Articles by Tim Priebe

About Tim Priebe

Tim is a public speaker, author, publisher of Edmond Business, and the owner of Backslash Creative. He helps businesses that are worried they don’t have the expertise or time required to invest in doing their own digital marketing. He helps them plan where and how much to invest and often helps execute the plan.

Tim started the Edmond Business online magazine in May 2020 to fill a need in the community when The Edmond Sun shut down and stopped publishing their monthly magazine, The Business Times.

Components of a successful marketing plan

By Tim Priebe | December 22, 2020

Believe it or not, many people and organizations luck their way into success. But do you want to rely on luck? Or do you want to set yourself and your organization up for intentional success? People who want to set themselves up for personal and professional success often spend time at the beginning or end…

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A holiday challenge

By Tim Priebe | December 1, 2020

This year has brought about a lot of change and challenges, most unexpected. The holidays will bring additional stress for many people as they reflect on personal and professional loss. But if you let yourself focus on the traditions you still have, form new traditions, and help others, the holidays can still bring you some…

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What makes a good mobile website?

By Tim Priebe | November 24, 2020

It’s been well over a decade since the iPhone launched back in 2007. In 2020, mobile devices make up approximately half of the web traffic worldwide. As a result, you might assume that everyone has a good mobile website. You would be wrong! Many organizations I speak to in Edmond and elsewhere in the Oklahoma…

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Partnering for the future

By Tim Priebe | November 3, 2020

In the short amount of time Edmond Business has been around, I’ve relied heavily on other people to help me build it up and fulfill its mission. My wife has been instrumental, and I’ve been working with several contributors and strategic partners. But ultimately, this has been my baby. Over the past six months, I’ve…

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Should your organization be on Instagram?

By Tim Priebe | October 27, 2020

Instagram can be a great social media platform for many organizations. It can help you build an engaged audience online, but it’s not an excellent fit for everyone. If you’ve ever considered investing time, money, or other resources in Instagram but weren’t sure if it was a good idea, you’re not alone! Over the years,…

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Good news brings hope

By Tim Priebe | October 6, 2020

As we all know, COVID has turned the world upside-down. Many small businesses and nonprofits have been greatly affected, some event being forced to close down. The mission of our team here at Edmond Business to uplift Edmond area businesses and business people living in the Edmond area drives us to find the positive in…

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30 ideas for pivoting your digital marketing for COVID

By Tim Priebe | September 22, 2020

Let me ask you what may seem like a dumb question. Do you think your digital presence is more important now than it was before COVID? Or less important? The answer seems obvious! It’s much more important now than it ever was before. And yet if you’re like many others, you’re still trying to market…

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Profitability and journalism

By Tim Priebe | September 1, 2020

One of the primary drivers for starting Edmond Business was because I believed such a publication could operate at a significantly lower cost than a traditional print publication. And with a staff of writers, photographers, and others, mainly composed of volunteers, we’ve managed to keep our magazine in the black from the very beginning. We…

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Four steps to ranking better in Google

By Tim Priebe | August 25, 2020

In almost two decades of helping businesses and nonprofits with their digital marketing, I’ve rarely talked to someone who didn’t want to rank higher on Google’s search results. That can feel overwhelming and complicated if you don’t work with a professional. Fortunately, you can take four simple steps to show up higher and better in…

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Our magazine’s mission

By Tim Priebe | August 4, 2020

When I first had the idea to start Edmond Business, the concept was simple. I wanted to fill the hole that The Business Times left when the Edmond Sun shut down. I wanted to publish business-related articles pertaining to Edmond that I myself would want to read. Even before our first issue was published, I…

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