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From the very beginning, it’s been our goal to help small businesses compete online with larger companies while constantly striving to do right by our clients and employees. It’s with our pleasure to share that the Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association (BNBEA) has chosen to award us for these principles.

Have you ever visited a website and the URL bar displayed a “Not Secure” warning? It’s a little off-putting, that’s for sure.

It takes work to always be innovating and we wouldn’t have it any other way! Here’s a look at some of our favorite websites from winter 2019.

What’s the difference between local search engine optimization (SEO) and national SEO?  Find out what is best for your business with these simple tips.

Is it Wordpress, Drupal or the newest CMS advertised? We frequently offer advice to clients choosing a CMS, here are effective points that guided them to a confident decision!

Wait, we’re already one-third of the way through winter? Woah! We’ve been doing a lot of revamping at the 360 PSG offices and getting into new processes for the new year. It’s hard to believe that fall is over, let alone 2018; yet, here we are! Our marketing team started a lot of new campaigns in January while they are working their magic, we’ve selected five projects that our design team worked on this past season. Here they are in no particular order!

LinkedIn is an excellent platform for professionals and businesses to connect with each other; however, are the connections always meaningful? The platform is surely trying to make it so. LinkedIn has lagged behind Facebook when it comes to offering its marketers options for ad formats, targeting, and content features. With the release of “LinkedIn Pages” (replacing “Company Pages”) and updated advertising tools, the new year is a great time to get back into marketing on the web’s largest professional network. For business owners and professionals looking to grow their business and build relationships, LinkedIn has got you covered.

It’s our favorite time of year at 360 PSG! Dressing up in spooky costumes is something our office loves to do. Every year, we throw a Halloween Party to see what our team members can come up with. Do we always know what character everyone dresses up as? Definitely not, but, do we enjoy trying? Certainly.


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It’s been a hot, busy summer in Buffalo, New York! At times, we almost didn’t want to leave our comfy office to brave the heat waves and unforgiving UV rays. The great news? Our reluctance to go outdoors has provided our clients with a lot of exciting website launches and high-performing digital campaigns to enjoy while the weather cools down. In all seriousness, we had an awesome summer at 360 PSG (yes, even the outdoors too). Now that we have time to reflect, here are our picks for the top web projects of summer 2018!

Two is usually better than one, right? It’s time the narrative of Facebook advertising vs. Google AdWords comes to an end. These days, you want both! For any business, large or small, advertising on both Facebook and Google allows marketers to create and manage the buying cycle for every campaign. Instead of comparing Google and Facebook, brands can utilize both platforms’ features for leverage to hit their marketing goals. No advertising platform is perfect and that is why joining the strongest two together is an essential digital marketing strategy.

Facebook held a three-day Community Boost event in Downtown Buffalo July 9-11 and 360 PSG was there on the scene to soak up all the information. For those who don’t know, Facebook (and Instagram) have been touring the country hosting Community Boost events to train business owners on Facebook and Instagram marketing features. Not only do these events help train marketers of all skill levels, they share the direction both platforms are headed and the type of content and advertising that will flourish on each.

We’ve made it to summer 2018! Our team has been busy launching, posting, writing, designing, supporting and managing numerous projects this season. It’s nice to take a step back and revisit the great client work and successes we’ve brought to the web. While website launches are only a portion of what we do over at 360 PSG, we put a lot of time and creativity into each project. Here are five of our top web projects from spring ‘18.

Since the first American television advertisement aired in 1941, there has been a flood of ads on every channel possible. Radio, TV, print and film have all been the ideal mediums for advertisers to market their products or services to the masses since it all began almost 75 years ago. Luckily for us, technology has advanced enough to bring about the dawn of a new area -- digital marketing.

Is it a story of David and Goliath? Probably not, because Facebook owns Instagram and can’t really lose to it if there is a mutual benefit. You can even integrate your Facebook marketing with Instagram simultaneously with Ads Manager. But, what if you want to focus on one platform?

One of the most overlooked aspects of optimizing a website is the user experience. It can be difficult to gauge purely from the appearance and content of a site alone how users will interact with it. An experienced digital marketer will know that the way people interact with a website is just as important as how they find it.

It was a full house at 360 PSG this week for our Content Architecture, Modern Design Trends & Usability Workshop. Focusing on the importance of content and design in today’s digital world, our Dr. of Creative and Dr. of Operations, Jessa and Dan, presented what they believe a website needs in order to perform.

It doesn’t seem like winter is over in Western New York, but it is; and with that, it’s time to reflect and choose five of our favorite projects from the season.

Organic search engine rankings are not the only way to gain exposure and drive traffic to your website. There are numerous online paid advertising networks available to use across various websites. However, only two platforms, Google AdWords and Bing Ads, offer direct integration with the most popular search engines in the world using a pay-per-click (PPC) advertising scheme.

If Facebook’s new algorithm update has you feeling like the last kid picked in gym class, you aren’t alone. When the social giant announced in January that it was putting a strong focus on personal pages (and much, much less on Business Pages), the professional social world dramatically rumbled. Not only had organic reach declined to almost 2% throughout recent years, Facebook declared that it’s practically non-existent moving forward. What does this mean for companies with a Business Page?

Trends come and go, but your website doesn’t. A website is a representation of your brand, what you offer and what you’re capable of. When executed properly, a strong website will generate interest, inquiries, leads -- all things a business strives for in the digital world. What happens when your website hasn’t been updated?

A company blog hosted on your website is a great content strategy to improve search visibility, enhance branding and even generate leads. Is the effort to create engaging, relevant blogs worth it for business owners who simply don’t have the time or resources to produce it?