Creating Visual Content with Canva!

Creating Visual Content with Canva! (My favorite tool!) There are many types of visual content you can create using a simple online tool, Canva! Canva is an awesome online site where you can create all kinds of visual content. What kind you may ask? Well there are many different visuals you can create such as business cards, cover photos, presentations, … 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

Searching for a Social Media Manager?

Looking to hire a social media manager? There are four steps to help you find the right match for your social media needs. #1 Find out the plan: When researching potential social media managers, a business owner needs to ask what the plan is. Some social media managers may simply set up Facebook and Twitter and post once a week. … 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

What to Know Before #SMMW (Insights from a First Timer)

After returning from one of the largest #SocialMedia Conferences around, Social Media Marketing World (#SMMW15). This was the first year I attended such an event & thought I should share my experience. I have attended other conferences, meetings, tradeshows, etc in my past life. WOW, what a difference & I mean this in the very best way possible! Mike Stelzner, … Read More

Top 5 Takeaways from Guy Kawasaki at #SMMW15

I recently returned from San Diego, CA where I attended Social Media Marketing World 2015 (#SMMW15)! I met many #SocialMedia super stars & networked with 2,500 fellow marketers at the mega-conference designed to inspire and empower social media marketing ideas. I was lucky enough to meet Guy Kawasaki (Chief Evangelist for Canva – my favorite design tool), Jay Baer (author … Read More

Do you love what you do? I do!

7 Step Steps to become a Successful Social Media Manager Have you ever considered becoming a social media manager or consultant? A few years ago, I would have never thought it was possible for me to run my own business doing what I love…being SOCIAL! Seriously, I get paid to be online all day & help other businesses increase their … Read More

@Twitter Username Taken? There is HOPE!

I recently ran into this specific problem with a new client. She had started a new company & I went to register her desired Twitter username only to discover it was already registered by someone else:                 We discussed our options: 1. Find a new username & move on 2. Try to get … Read More

5 C’s of Clever Content

5 C’s of Clever Content Content drives modern businesses. It informs customers, creates brand recognition, and effectively markets without directly telling consumers to purchase.Below are the 5 C’s required to create clever content on everything from a website to social media.1. Curate The Internet has a vast amount of information, which is a double-edged sword for consumers. The information they … Read More

Essential Steps for Finding the RIGHT Social Media Manager

Looking to hire a social media manager? There are four steps to help you find the right match for your social media needs. #1 Find out the plan: When researching potential social media managers, a business owner needs to ask what the plan is. Some social media managers may simply set up Facebook and Twitter and post once a week. … Read More