Tristan Harris' thoughts on ethical design and time well spent

“How do you ethically shape the thoughts and actions that will appear in a billion people’s minds today?” That’s the question Tristan Harris, a former Design Ethicist at Google, is currently trying to figure out — or at least make everyone think about when it comes to designing technology, software, advertising, and apps ethically. Harris,…

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…

Many business owners and entrepreneurs would probably agree that some weeks are much busier than others — and when they get too swamped with work and other responsibilities, social media tends to get tossed aside. If you typically brainstorm, write, and post content to your social profiles all on the same day, a random meeting…

how to choose the best social media platform for your brand

Imagine you’re starting your own business, and you decide it’s time to start promoting it on social media. You want to reach as many people as possible, so you create profiles on every social media channel you can think of — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, and LinkedIn. You plan to use a…

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…

how to pick colors for social media on the Smarter Searches blog

Instagram is an excellent social media platform for showcasing visual content, but when you scroll through an individual’s profile, you find something more — you find that the people and businesses are telling a visual story. Here’s how you can, too. When scrolling through Instagram, one thing you might notice is that celebrities and Instagram-famous…

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