April Sunshine Hawkins

April Sunshine Hawkins

April knows what works when she sees it. In addition to her fabulous eye behind the camera, April has the ability to understand the look and feel that our clients are looking for when it comes to their online brand. From social media to web design, she works with the DBrand team of technicians to provide clients with the unique, high quality solutions that capture attention and drive sales.

5 Cool Ways to use Instagram for Business Marketing

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Instagram

5 Cool Ways to use Instagram for Business Marketing

Instagram is a photo sharing app that you can use to promote your business. What makes it fun is the effects that you can use to crank your brand a notch. Other than of course taking pictures of your product, there are other ways to get your audience hooked or make your brand more intriguing. 1. Take Pictures of Mundane Activities Take pictures of the routine activities that you do around the office. I know it sounds boring but people actually relate more to brands that...

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Posts Worth a Thousand Words

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Blog, Featured, Instagram, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing

Posts Worth a Thousand Words

Instagram reported on September 22, 2015 it has hit 400 million monthly active users. To give you some perspective, according to Twitter’s website it has 316 million (as of June 2015). If you haven’t already, it is time to stand up and take notice of this fast growing platform. Think about how a photo is worth 1,000 words. If you do it right, visitors will know exactly who you are and what you are about by just viewing a grid of 9 photos. Some great small...

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The Power of Google Apps for Small Business

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Blog, Featured, Google

The Power of Google Apps for Small Business

Small Businesses need technology now-a-days to market, keep in touch with customers and to organize and make transactions. Since you are handling a small business you would definitely want something that will be low-priced and effective. The search engine giant Google has just the right apps for you to use. Gmail Gmail can store up to 25 gigabytes of storage and it has a lot of functions that makes it easier and convenient for every small business owner. Gmail conversations...

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Increasing your presence on Google +

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Blog, Featured, Google, Social Media Marketing

Increasing your presence on Google +

There are a lot of reasons why small businesses need to make their presence known in google plus. To be more specific, there are 359 million reasons why they should. As of January 2013 Google plus has surpassed twitter with 359 million active users. Here are ways on how to grab people’s attention. 1. Let’s start with the basics and that would be your profile. Whatever posts or content that you display can actually be linked to a specific domain. A pleasant looking photo or...

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Nike Targets Women with Instagram Campaign

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing

Nike Targets Women with Instagram Campaign

In addition to being a social media specialist and a photographer, I am a Nike Training Club instructor. NTC is a workout format that Nike introduced a few years back and its target audience is women.  They recently started an Instagram campaign and I have been watching it unfold. Their posts feature women and the ways they like to workout.  Of course, there is a focus on the products they love to workout in. What Makes This Campaign Great? They feature their target market...

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