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December 10, 2018
The Stylish Gift Guide For the Tech Lover

The Stylish Gift Guide For the Tech Lover

  Show some love for the techy in your life with these cutting-edge gadgets! One of the biggest parts of the holiday season is gift-giving, and sometimes it’s tough to know what to buy for the most important people in your life. Do you have someone in your life that is on every social media platform? No matter the level of their tech know-how, we’ve got a stylish gift guide perfect to give and receive. […]
December 5, 2018

#WebWeds: How to Get Started With Social Media Marketing

  Note: This was featured as part of our Web Wednesday segment on Charleston’s 105.5 The Bridge. You can catch us every Wednesday morning at 8:20 am ET for your dose of social media & digital marketing news. You can listen to the segment below:   It’s almost 2019, and in this day and age, we all know how important social media is. If your business hasn’t been putting much emphasis on its online presence, it […]
December 3, 2018
Social Media Marketing: Where to Begin

Social Media Marketing: Where to Begin

  As we round out the end of 2018, you would have to be hiding under a rock to not notice how much social media continues to evolve each year. If you’re not on social media or are barely checking your social presence online, it’s time to step up your social media game. If you’ve already come to this realization, the next question is always where to begin. What platforms should you be on and […]
November 19, 2018

Social Media Recap | November 2018

  Things in the social media and digital marketing world are ever-changing. Whether it’s a new feature being rolled out or an old feature being updated, a data breach announcement (far too many of those lately), or a new regulation introduction… well, you get the picture, there are a lot of changes and updates. It’s our job to keep on top of all things newsworthy in the industry, so we’ve wrapped up the top social […]
November 14, 2018

#WebWeds: Instagram Stories & the Data Behind Them

  Note: This was featured as part of our Web Wednesday segment on Charleston’s 105.5 The Bridge. You can catch us every Wednesday morning at 8:20 am ET for your dose of social media & digital marketing news. You can listen to the segment below:   By now you are probably familiar with Instagram Stories. Launched in August 2016, they have been a huge factor in the decline of Snapchat. Instagram copied the idea of […]
November 12, 2018
What the TMC Team is Thankful For

What the TMC Team is Thankful For

  Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without giving a little thanks! We at The Modern Connection have so much to be thankful for and in celebration of the holidays, here are some things our team is especially thankful for this year:   Ashley T. Caldwell, Founder & CEO I’m super grateful for my wonderful family who keep me supported, grounded and truly help me remember what’s most important in life. My friends who bring so much […]
October 8, 2018
Instagram Story Design Hacks Your Followers Will Love

Instagram Story Design Hacks Your Followers Will Love

  Instagram Stories are a great place to instantly wow your audience and show off your brand’s personality. With new features being added daily, there are simple hacks right at your fingertips to create more visually appealing stories. These will not only impress your followers but also help your overall brand’s image. Here are six tips to help you design beautiful Instagram Stories your followers will love!   Stay within the given parameters: First and […]
September 10, 2018

A Social Media Manager’s Favorite Timesaving Social Media Tips

  While social media is one of the most effective ways to grow your business today, it can be rather time consuming. Luckily, it can be an easy task to tackle and not as big of a time commitment if you’re smart about what, how, and when you post. Here are five simple timesaving social media tips to get some extra hours back in your day:   Take Some Time to Brainstorm Creating content can […]
August 6, 2018

What Is Twitch and What Do I Need to Know?

  Have you heard of Twitch? If not, have no fear. About two weeks ago, I had no idea what it was either. I was recently asked if I was familiar with this and my immediate response was, “of course, the dancer/DJ on Ellen?” While I was not wrong, this wasn’t necessarily the “Twitch” they were referring to. Twitch is a popular platform you may not know about, but it’s rapidly growing everyday. It may […]
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 […]