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February 20, 2019
Fall 2019 Social Media Intern

Now Hiring: Fall 2019 Social Media Intern

  If you’re a college student looking for hands-on experience in the social media and digital marketing space, we would love for you to apply to our internship program! The Modern Connection is a social media and digital marketing firm, located in Downtown Charleston, working with both large brands and local businesses. Join us this semester to learn all about social media account management, website design, content creation, and more. Responsibilities: First of all, we […]
February 20, 2019
Fall 2019 Social Media Intern

Now Hiring: Summer 2019 Social Media Intern

  If you’re a college student looking for hands-on experience in the social media and digital marketing space, we would love for you to apply to our internship program! The Modern Connection is a social media and digital marketing firm, located in Downtown Charleston, working with both large brands and local businesses. Join us this semester to learn all about social media account management, website design, content creation, and more. Responsibilities: First of all, we […]
February 18, 2019
Your February Instagram Refresher

Your February Instagram Refresher

  Facebook recently released a new report on what Instagram users expect from brands in 2019. (Just a quick reminder as to why Facebook is releasing this information; Facebook owns Instagram.) In this report, 57% of the users polled say that they use Instagram more than they did a year ago and 44% say that they will use it more in the coming year. Within the past two years alone, Instagram has gained half a […]
February 11, 2019

8 of Our Favorite Free Online Resources

  The internet is your oyster for free online resources! Whether it’s free stock images or tips and tricks for blogging, we’ve compiled a list of where to go for anything and everything you need help with. Check out 8 of The Modern Connection’s favorite free online resources below.   DaFont With over 170,000 free downloads, DaFont is your #1 resource for fonts. It’s incredibly easy to search for the perfect font you need! Fonts are categorized […]
February 6, 2019
#WebWeds: What's New With Email Marketing in 2019?

#WebWeds: What’s New With Email Marketing in 2019?

  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. Check out the segment below:   As we’re moving into effective strategies for 2019, we’re way beyond a monthly newsletter for your business. Although a common misconception is that email marketing doesn’t work anymore, the reality is that […]
February 11, 2019

8 of Our Favorite Free Online Resources

  The internet is your oyster for free online resources! Whether it’s free stock images or tips and tricks for blogging, we’ve compiled a list of where to go for anything and everything you need help with. Check out 8 of The Modern Connection’s favorite free online resources below.   DaFont With over 170,000 free downloads, DaFont is your #1 resource for fonts. It’s incredibly easy to search for the perfect font you need! Fonts are categorized […]
December 17, 2018
Upcoming Social Media Trends for 2019

Upcoming Social Media Trends for 2019

  The countdown to 2019 is on! A new year brings new opportunities and features to improve your business’s overall social media presence. While we may have seen these social media trends in the past, they are constantly evolving and becoming essential for your accounts. As you’re preparing for the new year, keep an eye out for any upcoming trends that may appear. Here are four trends we’re watching for in the coming year:   […]
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 […]