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July 16, 2018
Social Media News Recap | July 2018

Social Media News Recap | July 2018

  There’s so much change in the social media and digital marketing sphere everyday. It’s similar to the ebbs and flows of our stock market. Share prices go up, share prices go down. New features get launched, more regulations are put into place. Like the stock market, changes in the digital industry are telling of current cultural and societal shifts. As social media users become more aware of their rights to privacy, social media platforms […]
July 9, 2018

What Your Business Needs to Know About IGTV

  Instagram started as an iPhone-only platform created for sharing square photos with filters back in 2010. Eventually, the app was developed for Android as well. It started supporting short, 15-second videos. Then we were able to upload vertical and horizontal photos, in addition to squares. Videos were then extended to 60-second capabilities. Stories and Story Highlights were added to the platform. And now, there’s IGTV.   What is IGTV? You may have seen Facebook’s […]
July 2, 2018

Why You Should Be Using Pinterest

  Is your business on Pinterest? Are you “pinning” your content? With over 200 million active users and billions of unique pins, Pinterest is continuing to rapidly grow as we speak. You’ve probably tried a recipe or two from Pinterest yourself, however, it’s no longer just a place for viewers to find inspiration for an upcoming party or living room decor tips. What people may not realize is aside from the endless DIY crafts, it’s […]
June 29, 2018

TMC Summer Kickoff: Our Charleston Summer Recommendations

  At The Modern Connection, we love a good Charleston summer. Even when the heat index is 112ºF (😅), there are still endless activities around town. We asked each of our team members what their favorite summer stops, events, and activities are!   Camille: Now that I work remotely in Aiken, my favorite summer spots in Charleston are even more special when I come into town for work (or for a weekend)! After spending a […]
June 28, 2018
Digital Marketing Consultant

Now Hiring: Digital Marketing Consultant

  POSITION TITLE: Digital Marketing Consultant REPORTS TO: CEO LOCATION: Charleston, SC Office DEPARTMENT: Sales Start Date: Immediately BASIC FUNCTION: To contract and on-board new agency clients. Responsible for prospecting new accounts, identifying decisions makers, and keeping accurate data and information on all contacts. Consultants are responsible for initial contact, follow-up, sales appointment, negotiating contract, and maintaining the account relationship. He or she must develop sales plans for each prospect, assess prospect readiness, audit digital presence and identify opportunities for improvement. […]
July 9, 2018

What Your Business Needs to Know About IGTV

  Instagram started as an iPhone-only platform created for sharing square photos with filters back in 2010. Eventually, the app was developed for Android as well. It started supporting short, 15-second videos. Then we were able to upload vertical and horizontal photos, in addition to squares. Videos were then extended to 60-second capabilities. Stories and Story Highlights were added to the platform. And now, there’s IGTV.   What is IGTV? You may have seen Facebook’s […]
June 29, 2018

TMC Summer Kickoff: Our Charleston Summer Recommendations

  At The Modern Connection, we love a good Charleston summer. Even when the heat index is 112ºF (😅), there are still endless activities around town. We asked each of our team members what their favorite summer stops, events, and activities are!   Camille: Now that I work remotely in Aiken, my favorite summer spots in Charleston are even more special when I come into town for work (or for a weekend)! After spending a […]
June 15, 2018
Employee Spotlight: Camilla Baker, Social Media Manager

Employee Spotlight: Camilla Baker, Social Media Manager

If there’s one thing we’re proud of at The Modern Connection, it’s our incredible team. And we want to give you the chance to learn more about each of our talented and social savvy team members. Each month we’ll be interviewing a different team member about what they do at The Modern Connection, and in their spare time. June’s employee spotlight focuses on Camilla Baker, Social Media Manager. Read on to learn more about her role […]
June 4, 2018

Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Website

  We have a vast array of clients from all sorts of different industries. So one of the most fun parts of my job as our website designer (just one part of my Digital Marketing Manager title!) is that I get to create websites with alllll different aspects, features, and needs they have to serve. I’ve created a basic one-page website for a construction company, our own agency website as well as the membership subscription […]
May 11, 2018
Employee Spotlight: Kylie Parr, Social Media Manager

Employee Spotlight: Kylie Parr, Social Media Manager

If there’s one thing we’re proud of at The Modern Connection, it’s our incredible team. And we want to give you the chance to learn more about each of our talented and social savvy team members. Each month we’ll be interviewing a different team member about what they do at The Modern Connection, and in their spare time. May’s employee spotlight focuses on Kylie Parr, Social Media Manager. Read on to learn more about her role […]