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Business Bootcamp: Social Media 101 Remastered

It’s no secret that trends and technology change with time, but the pandemic has shifted the evolution of social media into overdrive. Unable to meet face-to-face, most of us turned to technology to maintain communication with one another. In response, the platforms on which we interact have expanded their amenities for both users and businesses. […]
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When Facebook Was Down, Did It Halt Your Business? Let’s Fix That

When Facebook, along with siblings of Instagram, WhatsApp and others, went down earlier this week, it didn’t just bring down social media and messaging platforms: it also halted businesses. The 6+ hour outage meant for some, their company effectively ceased to be, unable to communicate or sell to customers without the use of one or […]
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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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Creator vs. Business Instagram Profiles: Which Do I Need for My Brand?

Like all things related to technology, Instagram is constantly evolving. Although being added to the platform in mid-2019 – what feels like a century ago – many users are still unfamiliar with creator accounts. While sharing some similarities with the business account, both types of profiles are geared toward different users. Depending on your goals […]
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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 […]
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Facebook Business Suite vs. Creator Studio: Which is Right for You?

Small businesses haven’t had the easiest year. And for many, the introduction of a newly updated Facebook Business Suite couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time. While businesses may have to scramble to learn the new user interface, there are also new tools and streamlined processes for managing and measuring the performances of both […]
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Marketing Your Business on Instagram Reels

Short-form video has often had a youth appeal, from the lamented social media platform Vine to the popular yet controversial TikTok. But now a new challenger has entered the game: Instagram Reels. Although this addition to Instagram appears to be their response to the trendy lip-synch and dance-based videos, the benefits extend to some business […]
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Social Media 201 Webinar: Prioritizing Your Digital Assets

If you’ve watched our Social Media 101 webinar, you’re aware that social media is an incredibly valuable marketing tool. On May 14th, we hosted the sequel webinar, Social Media 201, on Facebook Live to help businesses better establish their social media marketing initiatives. With quarantine still in effect for most businesses, now’s the time to […]