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June 19, 2020

Traktek Partners Named Among Top Web Developers in Boston

Traktek Partners has been recognized by Expertise.com as one of the top web development agencies in Boston based on their reputation, credibility, experience, availability, and professionalism.

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June 8, 2020

Traktek Partners Recognized as Top Marketing Agency in Boston

Traktek Partners has been recognized as one of Top Branding Companies leading branding agencies in the Boston area for their expertise in brand development and authenticity and Top Digital Marketing Companies helping brands drive engagement and increase conversion rates.

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May 19, 2020

6 Marketing Strategies to Get Your Small Business Back on its Feet After COVID-19

As a full-service digital marketing agency, we work with many small businesses that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. From implementing site tracking and identification to increasing lines of communication, there are a variety of marketing strategies you can implement to keep your business running efficiently and successfully. Below, we’ve listed our top 6 marketing strategies to get your small business back on its feet quickly.

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March 12, 2020

4 Reasons Your Facebook Ads Aren’t Converting

Implemented by over six million businesses today to remain competitive in the busy online world, Facebook ads is a popular advertising method with high reward if done correctly (Sproutsocial).

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January 7, 2020

Three years at a digital marketing agency: What I’ve learned

Since starting at Traktek Partners in 2016, I’ve learned a lot about not only myself, but also what goes into working at a Marketing Agency.

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December 17, 2019

8 Travel Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2020

Traktek conducted two marketing research surveys targeting North American consumers and travel agents. (Keep in mind this survey gets conducted bi-annually and gets sent to tens of thousands of North American international travelers between the ages of 40-85 via email.) Below we’re listing the best takeaways from the survey and 8 travel marketing trends to watch for in 2020.

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November 17, 2019

6 Personalized Company Gifts your Employees Will Love

Whether your company has one or one-hundred people, it’s always nice to gift a surprise to the employees. Every year at Traktek, we like to thank our employees before the holidays by sending them a personalized company gift.

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October 6, 2019

6 Tips to Nail your Next Interview

Interview after interview, but can’t figure out what you’re doing wrong? With competition on the rise, it’s important to figure out what to do right in order to score the ‘job of your dreams.’ We’ve rounded up our top 6 tips to nail your next interview.

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September 6, 2019

8 Best Practices for a Successful Email Marketing Strategy

Think email doesn’t matter? Think again. In fact, 89% of marketers named email as their primary method of lead generation (QuickSprout). Dedicating time to list build, strategize and analyze emails can lead to an influx of leads. (That being said, don't blast your list with a ton of promotional emails with no strategy, which can lead to being marked as spam.)

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June 19, 2019

Maximize your Social Media Presence

Needless to say, social media is growing. Fast. As social media quickly expands and becomes a more used tool, it’s important to fully understand the fundamentals behind operating your social media pages. From identifying your audience to analyzing your efforts, we’ll break down the keys to run a successful social media marketing campaign.

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May 6, 2019

Best Practices for Video Optimization

As the internet continues to advance, digital marketing, its platforms, and intricate strategies advance along with it. In today's world of marketing, video has emerged as an essential piece to any effective communications mix. In this blog, we'll provide you with some best practices that will help optimize your video usage.

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March 26, 2019

Digital marketing tips for a 5G world

It’s been almost a decade since the last generation of mobile network technology—4G—was introduced. With its introduction, the landscape of digital media and mobile communication was forever changed. 4G technology brought us faster-than-ever download speeds, revolutionary video chat platforms, and a whole lot of cell phone apps. Now, with the development of 5G, it’s time to take those advancements another step forward.

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February 15, 2019

How to increase your search engine ranking

In competing with countless other sites on the Search Engine Results Page (SERP), getting yours to the top of the list is crucial if you want to be seen. Search engine optimization is an effective tool to organically promote your website and raise to the top of the page.

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January 11, 2019

Strategies to Take Your Holiday Email Campaigns to the Next Level

Without an effective strategy, however, your emails will be lost in an inbox full of promotional offers from competing retailers. You'll need to learn how to distinguish yourself from the crowd and deliver an email campaign that will make you stand out this holiday season. Below, we've compiled a list of tips and techniques that will help improve open rates and maximize your ROI.

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December 2, 2018

What is Responsive Design & Why is it Important for Your Website?

