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Capturing Professional Images With Your Phone

Shooting stunning photos with your cell phone is easier than you think if you follow a couple of rules. The other day I was out shooting with my professional Canon camera and decided to conduct and experiment. I wanted to see if their was a […]

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Supporting Local Businesses During The Coronavirus Epidemic

Social distancing is in full effect across the country and there is no doubt small businesses will feel the impact. Already, small businesses have closed indefinitely due to dwindling business associated with the Coronavirus epidemic. Dot Zero Multimedia is especially supportive of local businesses, from […]

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Chef – A Business & Marketing “How To” Movie

Every once in awhile we watch a movie and take away something that we can incorporate into our personal or professional lives. Now we’re not claiming to be professional movie critics or anything, but we really enjoyed the movie Chef and thought there were some […]

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Superbowl Sunday 2020 – Bar Deals And Specials

It’s one of the biggest days of the year for sports fan…It’s Super Bowl Sunday, but you don’t have to be a huge sports fan to get down on some of the action. All around the country local bars and restaurants offer up some great […]

How Blogging Helps Your Business

Blogging is an inexpensive way for small businesses to drive traffic to their site, build brand awareness, provide relevant and useful content, enhance inbound marketing efforts and attract more perspective customers. According to a recent inbound marketing report, nearly 80% of companies use blogging as […]

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5 Free Ways To Support Local Business

Everyone has their favorite local business, a friend that has started their own small business, or even an organization that needs help. Starting a local business is both exciting for you and for the business owner. You get to see them follow their dreams and […]

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The Benefits Of Rising Early

As daylight savings time approached this morning I found myself getting up an hour earlier. I quickly felt the benefits of getting up early and they were felt throughout the rest of my day. Now, let me first explain that I’m usually a night owl […]

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Max & Lily’s Cafe – The Healing Power Of Soup

Max & Lily’s Cafe delicious homemade soups may just be the answer your looking for when battling sickness and fatique this Winter season. Eating soups helps support your immune system when feeling weary or sick. The abundance of nutrients in the broth and the well-cooked […]

Restaurant Menu Design – The Psychology That Feeds Your Choices

The restaurant menu is a list of items that a restaurant offers. We’ve all seen one, pretty basic, right? MAYBE NOT!! Menu design is quite complex and takes into consideration such things as how the reader’s eyes move, how the brain reacts to text, how […]

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Listing Your Business On Google

Listing your business with Google is one of the best ways to market your business online. When you consider that Google accounts for almost 80% of all desktop search traffic it becomes clear why you might want to have a Google listing that’s fully updated […]

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Why Costco Is A Great Place To Work

Are you looking for a job or eager to start a new career? Costco in Gypsum, CO is hiring and you don’t want to miss this opportunity.  There’s a reason Costco is consistently on top of the “Best Places To Work” lists, we’ll tell you […]

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Digital Retargeting

Have you ever been browsing your favorite website and all the sudden an ad with content from a previously visited site appears?  How did they do that? How do they know that you’ve shown interest in that product/service? How can this placement of targeted ads […]

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High Country Joy Ride – A Horror Story

Driving in the Colorado High County can be scary. Drivers must pay close attention to hairpin turns, steep dropoffs, and are constantly being reminded of falling rocks. It can be a daunting task for anyone who is not acclimated to the terrain and speed of […]

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Dotsero Is A Great Place To Live

Dotsero’s claim to fame might be that we have a volcano right in our backyard. It might be that Dotsero lies at the confluence of the Eagle and Colorado rivers. It might be that the railroad running through Dotsero is Denver’s direct link to Salt […]

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The Importance Of A Social Media Calendar

In today’s marketing environment, social media management goes far beyond just posting random images and stories on Facebook & Instagram.  It’s critical to ensure that your brand’s social media activity coordinates with other time-sensitive marketing efforts such as email campaigns, product launches, events, and website […]

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8 Creative Marketing Ideas To Boost Your Business

Are you feeling like all your marketing efforts aren’t gaining the traction you were expecting? Do you struggle with planning social media posts that resonate with your audience? Have you hit a wall with creative marketing ideas? DON’T WORRY!! Every marketing or social media manager […]

Gypsum Skate Park

When we were kids our bikes were our lives. Our bikes were our transportation, our entertainment, our exercise, and we took extreme pride in them; decking them out with the coolest accessories, painting them with the latest colors, and working on them obsessively. We remember […]

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Cornerstone Insurance & Financial – Local Business Spotlight

We first met Tony Martinez, from Cornerstone Insurance & Financial, at a Gypsum Chamber of Commerce mixer. You know when you’re new to a group and you’re kind of hiding in the corner waiting for someone to come talk to you. Well, we were the […]

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Half Baked – A Marketing Success Story

Half Baked was originally released in January of 1998 and it quickly became an instant comedy classic. Some readers may even quote this movie from time to time. For example, “If he ain’t back in five minutes, we calling Dominos” or “Get me an avocado, […]

