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Social Media Burnout: When to log off

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By Lindsay Erb Social media is a great tool for businesses of all sizes and in all industries. It can help you get attention and build awareness; however, it can also become exhausting and overwhelming very quickly. Many business owners and social media managers feel the constant need to refresh their feed and engage in content. However, many don’t realize how it’s…

So, you started an Instagram…Now what?

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By Rachel Peck Many B2Bs, and even some B2Cs, have been slow to jump on the Instagram bandwagon. While Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn tend to be the most popular channels for many businesses, Instagram’s growth over the past few years, audience reach, and new sales opportunities have made it a social media must-have for many. However, starting an Instagram account is the…

Should you be on Clubhouse?

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By Rachel Peck Unless you’ve been living in a digital blackout, or taking a much-needed social cleanse, then you’ve probably heard of Clubhouse. Social media’s newest darling, marketed as a “thought leadership” platform and an opportunity for small businesses to network on the main stage, is a social media chat room on steroids. While it might seem to make sense for the…

Social Media Tools Everyone Needs

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By Rachel Peck Producing engaging, informative and visually pleasing content is no simple task, and is more important than ever for all types of organizations. Unfortunately, social media aesthetics are sometimes the first to go when there isn’t a dedicated social media manager, or content creator to take it on. Fortunately, there are a variety of tools available to communications professionals and…

3 Things to Know Before Posting to LinkedIn Stories

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By Rachel Peck LinkedIn has become the newest social media platform to jump on the “stories” train. While users may be tempted to start uploading snapshots showcasing their brand or business, evaluating what content is appropriate for LinkedIn stories is a must. While we’re still testing out the format, and anticipate learning new capabilities as the feature develops, here are three things…

Making the most of your LinkedIn

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Perhaps no social media channel is as popular in professional circles than LinkedIn. With more than 700 million users in more than 200 countries, its networking potential is unmatched – making it a crucial tool during this time of distanced engagement with industry peers and coworkers. However, LinkedIn is no longer just a platform for users to boast personal achievements and search…

Instagram Basics for B2Bs

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By Rachel Peck B2B organizations have started slowly migrating over to Instagram as a social media channel over the past few years as communications professionals began to realize the immense opportunities for exposure. However, it’s not enough to just start an account and post a few images. The more you know, the better you can take advantage of the variety of benefits…

4 Twitter Hacks You Should Know

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By Rachel Peck With social media offering new updates, functions and algorithm adjustments daily, it can be difficult to stay on top of it. This is especially true for small organizations who are just starting to explore these channels. However, a little knowledge can go a long way to elevating your brand – especially with channels like Twitter. If you’ve found yourself…

Best Quarantine Social Media Channels

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By Rachel Peck If social media wasn’t popular enough, the past few weeks have seen it come into its full potential. Not only has it become one of the primary sources of news during the COVID-19 crisis, but with millions of people finding themselves sequestered in their homes, the quarantine is breathing life into older channels, and pushing newer ones to the…

Share the Love: Encouraging Employee Advocacy on Social Media

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Only two percent of employees reshare their employer’s updates on social media, according to LinkedIn. Those same employees have 10 times the social media following of their employer. Why is this important? As communications professionals, we’re often focused on our target audience, and while ultimately growing awareness and gaining conversions are the goals, are we ignoring additional channels within our own workforces?…