DO YOU KNOW IT’S XMAS TIME AT ALL?

It’s holiday season, and you may wonder where all your followers/users are. Well wonder no more, they are NOT online and they don’t care about you or your brand or anything you have to post (unless you are a retailer and they have a complaint about a product they bought or got as a present). […]

WHO HOLDS THE KEYS TO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA?

Imagine this… In the last 5 months I’ve…Tried to help a charity whose Facebook page was accessible only through a disgruntled ex-employee who was not returning calls or emails.Had to shut down 6, that’s right 6, Twitter accounts that used some variation of one company’s branding/name, but were inaccessible and unused for more than 3 […]

HOW TO DEAL WITH SOCIAL MEDIA TROLLS

It was Social Media Kindness Day on the 9th of November. I cannot think of a more fitting day to bring up the topic of internet trolls and offer some practical advice for how to deal with them. Unfortunately trolls exist. It’s true! I am not talking about the cute, colorful, furry, sparkly, farty type! […]

NOT ANOTHER FACEBOOK OR LINKEDIN PAGE!

People are often shocked when I advise them NOT to open a new Facebook page or start another LinkedIn Showcase page, stating “one is enough.” But really, one is in most cases enough! It is hard enough to grow and get visibility for one page, and unless you have endless time and money, you do […]

LINKEDIN #2020: THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY

​To say this year has been hard is an understatement. It was unprecedented, uncertain and down right bloody difficult. But one positive thing that you can take with you into #2021, is the growth in digital marketing, and specifically social media channels this past year. Here is our summary of the good, the bad, and […]

SOCIAL MEDIA, PANDEMICS AND BEST PRACTICES

In many areas of the world, most businesses have closed their doors aside from pharmacies, supermarkets and other essential companies. With the lack of air and road traffic, reduction on factory productivity for lack of workers, canceled events and more, this offers the world what can be seen as probably the only positive side of […]

SOCIAL SELLING IN #2020

Right now, selling is a challenge. We aren’t travelling, we aren’t attending conferences, and we aren’t meeting face-to-face. Building trust and relationships is a challenge in a digital-only world. Let’s be honest too, no one sees something on social media or online and clicks and buys it immediately. At least, they rarely do. Experts say […]

TALENT ACQUISITION: A HUGE SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGE IN 2019

Companies approach us all the time with one major challenge. How to optimize social media for talent acquisition. They are not talking about those pesky “we are hiring” job posts that you see every day. They are talking about employee brand and brand awareness to make them seem more attractive to potential employees and for […]