Social Media: Getting the Most out of Your Content

You’ve taken several hours to write a blog, create a new presentation, research and design an infographic or shoot and edit a video. The content is compelling and on brand. You feel good about it. I don’t have to tell you that creating your own content is hard work and time-consuming, so of course, you want to … More Social Media: Getting the Most out of Your Content

The Answer to Setting up Multiple Social Media Profiles

You’re a complex person with a diverse set of skills, hobbies, likes and dislikes and friends. You’re a salesperson who’s also a sports fanatic with a love of gardening.  You’re a marketing professional with strong political views and a love of cooking. You’re an office assistant trying to break into the music business with your … More The Answer to Setting up Multiple Social Media Profiles

How to Build a Social Media Following When You Have No Budget

Are you being tasked with growing a social media audience, from the ground up, with no budget? If you find yourself in this situation, whether you’re a small business owner, a social media manager, a community manager or working for a non-profit, here are a few things you can do organically to get your accounts … More How to Build a Social Media Following When You Have No Budget

How to Handle Negative Comments on your Social Media Accounts

Early in my career, I had the privilege of working with a group of young leaders on strategies for using social media for business. During our lively discussion, they expressed a common concern they hear from new clients: the fear of negative posts on their pages. In my work, I’ve seen these fears keep businesses … More How to Handle Negative Comments on your Social Media Accounts

8 Ways to Spruce Up Your Brand’s Social Media Presence

Running a profitable operation presents its own set of challenges for small business owners. And if they’re not in an industry that’s appealing to the masses, chances are they’ve struggled at some point or another to successfully market their unique products or services. Fortunately, social media presents the opportunity to increase brand awareness in a … More 8 Ways to Spruce Up Your Brand’s Social Media Presence

How to Define a Social Media Strategy: Begin with your Audience

Sometimes I’m asked to come up with social media strategies on the fly. Clients bring me in to consult on a new or existing social media community for which they don’t know where to begin or how to move forward.  They understand on some level the power of these communities and how they can increase … More How to Define a Social Media Strategy: Begin with your Audience