How to ‘Verify’ Your Facebook Page
Many Facebook users do not know about this step when they create and manage a Facebook Page for their business. Getting your page VERIFIED is a very important step to take in completing work to ensure your page gets seen by the followers you are aiming to welcome in to your online community. Getting verified on Facebook is a great way to establish brand credibility online and it lets your audience know you are authentic and will
The Top 10 of ‘THE WORST ADVICE’ for Social Media for Business
Today it can seem like everyone and their cousin is a self proclaimed Social Media ‘expert’. Due to its influx into our lives and businesses in the last 10 years, many people are trying to leverage their own social media use into a business by selling their services. The problem with that is that they may know how to make posts and use platforms, but they might not have the best business practices, and most importantly, MARKETING experience to
Social Media Image Sizes – Cheat Sheet ( to make life a bit easier)
Keeping up with Social Media platforms and all the regular changes – sometimes even DAILY, can be challenging! We understand how this can be frustrating when you are working hard enough to stay current with your posting and content. We’re here to help. One of the biggest questions is size of media for all of the platforms. Here is a great infographic from WeareTop10 that breaks down all the sizing for individual platforms. You can use this as your guide… Well,
What is an Instagram Pod? The Nifty Trick to Increase Engagement
INSTAGRAM PODS Since the day that Instagram announced that it would be removing the chronological posts and installing an algorithm, much like the one Facebook has, we have been scrambling to find ways to work with the algorithm and find ways to increase engagement. Hashtags have proven to be very useful, but then many ( some quite innocent) hashtags ended up being blacklisted due to overuse by other accounts. This severely limited the usefulness of hashtags in getting further
Social Media Made Easy with the Q.U.A.C.K method!
Social media is necessary when starting a business, and not using it is no longer an option. Many don’t understand the impact online communication can do for a brand and business. Think of it as a direct and immediate line to reaching your customers worldwide. If you aren’t using social media as an integral part of growing your business, you need to ask yourself, why? The big question is, are you taking the time to invest in this tool that’s
How To be Popular in a Social Media World
Being popular doesn’t mean what it always used to. These days your popularity tends to be intertwined online as much as in person. And when it comes to Social Media for business, popularity is essential. It’s a big wide world out there and Social Media has brought us all that much closer together as we can search for anything at the tip of our fingers. For business, Social Media has just started to come into its own and mature.
Lights, Camera! – It’s Time To Go LIVE in 2017
I believe it was Gary Vaynerchuk who predicted in 2016 “that video is king; it’s still evolving and changing rapidly.” An evolution that I know will continue into 2017 and beyond. Let’s be real, 2016 was definitely the year of the video. The launch and skyrocketing success of Facebook LIVE, the launch of the 1 minute video and the Live Streaming option on Instagram and now the implementation of Live Video Streaming option on YouTube. The message is clear –
#KindnessCounts – Humanity for the Holidays
The Holidays are upon us and it is the best time of year to source those feelings of generosity, kindness and humanity that we all have inside of us, but unfortunately rarely use. So, we are leveraging the Spirit of the Holidays in the best possible way we can. We are putting out this challenge with the goal to spread it like wildfire around Social Media and encourage everyone – young and old, big or small, Christmas Elves or
How to Stay a Positive Force as a Thought Leader Online While the World is in Crisis
There is a lot going on these days in the World. And many of these things feel REALLY bad and can foster negative feelings such as sadness, fear, anger. These feelings are natural, and need to be felt to process through them. BUT – how do you share and communicate online as these events take place? Do you have a strategy, or a mission? Do you take care with what content you share and what you say about it?
‘Pump up your Kin’ This Halloween and WIN!
Let’s Pump up our Kin and show gratitude with: #PumpurKin What is the definition of the word Kin? kin noun a person’s relatives collectively; kinfolk. family relationship or kinship. a group of persons descended from a common ancestor or constituting a people, clan, tribe, or family. Kin is a family, a tribe – yes, but what makes up a family? Those blood related to you, friends, relationships you’ve made along the way. What about those who help serve you on