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Placing Images and PDFs

When you have a PDF that you’d like to be accessible in your website pages, you’ll need to link that document inside the page. The following steps will guide you [...]

Adding images to your slideshow/carousel

There are a few different names we have for the revolving photos on the home page of your website; slideshows, faders, carousel, but they all mean the same thing. It’s those photos on the home page that switch after so many seconds. [...]

New Feature!

Newsletters are one of the most effective ways to market to your customers. Your YAC premium account let’s you take advantage of this highly effective marketing method, right from your dashboard! You can change your font, add an image, change the color fields, add content boxes, add hyperlinks and so much more! [...]

Increase your Read Rates Instantly!

Email marketing has experienced resurgence with the popularity of mobile devices. It still doesn’t have the same read rate as text messages (especially with marketing emails) but this can work to the benefit of the savvy email campaigner. [...]

InstaHappy

That moment...when you get a notification on your phone that someone hot liked your photo. Seriously! OMG, right?[...]

Twitter Updates

We’ve been listening to our clients and one of their most popular requests is to share images for specials on Twitter, directly from the dashboard.[...]

Newsletters

If only there was a method of communicating something to all of your customers at once. Wouldn’t that be great? [...]

Slideshows and Image Resizing

There are a few different names we have for the revolving photos on the home page of your website; slideshows, faders, carousel, but they all mean the same thing. It’s those photos on the home page that switch after so many seconds. [...]

Helpful SMS Tips

Smart Phones are all over the place! What used to take several devices in the 80’s and 90’s is now sleekly, conveniently, and easily packaged into one amazing little device that fits right in your pocket! [...]

Helpful Dashboard Tips

We are Your Area Code, we like to ensure that you’re getting the most out of your Digital Marketing Dashboard services. We feel it would be helpful if we touched on some of these subjects and gave some helpful tips and suggestions.[...]

Email Marketing Tips

Let’s bring it in for a nice little huddle. There are a few things that we feel would be helpful to talk about, so let’s have a little heart to heart. See, we’re taking measures to help our clients specifically pinpoint where they might need help. So if you could take a few minutes, let’s talk about...[...]

3 Strategic Marketing Lessons From Game of Thrones

It’s that time again… because the Game of Thrones Season 5 premier was an absolute jaw-dropper. If you couldn’t tell already, I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan. I’m also passionate about marketing and sales, and while watching TV as always, I couldn’t help but draw a few connections between the mistakes made by GOT characters and the pain points I discuss with marketers on a daily basis. Here are a few GOT takeaways to inspire your marketing strategy. [...]

What to know BEFORE you sign that new advertising contract.

Happy new year! It's January and many of you small business owners are being pounded by salespeople trying to get new advertising contracts in for the year. What the majority of you don't realize (and none of those salespeople are going to tell you) is that you absolutely should NOT be signing any contracts for newspaper, radio, billboard, coupon or TV advertising unless your "core" is strong. I'm going to explain to you why the "core" is important and exactly what it entails.[...]

Social Strategy From It's a Wonderful Life

Anyone who knows me knows I'm kind of a sap, so one of my annual holiday rituals is to watch "It's a Wonderful Life" and sob predictably during the last scene. I have a professional interest, too: the entire movie is a lesson in social...not technology, but the underlying behaviors that drive engagement, trust, and community .[...]

YAC gives Back with David Warsen Memorial Foundation.

Working with David Warsen Foundation, YAC has become part of a larger network of companies coming together to sponsor non-profits around the globe. To positive impact and philanthropic change. Businesses around the world are also following suit, partnering with charities and organizations to raise awareness and give back.[...]

For the last 10 years or so...

For the last 10 years or so, I have paid close attention to everything around me, trying to learn from others mistakes, successes and lessons, to apply to my own career. So I am acutely aware of, ad campaigns for consumer goods, how people try to sell me, and even TV shows. As you can read from my blogs they are a blend of what I read from other bloggers, inspired by TV or books, or just everyday conversations. [...]

The 4 Types of Web Marketing Superheroes. Which One Are You?

Having worked for two and a half years doing marketing for web startups, I quickly realized that while I excelled at connecting with influential people within a particular niche and creating valuable content which attracted a good number of backlinks, I found that other important marketing tasks, such as community building or doing in-depth data analysis weren't the best match for my skills and interests. [...]