As mobile devices become increasingly popular, it is vital that your business's website design can adapt to these platforms. This practice, known as responsive design, reconfigures the layout of your website or app for easy and aesthetic pleasure, no matter the size or shape of the screen.

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November 6, 2018

Optimize your Website presence and Improve Accessibility

In today’s digital age, it’s hard to keep up with constantly updating your site with high-quality content. Now if you’re measuring what works and delivering a superior user experience at the same time, it’s not an easy task. With Traktek’s digital certainty index score, all of this work becomes manual and in turn, much easier to manage.

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October 5, 2018

Introducing Traktek’s New Creative Director

Traktek is so excited to have Matt Woolhouse join as our new Creative Director! Matt is an accomplished Creative UX and UI Designer with over 18 years of award-winning design and art direction. Having worked in both agency and in-house environments, he has extensive hands-on experience with digital, print, and brand marketing.

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September 9, 2018

4 Ways to Increase Your Search Engine Ranking

While Google may produce upwards of 20 million results for a “Boston website design agency”, you may notice that those on the 1st page provide lead to much more credible sites than those on the 7th. This hierarchy is no coincidence, but rather the outcome of two of the most effective marketing strategies; Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization.

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August 17, 2018

5 Effective Marketing Strategies for Every Small Business

Regardless of the size of a business—from small, family-run restaurants to healthcare giants—the key to effective growth is a well-structured marketing strategy. We’re here to discuss the 5 strategies that every small business should use to market and grow their business.

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November 30, 2017

How to Market Your Trip as a Bucket List One

According to the American Marketing Association, the average consumer is exposed to 10,000 brand messages every day. That being said, when comes to travel marketing, you’re in for some tough competition. There’s a plethora of destinations, travel companies and tourism boards all looking to be #1. The key to reaching your targets successfully is being able to cut through the clutter - and standing out from your competition. As travel experts, we can help you cut through with a roundup of our data insights plus research we’re found to increase your travel marketing in 2018.

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August 7, 2017

Turismo de Tenerife Re-Signs with Traktek Partners

Traktek Partners, a digital marketing agency in Boston, announced today they have been re-awarded the contract as the official Office of Representation in North America for Turismo de Tenerife.

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May 31, 2017

5 Reasons Why Website Maintenance is Important

When hiring a digital marketing agency to develop and maintain your website, most believe they need the agency to be responsible for 1) developing the site, 2) managing the content, and 3) administering users and configuration. However, some fail to realize it’s also extremely important to have a long-term site maintenance plan.

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April 5, 2017

Traktek’s Top 6 Marketing Tools & Tips

A good marketer or business owner knows that a busines's marketing efforts will only be successful if they have a concrete marketing plan in place. Plans usually include a mix of various marketing functions such as social media, email, SEO, marketing automation/lead generation, website visitor tracking and identification, and website accessibility.

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March 6, 2017

What Should you Look for When Choosing a Marketing Agency?

I sat down with Cyril Lemaire, Managing Partner at Traktek Partners to learn more about what companies should be looking for when they are in the process of selecting a marketing agency. A veteran in the tourism and advertising industry, Cyril started Traktek Partners in 2008.

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March 2, 2017

ACGFund & Traktek Partners Launch New Website Featuring Donor Advised Funds

Traktek Partners, a Boston-based digital marketing agency, and Advisor's Charitable Gift Fund (ACGFund), a nonprofit corporation donor advised fund serving the philanthropic interests of its donors, are pleased to announce the launch of the newly revamped website - acgfund.org.

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February 26, 2017

Why you are struggling with email & social media marketing results

Whether its social media or email marketing, strategic testing is critical to evaluate what is working vs. what isn’t in your marketing efforts. To help, we’ve listed methods of how you can strategically test on different platforms.

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February 20, 2017

Island of Tenerife, Canary Islands Re-Enlists Traktek Partners for Office of Representation, Marketing and Travel Trade Outreach

Traktek Partners, a full service travel marketing agency in Boston, announced today they have been re-enlisted as the official Office of Representation in North America for Turismo de Tenerife. In addition, Traktek will develop and manage a comprehensive marketing plan to increase U.S. travel trade awareness.

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January 13, 2017

Email Marketing Tips for Marketers in 2017

Whether you’re a B2B or B2C marketer, email marketing is not dead. And here’s why: the stats prove it. For starters, email marketing was the biggest driver of Black Friday transactions (Custora), 77% of consumers prefer email (Exact Target), 7 of 10 consumers redeem email promotions (Excelerate) and email ranks as the #1 tactic for building customer awareness, acquisition, conversion, and retention (Gigaom Research).

