The Importance of Location Specific Pages for SEO

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If you’re a business with more than one physical address, it’s considered a crime at BARQAR Marketing to not have pages on your site dedicated to those locations. Not only do location pages make it… Read more »

The Lesser of 2 Customer Service Evils

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Which would you rather have: bad customer service or incompetent customer service? Yikes – how about neither? Customer service guru Shep Hyken recently wrote a great post on the difference between bad and incompetent service.… Read more »

Tips to Help Your Team Make Time for Social Media

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If you’re still unsure of how to incorporate social media into your daily workday routine, we want to help! Consider these ideas to help you get started: Make it fun. Set up a challenge for… Read more »

Become a Social Media Superhero!

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Are you the person in your office in charge of your company’s online presence? Are you expected to post updates faster than a speeding bullet or to overcome competing pictures of cute kittens & kids… Read more »

Involve your Team in Social Strategy!

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If you’re using social media – you’re already on the right track! Social is a key way to build your company’s online reputation and presents a lot of opportunity to promote your brand and engage… Read more »

How to Effectively Market Into the C-Suite

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As marketers, we always want to earn the attention of key decision makers. But those key decision makers, the c-level executives leading companies, are pressed for time and are pulled in many different directions. When… Read more »

How Barenaked Ladies Made me Ignore My Principles

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I used to be an avid CD buyer (remember those?), and I used to shop at a big box retailer, let’s call them Big Blue, with some regularity. Now, mention Big Blue to me and… Read more »

Why Buying a Stethoscope Doesn’t Make you a Doctor

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Commercials are a facet of the advertising industry we’ve all been inundated with. They try to capture our eight-second attention span with something flashy, catchy, or interesting that will linger with us. And while I… Read more »

Kids Eat Free!

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Kids seem to eat free all over the place these days!  Isn’t it about time that you, and your organization, got something for free too? With BARQAR Marketing, you can! Announcing the next in our… Read more »

How to Work with “Designerous Finickous”

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Designers. They can be a finicky breed. The expression “temperamental artist” doesn’t exist for no reason! However, good designers should not be divas. We should be partners with you to visually solve your communication problems… Read more »