JPG vs PNG

JPG vs PNG By Justine Mancini What is our internet experience if not for images? Anyone who has saved an image from the web or for a simple paint program knows that there are tons of file formats to choose from. If you're not a graphic designer, artist, or photographer, many of those file formats aren't going to be any of your concern. Instead, you probably most often deal with JPGs (or JPEGs) and PNGs. But do you sometimes wonder if you...

MailChimp Then and Now

MailChimp Then and Now by Justine Mancini If you've been following Callan Group Communications for a while, you know that we have proven results that show that email newsletters STILL work and are one of the best marketing ROI you can get. Here at CGC we have our own proprietary email server that we use for many of our clients to send out newsletters. However, for a variety of different reasons unique to each client, sometimes we use a service such...

Company Culture – Very Important!

Company Culture - Very Important! Maybe it's not about the job pool, maybe it's about you. Does your business ever think about what your company's culture is? Now more than ever, it is harder to attract and retain a solid, effective and productive team. Why is that? Callan Group Communications (CGC) works with a wide variety of clients and all of them have employment challenges in common. Too often, it's overlooked by management that a company's culture is truly important in identifying...

Business Development at Callan Group Communications

We love supporting our clients with business development. Hear ways we currently assist member Associations and commercial clients with their development strategies. If you need support with yours, we always offer a complimentary digital profile to guide you on your business potential and blind spots! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BurHF-rJpGk

Using Hashtags To Help Inform

Tips On Instagram & Using Hashtags Let's help viewers know what restaurants are open by hash tagging the city and then delivery or take out. For example: #PortOrangeDelivery or #DaytonaTakeOut. That way we can visually see what's available in one space. Listen to some quick tips from Digital Di with Callan Group Communications. If you want more info on how to let CGC handle your Instagram, contact us at www.thecallangrp.com or 386-538-1083. As always, please LIKE us on Facebook and follow...

Hiring a Marketing Firm?

It’s important to check out a business that you want to hire. I know when I do, I check them out on Google. I listen closely to their story of how they started. I ask them about their goals. And I listen to see if they are truly practicing what they preach. For example if someone is looking for a pool builder, is that builder involved in an association specialized in their industry? Does this pool company respond to...

I’ve never paid for marketing. We’ve always been word of mouth.

"I've never paid for marketing. We've always been word of mouth." If I had a nickel for every time a business owner said this, well... Being a traveling marketer, these statements make me cringe a bit inside. First, what does that mean? - You mean to say you have never listed your business number online or for those vintage owners, in the phone book? - You mean to say you never had a special that you extended to your clients? - You mean to...