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January 6, 2017

5 Tips for Successful Facebook Marketing: From the Millennial

As marketers we continuously ask ourselves the same question- why do consumers spend so much time obsessing over the screen? Here’s one answer: Facebook is targeted towards what we like and it’s not overwhelming.

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January 4, 2017

8 Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2018

I’m sure you’re overwhelmed with your long list of To Dos and figuring out how to stay on top of the latest trends considering how quickly digital marketing changes. You may be thinking – which tactic is the most important? What should I invest the most money in? Will my investment be worth it? To help, we’ve listed our top eight trends to implement in the coming year.

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November 12, 2016

Traktek Partners Awarded 2017 Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award

Traktek Partners has received a 2017 Gold Magellan Award from Travel Weekly, in the category of Hospitality Marketing- Website for Hospitality for Sonesta Hotels and Resort’s website, http://www.sonesta.com.

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November 12, 2016

Traktek Partners at USTOA Scottsdale

On December 8-9, 2016 Traktek Partners will be at the 2016 USTOA Annual Conference and Marketplace in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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November 5, 2016

Form & Substance: Effective Email Call to Action (“CTA”) Buttons

Arguably, the goal of most email campaigns is to entice your recipients to click through the email and ultimately convert to a lead. While a well-planned subject line affects an email’s open rate, it’s the content within an email, and specifically the right Call to Action (“CTA”), that yields increased click-through rates.

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October 16, 2016

To Optimize or Not to Optimize for Mobile, that is the Question

You have your website up, running, and optimized for search – fantastic! But is your website appropriately optimized for mobile? After all, an estimated 60% of traffic to the average website is from a mobile device.

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October 11, 2016

Top 5 Things You Forgot to Include in Your Website RFP

Many organizations rush into their website development and redesign project without following some critical steps. It’s important to get it right since your website is likely your most effective marketing and branding channel. To help, here’s a list of our top five things that you may not think of to include in your website redesign RFP.

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October 6, 2016

Press Release: Turismo de Tenerife Re-Signs with Traktek Partners

Traktek Partners, a Boston based digital marketing agency, announced today they have been re-awarded the contract as the official Office of Representation in North America for Turismo de Tenerife.

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September 26, 2016

Top 5 Landing Page Tips for Optimal SEM Lead Conversion

The success of a search engine marketing campaign is largely determined by the quality of your landing page. Follow these top five tips to improve your landing pages and get the most out of your campaigns.

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September 20, 2016

Website Redesign and Google Analytics – Top 5 things to look for when redesigning your website

When you’re redesigning your website, it’s important to be strategic about how you approach this new project. The first thing we always start with is a deep dive into our client’s google analytics account. To ensure a successful new website you must see what’s working and what’s not.

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September 19, 2016

Drupal 8 Release

As an integrated digital marketing & creative agency with expertise in building state of-art websites using Drupal, the Traktek team is excited for today’s Drupal 8 release! Thanks to the Drupal community for all of the hard work involved to make it happen.

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September 18, 2016

The Ultimate [Quick] Guide to Understanding Email Workflows

You may be wondering – what’s a workflow? Why is it important? How do you create and mange one? At Traktek Partners, we’ve successfully created and maintained workflows for a variety of clients. Whether you’re a B2B or B2C company, in the supply chain planning industry, or even travel, we’re here to help.

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September 3, 2016

Traktek Partners Promotes Tenerife Dream Honeymoon Contest

Traktek Partners is working with the Island of Tenerife to promote their beautiful destination to the US market. In an effort to raise awareness of his dream honeymoon destination, Tenerife Tourism Bureau (www.adventureontenerife.com) and their US travel operator Quest Travel Adventures are awarding a free honeymoon to one lucky couple via a social media video contest.

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August 9, 2016

Why Should You Do an Internship At a Marketing Agency?

After finishing my first year at Stonehill College, I quickly began to realize that business, specifically marketing and economics, is where my passion lies. While internships aren’t required at Stonehill as a freshman, I knew that interning was a way to gain first-hand experience in order to see what a company is all about – in a way that you aren’t able to in a classroom setting.

