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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 […]
November 18, 2019
How to Work with a Social Media Manager

How to Work with a Social Media Manager

Are you ready to hire a marketing agency or bring someone in house? As a business owner, we know this is a big decision but it will definitely be a good one since you are likely wearing too many hats as it is. It’s also a relief to bring in a professional that you can ask questions and bounce ideas off of.  However, when it comes to social media and digital marketing, some businesses hire […]
November 11, 2019
What Is Google Search Console and Why Do You Need It?

What Is Google Search Console and Why Do You Need It?

Do you have your own website or maintain a website for your company? Anyone who has a website can and should dive into using Google Search Console in order to observe the performance of the site. You do not have to sign up to be included into a Google search, but signing-up will show you how you can improve your website and understand how Google sees your site. According to Google, “whether you’re a business […]
November 4, 2019
Who are Millennials and are they the right customer for your brand?

Who are Millennials and are they the right customer for your brand?

Millennials are often mislabeled with characteristics and behaviors that are not true to who the generation is as a whole. There is a lot of misleading information in the industry about this generation and we’re setting a few things straight. We’re defining who these Millennials are, taking a look at some of their habits and helping you decide if they are the right customer for your brand.  First up, who are Millennials? Gen Y, also […]
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 […]
August 24, 2016
#WebWeds: Can a Tweet Make You Lose Your Job?

#WebWeds: Can a Tweet Make You Lose Your Job?

Note: This was featured as part of our Web Wednesday segment on Charleston’s 105.5 The Bridge with Box in the Morning. You can catch us every Wednesday morning at 8:20 am ET for your dose of social media & digital marketing news. Back in January of 2015, a customer tweeted to Chipotle thanking them for a free meal. Frustrated employee James Kennedy tweeted back, “Nothing is free, only cheap #labor. Crew members only make $8.50hr […]
July 1, 2016
Using Twitter Dashboard

Using Twitter Dashboard

Twitter business and personal profiles have always been the same, with no extra functionalities to help businesses manage their accounts more efficiently. Twitter’s recent release of Twitter Dashboard is one way that they’re starting to differentiate between the two. Although it’s available for all accounts, business accounts will be gaining more advantages from this new feature. To test out Twitter Dashboard for yourself, head to dashboard.twitter.com and log in with your Twitter account. There are […]