25 Places for FREE Stock Images

25 Places for FREE Stock Images If you are using social media for your business you probably know you should be using images with your posts, right? This blog post from Hubspot claims content with relevant images get 94% more views than without, AND visual content is more than 40% more likely to get shared. They also mention Facebook posts with … Read More

Why YOU Need a Social Media Content Calendar

Why YOU Need a Social Media Content Calendar! Think you can wing it on social media? Think again! YOU need a social media content calendar for your business… We all know how the day goes for entrepreneurs & business owners. You think you can get it all done & at the end of the day you are left with a long … Read More

Tools of the Trade: Hootsuite

Tools of the Trade: Hootsuite     Social Seven – Social Media Podcast With Erin Cell of Socially Powered and Hollie Clere of The Social Media Advisor July 19, 2015 Hootsuite is one of our top tools for social media management. Hootsuite allows you to schedule posts for all of the key social media platforms including; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, … Read More

Tools of the Trade: Buffer

Tools of the Trade: Buffer Social Seven – Social Media Podcast With Erin Cell of Socially Powered and Hollie Clere of The Social Media Advisor July 26, 2015 Buffer is a content discovery, creation and management tool to increase engagement and save time searching for relevant information to share with your audience. Content can be discovered or created within the … Read More

Content Creation with Canva

Content Creation with Canva! Social Seven – Social Media Podcast With Erin Cell of Socially Powered and Hollie Clere of The Social Media Advisor July 12, 2015 Canva is a simple drag-and-drop graphic design platform which allows you to create images for your website, social media platforms, business cards, presentations and much more! Canva has over 5 million users and … Read More

The Scoop on Periscope!

The Scoop on Periscope! Social Seven – Social Media Podcast With Erin Cell of Socially Powered and Hollie Clere of The Social Media Advisor Episode from July 5, 2015 Have you heard of the latest in live streaming for your business? Periscope is the hot new tool for marketing your business online through live streaming video! Incorporating images and video … Read More

Creating POWER Content

Creating POWER Content Last week I presented on a panel for Denver Startup Week about “Becoming an Influencer”. As I was preparing for our panel I was thinking about what you need to consider when creating content online to establish yourself as an influencer in your industry. I developed the mnemonic device POWER content for two reasons. First, to help … Read More

What Makes Content Go Wildly Viral?

What makes Content Go Wildly Viral? Content is how to reach your audience, but visual content provides the key! There are many mediums in today’s age to make an image to go viral whether it is through Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram, or Twitter. Pinterest alone has 70 million active users! Youtube has 6 billion views per month! Instagram has 200 million … Read More

Why Create Compelling Visual Content?

Why create compelling visual content? Sounds like a silly question right? You want compelling visual content because it connects with a consumer and makes them more willing to take action. How do you make your content compelling? A great step is to make your content visually appealing. There are many reasons for this, but the main reason is when a … Read More

It’s all about Instagram!

It’s all about #Instagram! Over 300 million active users 30+ Billion photos shared 2.5 Billion likes daily 70 Million Average Photos per Day Insta is one of the fastest growing social media platforms out there! After listening to Sue B Zimmerman’s webinar on “How to Monetize Instagram”, I thought I would share some of her amazing insights to help you … Read More