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