Social Media

Social Media Imagery

Social Media Imagery

If you post on social media, and if you write blog posts that you are posting on social media, I want to take a minute to talk to you about...
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Plan your social media strategy with an editorial calendar

You're busy. You don't have time to login to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and continuously update your status and engage with your customers. But as a savvy business owner, you know...
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Should you use a Facebook page for your website?

A lot of small business owners avoid getting a website, due to cost and time and effort involved. Instead, they set up a Facebook page for their business and use...
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Twitter for Business

I get asked a lot about social media for business, and there isn't one right answer for all businesses. Some social media is good for some businesses, and not for...
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Frequent Mistakes with Email Marketing

We are often asked to set up an opt-in on websites to allow users to subscribe to the business or individual's email newsletter. It's easy enough to do using any...
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Twitter Lists Explained

I was on Facebook one day and I noticed that a friend posted something that said, "Listing gets you blocked." I was a little perplexed, so I followed up and...
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Important Notes for the Mobile Experience

It is super important to have a responsive website. What's that mean? Put simply, it just means your website responds to the user's browser size or device and responds appropriately....
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Twitter Profile and Header Photo Sizes 2017

If you own a small business you are probably already on Twitter, if not, there is no reason why you shouldn't be on Twitter. Your social media presence is one of...
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Facebook image sizes for 2017

The photos and images you put on social media are the ones that will be representing you and your brand or business so you'll want to make sure that the images...
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Should you auto-post to social media?

There's not one simple answer. So I say maybe. But more often lately I'm leaning toward no. If you use Jetpack, there's a sharing option that allows you to connect...
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Do I need Facebook for my business?

Yes, Facebook is practically a necessity for businesses today. The right profile page can be a great tool in marketing directly to the clients that are best suited for your...
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Rules for using Social Media for Business

We work with a lot of new small businesses, start ups who want to get involved in social media to help promote their business. This is a great idea, but...
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How to optimize your blog post for social media

If you are reading this, you're probably on Twitter or Facebook or both. And you may have a blog. We are huge supporters of blogging because it's great for you,...
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Can Yelp networking help your business?

Yelp has been around since 2004, and unless you’ve been living in the dark ages, you know that Yelp is a social networking site and app that publishes customer-based reviews...
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Do I need a Facebook page?

This is a great question, and I'm always happy to help people navigate this. Social media is a big deal, and a lot of people want to know if they...
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Designing better images for Pinterest

Pinterest is a visual take on social media, so if you want your images to be productive you need to make sure they get noticed. Here are a few tips...
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Streamline the sharing of your blog

If you are writing a blog, then you need to share it. And you need to share it in multiple ways. You'll want to share it on social media, but...
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How important is it to use social media?

Almost with every contact I get, I'm asked about whether the client or business should be using social media. "Do I need to set up a Twitter account?" People ask...

Use Hashtags when sharing your blog posts to gain more traffic

I frequently get questions from people about hashtags. What are they? Why do people use them? Should I be using them? So let's answer a few of these and talk about...
Using Twitter Lists

Ten Tips to get more followers on Twitter

I love Twitter. It's a great place to meet people, engage with your customers, friends, and colleagues. And it's fun! I spend a lot of time there. But I get asked...
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Facebook and Twitter: Stats to help posts increase engagement

Facebook and Twitter dominate the social media market. More than half of the adult population uses social media networks and Facebook, by far, continues to lead the market with Twitter coming in...