Elm Digital Marketing

Elm Digital Marketing


We need your help! Tell us the ONE THING you most want to know staying connected with customers and getting new customers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Submit your questions, and request an invite to our FREE webinar. Please share with any business owners you think could use this!
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We help you grow your business or non-profit by communicating effectively online.

Lots of organizations know they need to market online, but with so many options they aren’t sure how to do it effectively. We partner with businesses, communities and non-profits to create and execute a digital marketing strategy that works, so you can reach the right people, accelerate your growth, and see a better return on your marketing dollars.

Happy Emancipation Day!


We found the 30 best American cities to live in after the pandemic

People are leaving large cities in search of safer communities and a better quality of life. Is your hometown ready to attract them?

#ruralgrowthhacking #growyourhometown #smallbusiness #southdakota #hiddengems #rural #growth #marketing #strategy #aberdeenSD

businessinsider.com Business Insider surveyed 380 metro areas and found the best cities based on factors including cost of living, housing affordability, and education.


How 'Small Town' Entrepreneurs Can Use Location to Their Advantage

Check out this article from Garrett Moon from CoSchedule about how you can leverage your 'small town' location to grow a profitable business with a national or global reach.

entrepreneur.com You can convince top-notch talent from across the nation to "de-locate" -- and you can show local professionals that they don't need to relocate.

The Office Cast Reunites for Zoom Wedding: Some Good News with John Krasinski Ep. 7

On the latest Some Good News, John Krasinski features Emerson from Sioux Falls, South Dakota! Oh, and some of his old coworkers from the office show up too. If you like that sort of thing.

John Krasinski highlights some good news around the world (including weather from Emma Stone) and has his friends from The Office join in to surprise a newly...

Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce

It was a privilege to work with the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce on this new brand video. We love our town!

Aberdeen is strong. Resilient.
Hard working. Hard playing.
A place where safety and common sense prevail.
Where life keeps getting better,
and opportunities grow every day.
A place to connect with nature and with each other.
You’re invited to be a part of our future.

Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce

Get to know the city council candidates for yourself!

Join us LIVE for the 2020 Candidate forum with candidates running for City Council in the SE District.

1 Million Cups Aberdeen

Local entrepreneurs and community builders stepping up to make Aberdeen better!

WELCOME! Thanks for joining us this morning to meet our #1mcABR crew!

Dakota Voices - Tamara St. John, District 1 SD House

Josh chats with Tamara Stjohn about her story, and the challenges and opportunities facing Northeastern South Dakota during COVID-19 and beyond.

[05/04/20]   Josh chats with Tamara Stjohn about her journey into politics, and the challenges and opportunities facing Northeastern South Dakota during COVID-19 and beyond. Please Join us!

Colorful Creations

Our friends at Colorful Creations are doing a great job of being responsible and communicating their plans for reopening for painting groups in the future. They are still selling lots of awesome stuff, both online and for in-store pickup. Please support them!!!

** Shop online 24/7 **

Mothers Day Baskets: https://www.thecolorfulcreations.com/store/p284/MothersDayBasket.html#/


City approves detailed amendment easing COVID restrictions on businesses

It’s inspiring to see citizens work together to address difficult issues. Thank you to to the other members of the task force, as well as the city council members and Aberdeen Mayor Travis Schaunaman for all your hard work! None of these decisions are easy or clear cut, but we appreciate you all for rising to the challenge, having an honest debate, and representing your constituents and the city of Aberdeen, South Dakota.

aberdeennews.com Businesses in Aberdeen will begin to be able to reopen and offer more services under an amendment approved Wednesday night by the city council.

5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Custom Home - 1632 Werth Court - Aberdeen, SD

We just posted a video tour of this lovely home for Nancy Leach Bauer with First Premier Realty.

With social distancing, video tours are a convenient way to for buyers to get a true feel for a property, and can be embedded on MLS and easily shared on any social platform.

Need a video tour done for your residential or commercial property? Let us know!

This stunning 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath custom built home sits at the end of a cul-de-sac. w/ a .61 acre lot. The large backyard overlooks a beautiful pond area & ...

[04/21/20]   “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”
~ Tina Fey

Dakota Voices - Brandon Johnson with The Brass Kettle

Josh Latterell talks to Brandon Johnson, owner of The Brass Kettle in Aberdeen, South Dakota about the journey of starting a business his hometown with partner Nick Howell, how they are dealing with the Great Shutdown, and how to maintain a healthy mindset and lifestyle in uncertain times.

On our Dakota Voices series, we share the stories of entrepreneurs and community builders in North and South Dakota who are doing great work.

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

[04/20/20]   Josh interviews Brandon Johnson, owner of The Brass Kettle, to talk about how they are handling the Great Shutdown and what he has learned about dealing with crisis. Please join us!

Ode to Zoom - Parody Medley

We're just gonna leave this right here. You know who you are.
#flattenthecurve #zoommeetings

Can everyone go on mute? I'm getting an echo. 💻We know social distancing is hard. #StayHome and laugh #WithUs - we will be making songs, skits, and vlogs to ...

On a Zoom call with Donald Miller and Rachel Hollis who are sharing their insights on writing. Super cool!

How your business can SURVIVE and THRIVE during COVID-19

What is your biggest marketing challenge or question during this crazy COVID-19 epidemic? Let us know in the comments or message us on Facebook. THEN: Request a link to our FREE LIVE WEBINAR where we will discuss the most common questions together.

Aberdeen Community Theatre

What do you do when there's nothing to do? Get creative. More entertaining than Gal Gadot & Friends by a long shot.

