Which Social Media Platforms should I use for my Small Business?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Blog, Facebook, Featured, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Twitter, YouTube

Which Social Media Platforms should I use for my Small Business?

Small Businesses count on social media for advertising. It’s free, it’s easy and it can reach the four corners of the globe. Here are the most popular social media platforms that you can use. Facebook. You can never go wrong with Facebook. It is the largest social media network (Fortune 500). Facebook’s atmosphere can create a wholesome and approachable feel to your clients by getting more personal with them through sharing content, chatting and private messaging. Uploading...

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Why Your #1 Google Ranking Doesn’t Matter

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Facebook, Google, SEO, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Web Traffic

Why Your #1 Google Ranking Doesn’t Matter

So, you’ve paid your money, you’ve waited 4-6 months and now you’ve done it… You are on the first page for one of your keywords! What does that really mean? Absolutely nothing. Why? Because there is a huge distinction between traffic and rankings. I like rankings, but I love traffic! Isn’t the whole point of higher rankings to have more traffic to your site? Literally, this morning before I started my writing, I was emailing with a potential client who said that he wanted a...

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Going Viral

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Facebook, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Twitter

Going Viral

A fantastic new infographic from LA based Griffen media has just come out with amazing new insight into how to get your content go viral. The standard stuff that we have preached at DBrand for years is there. Things like catchy headlines and great images will always be paramount getting your stuff shared. But some new insights are also huge. Popular emotions and revisiting old content are great ideas to get your juices flowing and your next post exploding! Take some time...

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How do I get my stuff to go viral on Social Media?

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Blog, Facebook, Featured, Google, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing

How do I get my stuff to go viral on Social Media?

“I think that people just have this core desire to express who they are. And I think that’s always existed.” ~ Mark Zuckerberg Ahhh… the question all experts claim to have an answer to but no one actually does. Look, we all know that you need to be active in social media and post engaging content. However, your content might not get the attention that you want. You may think that the good content that you have will get shared but in reality it does not always get the...

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Why Your Website Traffic is Going Down

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Blog, Facebook, Google, SEO, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Twitter, Web Traffic

Why Your Website Traffic is Going Down

Now more than ever people are using the power of digital search to find what the want, need and plan to spend money on.  Smartphones, laptops, tablets, smart tvs and even gaming consoles are loaded with search programs that fundamentally use the same signals to send the user to the info they are requesting. So it stands to reason that if your website is not being found by your potential clientele then you are doing something wrong. If your website traffic is going down from...

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Using Popular Hashtags to Promote Your Business

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Facebook, Featured, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Twitter

Using Popular Hashtags to Promote Your Business

It’s no secret that hashtags can be a great way to get more business your way. As I mentioned in another blog, these can give you a target market, help you get feedback, advertise and much more. However, there is a catch to successfully being able to use hashtags to promote business, and that is having a trending hashtag. This is where the tricky part comes in. Can you imagine just how many hashtags are generated each minute?  There are literally more than just a few...

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