, ...

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Apr 20, 2009

What Is Holding Your Company Back From Internet Marketing?

Two things happened last week that had me thinking about Internet marketing and the opportunity for success a business has with it. It also made me think about why companies seem to be held back from exploiting the benefits of marketing online. Number One: Who’s The Crazy One? The first was reading a great Internet marketing article from Andrew Eklund on MinnesotaBusiness.com.  The article easily outlined why Internet marketing is a dream ...

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Mar 8, 2009

A Small Coffee Shop Web Design Project Has A Big Future

Last week we launched the Blackwater Coffee Company & Cafe website. While the web design project was small in size on the surface, but its part of a very big service we are rolling out. The Blackwater web project included the following: Custom design elements over an existing CSS layout Full CMS back-end for updating of all website content Easy to use menu admin that allows for creating unlimited menus, categories, sub-categories, item ...

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Jan 30, 2009

Minnesota Web Design Is Both Hot & Cool: Corporate Mechanical

Our latest web design project to be released is for commercial HVAC and mechanical contractor Corporate Mechanical of Minnesota.  Serving the heating, cooling and mechanical needs of the Minneapolis area, Corporate Mechanical asked Five to heat up their web presence with a cool new web design and improvements to other areas online. For the project we took up the creative task of a new web design and flash element to the home page.  Corporate’s ...

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Dec 21, 2008

Our Internet Marketing Seminar Features The Basics of Web, SEO & Email Marketing

Five Technology is very excited to announce an Internet marketing seminar to teach and discuss the basics of search engine optimization and email marketing. The seminar is on January 20th, 2009 from 9:00am to Noon in Buffalo , Minnesota . You can get the full details, schedule and register online by clicking here. Why Are We Doing A Seminar? Our philosophy is and has been to share what we know. It’s not about secret recipes, but ...

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Nov 25, 2008

Holiday Email Marketing Tips For E-commerce Websites

The holidays, no matter what the economy is doing still represents a time of gift giving. While the money spent may be less, the act of buying gifts on e-commerce websites and giving them will still take place. If your business is getting ready to send out your holiday targeted email marketing campaign, consider these 3 tips for a successful email campaign. They are basic, but often overlooked. 1. Keep It Simple. If you feature specific ...

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Sep 11, 2008

Email Marketing Case Study On Our Web Design E-letters

Want to see what someone else gets for open rates and click thru’s on their email marketing? OK, I’ll share with you what we’ve experienced this summer with our small start to email marketing for our web design and Internet marketing services. Five Technology’s Email Marketing Facts: With Five Technology as a new brand/company to start 2008 we inherited a small list from our parent company Intrcomm. Our first e-letter ...

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Jul 16, 2008

Building An Email List to Start Email Marketing

I work with clients from time to time that are basically ashamed they have never taken the opportunity to acquire permission to market to their customers via email. It’s not a big deal, and it’s better to start today then to wait another week, month or year! Lets take a look at three tips to remember if you are just starting to build an email list to leverage email marketing for your business or organization. You can also view a quick ...

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Jul 1, 2008

Five Email Marketing Ideas for A Small Business Retailer

Email marketing is such a powerful and affordable tool, but I’m still surprised at how many small businesses fail to utilize it.  Many businesses I talk to just seem to be overwhelmed with content ideas for what they can do with an email marketing program.  With our email marketing services , we not only give a business a custom email design, an easy to use creation and management tool … we develop ideas. This first installment ...

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Mar 27, 2008

Email Marketing Tips To Get You Started Today

Here are some valuable email marketing tips and links to other great blog posts on email marketing for those of you still wondering if you should do it. The biggest tip of all … do it. The features, benefits and low cost of email marketing make it one of the most valuable marketing strategies for many companies. The tips below are aimed at pushing you off the fence and getting you started today. Email Marketing Tip #1 Understand how ...

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