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Looking for a Web Designer in Metairie? Meet Marcy Hooper!

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Are you looking for a web designer in Metairie? Let us introduce you to Marcy Hooper!  Marcy has found her way back to Louisiana after living many different places including: Baton Rouge; Portland, Oregon; Iowa and Minneapolis. Marcy grew up wanting to be an artist and an archeologist and was a huge fan of Indiana Jones. After going to LSU for two years for Archaeology, she then found that her passion was in Digital Art. Marcy attended SLU and received her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts for Digital Art and the rest was history. “I still like doing my own art. …

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Direct Mail Advertising Isn’t Dead

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One big urban legend for marketers and business owners is that direct mail is dead, however it is not just alive, but direct mail could be considered superior to other marketing channels.  In its response rate report, the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) found that direct mail achieves a 4.4% response rate, compared to 0.12% for email. Overall, the DMA found direct mail’s response rates are anywhere from 10 to 30 times higher than that of digital. Consumers are often overwhelmed with cluttered inboxes and are more receptive to direct mail which arrives on a much less-cluttered channel. Even junk mail …

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How Blogs Help SEO

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Every popular company has a blog these days. In fact, you are reading a blog right now! However, capitalizing on their blog content to maximize SEO (search engine optimization) results. Here at Velocity Agency, we have a team with an experienced SEO manager and copywriter that will push your brand to success. If your company does not yet have a blog you might be lacking in SEO juice! Here are seven ways you can improve your blog. Create a Compelling Name for Your Blog Depending on your brand, coming up with a compelling name for your blog is an optimization …

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Mardi Gras 2018 Goes Mobile

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Mobile apps have revolutionized the way that we do everything. From ordering food to getting a ride, and getting a dog walker – everything can be done right from your phone! Mardi Gras is an especially exciting time of year. However, not all the moments of Mardi Gras are fun. Getting stuck in traffic, hunting down a parking space, and a spike in car accidents can put a great deal of stress on parade goers. Fortunately, mobile apps and websites have changed the way we do Mardi Gras too. Mardi Gras New Orleans Website This website has all the information …

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Mardi Gras and Digital Marketing

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Mardi Gras and digital marketing go hand in hand in New Orleans. By now, you’ve probably eaten more king cake than you ever imagined and have already put the pieces of your costume together. For many of us here in New Orleans, our events on Facebook are filled to the brim through Mardi Gras day. The world of social media has revolutionized the way we experience Mardi Gras. It has done this through apps that show the parade routes and events shared with various social media platforms. For those of us who would rather sit at home and experience it …

Velocity Agency Recognized As One of the Top PPC Agencies in New Orleans

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Recently, Velocity Agency was recognized as one of the top PPC agencies in New Orleans by UpCity! UpCity describes Velocity Agency as “one of the most reputable, and commendable partners providing paid search and digital advertising services for small and medium-sized business.” We are incredibly proud of this great honor and to be one of the top pay per click advertising agencies in New Orleans!We know that Google pay per click advertising is one of the best ways for our clients to get their name and brand out into the market and are proud to be recognized for the hard …

St. Patrick’s Day: A New Orleans Tradition?

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St. Patrick’s Day has been recognized all over the country since 1737, but no place celebrates it quite like Louisiana. On March 17th every year, you’re treated to yet another great opportunity for fun, music, and New Orleans’ most famous form of celebration: parades. St. Patrick’s Day History Of course, the New Orleans celebration of the Irish Saint Patrick owes a lot to the original Irish Christians who brought the day with them to the United States. With the festive day taking place in the middle of the restrictive Lenten period since the early 17th century, religious observers were quick to take …

Jingle Jangle Jingle: Unwrapping Mr. Bingle

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Hey, folks! Jared here. If you read the blog about me then you know I was born and raised in New Jersey. So, it will come as no surprise to you that when it comes to Louisiana holiday traditions I’m still learning. Despite six years of living in NOLA, I find myself learning something new (and more often than not, interesting) every year. This leads me to my newest discovery, Mr. Bingle. Yes, I know, it’s awful that I didn’t know about this legendary character until recently but at least I’m learning about him now, right? For those of you, who …

3 More Reasons Why New Orleans Should Host Every Super Bowl

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Nate Scott published an article in USA today giving 10 reasons why New Orleans should be the only city to host a Super Bowl and as a local I agree. I want to expand on what he offered, and I may reiterate a few of his points here, but I want to expand on them as a local. Resiliency For one thing, New Orleanians are resilient. We recovered from Katrina, the costliest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic with $108 billion in property damage. Five years later we dealt with and overcame the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest accidental …