The Importance of Staying Organized

In a world with thousands of different companies and strategies out there to be the best it can be hard to know where to start. There are a few common practices all successful businesses follow, and one of those is mastering organization. Finding a Program that Works for You Technology plays such an important role […]

To CRM, or not to CRM?

The subject of using a CRM comes up quite frequently when discussing the construction of a website. For those of you who aren’t aware, CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management or Customer Resource Management. In layman’s terms, this simply means how you communicate with your customer list or how you manage your customer list. When […]

Considering Your Competition

Marketing doesn’t exist in a vacuum. It is the height of folly to try and market something without studying the environment into which you are trying to market. Your competition is a big part of that environment. There is always competition. I don’t care how unique your product is, you are at least competing for […]

The Life of a Project Manager at thirteen05

It’s 8:00 am on a beautiful Monday morning in Tampa, Florida and thirteen 05 creative is open for business. As the Project Manager, I may be biased, but I have to say I have the best job in the house. When I walk in the door, I’m immediately greeted by furry paws and friendly excitement […]

Relearning An Old Skill

Skills come and go like the planets around the sun. They’re right in front of us easily observed for a time, perhaps a long time, and before you know it, they’re out of sight and out of mind. Just as the planets do, we never fully forget the skill, but time passes and our accuracy […]

The Importance of Choosing the Right Business Partner

When it comes to rebranding your company, vamping up your website, or improving your SEO, we know it can make or break you. In today’s marketplace, there are very few things that are more important to your success than your online presence. But, with thousands of companies that offer web design and marketing services, how […]

Know Your Market

If you need or want more new customers, just about the first thing you need to know is: who are my customers? Usually, the easiest new customers to get are the people who are a lot like the ones you already have. The reasons aren’t hard to find. If your customers are mainly 65-year-old tennis […]

Building SEO Strategies for Lasting Impact

When it comes to creating a marketing strategy and beginning to implement specific tactics, having a proper plan of action in place is everything. You need to make sure this plan will help you achieve your main goals for the site, along with aligning with other people’s (your partners, co-workers, etc.) goals for the site. […]

Sticking to the Support System vs. Emails

Emails are our go-to for most of our written, professional digital communication – and for good reason. It’s the most widely used format where just about everybody uses it one way or another. It’s easy to default to this form vs calling because, simply, a call is just not in the cards at that very […]

Here’s the Deal With Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality: a topic that has been discussed frequently in the past year. To preface this topic, Net neutrality (also known as Open Internet) is a product of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It was “adopted on February 26, 2015 and are designed to protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote invest […]

Are Printed Materials Still Important?

Ten years ago, quality print materials were the best form of advertising a business could do. Nice business cards, letter head, presentation folders, pretty much anything you could leave behind when visiting a prospect was important to have. But in today’s digital landscape, do you really need to spend the money on these things? The […]

Meeting Demands

Here at thirteen05 creative, we are in the business of marketing. A website in nearly every case is a marketing tool. It isn’t just a pretty face. Yes, a website has to look good and work right. That is so it can do its job. The purpose of marketing is to create want and sell […]

Google’s AdBlock: Here’s What You Need to Know

Lately, there has been a lot of talk among web advertisers about Google Chrome’s new built-in ad-block feature that’s about to come out. Not long ago, the Wall Street Journal released an article revealing Google’s new plans. This is a pretty big announcement since Chrome is a widely used internet browser. Net Market Share reports […]