Three Ways Starting a Business is a LOT like Farming
We talk to so many business owners every week and constantly have to share how important marketing your business is, so we came up with the farming method to explain. Growing up my great grandfather on my dad’s side of the family was a farmer and my great grandmother on my mom’s side of the family was a farmer too, so I have a bit of experience with farms. When a person decides to start a farm that does not make them a farmer, that makes them a dreamer.
We Love What We Do
Today is a day of celebration, of love and of passion. We celebrate the love in the air because we have just reached our one year anniversary! Yes, it is Valentine's Day, but our anniversary trumps it all.
Paper - stories from Facebook, Sharing our Perspectives
If you are an iPhone owner you may have noticed a new app currently sitting in the number one spot in the Best New Apps category called Paper - stories from Facebook. The launch of this app was announced at the end of January and was delivered February 3rd as promised. You can learn more about the launch and what the app is in our “Introducing Facebook Paper” blog post.
Multiple Page Admin Identifier Rolls Out in 5 Days
Multiple people can often manage one Facebook Page but often times you may not know who posted what. Starting February 20th Facebook is changing that. They will roll out, what we call, their "admin identifier." How this “admin identifier” works is that when an admin creates a post their name will appear below the Page name next to Posted by (shown in the image).
Three Tips Do It Yourselfers Need to Consider in 2014
The three of us decided to collaborate on this blog post to help all you do it yourselfers market your business better in 2014. Marketing is a key area of focus for us all in 2014 so we decided to provide three tips in each of our areas of expertise. 1.
A Designers Thoughts on Cheap Logo Design
I recently read an article that poses the question, do cheap logo services threaten the design community? I have been doing this long enough to know that this does not impact quality designers. Many of my clients in the past have used cheap logo design services and quickly discover they do not get access to all the files they need to reproduce the logo for business cards, shirts, websites, large banners or any other promotional/marketing material.
A Designers Thoughts on Black+Decker’s Rebrand
You may or may not have noticed the rebranding of Black + Decker yet, formerly Black & Decker, but sources say it's coming. Whenever a company does a rebranding that simplifies their logo and packaging it makes me wonder why. Why they would go away from their original brand?
Small Digestible Moments
I went downstairs this morning to have breakfast, a nice bowl of cereal. As I was pouring my cereal my eye caught the nutrition facts, you know that darn label that tells you how many calories and other stuff you are eating per serving. The part that got me after I poured a bowl full of cereal was the serving size.
Learn, Change, Grow: Etiquette Tip
I did a search on Twitter for tweets with the fb.me link in them after publishing the Social Tip: Connected Accounts Equal Disconnected Companies blog post. The goal was to help people understand that connecting their Twitter account to their Facebook account only made them look disconnected. I had the solution.
Random Twitter Tips from a SlideShare Presentation
Cassandra shared this SlideShare presentation with me and since I am opinionated I couldn't just share them with you, at least not without my thoughts. While this is informative, please know this is not our SlideShare presentation so we are not responsible if you click on the links within this slide. We have checked and the linked websites appear to be safe, but click at your own risk.
Learn, Change, Grow: Blogging
I have been blogging for business for a long time, specifically for my own business or my personal brand. My purpose has always been to make an impact on readers by helping their businesses grow through marketing and by sharing my insights, thoughts and lessons learned. Recently I realized I may have made less of an impact than desired through a recent interaction on Twitter.
Introducing Facebook Paper
Most of you do not like when Facebook makes changes, so brace yourself for another one. More like an additional app to set the pace for future changes. Beginning February 3rd you will be able to experience your Facebook News Feed in a new way on your iPhone through Facebook Paper.