Writing Social Media Business Messages: 5 Essential Tips (Guest Contribution from Jessica Fender)

The following post comes to us from Jessica Fender, an experienced marketer and blogger who has been writing professionally for 3+ years and enjoys sharing her expertise with others. When you decide to become an entrepreneur or manage your own business, you know that you need to be visible on social media to have success. While the … Continue reading Writing Social Media Business Messages: 5 Essential Tips (Guest Contribution from Jessica Fender)

Should I outsource my social media management?

It’s a question I get asked often by clients and professional contacts. Should I outsource my social media management? Is it better to keep this in-house, or is it safe to have a firm or consultant take over? My answer, as it is with most things related to communications and public relations, is that it … Continue reading Should I outsource my social media management?

Three Important Social Media Writing Tips You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Gemma Reeves)

The following post comes to us from Gemma Reeves, a seasoned writer and aspiring entrepreneur who enjoys creating helpful articles and interesting stories. Learn more about how to connect with Gemma in her author bio below. In a short span of time, social media has made huge waves in the field of marketing. Facebook, Instagram, … Continue reading Three Important Social Media Writing Tips You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Gemma Reeves)

How to Get More Positive Customer Reviews on Social Media

We live in a day and age when most people turn to technology to answer just about any question they have. Siri, Google and Alexa are usually within arm’s or ear’s reach to answer everything from “What’s the weather in Seattle on Wednesday” to “When was George Washington’s birthday?” Not receiving immediate input on something … Continue reading How to Get More Positive Customer Reviews on Social Media

The Most Common Social Media Personalities – And How to Communicate with Them

Having spent any amount of time on social media, you are sure to have encountered many different personalities. People who are fairly normal functioning members of society in real life can take on entirely new personalities from behind the “mask” of their profile identity. This often leads to them interacting with in a way they … Continue reading The Most Common Social Media Personalities – And How to Communicate with Them

How to Get Comfortable with Getting Personal on Social Media

If you’ve taken notice of how your personal social media accounts engage far more interactions than your business accounts – you’re not the only one. In particular, Facebook continues to make major changes to their algorithms that determine whether or not your content appears in people’s newsfeeds. The bottom line is that business pages are … Continue reading How to Get Comfortable with Getting Personal on Social Media

Are You Making the Biggest Social Media Mistake?

These days, everyone is on social media. But really though. There are fan pages for cats, Twitter profiles for cartoons and Instagram accounts devoted solely to food. It’s no wonder every business wants to also have a presence on these platforms because it’s where they can reach their targeted audience with interactive content that sparks … Continue reading Are You Making the Biggest Social Media Mistake?

How to Cultivate Social Media Relationships (Outside of Social Media)

Social media has forever changed the way we connect and communicate with people all across the globe. I’m always amazed to see the many various states – and countries – in which my followers reside. There’s no question that social media has fostered relationships that simply wouldn’t exist without this technology. Although social media helps … Continue reading How to Cultivate Social Media Relationships (Outside of Social Media)

Appearance vs Experience: How social media has changed what we value

How often would you say you check your social media news feeds and see a picture of a friend on vacation, enjoying a fancy dinner, attending an expensive sporting event, meeting a celebrity or buying something big like a car or a house? I would venture to say this is likely an everyday occurrence. It’s … Continue reading Appearance vs Experience: How social media has changed what we value

The Power of Public Relations: How does earned media really work?

Public Relations. By definition, this term and the entire industry can be many different things. Often it’s lumped into the large category of communications and outreach, spilling into buckets that also include marketing and paid advertising. Now with social media and other digital content strategies being thrown into the mix, the lines of where Public … Continue reading The Power of Public Relations: How does earned media really work?