Marketing

Branding Is Everything… And More.

Your Past, Present, and Future Telling Your Story For You Whether you like it or not your business’s current success is a result of your brand. I think this is awesome. Why? Because no matter where you are on your business journey, branding is the compass. It’s the starting place for all conversations: from you…

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Image Sizes Guide For Social Media in 2015

Poorly Cropped Photos = Wrinkled Shirts You work hard day in and day out to present your business and yourself as professional. So why aren’t you doing the same on social media? Images that aren’t cropped correctly are the wrinkled shirts of professionalism in the social media world. But it’s often not your fault. Facebook,…

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5 Keys to Help You to Understand Your Business Website

Guest blogger Ralph Pombo discusses business websites and how they work What is a website? Why does your business need a website? What is the cost of a good business website? Why does a website need maintenance and care? What do you want your website to do for your business? After our last discussion on…

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[Part 4] 1000 Likes. 60 Days. 8 Simple Steps

Wash. Rinse. Repeat. As soon as our first post goes out our real work begins. Let’s begin to think of social media as is if we were hosting a party. Steps 1 and 2 are the “What kind of party am I throwing and who am I inviting?” stages. Steps 3, 4, and 5 are…

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[Part 3] 1000 Likes. 60 Days. 8 Simple Steps.

The Editorial Calendar and Scheduling So we’ve got goals. We know what our audience wants. Our content strategy is defined. And we have enough content to last us for a week (a month if you were extra ambitious). Now you might be feeling a little overwhelmed and thinking “this is a lot of work, how…

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[Part 2 of 4] 1000 Likes. 60 Days. 8 Simple Steps.

Defining Your Content Strategy And Curating Content Hello Tracy! It’s time for part 2 of how to get 1000 likes in 60 days. Last week we set some goals and started thinking about our audience. This week we’re going to get into some real meat and potatoes stuff: Content Strategy and Curation. (If you missed…

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8 Simple Steps For Getting Your First 1000 Facebook Likes

I can do it. You can do it. We can do it. I and many others have been telling you that if you want to grow your business, you need to be using Facebook as part of your marketing mix. Having a Facebook page will put your business on the map, drive a ton of leads…

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My Favorite Tools And Resources For Blogging

And Some Tips About Doing It More Effectively I’ve been blogging for a while now and I’m a huge tech geek. So naturally I’ve found quite a few useful tools, tips, and tricks for getting the most out of my time. So here we go! Brainstorming Quora: This is my favorite social network at the…

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How To Setup Your Instagram Account For Success

Yes, You Should Be Using Instagram Why? Because 300 million others are. A lot of them could likely be your customers or new leads. Because it’s a fantastic and easy way to be build your brand. Because that elusive Millennial demographic loves using it. Because it’s fun. Complete Your Profile There are six easy steps…

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Will You Be My Blogger?

Ready, Set, Start Blogging! The time has come! I am officially tired of hearing only my thoughts and opinions in my blog post (LOL). But seriously, since I started this blog, my goal was to reach out to other guest bloggers who could CONTRIBUTE some great advice and information to our members. While I like…

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