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New Client Acquisition

I have been asked a lot about how I have acquired my clients. I can honestly say that it has not been a particularly straight path. However, there are a few ways that I have found new clients, and they have found me. The first way I have met new clients is through word of… Continue reading New Client Acquisition

Build Your Authority

For many small business owners, the task of breaking through the noise and "outshining" your competition on social media is overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be! You can have success that translates to dollars by establishing yourself and your business as an authority or expert within your industry. Positioning your business or brand as… Continue reading Build Your Authority

Personal Brand

Many of my clients have a hard time, "self-promoting." They understand the need to put their products and/or services out there, but when it comes to their face, name, and personal brand, it becomes uncomfortable. They fear the judgment and risk of "bothering" someone with their self-promoting content. The reality of being a small business… Continue reading Personal Brand

Authenticity

Has anyone else noticed a shift in social media over the past year? I have! There has been a growing trend to be more authentic in social media. This trend has inevitably come from the explosion of influencers over the past couple of years dominating the market. People are longing for connection and genuine content.… Continue reading Authenticity

Time on Your Socials

Last week I posed the question in one of my posts about how much time you are spending on your business' social media each day. I said that I spend an average of one hour per day on my own. I want to break this down for you today so you can see how to… Continue reading Time on Your Socials

5 Reasons NOT to be afraid of Social Media

Rather than re-invent the wheel today, I thought I would share some great advice from the Digital Matchbox! In their blog post, they discuss 5 reasons why you shouldn't be afraid to be on social media. The reasons include: 1. Everyone’s on social media - and you’d be missing out on a lot if you… Continue reading 5 Reasons NOT to be afraid of Social Media

Big Brands vs. Small Business

I often ask my clients to identify other similar businesses across the country that they would like to be like in terms of their social media. From that information, we can draw inspiration on posts content, style, and overall strategy to help build their presence. However, many times, my clients are comparing themselves to major… Continue reading Big Brands vs. Small Business

The Algorithm

Did you know that the algorithms on Facebook and Instagram are almost constantly changing? Trying to keep up and appeal to it can make you crazy! That is why I remain consistent. If are changing your strategy weekly or daily to match the algorithm you will lose your consistency all while driving yourself nuts. By… Continue reading The Algorithm

Social Media Management FAQ

I am asked to explain what it is that I do often, so I thought I would answer a few of these questions today! Tell me what it is you do and how it works. I manage small business' social media accounts. This includes posting, replying to comments, recruiting and engaging with followers, creating and… Continue reading Social Media Management FAQ

Backstory

Some of you may know this, so this is for those who do not know my background. I graduated from Missouri State University in 2012 with my Bachelors Degree in Public Relations with a minor in Entrepreneurial Studies. While this may seem completely appropriate given where I am today, my path was not so clear… Continue reading Backstory