Don’t Steal Hashtags!

While taking care of one of the accounts I work for, I noticed that one of the hashtags used everyday by TONS of accounts in that industry was being hijacked for some completely random other purpose, having nothing to do with what the rest of us were talking about. Besides being confused as to why, it actually really frustrated me. …

What is #FF or #FollowFriday?

I wanted to talk about #FF or #FollowFriday on Twitter. While most of us shudder at the thought of those hashtags on Fridays, some of us revel in it. I, like others I know, love the chance to really recommend people they believe are great accounts, but feel like there is no good way to do so. The #FF and …

How to Use Lists on Facebook

Did you know about Facebook’s lists? They are actually pretty handy. When you are looking at your news feed (the page you see when you click “Home”), you should see lists of various things on the left side of your screen. “Favorites”, “Pages”, and “Apps” are a few headings you’ll see and under those headings, you’ll see groups you’re a …

How to Use Facebook – Part Three

If you’ve been reading my series on How to Use Facebook (Part 1 and Part 2), then you’ll be glad to see this post about actually creating a Facebook Page. [Perhaps I should have started with this post, huh? ;)] Firstly, you need to have made your profile, which will allow you to create the page. Basically, all you need …

How to Use Facebook – Part Two

Welcome to Part Two of the How to Use Facebook series! Today, I wanted to talk about your profile, and your profile picture. Being a brand, you want to make sure that your logo or your picture, if you aren’t using a logo, is well cropped and high resolution for the best possible view. You want something that you will …

Social Media; A Constant Conversation

So, you have delved into this “social media thing” and now you want to know where to go from here. You have the Facebook page, the Twitter account, and someone managed to get you to sign up for Google+ and even a Pinterest board or two. Now what? Well, now you need to start talking to people. You want to …

Being Social on Social Media

Being Social So you know that your business needs to get on Facebook, and Twitter. You’ve been told to get an account in Google plus and post an ad on Craigslist. You get it. Social media is what your business needs to be doing, but you just don’t know how. Well, I’m here to say it’s kind of easy, as …

How to Use Facebook – Part One

How to Use Facebook – Part One Some of you, whom are just getting into Social Media, might be asking “How do I use Facebook?” and while some of us can easily pick it up, you may not be able to. So, here are a few things that will help get you using Facebook. Your Profile – When you join …

Making Time for Social Media

Making Time for Social Media If you own a business you know that time is important. Time costs money, and every business is in the business of making money. As a business owner, you want to know the ROI or Return on Investment for everything you or the business does. Cue Social Media. Lots of people want to know the …

What do Cookies Have to do with Social Media? | A #LetsBlogOff Post

Cookies! Yum! Well, not quite. You might remember the first time you heard about Cookies on the internet. You probably had no idea that cookies could even be inside a computer, and then you wondered how you could get them out! (haha) Internet cookies were introduced to the Internet by Netscape. The name “cookie” was already in use in computer …