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Gypsum Chamber Of Commerce

Like many small business owners in our valley, when it came time to launch our own business, we had to look for help. We reached out to family, friends, colleagues…basically anyone with some insight and asked them to lend a helping hand. Speaking from our personal […]

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A Barre Rhythm Workout

Let us be the first to tell you, we don’t know much about fitness or working out. Our idea of stretching is reaching for the potato chip bag on the couch. Luckily, we know Angela Muzic from Barre Rhythm and she’s schooling us on how […]

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Mallie Kingston – Featured Realtor

When we (Dot Zero Authors) think of living in Eagle County we picture the scenery, the skiing, and the lifestyle. We know we’re blessed to live in such an elegant area and count those blessings every single day. We also think of the awesome homes […]

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Facebook Ads vs. Boosted Post – Which Is Better?

If you’re an owner or admin on a Facebook business page you’ve probably been notified that a particular post is performing well and Facebook is prompting you to “boost” that post. This happens because Facebook’s algorithms see it as content that page admins have boosted […]

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Installing The Facebook Pixel Into Your WordPress Site

Are you looking to start advertising your brand on Facebook?  A crucial step is installing the Facebook Pixel to your website.  Don’t know where to start? You’re not alone.  In this article, we’ll show you how to generate the Facebook pixel and install it on […]

5 Qualities To Look For In Your Engagement/Wedding Photographer

Congratulations, you’re engaged! Capturing this moment is something that you’ll want to look back on for the rest of your life.  You’ll need the help of a professional photographer doing so.  When selecting your engagement photographer there are some important qualities to look for that […]

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5 Simple Marketing Strategies

It’s a new year and that means you have a brand new marketing budget full of expectations of grand ROI.  Your current marketing strategies, successful or not, are likely due for some updates.  These fresh, budget-friendly marketing strategies may just be your ticket to really […]

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Cupping Therapy by Evolve Spa + Boutique

I first saw the results of cupping therapy in the 2016 Olympics when Michael Phelps was about to dive into the water and there were some noticeable bruises on his shoulder.  I thought maybe he had just bumped into something or possibly gotten in a […]

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Jeffstock – Labor Day Weekend

“Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.  It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of […]

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Andrew Pranger – Local Artist Spotlight

Andrew Pranger is the subject of this month’s Local Artist Spotlight.  We first met Andrew Pranger on his first day at the office.  I wanted to find a little bit more about him so I starting asking the usual questions.  Where do you live?  What […]

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Evolve Spa + Boutique – Local Business Spotlight

As a male, when it comes to going to the spa, I’m a little out of my comfort zone.  I don’t know what to expect, what services I need, or even where to go.  Luckily, the staff over at Evolve Spa + Boutique are experts […]

Summer Time Drinks – Mac’s Liquors

“Summertime & The Living Is Easy”.  This quote is from one of our favorite bands, Sublime, and it couldn’t hold more weight than a perfect Friday afternoon like today.  The sun is shining and it’s a perfect afternoon to kick off your shoes and enjoy one […]

Finding Your Dream Job With Mountain Careers

There I was, a recent college grad with a stack full of resumes, a head full of confidence, and an eagerness to tackle the world.  I was certain I could find my dream job within a week of being handed my degree.  I would just apply […]

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The Turgeonville Cabins

How do you define a home?  Is it how many rooms there are?  The square footage of the house?  What kind of tile is in the kitchen?  I sure hope not!  I hate to be cliche, but I believe “Home is where the heart is” […]

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Goofballs Party Store – Local Business Spotlight

Goofballs is family owned and operated by Randy & BJ DeHerrera and is located in the Glenwood Mall in beautiful Glenwood Springs.  Goofballs is commited to providing customers with the party supplies needed to make any special event fun and successful.  As soon as you walk in the […]

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Thank You Snowplow Truck Drivers

You love your job right?  Or at least like it enough to keep coming back every day.  You sometimes receive praise about what a great job you’ve done, you get new and exciting projects to work on, and cool people to work with.  Now think […]

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Emily Kingston – Local Artist Spotlight

I first met Emily Kingston on my first date with her sister, talk about meeting the family fast. I was lucky enough to have a second date and that’s when I discovered Emily Kingston’s talent. It was karaoke night at a local tavern and she […]

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Lexie’s Legacy Toy Drive

“I would want to be remembered as the girl who never stopped believing that God would completely heal me and bless me with all my heart’s desires.  I also hope people would remember my kind, giving, and loving spirit along with my witty sense of […]

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Turgeon’s Wood Fired Pizza

Turgeon’s Wood Fired Pizza, located at 686 Trail Gulch Road in Gypsum, made their debut at the 2016 Gypsum Days serving slices of pizza to hungry patrons. “We were happy, excited, & nervous all rolled into one. The response from people was great and we […]