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How Iceland Made Me Believe in the Power of the Selfie Stick

By Steven Wright Director of Marketing at Q4Launch By nature, I am not an early adopter of anything. My tendency is to let a product or technology become more mature before I become a user. Once that happens, though, I can quickly become a product evangelist. Most notably for months I would get furious when … Continued

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How Automating Social Media Can Save You Hours Each Day

Do you find yourself sitting at your desk for hours each day managing your social media accounts? Do you find yourself scrambling to get posts out during your optimized time window? This could all be avoided if you adopted a social media automating program to do all the posting for you. There are quite a … Continued

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6 Ways to Thrive During Shoulder Season

Peak season is in the rear view mirror for many destinations around the country. However, that doesn’t mean that your business has to take a huge hit when the majority of people aren’t thinking about vacation. That’s why we’ve developed 6 ways to thrive during shoulder season. Create Experiences for Your Guests Some of these … Continued


Orchard Inn’s Success: Integrated Marketing is Built for the Long Haul

“When we purchased the Orchard Inn, our occupancy was at about 19%. We grew that 20% a year each year, but we thought that was low-hanging fruit. We anticipated that the growth would slow down this year, but we’re actually at a 35% revenue growth year-over-year. We couldn’t have achieved that without Q4Launch.” – Marc … Continued

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5 Ways to Make Your Content Go Crazy Viral

In what to some people feels like a few brief years, social media and its many variations has taken-over our society. It’s mind-blowing to think that there are people who don’t remember life before such social platforms as Facebook or its predecessors like MySpace. Now the list seems to grow yearly with new ways to … Continued

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How to Design a Killer Website

At Q4Launch we have long prided ourselves on stellar web design skills, both for the functionality and style of the sites we’ve been privileged to build for our customers. Recently our owner, Matt Bare, hosted a webinar in which he provided insight into what it takes to design a killer website. In the process, he … Continued

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Improve Your Facebook Organic Reach

Every now and then our business pages need a facelift to give their facebook organic reach a boost. As a company, we manage many facebook pages for our customers and are constantly looking for new ways to improve our social media game and ensure that ROI is constantly improving. This QuickSprout infographic is incredibly helpful as a reference … Continued


How to Protect Your Business from a Phishing Site

As a business, your reputation is everything. Whether it takes the form of online reviews on Google or TripAdvisor, or a customer telling friends about their experience, the strength of your reputation can make or break your success. Protecting your reputation and ensuring customers have accurate information about your business is essential. A Recipe for … Continued

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What are the 5 Stages of the Travel Cycle?

Like most things in life, where a person, couple, or family ends up on vacation isn’t just by chance. There is a process that people work through, whether they know it or not, when deciding on where to take their next weekend getaway or extended trip. In fact, there are 5 stages of the travel cycle that … Continued