Tag: marketing

Northam announces 56 local tourism programs to receive public-private marketing funds

Governor Ralph Northam today announced more than $840,000 in matching grant funds to be awarded to 56 local tourism initiatives as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program (MLP). 

Grant allows VA FAIRS to offer marketing software for farmers

Farmers and direct marketers interested in selling their products online will be able to do so more easily thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant.

Moving your brand forward through marketing

Whatever business you’re into, succeeding ad making major moves without getting yourself a marketing strategy is virtually impossible. The life and viability of a business both depend largely on the efficiency of the company’s marketing campaign.

Augusta Free Press: Your local marketing specialists

Augusta Free Press brings your ideas on marketing and what you want and need to do to reach customers and clients to reality.

Need a new business website? Hire AFP

Augusta Free Press has built more than 1,000 websites for clients across the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia.

The benefits of SMS marketing for your business

Marketing is an important strategy for the success of your business, and there are a lot of ways you can approach your marketing strategies.

Four ways to boost your holiday marketing strategy

It’s that time of year – fall and winter, which means your business must have a holiday marketing strategy in place.

Virginia introduces new marketing tool for veterans who farm

Certified farmers can now use a modified Virginia Grown logo in marketing their farm products as both locally grown and produced by U.S. military veterans.

Four ways to market your small business on a budget

Large businesses with gigantic budgets don’t bat an eye at spending thousands of dollars each month on marketing activities.

How to develop your marketing strategy

Whether you are a new business or an established one, you will need to have a detailed marketing strategy to create more leads and gain more customers.

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Sponsor Augusta Free Press ACC Tournament coverage from NYC

Augusta Free Press is NYC-bound! Join us in Brooklyn for the 2017 ACC Tournament. Your business can be a part of the action starting at $100.

Small business owners: Join the mobile app revolution

Can a mobile app benefit your small business? Definitely. But the more important question is: can your small business afford to develop an app?

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What Augusta Free Press Can Do For You: Wayne Theatre

The Wayne Theatre opened its doors in March 2016, but its marketing relationship with Augusta Free Press goes back well further than that.

New Myers Corner website online: Produced by Augusta Free Press

The Myers Corner development in Augusta County has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

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Advertise on Augusta Free Press now through March 31 for $500 flat

Our readership continues to grow on Augusta Free Press, and we want your business to feel that love.

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Advertise on Augusta Free Press through March 31 for $500 flat

More than half off your ad on AugustaFreePress.com: $500 for advertising through March 31, 2017.

Establishing yourself as an expert in your field

We often think about businesses – or even large corporations – when talking about marketing; internet marketing in particular.

Four WordPress plugins that could supercharge your business site overnight

Building a site that actually makes money seems like a daunting feat, doesn’t it? Regardless, savvy entrepreneurs are making it happen day after day.

Cry bias all you want: We’ll keep calling it the way we see it

A small segment of readers seems to think posting comments to the effect that AFP is “biased” in its reporting might shame the editors into silence.

Building the Machine: Marketing on a Budget

You don’t have money for TV, radio, big newspaper ads, but you still need to get in front of customers and potential clients. But how?

Training scheduled for farm-to-restaurant marketing

Virginia Cooperative Extension will offer two training events in November for farmers interested in making products accessible and appealing to restaurateurs.

Building the Machine: Social Media Marketing After Facebook

Augusta Free Press explores social media marketing and offers our tips for success in this week’s Building the Machine class.

Building the Machine: Mobile Websites 101

The AFP Building the Machine marketing class series continues with editor Chris Graham presenting Mobile Websites 101.

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Augusta Free Press offers marketing, web, social media classes on Facebook Live

Augusta Free Press has offered classes on marketing, website design and social media to the local business community in Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro.

Bay Area PR Firm: 5 ways they benefit your company

Bay Area PR firms such Fineman PR and Mosaico have sprung up to help businesses continue leading the new generation into an inclusive workplace.

Investing in the right B2B marketing channels

Companies in the B2B marketing space must evaluate a multitude of alternatives before deciding how to invest their marketing budget for the upcoming year.

How to cut through the SEO, marketing BS

I recently met a nice young man who went full sales pitch on me within five seconds of shaking my hand about how he could help improve my SEO.

New Valley Real Estate Brokers website designed by Augusta Free Press

Valley Real Estate Brokers, based in Waynesboro and Staunton, has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

Realtor Cindy Scott online with website from Augusta Free Press

Waynesboro-based Realtor Cindy Scott has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

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McAuliffe to lead trade, marketing mission to Colombia

Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a trade and marketing mission to Bogotá, Colombia, from August 16-19.

How businesses can create successful branding across different platforms

Creating, and maintaining, a brand across platforms can be a challenge, particularly if the idea of cross-channel marketing and multiple platforms leave you scratching your head.

Corporate video production gives new strategy to your marketing campaign

Are you feeling your present marketing strategy is not providing you with the output you expected for?

Marketing a startup even on a tiny budget

Marketing. A broad term with significant implications. When you’re creating a startup, marketing is an essential piece of the puzzle.

Augusta Free Press debuts new website for STC Security

STC Security in Waynesboro has a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.

New website for Texas Fly Fishing Festival produced by AFP

The Texas Fly Fishing Festival has a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.

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UVA students’ Snapple campaign wows judges, wins national competition

Students in an advertising class at the UVA McIntire School of Commerce focused on the delight that comes with popping open a Snapple.

Basic academic business proposal writing tips

Academic process is characterized with numerous challenges. Research paper writing is one of them.

New website for Shenandoah Valley Smart Beginnings

Shenandoah Valley Smart Beginnings in Harrisonburg has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

New website for First Presbyterian Preschool

First Presbyterian Preschool in Waynesboro has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

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Charlottesville Area Transit receives VTA award

The Virginia Transit Association awarded Charlottesville Area Transit the 2016 Small System Outstanding Public Transportation Marketing Award.

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Virginia Farm Bureau Grain Marketing key player in supply chain

According to the USDA, Virginia farmers produced more than half a billion bushels of grain and soybeans between 2006 and 2012.