social media tips from a social media coordinator

It’s now a widely accepted fact that social media is an integral part of a company’s marketing strategy. Most business owners know they need to be active on social media — but it takes a lot more than just simply throwing up a post every so often to be successful. That’s why it is a…

Getting started with a successful social media strategy can be daunting. From Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn and Google+, there are tons of platforms to learn and stay up-to-date on. Knowing that, it’s easy to see how social media for your business can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re starting from scratch! The best way to…

Creating a successful social media presence for your business involves more than simply posting to Facebook every now and then. While regular status updates can increase brand credibility in the minds of potential customers, being intentional with your social media strategy is the key to actually seeing results. However, this challenge is twofold: not only…

5 social media tips to build better social media engagement on the smarter searches blog

We all know that social media isn’t going anywhere. I’ve been working on a ton of proposals lately, and when I do that, I always evaluate a potential client’s social media presence. What are they posting, how frequently, what types of content do they share, are they creating or curating? We look at these items…

The #CuteAnimalTweetOff is a great example of successful real-time marketing. Read more in the Smarter Searches blog.

In a political climate characterized by divisiveness and aggressive social media posts – mixed with a healthy amount of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” there is one thing – and one thing alone – that unifies people, that brings people together, and on which all humans can agree. Baby animals are really freaking cute. There’s…

Adapting to Instagram updates and policies

Change can be unsettling, so when Instagram announced that it was changing it’s algorithm from showing posts chronologically to favor posts that are considered most relevant to the viewer, business owners everywhere shuddered with fear. Everyone’s first thought was that their posts will be pushed off to the side lines, and it seems as though…

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