Blog

May 30, 2018

GDPR Shaking Up the Privacy Landscape

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Now that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect for European Union countries, giving EU citizens greater control over their privacy and how companies can use their personal data, will the United States soon follow suit? A recent survey shows that Americans favor similar protections. But […]

Blog
May 15, 2018

3 Ways Marketers Can Battle Media Distrust

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. The recent news that Cambridge Analytica harvested the personal information of about 80 million Facebook users in the United States ahead of the 2016 elections has sunk trust in the media to all-time lows — depths that lawyers and used-car salesmen once enjoyed. Coupled with other personal-data breaches […]

Blog, News
April 18, 2018

A Media Mix Packs Some Punch to Your Marketing Plan

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. If marketing at your small business consists of a few Facebook posts, a tweet here and there and perhaps an occasional promotion such as a prize giveaway, you may be taking too singular of an approach to creating awareness of your brand. It may well be time that […]

Blog, Multi-Channel Marketing
March 29, 2018

Small Business Owners Warming to New Tax, Jobs Plan

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Though they may not know the full impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 until tax time next year, early indications are that a majority of small business owners are aware of what the act might mean for their business’ future — and that many […]

Blog, News, Small Business
March 14, 2018

4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Small Business Marketing Agency

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. As the owner of a small business who wants to ramp up your marketing strategy, you’ve already tried the do-it-yourself route and found the complexities and time so overwhelming that you’ve added a marketing manager to your staff. However, that manager, you’ve realized, doesn’t really understand the path […]

Blog, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Print Marketing, Search Marketing, Small Business, Social Marketing
February 28, 2018

Focusing on Time Can Reap Better ROI, Via Outsourcing

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. The maxim that “time is money” often is attributed to Benjamin Franklin from an essay, “Advice to a Young Tradesman,” in 1748. Other researchers say the phrase actually appeared a few decades earlier in a magazine, The Free-Thinker, while others trace the adage to ancient Greece In any […]

Blog, News, Small Business
February 15, 2018

It May Be Time to Show Snapchat a Little Love

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. With its chief users among the 12- to 24-year-old set producing selfies that feature flowered headbands, floppy rabbit ears and other forms of animation, Snapchat might seem confounding to those marketers who rely mostly on Facebook and Instagram as the platforms they use to reach across the ages […]

Blog, Content Marketing, News, Social Marketing
January 25, 2018

How Nugget Love Set Twitter Ablaze

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Interacting with your following not only should be an obligatory chore for you as your company’s social media manager — it also can produce astonishing results. The Wendy’s restaurant chain knows this social-media-managerial standard rather well, thanks to the chicken nuggets featured on its menus and a teenager’s […]

Blog, Social Marketing
January 15, 2018

4 Ways to Escape That Social Media Rut

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Scribes would call it “writer’s block,” and that always-bantering social-media colleague who sits across from you might call it something more crass — say, “brain death.” We’re talking about that point at which you’re not sure what to post on your social media channels in the days or […]

Blog, Content Marketing, Social Marketing, Video Marketing
Advertising Systems, Inc.
Houston, TX
Phone: (281) 889-9575