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Internet Marketing

Coming Attraction: Great Article on Social Media Monitoring

Tomorrow’s edition of our e-newsletter, the NMC Report, will feature an article by our own Internet Project Manager, Eric Reynolds about social media monitoring. If you go to, and scroll down below the slide show of Maine, you can sign up for our NEWSLETTER, The NMC Report. Sign up now and you will receive invaluable advice and tips on public relations, integrated marketing services, internet marketing and how to use your website to reach your marketing goals in your own inbox every other week!

More On the Shoemaker’s Children

If you’ve been following this Maine PR Maven blog for any period of time, you have read about the process we have been going through to develop a new Web site for our own agency.

And you may know the saying “The Shoemaker’s Children Have No Shoes.” I understand why the shoemaker struggled to keep his own children in shoes. I feel his pain. When you have customers who want your products, you always feel that taking care of their needs is more important than taking care of your own. Continue reading “More On the Shoemaker’s Children” »

E-newsletters versus Blogs for new business and relationship building

We publish a monthly e-newsletter called The NMC Report that focuses on the intersection between public relations and the Web. Since my agency was founded in 1991 purely as a public relations firm, and has grown from there into a full-service Web site development, Marketing Communications and Internet Marketing agency, we use our e-newsletter to share our knowledge and expertise with our readers. Continue reading “E-newsletters versus Blogs for new business and relationship building” »

Do You Want to Spend Time or Money to Promote your Site?

At Marshall Interactive, we work with clients to create Web strategies that define their goals for their Web sites.  Then we create Web sites that will help them reach their goals, and undertake an ongoing Internet marketing program to promote their sites.  We also analyze what visitors are doing when they arrive at our clients’ sites and make changes to the sites’ content each month in response to what the visitors are doing. When it comes to online marketing, you need to decide whether you want to spend time or money.

Let me explain. Continue reading “Do You Want to Spend Time or Money to Promote your Site?” »