How To Sell on Social Media

Building your empire is hard work, and now you have to stay on top of all of your social media accounts?! I know! I know you’re busy! I recommend being active on only a couple media at a time. If Pinterest and Instagram are your favourites, then stick to them. Make sure they make sense…

How to deal with negative comments online

Your company receives a negative review or comment on social media, it’s an ugly feeling, we know. But don’t let your emotions take the wheel on this, there’s a simple formula for diffusing and dealing with negativity online. Here’s six simple steps to dealing with negative comments: Read carefully: read the post carefully and ask yourself…

Avoid These Rookie Social Media Mistakes

Gone are the days of convincing business owners that social media marketing is a good option for them—it’s a given. Your business should have a presence online, but being on social media won’t do your business any good if you’re not doing it right. Here’s some common rookie mistakes to avoid with your company’s social media…

Stronger than Hate – Social Media and Cyberbullying

Does anyone else remember that time when Facebook (at least I think it was Facebook) allowed you to send anonymous messages to people? My memory is vague but I remember there was a either a pink female symbol or blue male symbol next to the message and no rules or restrictions.   That is what…

Social Media Safety and Responsibility for Professionals

Social media has thrust our lives and businesses into somewhat uncharted territory, in the sense that there’s not really a line between personal and professional anymore, since everything you do online so accessible. Further to that notion, practicing safety and responsibility online will save you from both personal and PR disasters (and potentially legal trouble…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – JUMPING ELEPHANT

Don’t we all wish there was just an easy handbook that helped us on our daily struggle with social media? Well guess what; there is! Sarah is the lady boss behind Jumping Elephant and she is a social media marketing manager and author of her own social media e-book. You’re welcome friends! JUMPING ELEPHANT – Sarah Kirkpatrick What…

MEET ME MONDAY – JYZ DESIGNS

Judy is the girl boss behind JYZ Design. After following her photoshop passion, Judy is making waves in the design industry – and we say design because this lady can do it all: logos, branding, websites, business cards, print materials, copy writing, social media.. you get the jist. Take a look! What do you make / sell?…

MEET ME MONDAY – CREATIVE NOBILITY

Sometimes we just aren’t tech savvy. Call it our inner gremlin or whatever you want, sometimes things just aren’t our forte – meet Creative Nobility. Here to save your Graphic Design needs! From branding to print materials Rebbecca is your babe! Rebecca – CREATIVE NOBILITY ARE YOU BASED OUT OF CALGARY? We are! Creative Nobility is located…

Hashing Out the Hashtag

While Running your own business is empowering, it can also be a huge stress! To succeed in the modern market you need to use every resource you have – including your social media. Social media has become the number one way of marketing your business:  it’s fast, easy, and best part it’s free! So today is all about…

Why You and Your Business Should Care About SEO – PART ONE

  It never fails – the moment you say Search Engine Optimization – or SEO – to a business owner, 99% of the time their eyes glaze over. It’s not completely a surprise, since aside from being an acronym, SEO can be seen as a murky, complicated area of online marketing that only technically-savvy people can…