Helping small business reach more customers online.
Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Websites
Our services include website design, website auditing, website consulting, website content creation (design and written), article writing/blogs for websites and website management services.
Social Media Services
Our services include social network account setup, social media advertising (Facebook and Instagram), social media audits, social media coaching and consulting, and social media management services.
Pinterest Secret Boards have lots to offer individuals and businesses! As the name says, they're secret. And, you can choose to be the only one who ever sees your Pinterest Secret Board content, or you can invite others to view and add more pins to the board....read more
Building an online presence for your business is hard work. It takes time and financial commitment to do so. For these reasons and many others, it's important to make it as easy as possible for people to find and connect with you and/or your business online. Here are...read more
First impressions can be make-or-break your business, especially when it comes to Internet marketing. Here at Straight North we’ve reviewed more than 350,000 website conversions and discovered that 83 percent of the time, website visitors convert on their first visit....read more
A few years back, LinkedIn added a feature that made it possible for those you're connected with to 'endorse' you for a skill. While endorsements on your profile are nice, they don't carry the same weight as a recommendation on LinkedIn. LinkedIn recommendations have...read more
Each of these four free resources can help you manage and grow your business. Each offers a premium or paid version as well as a free one. The free version, at least initially, offers most everything a micro or small business owner will need to get started. In...read more
At one time getting into the News Feed of your Facebook fans was free. Page owners expected to have to pay to build the number of people who liked their page (fans), but getting into the News Feed of those fans was considered a given. Not so today, and really, not so...read more
Quote pictures or images are popular on social media. In particular, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and, believe it or not, even LinkedIn. Why Are Quote Pictures So Likeable And Shareable On Social Media? One reason quote pictures are so likable and shareable...read more
In mid-2016 Facebook made changes to its advertising policy that applied to text on images for boosted posts as well as to the more typical Facebook ads. Prior to mid-2016, Facebook would not allow a Facebook page to pay to boost content where the content had text on...read more
At one time any business serious about their image and branding pretty much had to purchase stock photos for some if not all of their marketing needs. The term high-quality free stock photos was an oxymoron. High quality implied purchased,...read more