The third video submitted to us comes from the Barkmeiers, Jen and Jason and that's no foolin'. They wrote an original song titled COVID-19 (Flattenin' the Curve). We hope you enjoy their wonderful song and keep the submissions rolling in.

Please donate, if you can, by going to: https://donorbox.org/act2

And now, here are the guidelines for submitting your own production. Who will be the next one up? Could it be you? We hope so!

1. Introduce yourself
a. Who you are and what you do.
b. How are you a part of your community theatre - patron, volunteer, on-
stage or behind-the-scenes, movie-goer?

2. Any ORIGINAL content, anything you want to share with the community. Fun and uplifting is the name of the game.

3. If you decide to do a cover of a song, please credit where credit is due. PLEASE, NO SHOW TUNES! We really don't need the licensing police after us!

4. Mention what ACT means to you. Be sure to mention to "click the link in the description" to make any kind of contribution, to ensure ACT is here when life gets back to normal. Speak from the heart.

5. Upload your content by clicking the link below. From there, we'll add our stock intro and outro, along with other pertinent information and we'll get it posted.


Questions? Contact us by contacting us here on Facebook or emailing us at [email protected].

Thank you for "Getting Into The ACT!" By supporting your community theater.

We are excited to welcome Felix Kjellberg to the Elm Digital Marketing Team! After building an audience of over 1 hundred million subscribers on his YouTube channel PewDiePie, Felix went on hiatus from YouTube in January to explore the next evolution in his career. We are pleased that he has chosen to join our virtual team, despite lucrative offers from Google, TikTok, and others. "I know how to build an audience through engaging viral content, and I look forward to using my skills to help rural communities and small businesses grow!" Felix will step into his new role on April 1, working remotely from his home in Brighton, UK.

Chuck Norris doesn't send friend requests. He commands absolute loyalty.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth


How China Built a Twitter Propaganda Machine Then Let It Loose on Coronavirus — ProPublica

Digital marketing can be used for good, but also for evil. Here’s how the Chinese government does it:

propublica.org ProPublica analyzed thousands of fake and hijacked Twitter accounts to understand how covert Chinese propaganda spreads around the globe.

Mark Zuckerburg doesn't own Facebook. Chuck Norris just let's him borrow it for a while.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth

Google Maps is just a list of places Chuck Norris has been.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth


COVID-19 Marketing Challenges and Opportunities - Elm Digital Marketing

“Black Swan” events like the COVID-19 outbreak cause disruptions and challenges that are nearly impossible to plan for, but they also create new opportunities for those who are able to adapt quickly.

elmdigitalmarketing.com “Black Swan” events like the COVID-19 outbreak create new opportunities for those who are able to adapt quickly.

If Chuck Norris unfriends you, you have 5 minutes left to live.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth


TikTok Told Moderators: Suppress Posts by the “Ugly” and Poor

Wondering if TikTok has a place in your company’s digital strategy? You might want to read this first.

theintercept.com The China-based social media company also has policies censoring various forms of political speech, leaked documents reveal.

Once Chuck Norris created a target audience. They were never heard from again.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth

When Chuck Norris posts to Facebook, everyone sees it.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth

When Chuck Norris uses Google Translate, everyone starts speaking English.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth

Chuck Norris doesn't log into Facebook. He just shakes his fist and they let him in.
#chucknorris #chucknorrisfacts #80yearsofchuck #chucknorrismonth


The Ultimate Coronavirus Guide For Churches

Rural communities need vibrant local churches, now more than ever. Check out this great guide to staying connected with your congregation during the Coronavirus outbreak.

If you need help setting up your live stream, online giving, or online strategy get in touch! We are here to help.

churchmarketinguniversity.com Quickly ramp up your digital ministry, digital services, and digital giving.

Doing a little social distancing? Why not do it at the beach?

As your virtual marketing team, we work remotely you make sure you continue to get new customers and grow your business.
#flattenthecurve #growrural

We love seeing our clients like First Premier Realty get some well-deserved national exposure. Don't forget to watch Andrea Holinka - First Premier Realty on House Hunters tonight at 6 PM Central on HGTV!

THE WAIT IS OVER - our Aberdeen episode of HGTV House Hunters finally has an air-date!! 🤩

Make plans to watch the episode featuring myself & my awesome clients Nicole & Saul Phillips 🏀 on WEDNESDAY MARCH 18th 7:00PM/6:00central on HGTV. 📺 (local listing times may vary)

It was SO fun to be a part of this experience! I am proud to show off our lovely community & Northern State University! Can't wait to see the final product!


Business Resource Hub: Build Resilience During Challenging Times

Facebook will be offering small businesses $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time. Check out the link below to learn more!

facebook.com Help your business manage through and build resilience during challenging times. Read our latest resources.

The Story of the Elm

The Elm tree was once a common sight in small towns and rural communities across America’s heartland. The tree itself represents insight, intuition, and strength, and its familiar foliage has lined our main streets, neighborhoods, and rural landscapes for hundreds of years.

Sadly, both the Elm tree and Main Street America have had it rough the past few decades, as fast-moving global forces threaten to destroy things that once seemed solid and secure.

But that's not the end of the story. Like the humble Elm tree, local communities and small businesses are poised to make a comeback.

We believe in rural America. We believe in small businesses. We believe that long-term strategic growth wins over flashy gimmicks that promise a quick buck.

Our goal is not to be the grass that sprouts quickly and withers, but the tree, firmly planted.

We believe that, by using technology the right way, with insight and intuition, we can grow communities, strengthen relationships, and help local businesses thrive in today's global economy.

Let’s get started.

What We Do

We help rural communities and business grow with strategic digital marketing that’s more effective and more human.

To see if we can help you, call (605) 228-7649 or visit elmdigitalmarketing.com

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Aberdeen, SD

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