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The Power of SEO for Small Business

In today's digital age, where online presence is paramount, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has emerged as a game-changer for local small businesses. Here at Digital Native Consultants we've been using SEO techniques for years and we've helped our clients climb rankings and get new business - it's been amazing! Have you ever wondered if you should invest in SEO services? Well, if you're looking for new business or trying to retain existing clients...

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Small Business Success

In the vast and diverse landscape of American entrepreneurship, Native American small businesses stand out as resilient pillars of innovation and economic growth. Over the past years, these enterprises have flourished, showcasing the entrepreneurial spirit deeply rooted in indigenous communities across the nation. From traditional crafts to modern technology ventures, Native American entrepreneurs have been making significant strides, carving their paths to success in various industries. Here in the Portland metro area there are many examples of Native owned businesses that have grown and are gaining more momentum. Upholding Tradition, Embracing Innovation One remarkable aspect of Native American small businesses is our ability to blend tradition with innovation. While honoring our cultural heritage and we entrepreneurs are embracing modern technologies and business practices, creating unique products and services that resonate with both indigenous and mainstream markets. Many of...

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Federal funding increase – Tribal Nations

2024 starts with some encouraging news from the Nation's Capitol. With all of the feuding and struggles that take place in government leadership, it's nice to see our Tribal community getting some positive momentum. Biden apparently is set to sign an executive order on Wednesday (today) during a tribal nations summit that aims to make it easier for Natives to access federal funding and have greater autonomy over how to invest those funds and will throw his support behind a request to allow a confederacy to compete under its own flag in the 2028 Olympics. My question is how will Natives secure such funding and at what point will this be shared across the tribes? It may take time to see this come to fruition and result in practical changes and proper funding for Native people but...

Wahoo - Making Progress

Wahoo – Making Progress

FLASHBACK! On January 29, 2018 Major League Baseball and the Cleveland Indians announced they would stop using the Chief Wahoo symbol on uniforms or park signs (keep in mind they will still use the symbol in retail settings). Should this branding move be considered progress for Native American cultural awareness? Well considering the long path and various forms of usage of the symbol, I say yes, it should be considered incremental progress....

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What’s a Digital Strategy?

So what is it? What is a Digital Strategy, and do you need it - (spoiler alert: yes you do). A Digital Strategy is an organized and consistent approach to delivering your products and services through the various digital channels that exist in the lives of your consumers and professional relationships. How, what, when and why you deliver email, video, web or even social media content is extremely critical to your brand’s appearance and ultimate success....

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Digital Consulting Defined

So, What Does a Digital Consultant Do? Perhaps someone has advised you to should seek out a digital consultant. Besides not knowing any digital consultants, you may not even be sure of what such a person does or is. Don’t worry. You are not alone. Many people wonder what does a Digital Consultant do? There is a good chance that most of your peers also do not know what a digital consultant is or the advantages of employing one in their business. Unfortunately for you, a few of them do. Those are the ones who are eating your lunch. They seem to always be a few steps ahead of you no matter what you do. They are first to the trends that matter. They get positive Yelp reviews. And they have a lot more Twitter followers...