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Carry-Out Orders Made More Efficient

August 31, 2017

Picture for a moment how much a to-go order can disrupt a lunch-rush. Tables are full, servers are scrambling – and all of the sudden, the phone rings. If you’re a restaurant owner, you might have heard about the possibility of getting an app for your business. Apps may seem like a “neat” invention for…

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The Best Hashtags to Use for Promo Posts

February 6, 2017

On top of mobile app development and search engine optimization, GrowIt Media also specializes in social media marketing. While the hashtag was originally established on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have become two of the biggest platforms to promote businesses using a small amount of money and hashtags for searching purposes. The History of the Hashtag…

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How Restaurants Can Utilize a Mobile App

January 23, 2017

Lately, GrowIT has been focusing time and energy in developing mobile apps for local restaurants. While it is said that only 5 out of every 100 restaurants currently have one of their own, it is an idea that is quickly growing in popularity. It provides brand recognition and credibility. A local eatery can benefit in numerous…

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Make 2017 A Year to Remember

January 9, 2017

Losing weight, getting in shape, diet changes – the New Year mantra differs very little from year to year. But “new year, new you” get’s just downright sad when the gym membership gets canceled and the revolutionary diet has already been squandered by week three. Transformation of self can take time – but if you…

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RingCentral: Never Buy a Phone System for Your Office Again

December 14, 2016

Here at GrowIt, we are partnered with RingCentral, a worldwide company that is taking the business world by storm and revolutionizing communication in and outside of the office. Owner and Creative Director of GrowIT, Mike Marquardt, sold phone systems before he began marketing (and building) websites and phone apps. Since the early ‘90s, bulky and…

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Christmas Shop Smarter, Not Harder

November 7, 2016

Forget any other time of year; it is safe to say that society can be the least frugal during the holidays. No matter how much love you have towards your family, nobody wants to be in over their eyeballs in credit card debt come the New Year, and yet that’s the place many Americans find…

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Reaching a New Generation: How to Advertise on Snapchat

October 31, 2016

What IS Snapchat? Snapchat was created in October 2012 by a camera company called Snap Inc. It is a mobile social media application by which one can share pictures (or “snaps”) with friends and they disappear completely after a few seconds. By February 2013, the company exploded in popularity, reaching a net worth of $60 million…

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Small Businesses: Get Found on Google

October 24, 2016

Many mainstream celebrities over the years have said, “Never Google yourself.” But if you are a business owner, or work for an emerging company, or understand anything about marketing, you have probably spent a great deal of time trying to find yourself on ANY search engine. Google is a powerful and well-known name, and as…

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Smartphone Addiction is Real – But That Could Be Good News For Entrepreneurs

October 17, 2016

Here at GrowIT, we emphasize the importance of entrepreneurs learning to utilize the power of social media in an efficient and professional way. The proper timing and presentation of content (not just content alone) is crucial to growing a business in this millennial age where everyone is looking down; and not up at billboards. Our…

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The Update that Could Affect Your Mobile App

October 10, 2016

THIS JUST IN – Your mobile application could be in danger of being exterminated from the App Store, according to an announcement from Apple last month. Don’t panic – if you keep up on regular updates, maintenance, marketing, and improving in accordance with reviews – this does not apply to you. On September 1st of…

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