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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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
June 20, 2018
#WebWeds: Twitter Launches Twitter Media for Businesses

#WebWeds: Twitter Launches Twitter Media for Businesses

  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. Listen to the segment below:   With the expansion to 280 characters back in November of last year, Twitter continues to innovate and improve the user experience. This time, they’ve released a new site called Twitter Media […]
June 18, 2018
Fighting the Decline in Organic Reach

Fighting the Decline in Organic Reach

  Organic reach has seen a drastic decline in recent years, most notably on Facebook. Facebook made changes to its algorithm, promoting “more meaningful social interactions with family and friends” on the News Feed. Facebook prioritizes content from friends and people, making organic reach increasingly difficult for businesses and brands to achieve. But don’t worry – there are ways to adapt to these changes and to work within pesky algorithms. Here are a few ways […]
April 18, 2018
#WebWeds: What to Know About Emoji Ad Targeting on Twitter

#WebWeds: What to Know About Emoji Ad Targeting on Twitter

  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:   If you pay attention to marketing trends, you’re probably aware of the marketing tactic that uses keywords on social media to target specific advertisements. For example, an athletic apparel […]