Social Media

Creating an Instagram page for your business

Instagram for business? That’s right. The visual social platform has taken off and is one of the best sources for social engagement and brand awareness out there. While it’s commonly thought of as a way to share pictures of food or selfies it’s proven to be a diverse platform used to evolve business brands and social following. In this post we’ll take a deep dive on creating an Instagram page for your business.

If you’ve never given it any thought than continue to read on. If you’ve got a page set up it won’t hurt to get a refresher on the basics. Let’s dive in! Read more “Creating an Instagram page for your business”

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Using Facebook Messenger to attract new leads on your…

We’ve all heard that you need to have a Facebook page to represent your business. We’ve written countless articles on it ourselves, but one thing we haven’t talked much about is lead generation. You see, on your page you may notice a few different options for a CTA (Call to Action) in the top right corner. Perhaps it’s a link to your website or demo; one thing you may not have considered is opening a Facebook Messenger window.

A chat window? Isn’t Messenger used to chat with my friends? You’re right it is, but it also has a strong business use case as well. We’ll dive into this and more in our post as we explore the possibilities of chatting with prospects to generate leads for your business. Read more “Using Facebook Messenger to attract new leads on your business page”

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Facebook Fundamentals: creating a page for your business

Facebook has gotten into some seriously hot water recently as the social media giant seems to be ruffling all the wrong feathers. Still, with over 2 billion users it’d be foolish to jump off Facebook given its popularity. Simply put, creating a page for your business is essential if you want to craft an effective social strategy. A business page gives visitors a way of finding you with ease, interacting with your content, and even contacting you either via a web link or Messenger.

Don’t have a business page yet? Never fear, we’ll take a deep dive in on how to get started.

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What Facebook’s algorithm changes mean for your marketing strategy

It wasn’t too long ago that Facebook made some serious changes to their newsfeed algorithm. This is news is a bit more on the stale side, but what’s still fresh is the question: what can my business do to stay ahead? Contrary to many fears Facebook’s algorithm changes do not mean the death of your ability to market; they do mean you’ll need to adapt though. Read more “What Facebook’s algorithm changes mean for your marketing strategy”

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Marketing your business on Reddit

I’ve marketed across various social platforms and reddit may be one of the most rewarding when done well, and depressing when done poorly. So how should you go about marketing your business on reddit?

Reddit is a sort of news aggregator; users from all over the world join and share links to various subreddits. There are literally subreddits for anything: personally I’m subscribed to one for digital marketing and another for web development, as well as ‘fun’ ones for movies, tv shows, and books. Read more “Marketing your business on Reddit”

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How we grew our Twitter follower base 25 percent…

I’ve heard social media be compared to taking a vitamin, and I don’t like it. For many small businesses, social media is one of the last things they think about when it really ought to be the first. If you’re looking for a cheap, efficient, and effective way to communicate with your customers and prospects in real time, well look no further than the social platforms you may be turning your nose up at. Maybe social is hard for you, which is why we’re sharing how we grew our twitter follower base 25 percent just last quarter, and we did it organically.  Read more “How we grew our Twitter follower base 25 percent in three months”

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Snapchat for Business to Business Marketing

At first glance, Snapchat does not appear to be too useful for business to business marketing. After all it’s early hallmark was that the pictures disappeared after a few seconds. Not exactly business friendly if you ask me. In fact, some may righlty question why you would invest time in taking pictures that vanish after a few seconds. Read more “Snapchat for Business to Business Marketing”

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Making the most of Twitter’s 280 Characters

Just last week Twitter announced a pretty stark change on their platform. No it’s not that night mode came to desktop, it’s that they went from 140 characters to 280 characters. Twitter 280 characters? Yes, it’s true. Twitter, founded on the concept of microblogging may be having word envy as they’ve doubled their character count from 140 to 280. Read more “Making the most of Twitter’s 280 Characters”