Category: Social Media Marketing


Tailwind Tribes are now PUBLIC!

The Tailwind Tribes community started about a year ago with just one Tribe and nineteen Tribemates. Today, there are thousands of Tribes spanning a wide variety of niches. Chances are, if your business or blog has a niche, there’s a Tribe for it. Until today, Tailwind Tribes has been available by invitation only, but now, with
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Hashtags on Pinterest – Hacks you need to try!

In September 2017 Pinterest announced that they were turning on functionality for hashtags. You could always add hashtags to your posts on Pinterest however they weren’t clickable until now. All of a sudden they flipped a switch and you can click and search hashtags on Pinterest with incredible results. It used to take months to
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Networking on Instagram … what you need to know before you network

The #1 thing I get asked is “how do I get more followers?” What they are really asking is “how do I get more customers/ make more money?” Networking on Instagram is a great way to find potential customers and partners. But you can’t start there … there are a few crucial steps you need
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VidSummit recap -17 Takeaways from VidSummit 2017 Los Angeles

Last week I went to VidSummit, a conference for video makers and marketers in Los Angeles, California. After being hit with ads from Gary Vee and Shonduras all over Facebook plus seeing testimonials about how great VidSummit is, I bit the bullet and grabbed a ticket. I was done with conferences for 2017 but I
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Negative Comments – why they are not welcome

Whether on social media, blogging, or creating a business, these days it is all about cultivating a community around a common interest. I’ve seen so many people defend the “rights” of the community when it comes to leaving negative comments. It hurts me so much to see the people creating the blogs, businesses, and online content
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20 Things I Learned at BlogHer – Conference Tips + A #BlogHer16 Recap

When I posted in Smart Creative Social (our Facebook group) that I was going to BlogHer, everyone wanted me to share what I learned from the conference. I shared as much as I could via Snapchat and Instagram Stories but there’s a whole lot more! I had my laptop and WiFi and my external hard-drive
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What to Post to your Facebook Page

If you’re reading this, you’re probably frustrated with the results from posting on your Facebook Page. With all the algorithm changes that Facebook performs multiple times a year, it seems that once you get a strategy that works to grow your Facebook Page, they change everything up AGAIN. Many of the people giving advice for
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Dear Broke Craft Blog Reader: Why Your Sense of Entitlement is KILLING Creators

One of my friends in the craft industry shared a blog post from an author that reads as if it was ripped from a crafting Facebook Group or scrapbooking forum. Replace the words “writing” and “author” with “creating” and “blogger” and you’d be hard-pressed to see any difference. I woke up this morning asking myself
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Resources you need NOW to make your blog and business ROCK!

Do you ever wish someone would just TELL you where to find the best help and guidance for your blog and business? Hey, that’s what I am doing, right now! These resources to make your blog and business ROCK make me hop out of my chair with excitement because they are SO GOOD. Be sure
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