Category: Social Media Marketing


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 “crafter/blogger/YouTuber” 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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Facebook Branded Content Policy and What It Means UPDATED

There are alot of ideas (and freak out moments) surrounding Facebook’s announcement this week about a new Facebook Branded Content Policy and Branded Content Tool. I read through the literature many times and did some research to see what I could find out in the two days since Facebook announced these changes. In  a nutshell,
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How to Differentiate Your Business with Creativity

A fun video has been going around Facebook about a man who dresses in drag to sell Tupperware. Kevin Farrell’s entertaining approach earned him the title of top sales person four years in a row and has helped him live his dream in a way he never thought of before. Kevin’s creative approach to business helped him
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It’s a Periscope TAX PARTY! Let’s do our taxes with TurboTax for 50% OFF!

Are you ready to do your taxes? It’s easy with Turbo Tax! I’ll be doing my taxes on PERISCOPE with you. Yes, we can do this TOGETHER! Small businesses like you who take charge of their finances make better business decisions! I have FIVE 50% off discounts for TurboTax for anyone who wants to join
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