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Mythbusting Marketing: If You Build It, They Will Come

For businesses and non-profit organizations, this iconic quote from the 1989 film Field of Dreams conjures images of customers or donors flocking towards you intent on giving you money. “They won’t know why,” says the movie, but it implies that customers will simply gravitate to you because of this accomplishment. Whether that goal is launching […]

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How to Fuel Your Marketing with a Content Calendar

It’s true that almost everything we interact with on a daily basis uses some form of fuel. Our cars need gasoline, our phones need battery life, and our bodies need nutrients, in order to perform well. So, when it comes to our companies’ marketing efforts, why would it be any different? Truth be told, it’s […]

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Signalfire’s Favorite Ads from The Big Game

This year’s Big Game was, of course, one for the record books. Although extremely popular among football fans, America’s most watched game has also historically been the setting for some of the most iconic and effective TV commercials of all time. Here’s #TeamSignalfire’s Top 3:

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DIY SEO: How to Make Your Website Work

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking a good website should never have to change. But with technology always changing, your business website has to work the way you need it to. Here’s a few tips you can do yourself!

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How Can A Business Get Involved With #GivingTuesday?

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are now followed by Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to charitable giving. Made popular by social media, this philanthropic effort is gaining wide popularity and participation by businesses and non-profit organizations alike.

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Signalfire Sponsors Volunteer For Honor Flight

Bryan Giese, Project Manager at Signalfire, will be a volunteer escort for a Korean War veteran on the September 17th Stars and Stripes Honor Flight to Washington DC. Volunteers who escort Stars and Stripes Honor Flight veterans, also called Guardians, go through a stringent process and are required to cover their own expenses—including air fare.

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Sturgeon Bay, Door County Publishes 2016 Activity Guide

Newest edition showcases over 250 members and countless activities in Door County’s largest city. Signalfire is proud to announce the publication of the 2016 Activity Guide for Sturgeon Bay, Door County. Working in conjunction with the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center in the heart of one of Wisconsin’s busiest tourism regions, the 2016 Activity Guide contains […]

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Your Small Business Is Approaching Social Media Wrong

Many small businesses have been using social media wrong. Very wrong. Small businesses and many non-profit organizations have been trying to build audiences on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and likely several others. Growing the number of fans, followers, and subscribers is a mission because it is an easy metric to measure. Small businesses […]

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What Makes A Great Small Business Blog?

Whether your small business is manufacturing tight tolerance sanitary pumps or offering bookkeeping services to fellow small businesses, improved search engine performance requires getting good content on your website. Regularly. For years, most businesses labored under the misconception when it came to search performance that great content didn’t matter as much as some secret lines […]

Aram Public Library of Delavan Launches New Logo and Website

  Aram Public Library in Delavan announces the launch of a newly designed logo and interactive website. Both logo and website were designed by Signalfire, an award winning creative agency also located in Delavan. A colorful logo will begin to be distributed in the coming weeks. The website features a design friendly to mobile phones […]

How To Get Your Non-Profit Involved With #GivingTuesday

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are now followed by Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to charitable giving. Made popular by social media, this philanthropic effort is gaining wide popularity and participation by businesses and non-profit organizations alike. For 2015, Giving Tuesday falls on December 1st. Read on to learn how non-profits […]

Delavan Lake Boat Shed Launches New Website

Delavan Lake Boat Shed, a wooden and classic boat repair and restoration company, has launched a new mobile responsive website showcasing their specialized craft. The website features extensive imagery of their craftsmanship and finished products ranging from classic wooden Kingfisher kayaks to Chris Craft pleasure boats from the 1920’s. To develop the website, Delavan Lake […]

Bryan Giese Joins Signalfire As Project Manager

Signalfire welcomes Bryan Giese as a Project Manager for the award-winning creative agency based in Delavan. Bryan will bring added value to an already strong team of professionals. As a recent marketing graduate from Madison College (formerly Madison Area Technical College), Bryan brings fresh ideas for social media and inbound marketing strategies. While a recent […]

Signalfire Wins 2 Telly Awards for Animal Shelter Video

Signalfire has won two 2015 Telly Awards in collaboration with Drywater Productions and Lakeland Animal Shelter. The Telly Awards has honored the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs for 36 years.

Walworth County Economic Development Alliance Launches New Website

Walworth County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA) has launched a newly redesigned website created by Delavan-based digital marketing agency, Signalfire. WCEDA is the county’s lead economic development agency that works with the state, regional and local business development organizations to create customized solutions supporting economic growth. WCEDA was created in 2003 with the mission statement: Walworth […]

Signalfire Produces Membership Promotional Video For Lakeland Animal Shelter

On Friday May 8th, Lakeland Animal Shelter unveiled a new video during the Second Chances Dinner, the non-profit organizations premier fundraising gala at The Abbey Resort. The eight-minute video was produced by Signalfire, a Delavan-based award winning digital marketing agency, and was shown to nearly 300 attendees. Signalfire was asked to produce the new video […]

Historic YMCA Camp Edwards Launches Mobile Responsive Website

Camp Edwards, a historic YMCA camp in East Troy, Wisconsin, has launched a newly redesigned website, www.CampEdwards.org, to better communicate with camp attendees, camp families, and organizations. Built with WordPress, one of the leading open source content management platforms, the Camp Edwards site boasts a variety of customized features that will showcase the amenities and […]

5 Ways To Make Your Content Awesome

Content is what powers marketing. Imagine that all of your marketing tools are vehicles. Search engines, social media, email marketing, blogs, traditional media, advertising, and everything else out there are vehicles driving traffic to your website. To make each of those vehicles run, they need fuel. Content is fuel. The better the fuel, the better your marketing vehicles run.