Using Instagram for Business

May 31, 2016
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In recent years, Instagram has demonstrated significant growth with over 400 million active users. The popular photo sharing social network has the potential to become a central visual content strategy for your brand. Instagram can be leveraged to build brand awareness and high-levels of engagement. Far exceeding the level of engagement businesses are seeing in…

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Trending Hashtags and Instagram Filters for Summer Months

May 17, 2016
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Chances are you’re counting down the days until Memorial Day Weekend and the official kickoff of summer. The three months between summer’s holy grail holidays of Memorial and Labor Day are a prime season for marketers. Your audience is generally out enjoying warmer weather, traveling, attending parties, and more. Now is the perfect time to…

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The Ten Step Summer Marketing Plan

May 3, 2016
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Warmer weather is around the corner and that means barbecues, picnics, pool parties, and basking in summer rays. Now, as a brand you’re wondering how to turn summer into a conversation with your audience, we’ve got that covered. From audience, partnerships, influencers, going hyperlocal and prepping for fall our Ten Step Summer Marketing Plan has everything…

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Use Search Keywords to Kickstart Your Twitter Marketing Strategy

April 19, 2016
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By: Teena Thach If you’re a marketer, you live and breathe keywords. Everything you do, from creating blog content to targeting search ads needs to be mindful of these specific words that tie you and your customers together. The importance of keywords is no different for Twitter, but the tactics you need to use are.…

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Top Ten Apps for Social Media Contests

April 5, 2016
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Creating social marketing campaigns can be a great way to reward loyal customers and acquire new ones. There are a number of tools your brand can utilize to implement your contest once your objectives and prizes have been decided upon. These social media contests apps are some of the best for managing your contest and maintaining the…

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How To Choose the Perfect WordPress Theme

March 8, 2016
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Here you will learn how to pick a WordPress theme like a pro. With its rise in popularity, it’s likely you’re considering or already have a WordPress website. Over 59% of websites with a content management system (CMS) worldwide now use WordPress as the platform of choice (source).  This has led to a flood of beautiful, highly functional…

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Social Media Image Size Guide

February 23, 2016
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Social media platforms are continuously changing their recommended optimal image sizes. If you’re trying to optimize your social media presence, its necessary to use images of the highest quality and the best fit for each social media channel. Your social media profile should display top-notch images to best represent your business or brand. High definition screens such as smartphones require larger images so…

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Use Holidays and Pop Culture to Create a Social Media Campaign

February 8, 2016
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By: Amanda Nelson The holidays have come and gone, summer is months away. Punxsutawney Phil proclaimed that spring will be early, but there are still more holidays and pop culture events ahead. In February we have Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Super Bowl L, GRAMMY Awards, and Black History Month. These are all prime opportunities for…

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Top Social Media Content Strategy Tips from Real Marketers

February 2, 2016
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It’s the start of another year and for many of us that means time for an annual marketing refresh. Strategic planning is the best part of the job in my opinion. It’s our opportunity to be creative and to tap into a broad range of marketing experience. More than what our day-to-day routine calls for. As a social media…

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