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How to Add Captions to Your Instagram Videos

With roughly a billion active users, businesses are jumping at the opportunity to develop immersive brand storytelling through video. Instagram Stories, Reels, and in-feed videos are great for providing engaging and dynamic insights that increase brand recognition and loyalty. However, many businesses are leaving out a simple yet major facet of their videos which is […]
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Business Bootcamp: Tracking New Social Media Trends

Social media trends have the benefit of being quickly adopted. With quarantine contributing to consumers’ internet usage, these trends have caught fire even quicker than before. This rapid evolution in the field has presented businesses and social media marketers with brand new challenges when it comes to their online strategy. To help manage this dizzying […]
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Business Bootcamp: Facing Crises with Candid Communication

While the end of the pandemic is in sight, a new crisis is bound to rear its head in the future. If there’s one thing COVID has taught businesses, it’s that despite your preparedness, no company is impervious to the unpredictability of a sudden disaster, internal or external. Managing your business’s public relations and facing […]

The 22s: How to Sell When You Hate Selling

People often associate selling with negative connotations. Being pushy, dishonest, and manipulative are just some of the words that come to mind for most people. However, although you may cringe at the thought of selling, you don’t have to sacrifice your values at the cost of a sale. Authenticity, enthusiasm, and an honest display of […]
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BBB Event: Making the Most of Your Marketing Strategy

Marketing is how you shine a spotlight on your business. Without a proper strategy, there’s no road map leading consumers to your storefront. Creating the perfect marketing plan relies on finding an intersection between marketing and business strategy. Since a marketing strategy requires a great deal of foresight and resources, we paired with the Better […]
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Using Instagram Hashtags to Increase Brand Exposure

Instagram is continuously finding ways to revolutionize its platform, making it an ideal location to gain free exposure for your business. However, regardless of the ever-evolving features, without the right tools at your disposal, the feedback for your social media advertising can seem stagnant. In the case of Instagram, one of the elements that most […]
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Business Bootcamp: Lessons on Leadership Decision-Making

The pandemic has tested the resolve of company leaders across the board. From budget cuts to pivot plans, businesses have had to adapt rapidly to the changing landscape, which might have resulted in some erratic, uninformed decision-making along the way. However, this tendency to make fear-based reactions in anticipation of perceived dangers can result in […]
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Business Bootcamp: Finding Sense in Social Media

Social media levels the playing field for companies big and small. While having buying power certainly helps with ad campaigns, a smart approach to strategy and creativity is what truly helps a business shine. But the pressing questions that weigh on the minds of most small business owners and entrepreneurs are: On which platform(s) should I […]