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July 20, 2016

Traktek Partners Awarded for Best Interactive B2C E-Commerce Marketing at the 2017 NEDMA Awards

Traktek Partners has been awarded the 2017 Gold Award for Interactive B2C E-Commerce Website during the NEDMA Annual Awards Banquet for the design and development of the Sonesta Hotels and Resorts website, www.sonesta.com.

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July 20, 2016

Travel Marketing Trends in 2017

Since marketing trends are so hard to identify, we decided to bypass countless hours of research and the overwhelming amount of theories, and go straight to the source. We performed two marketing research surveys, one targeting consumers and one to travel agents in order to identify 2017 trends in travel marketing across North America. Whether you’re a small agency, large marketing firm, cruise line, tour operator, tourism board, or sole marketer, here’s our top eight trends that we’ve identified to take your marketing to the next level.

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June 26, 2016

All You Need to Know About Social Media Influencers

Influencers are people who have established a large following around their personal online brand. And they do exactly how it sounds- by carrying the influence over others. In this blog, we’re diving into why social media influencers are crucial for marketing. Social media influencers act the same as influencers, but using social media as a tool to establish a following for their brand. They can be found on numerous social platforms, including popular ones such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube and Snapchat.

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June 18, 2016

Traktek at Tenerife Cruise Forum

Traktek Partner's Managing Director, Cyril Lemaire (far right), recently sat on the panel for the Tenerife Cruise Forum, which focused on the importance of air connectivity when opening new destination markets. The Tenerife Cruise Forum focused on the preparedness of the Tenerife port, the ability of the destination to meet the needs of the cruise travelers, and to provide knowledge about the cruise industry to stimulates the growth of the destination. Other panel guests included representatives from Iberia Líneas Aéreas (Iberia Airlines), MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises, and ASM.

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June 6, 2016

This federal lawsuit may affect your liability for your website

Although there have been hundreds of cases filed against retailers and corporations since 2015 by disabled individuals, it is the first of its kind to have gone to trial.

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May 26, 2016

Traktek Partners Awarded for Best Travel, Entertainment & Leisure Marketing at the 2017 MITX Awards

Traktek Partners has been selected as a winner in the category of Travel, Entertainment, & Leisure Marketing for the 2017 MITX Awards for the website design and development of the Sonesta Hotels and Resorts website, www.sonesta.com.

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May 8, 2016

Email marketing subject lines – Traktek - digital marketing agency

With thousands of emails delivered to your inbox daily, an effective email subject line is essential to successful open rates, which ideally leads to click rate and engagement. As a digital marketing agency for B2B and B2C, we’ve stumbled (yes, stumbled) and succeeded in crafting the perfect email subject lines. Now we’re sharing our dos and don’ts so you won’t have to.

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April 18, 2016

Press Release: Traktek Partners recognized for prestigious interactive media award

Traktek Partners, a Boston website design and digital marketing agency that specializes in responsive design, search engine marketing, lead generation, email marketing and custom application development, announced today that the company has received three Horizon Interactive Awards for website redesigns.

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April 17, 2016

Traktek Partners Selected as a 2017 MITX Awards Finalist for Travel Marketing

Traktek Partners, a Boston based digital marketing agency, announce their selection as a finalist in the Travel, Entertainment & Leisure Marketing category for the 20th Annual MITX Awards for their work on the Sonesta Resorts and Hotels website (www.sonesta.com).

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February 10, 2016

Marketing Tips for the Travel Industry Company

At Traktek Partners, we are travel. Marketing a tour/travel business is a unique and often vexing experience for travel company executives. Fortunately, Traktek works with many travel industry companies to help them energize their web presence and brand across web, print, and mobile.

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February 9, 2016

Here’s Why You Need Accelerated Mobile Pages For Your Website

Started by Google, the goal of the AMP Project was to develop a highly optimized method for delivering content to mobile devices. Accelerated mobile pages, or AMP is a way to build web pages for static content that render fast. Essentially, they utilize a number of optimization techniques for super-fast load times, especially on mobile.

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February 3, 2016

GoPure Pod, Revolutionary Water Purifier, Now Available Online

Traktek Partners, a Boston-based consulting and marketing agency, is pleased to announce that Bloc Enterprises’ GoPure Pod is now available for purchase online.

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TrakTek Recognized as Top Web Developer in Massachusetts!

In a recent survey, 60% of respondents said they would not return to a website that was not responsive. Here at TrakTek, we can help your business succeed by creating a responsive and design-friendly website for your company.

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