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Mystery behind youth soccer

Elite vs academy; club vs recreational; division three vs division four; year round vs seasonal; club fees vs family vacation.  Sound familiar?  The outdoor spring soccer season is in full swing in Kansas City, regardless of the frigid temperatures. There are droves of parents that brave the cold temperatures and navigate the maze of youth soccer weekly for months on end.  The mystery behind youth...

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Gates-Bar-B-Q

KANSAS CITY, MO (June 13, 2017) — Gates Bar-B-Q is excited to debut the release of their new website at www.gatesbbq.com. Gates Bar-B-Q worked with Kansas City- based YCS Marketing to build its website, focusing on a responsive design featuring an e-Commerce store.   Gates Bar-B-Q is known for setting the standard when it comes to Kansas City barbecue which is why they hired the innovative team at YCS...

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“We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the question is how well we do it.” - Erik Qualman   Any business can use social media as a tool to establish their brand while selling its products or services, but not every business has success.   In order to have success, you need to get noticed, and in order to get noticed it’s important to create content...

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Brand Strategy

Branding is the most important aspect of any business, large or small, B2C or B2B.  An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in increasingly competitive markets.   Developing your brand strategy involves creating a differentiated name and image, often a logo and/or a tagline, in order to establish a presence in the consumer’s mind.  The purpose is to attract and retain customers.   Keep in mind, consumers...

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Search Engine Optimization and Why You Need It

Search Engine Optimization (SEO), in simple terms, plays a big part in how we attract the right visitors to your website.  Research shows most people pretty much know what they want before they engage with potential vendors/suppliers.  In fact, the majority of consumers start with a Google search and if you're not coming up when they're at this research stage you're not likely to be in...

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facebook__visual strategy

In the world of social media marketing, the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” takes on a whole new meaning. Today, the news that fills the feeds of our favorite social networks is often lost in the clutter if it’s not easily digestible or captivating as we quickly scroll through the screens of various devices. So, how can you keep your brands content...

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draper blog post

Mad Men, AMC’s cult favorite about the ambitious women and men of New York’s Madison Avenue advertising scene in the 1960’s, will be coming to an end in just a few short weeks. As I wipe my tears away thinking about Sunday nights no longer filled with the creative minds at Sterling Cooper & Partners, I realized that while the show may be over, many...

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