As someone who spends inordinate amounts of time on social media for work, I get to see both the negative and the positive aspects of each platform. Lots of people are focusing on the negative right now, adding to the fear and anxiety of our collective situation. I want [...]
After 9 years of teaching entrepreneurs to use social media to grow their businesses, I can honestly say the thing I am asked most is "What is a hashtag?" People who are new to Twitter or Instagram look at the seemingly complex combination of characters, abbreviations and words and [...]
When it comes to content marketing and SEO, you make your own luck. There's really nothing LUCKY about social media marketing. Either you have a good idea, and execute on it, or you don't. There are certain things you can do to help your content resonate in a way [...]
If you are doing any decent amount of social media marketing for your own business, or for others, you've probably already tried a scheduling system or two to help with the workload. Maybe you've felt it's wrong to schedule content and you gave up? Or maybe you just didn't [...]
The key to building relationships on social media is to do it one step at a time. One small interaction at a time until you trust each other for a larger interaction, and then maybe you work together in a small way, and then you finally have built a [...]
Once you've created the original content, be it a blog or a video, you will post a link on your social media. If it's content you were able to repurpose into other related pieces, you'll have multiple bits of content to post for a while. Now you need a [...]
Do you look at your social media the same way I look at gardening? You absolutely hate social media, but you know to have a successful business in today's marketing landscape you most likely have to have a minimum social media presence? This one's for you!
Google isn't the only place to get your urgent social media questions answered. Get this list of 10 places, with lots of social media resources linked, to get your social media questions answered today.
Finally! A cheat sheet that shows just the social media image size you really need to know! No more overwhelming variety of sizes to try to choose from. These are the sizes we use here at Twirp Communications for the main networks, updated October 2018.
As I'm writing this I'm recovering from of one of the most stressful periods of my entire adult life. This summer we decided it was time to downsize our home. My step son was moving out (hey, not all millennials live with their parents forever) and with one less [...]