5 Free Design Apps to Step Up Your Social Media Game

5 Free Design Apps to Step Up Your Social Media Game

Humans are visual creatures. It takes more than written content to catch our eye and entice us to dig deeper into social media posts. Businesses depend on imagery and graphics to create scroll-stopping content. Creating your graphics and social content doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive if you [...]

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10 Pieces of Equipment DIY Social Media Marketers Need to Improve their Content

I definitely espouse the philosophy that one should just. get. started. no matter what equipment you have. Seriously. Thinking you have to have all the perfect equipment before you can start creating your own videos, podcast or other content is simply procrastination at work. You CAN get started with [...]

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How to Set Up and Use Facebook Automated Responses

Have you noticed on someone else's Facebook Page there's a little box that pops up on and suggests questions for you to ask? Or perhaps you've sent off a message to a Page only to receive an instant message back letting you know your message was received? Many small [...]

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Setting Your Website Up for Social Media Success

In most marketing models, your website is the heart of your business and social media is the arteries bringing lifeblood to it. Social media spreads the word about your website and encourages people to come and read what you've written, or check out your products. We often think of [...]

10 Things You Can Do During a Slow Period to Improve Your Social Media

So you've found yourself with some downtime? Whether it's life in a pandemic or life on summer holidays, there are lots of things you could be doing during a slow period to improve your social media for when things pick back up. I'm talking about doing all the stuff [...]

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How Social Media is Helping us Thrive During a Pandemic

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 [...]

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8 Types of Hashtags Every Small Business Owner Should be Using

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 [...]