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

Snapchat Success: Influencers + Brands

Snapchat Success: Influencers and Brands (4 of a 4 part Snapchat Success Series) Welcome to the final post on Snapchat Success Series. Let’s talk about Influencers and Brands on Snapchat. What is an influencer? This is an individual or account on the platform which generates a lot of attention. They tend to be experts in their chosen field or platform … Read More

7 Steps To Creating A Stunning Visual Voice On Instagram

Visual Content is key in today’s social media strategy. There are so many people fighting for your attention on social media you need to find ways to STAND OUT! Check out these 7 steps for a stunning visual voice on #Insta! Do you have other ideas? What have you tried that has worked for connecting with more people? Looking to … 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

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

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