10 Signs of Truly Authentic People | Are you one?

Vancouver Marketing - a Cue Creative Consulting

  We talk a lot about being authentic in our work, in our communication, our communities and in our lives. People generally fall into one of two categories; Authentic, Not authentic. The non-authentic individuals are fairly easy to find as much of our world is run this way, currently. Truly authentic people can be harder to find, but if you know what you’re looking for you can spot them. And perhaps, you are an authentic yourself? It took me years

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Authentic Communication | 6 Tips that will Transform your Relationships

Authentic Communication - Kaare Long

Authentic Communication takes a whole truckload of bravery and courage to practice regularly. It’s easy to instead fall into making assumptions, projecting our fears, anxiety and shame onto others, and shielding ourselves from our own truth! This happens so easily because to see our truth would force us to go into our depths, and our depths can require great stamina and strength to swim in when we’re not used to it! Authentic Communication is HARD! Its understandable, as human beings

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Top 10 Public Speaking Tips for Business Professionals

As an Entrepreneur,  we learn very quickly that the work that is required of us goes way beyond the scope of the original concept or idea that we created and formed our business around. We are suddenly thrust into being accountants, administrators, marketers, PR spokespersons and much more. One of the most important, and most feared aspects of running a business, is the public speaking component.  From networking to presentations and proposals in meetings to speaking gigs – all of

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How to Become a Social Media Consultant | Two Pros Share Their Tips

Social Media - a Cue Creative Marketing and Consulting Vancouver, B.C.

So, you want to be a Social Media Consultant… During my time working in social media, I have had a few people approach me and inquire how to become a social media consultant. After chatting with with my colleague, Kirat Chungh, she had been asked this as well –  so, we thought we would answer some of the most common questions we hear about how to enter into this field and start working as a professional. We’ve done a Q&A

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6 Tactics For Knocking Instagram Out Of The Park

Win at Instagram - a Cue Creative Consulting Social Media

  It’s no secret that Instagram has become one of the most powerful marketing tools in today’s digital age. To get a clearer picture of just how powerful, here are a few stats we’d like to share from Wordstream: “There are over 25 million business profiles using Instagram worldwide” “Over 80% of accounts on Instagram follow a business, and over 200 million Instagrammers actively visit a business profile every day.” “60% of users say that they have learned about a

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Warning: Don’t Try Social Media Without A Marketing Strategy

Don't try social media without a marketing strategy

  Choosing to use the word “warning” in front of today’s blog post title was not for dramatics or click-bait intent (we strongly discourage against click-bait content). Social Media and a Marketing Strategy is a topic that our agency feels warrants a warning label as it’s critical to both the success of the client and the consultant. First, I feel it’s important to define what a marketing strategy is before we get any farther into this article. A marketing strategy is a

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Top 5 Mistakes Businesses Make With Their Social Media Manager

Top 5 Mistakes businesses make with their social media manager - Amy Johnston

  As a social media manager of almost four years, I have come across my fair share of clients – the good, the bad and the ugly. What I want to share with you today is the top 5 mistakes the bad and ugly clients have made, and what you can learn from them so that you can have  stronger relationship with your social media manager. This simple awareness will help to yield positive results for your business from your

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Creating, Building And Managing Successful Online Communities For Business

Social Media For Business

  As Social Media evolves as a communications platform and becomes the primary source of information for most people around the globe, it has also become more difficult to get your content seen due to algorithms designed to filter through the mass amounts of information out there. The Solution? Ensure your content and the community you build around your brand provides key elements to attract followers, engage followers and retain followers. Once you build up your online community, that community

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How to ‘Verify’ Your Facebook Page

How to verify your page on Facebook - a Cue Consulting

  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

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The Top 10 of ‘THE WORST ADVICE’ for Social Media for Business

a Cue Consulting Social Media Bad Advice

  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

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