Is social media for luxury brands counterproductive? Does it erode rather than elevate their status? Does it detract from that sense of exclusivity that appeals so much to their audience? When done intentionally and mindfully, the answer is a firm no. And if follower statistics for top contenders such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Dior (each with tens of millions of fans) are any indication, social media can be a powerful want to reach and connect.Read >
Checklist (greatly simplified!) for entrepreneurs and business owners:
It looks so easy. Pop a few videos up on Instagram; make people laugh, cry, think… and you’re golden. You’ll gain traction, your audience will clamor for more, and you’ll win over prospects, delight customers, and cement your reputation as the top choice in your space.Read >
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Smile, stretch, enjoy the first rays of the sun, and hop out of bed ready to tackle the day? If so… good for you! The rest of us reach for our smartphones.
Over 70% of us pick up our phones within 10 minutes of waking up. Sure, we may be checking the time or the weather, but as likely, we’re checking Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, or Tiktok to see what we missed while we were asleep.Read >
The world is your oyster.
The world is at your fingertips.
Nope… Nevermind. You need to stay home.
Wait… We’re back on. With restrictions.
No, we’re good.
Hold on… Restrictions are back… and now they’ve eased… and they’re back again. Wait…
There is no doubt that the last few years have been a rollercoaster for travel agents and tourism industry professionals. We can go… we can’t go… we can go – with caveats… but wait… No… Yes…Read >
Customers have lots of ways to get the service they deserve today. They no longer have to spend hours on the phone waiting for answers. Instead, they can just reach out to a brand on social media.
Unfortunately, social media and customer service have a tenuous relationship. While half of all consumers expect businesses to respond to problems through social media channels, nearly 30% of people say they’ve had a negative experience with a brand on social media, and nothing could be worse for your business than poor customer service online.
Why do you need to improve your social media customer service right now? Take a look.Read >
According to the National Association of Realtors, 57% of realtors are using social media on a daily basis. If your firm isn’t using social media to market your properties yet, it’s certainly time to consider this marketing avenue.
It can help you reach a wider, more targeted audience. It could even serve as your key lead generator. As much as real estate social media marketing can help your firm, though, it can also be a fairly overwhelming experience if you’re just getting started.
Where do you even begin to find success on this marketing channel? These tips can help.Read >
For years there has been a great debate over where hashtags should be placed. Should they go in the posts' captions or in the comments? Due to the mystery surrounding exactly how the Instagram algorithm works, it has been difficult to paint a complete picture regarding which hashtag methods create the most engagement, reach, and new followers.Read >
Back in 2017, influencer marketing really picked up. Well, it's now an $8 Billion industry. And it’s not slowing down. At first, like many new things, people thought it was a fad. It has since been following the 'adopter curve', meaning that there are a few categories of adopters: innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards. The general consensus is that we are still in the early majority category. Many companies, especially brands, have gone past realizing the potential of influencers to the point of utilizing them and spending serious marketing dollars on them. But many other brands still haven't committed any portion of their marketing budgets to influencers.Read >