Advertising with Facebook for the Holiday Season? Get Started With this Easy-to-use Guide for Retargeting

Advertising with Facebook this Season - Retargeting

The holidays are right around the corner and social media advertising is more popular than ever. In a recent survey highlighted by Entreprenuer.com, over 36 percent of small-to-medium business respondents said social media marketing will be a priority for their ad budget this season, and nearly half of small businesses plan to use Facebook ads. We all know people like to … Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Twitter Advertising

A Beginners guide to twitter advertising

Have you wondered what social media ads are possible beyond Facebook ads? I’ve used Twitter advertising for myself and my clients throughout the years and have created this blog to give you a basic walk-through of the process and tips I’ve learned.   Get Started with Twitter Ads Like Facebook, Twitter offers a robust advertising platform with several ad types … Read More

Takeaways from SMMW – Video, Influencers, and Bots, Oh My!

Tips, interactions, parties, connections, ideas… all flying high speed in every direction. That best describes the whirlwind of working behind the scenes at Social Media Marketing World. But when the winds die down and I catch my breath (yes, two months later; don’t judge), it’s time to write my annual blog of takeaways from SMMW18. Every year there are some … Read More

Facebook Algorithm Changes – What to Do Next?

Facebook Apocalypse, Facebook Zero, Facebook’s “Closer Together” change.…. however you refer to it, Facebook’s recently-announced algorithm change is causing quite a stir. In an effort to give users a higher-quality experience, Facebook is downgrading the visibility and reach of content that they consider less meaningful and engaging – including content from business pages. Here are some highlights of Facebook’s algorithm … Read More

Ideas for Holiday Season Promotions on Social Media

Is your business ready for the holiday season?  There will be plenty of people shopping online over the Thanksgiving holiday. In fact, the National Retail Federation estimates that 69% of Americans – about 164 million people – will be shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend this year. And according to a recent survey conducted by VigLink, a market research firm, 32% … Read More

Engage on Social Media Like a Rock Star

If you’ve ever been to an amazing concert, you know how an event can engage your senses like nothing else. Last week I went to a Coldplay concert and it was a bit mesmerizing.  The entire experience pulled me in: from the upbeat music in my ears, to the laser light show in front of me, to the oversized bouncing … Read More

Creating a Hashtag Strategy for your Social Media Marketing

hashtag strategy

Instagram is the ultimate hashtagging platform. There are several reasons to get strategic about how you use hashtags, including to extend the reach of your content and get the attention of people interested in your niche. Build your following with hashtags By adding a hashtag to your post, you can capture the attention of those who might not otherwise see … Read More