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January 6, 2020
5 social media resolutions to stick with in 2020 the modern connection

5 Social Media Resolutions to Stick with in 2020

Goal setting, resolution making, word-of-the-year, vision boards. No matter how you ring in the new year, most of us are eager to jump aboard when it comes to a fresh start on January 1st. The resolutions don’t have to stop with personal growth though. This year, try setting resolutions for your brand.  We’ve put together 5 social media resolutions for you to stick with for your business:  Schedule Content Running your brand’s social media presence […]
December 16, 2019
Get Your Social Media Platforms Holiday Ready The Modern Connection

Get Your Social Media Platforms Holiday Ready

It’s crunch time. The Christmas music is playing and everyone is trying to get a handle on their work for the remainder of 2019. With Christmas right around the corner and New Years the following week, it’s time to start prepping your social media for the holidays.  Here are a few tips for getting prepped and staying organized throughout the holiday season, so you can sit back and sip on your eggnog in peace.  Put […]
December 9, 2019
Tips for Working Remotely this Holiday Season

Tips for Working Remotely this Holiday Season (So You Can Get Stuff Done)

Juggling work during the holidays? Don’t worry. You can still remain productive while enjoying the parties, shopping, travel, and seasonal festivities. While some companies shut down during the holidays, others have their elves working up to the very last minute in the office or remotely to meet deadlines. Balancing important deadlines and taking the time to celebrate the holiday cheer is key. It’s important to plan ahead, so you can stay on top of things […]
December 4, 2019
Holiday Gift Guide for The Digital Marketer

Holiday Gift Guide for The Digital Marketer

‘Tis the season for gift guides! Last year we talked about the most stylish gifts for the tech lover (we still love each of those gift ideas) and this year we are featuring products that a digital marketer can put to use this holiday season and beyond. So whether you gift one of these products to the social media manager in your life or you treat yourself to a little something, here’s the ultimate gift […]
October 28, 2019
How to Know If a Social Media Platform Is Right for Your Business

How to Know If a Social Media Platform Is Right for Your Business

Social media marketing is definitely an avenue that all businesses should consider when reviewing or creating a marketing strategy for their brand. Even if you have past social media profiles for your business, they need to be reviewed and refreshed with the times.  Here are a few indicators for what social media platforms will be right for your business.  Facebook  As of April of this year, Facebook has reached 2.38 billion users worldwide. Some defining […]
October 21, 2019
Avoid These Common Instagram Giveaway Mistakes During Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Avoid These Common Instagram Giveaway Mistakes During Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The beasts of Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the corner and it’s important to avoid social media mistakes and flops in your Instagram giveaways. According to Adobe, “Last year, revenue from Black Friday increased 23.6% over the previous year, topping out at $6.2 billion” and “Cyber Monday sales topped $7.9 billion making it the single largest shopping day in U.S. history.” Competition will be at its highest, so it’s time for marketers […]
October 14, 2019
The Rise and Fall of Social Media Platforms

The Rise and Fall of Social Media Platforms

Social media changes by the day. What was trending last year is a thing of the past and here at The Modern Connection, we are always looking to the future. We are constantly keeping an eye on anything and everything social media wise that is new and can help build your business. While your audience may have been very present on Facebook at some point, it’s important to keep an eye out and know that […]
October 7, 2019
How to Incorporate User-Generated Content into Your Brand's Instagram Feed

How to Incorporate User-Generated Content into Your Brand’s Instagram Feed

User-generated content (UGC) can be a content creator’s best friend. Sharing UGC can help to build strong relationships with your followers, provide great branded imagery and enhance your brand’s Instagram presence. UGC can be used on most any platform when providing the right credit to the user, but for this blog, we’ll just be focusing on using UGC on Instagram.  AdWeek sums it up nicely with, “User-generated content is basically content related to a brand […]