Are you up to date on your social media history? Here’s a pop quiz: when was Instagram first launched?
A new year is approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about 2017 marketing analytics. Proactive entrepreneurs started doing this months ago – but hey, there’s nothing wrong with being a procrastinator. There’s still time to figure out what adjustments you need to make and skills you’re going to brush up on in the coming month before the calendar rolls over.
Let’s assume that you’re a fledgling entrepreneur – if you were a baby chick, your egg would have just hatched and your feathery down wouldn’t even be present yet. Pink, naked, afraid. That’s you right now, and the huge world around you is the world of business. It’s large and scary while you’re vulnerable and ignorant of how to survive.
Tis the season for shopping – which also means it’s the season for spending lots and lots of money. While we as consumers might be dreading this time of year, credit union owners and employees should be rejoicing, and not just because of an influx of in-business foot traffic. No, credit unions can be an immense help to consumers during the holidays while simultaneously making a mint off of...
If you feel like 2016 is passing by in the blink of an eye, you aren’t the only one. While 2016 has been jam packed with historic moments, massive victories and even greater losses, it was all over way too soon. It’s late November now, and after December is over 2017 is officially here. How will this New Year turn out? We don’t know – but that doesn’t mean we aren’t already preparing for 2017...
The best conversations include give and take. Whether a conversation is held between two teenage girls just getting to know each other on the first day of high school, or two veteran military buddies catching up on the weekend, conversations need to be about exchanging information.
How many social networking sites can you name? Facebook and Twitter are obvious, and Instagram and Snapchat are usually the 3rd and 4th on the list. Maybe if you’re Internet savvy you know about Tumblr, but is that it? Despite these social media sites being the most popular around, they’re hardly the only ones out there.
What is the goal of your business blog? If you’re a little stumped by this question outside of “gaining website traffic” then there’s a problem. See, blogs ARE great sources for generating more hits on your business site, and they’re also good for increasing visibility – a consumer searches something related to your business and boom, a blog that’s hosted on your site pops up. However, there...
Let’s all be honest for a second: not every piece of content we pump out is a winner. Even if all of your content is performing decently among consumers and audience members, there will still be pieces of content that perform better than others. After all, a 10 is always going to be better than a 9.99.
Despite the fact that Instagram is a large part of the public consciousness, it actually isn’t that old. It was initially released in 2010. It didn’t break into the front lines of culture until a couple of years later, even though it had an initial membership of one million registered users in three months.