Notice Something Different? The Twitter Character Count Doubles to 280

Does your Twitter seem different? A big change is here. As of this morning, every Roman alphabet user across the world will have 280 Twitter characters to play with; doubling the original 140 limit. Will you need 280 to get your point across? Probably not. In fact, most testers admitted they didn't use the full …

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5 Big Misconceptions About Content Marketing for the CXO

You are an expert at what you do. In fact, as a CXO, you've made it to the top. No matter what industry you are in, however, it pays to be informed about your content marketing. Do you believe the biggest misconceptions in digital?  As a social media advisor and content services provider to business leaders, …

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5 (More!) Frightening Social Media Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

If you read Part One of this two-part frightening social media mistakes series, you know there is plenty you can do to make your Halloween engagement and sales soar - and much you should avoid. Design and create a spectacular fall social media engagement plan with my tips below. Steer Clear of These Spooky Social …

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Columbus Day: Explore Blog Services With 20% Off!

Today is Columbus Day! Founder & Chief Creative Officer Jess Dawkins is celebrating by offering you a chance to explore blog services at 20% off. THE DEAL: Purchase one blog at regular price and receive 20% instant savings. If you'd like to purchase a 3-blog or 5-blog package - you'll receive 20% off on already …

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5 Engaging Social Media Events to Celebrate in September

Can you believe it? Summer is nearly over, Labor Day is almost here, and we're putting together our September content calendars. It's time to get ready for another month of engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and your clients' favorite social media platforms. If you need help planning posts and blogs for September 2017, here are …

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Don’t Believe in Social Media Advertising? You May Be Doing It Wrong.

This week, I was browsing the Alignable community site when I came upon local reviews for LinkedIn and Facebook advertising. The ratings were abysmally low; between 1.5-2.5 stars out of 5 stars total. This is not how I view these successful business tools, so I started to think more about what is behind it. Why …

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Help! My Client is Toxic: A Guide for the Creative Freelancer

While most clients we encounter are pleasant, productive partners, there is a chance you will work with an individual or company without the slightest idea of how to treat other people or manage a creative, professional relationship. Despite our best efforts (or intuition), we may take on a shiny, new account, only to kick ourselves …

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#FridayFact: 6 Social Media Factoids for You to Share

Happy Friday! We're Celebrating #FridayFact with these 6 awesome factoids for you share on social media. Which one is your favorite? 10 Awesome #FridayFact Features 1.  Sea Cucumbers eat with their feet. 2. Hawaiian Punch was originally developed as an ice cream topping. 3. Captain Morgan is a real person. He was a Welsh pirate who …

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Today in History: All About the Most Popular Social Media Themes & Hashtags on 7/14

Looking for something to #hashtag about on Social Media today? You're in luck. We've compiled the most popular social media themes for 7/14 & placed them on this list. Learn about the biggest events for today and how to capitalize off them on social.     1. Bastille Day Bastille Day commemorates modern France and French …

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