The Modern Marketing Blog

June 1, 2020
Social Media Strategy to Reach Your Audience as Your Business Reopens

Social Media Strategy to Reach Your Audience as Your Business Reopens

As state and nationwide shelter-in-place orders are being eased, we are seeing more and more businesses opening their doors. With reopening a business in today’s landscape, it’s important to remember a lot has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Hours of operation might be different, sanitation and safety measures are being taken and social distancing precautions are being implemented. It’s important to let your customers know when you are open for business, how you will […]
May 27, 2020
4 Ways Your Business Can Use Social Media to Give Back

4 Ways Your Business Can Use Social Media to Give Back

Social media has revolutionized the ways we’re able to give back. From easily shareable sites like GoFundMe, to digital wallets like Venmo and PayPal, donating with just the click of a button has never been easier. Even social platforms like Facebook have implemented a way where you can request donations for your birthday to one of 750,000 nonprofit organizations or charitable causes. Now that all of these innovations exist, what does this mean for you, […]
May 20, 2020
5 of the Latest Social Media Updates for Your Small Business

5 of the Latest Social Media Updates for Your Small Business

There is no better time than now to take another look at social media trends and updates for your small business. Brands are massively communicating with consumers online as audiences have become even more comfortable with social shopping and direct business on social media in general. Take your interactions on social media to a new level by trying out some of these changes and what they mean for you! Facebook FAQ Providing quality customer service […]
May 11, 2020
Facebook Messenger Rooms Vs. Zoom

Facebook Messenger Rooms Vs. Zoom

If you hadn’t heard of Zoom before, chances are you have now. In these past weeks, Zoom has become one of the most popular ways to communicate with people in both personal and professional settings. While we have not been able to meet in person, video conferencing has been the top way to maintain connection. The increase in popularity had people all over the world wishing they had the foresight to invest in Zoom pre-pandemic. […]
May 5, 2020
How to Give Back to the Community Using Social Media

How to Give Back to the Community Using Social Media

So much has changed since March. Households, essential workers, small and large businesses have all experienced major shifts as everyone makes adjustments to the “new normal” brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As reality sets in and states and local communities try to find a way to safely reopen to the public, we have seen requests for assistance on social media from local businesses. Some of social media’s major players have rolled out or ramped […]
May 28, 2019

What Your Business Needs to Know About Sales Funnels

  A sales funnel is a sales/marketing structure that leads customers through the buying journey. It’s an intentional funnel put together by your sales and marketing teams that naturally helps to coax leads and potential customers further and further towards making a purchase and becoming customers for life. This is an essential tool to use to help your business grow, and continue to increase your revenue and profit.   A sales funnel looks a little […]
March 25, 2019

Why Your Business Needs Organic and Paid Social Media Content

  We talk a lot about organic social media content versus paid social media advertising, but what does that actually mean? One of the biggest misconceptions is that organic = free while paid obviously = $$$. But what business owners fail to keep in mind is that while organic social media strategies don’t necessarily cost anything upfront, they require a great deal of time invested to actually see any kind of ROI. While you can […]
February 25, 2019
Website Analytics You Need to Pay Attention To

Website Analytics You Need to Pay Attention To

  We’re going to take a minute to talk about the “A” word. You know the one. Analytics. They’re incredibly dry, and if you’re more creative-minded than analytical like me, they can be super confusing and hard to understand. But they’re still important. Checking out your analytics is an essential step to knowing whether your digital marketing efforts are a success. Although Google Analytics can be a crazy vortex with enough information to engulf you […]
January 14, 2019

Social Media Demographics in 2019

  One thing that we love about our industry is that it’s always changing. What worked on social media in 2016 is very different from what works on social media today, and we enjoy the fast-pace and having to constantly learn how to adapt to algorithm changes and new tactics and strategies. When we say that social media is always changing, we don’t just mean algorithms and new features. We also mean each platform’s demographics. […]
January 7, 2019
The TMC Team's 2019 New Year's Resolutions

The TMC Team’s 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

  At TMC, we love making goals to reach both for ourselves and our clients each year. The new year is a great starting point, so we asked each one of our team members what their personal and professional resolutions are for 2019.   Ashley: I focus less on resolutions and more so on a word for the year. For 2019, my word for the year is growth,  and I am looking forward to really […]