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Why You Need To Brand Your Instagram

Danielle Elliott Jan 12, 2017 11:00:13 AM
Why You Need To Brand Your Instagram

If you read our last post, you understand why branding (and wording) is so important when it comes to your business. We've talked about Instagram a lot on here and for good reason. Not only is Instagram a great way to engage with your customers. But is also the best free marketing that your business can get. So when you think about branding, Instagram needs to be a part of that agenda. Today we are going to discuss how and why you need to brand you Instagram. Let's get started!

Do You Need A Social Media Manager?

Danielle Elliott Dec 21, 2016 11:00:23 AM
Do You Need A Social Media Manager?

Today we're helping you decide whether or not you need a social media manager. Sometimes the scariest part of running a business is not necessarily the client work. Most of the time it's the other important tasks that come along with owning a business. For example, invoicing, client management, marketing and social media. Whether or not you need a social media manager depends on a few factors. Let's get started, shall we?

How To Identify Relevant Hashtags for Your Business

Danielle Elliott Dec 5, 2016 2:00:00 PM
How To Identify Relevant Hashtags for Your Business

In today's social media it's critical to use the right hashtags when it comes to engagement. Hashtags allow us to find similar conversations and places where our target audience hangs out. The use of the right hashtags can add value to a conversation. Hashtags can also build up a relationship that could lead to a business transaction down the road. Not too long ago, we shared a crash course in hashtags and how to use  them. Today we're focusing on how to identify the relevant hashtags.

How To Use Facebook for Advertising

Danielle Elliott Nov 30, 2016 11:00:18 AM
How To Use Facebook for Advertising

It should come as no surprise that having a social media presence is very important. And Facebook is no exception. So, today we're going to discuss how to effectively advertise on Facebook. When it comes to advertising on Facebook it's best to know the rules of the game. The key is to reevaluate your presence, strategy, and whether the network is right for your company's needs. So how do you advertise on Facebook effectively? Let's dive in!

Profitable Ways to Grow Your Business w/ Social Media

Danielle Elliott Nov 16, 2016 11:00:41 AM
Profitable Ways to Grow Your Business w/ Social Media

I know some of you might be questioning me right now in regards to the post title. Is there really a way to grow your business on social media, and if so, is it really profitable? I'm here to tell you that it is if you start to view social media as a venture into long term public relations. Social media can build your community and profits, but that doesn’t happen by accident. You have to design it to be motivating, profitable and helpful to your community. I'm sure that sounds daunting, but I'm here to tell you that it's not as hard as it seems.

Hashtag Crash Course | How To Use Them to Grow Your Brand on Social

Danielle Elliott Nov 10, 2016 11:00:00 AM
Hashtag Crash Course | How To Use Them to Grow Your Brand on Social

Ah, the all mighty hashtag. Hashtags are an integral part to an effective social media presence. People use hashtags across Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and even Facebook. There are thousands of hashtags out there, so the trick of choosing the right ones can be little daunting. Nowadays, hashtags are a big deal when it comes to how we use and engage on social media. So, if you want to promote your business, brand or blog  it's important to understand how to use hashtags.

How To Streamline Your Social Media Presence

Danielle Elliott Nov 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM
How To Streamline Your Social Media Presence

If you're like the majority of businesses out there you have A LOT a of presence in terms of different social media platforms. Trust me when we say this is a good thing. There is a great need to provide a variety of social media platforms in which customers can access. Why though? You need to streamline your presence, because different people gravitate towards different social media outlets. There are some people who only dabble in Twitter and Instagram, while there are others who only stick with Facebook. The key here is to maintain a consistent, streamlined presence across all platforms. Thankfully, I'm here to tell you how.

The Three Ultimate Actions that Will Grow Your Business

Danielle Elliott Oct 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM
The Three Ultimate Actions that Will Grow Your Business

So, you want to grow your business? Sometimes the endless possibilities can become a little overwhelming. If you don't know what actions to take in order to get results for your business, you might get stuck. Ditch the months of research, because we're here to help with three ultimate actions that will grow your business! Growth doesn't happen by accident, so let's get started.

The Six Killer Ways to Engage Your Instagram's Audience

Danielle Elliott Oct 24, 2016 2:00:00 PM
The Six Killer Ways to Engage Your Instagram's Audience

We love Instagram, it's a great social media platform. But the bonus is that there's over 300 million active users on Instagram in a month! It's one of the best apps in terms of getting your blog or business noticed. The trick is to create an engaged community. This is crucial for any business or blogger. After all, the followers we have on Instagram can be viewed as some of your biggest supporters.

Why Pinterest is the New Google

Danielle Elliott Oct 19, 2016 11:00:00 AM
Why Pinterest is the New Google

Not too long ago I began to notice that the way I searched online was starting to change. Personally, Google was beginning to take a backseat to Pinterest. And I started to wonder if I was alone in this. So I did some research and came across some pretty interesting things. So why is pinterest the new Google? Let's take some facts into consideration.