Creating Content People ACTUALLY Want to Read

Posted: 17/03/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Marketing

Writing content that people want to read–whether it be blog posts, newsletters, or another format–is one of the most important things to focus on when branding yourself online. Content allows your audience to get an idea of who you are, proves that you are knowledgeable in your industry, and entices your audience to keep visiting

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How to Get Around Instagram’s New Algorithm

Posted: 15/03/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

Last week, I shared a post about changes in Facebook’s algorithm so far in 2017, which ended up inspiring me to write today’s post about new changes to Instagram’s algorithm. Instagram is definitely one of the most popular social media platforms out there, but it’s no secret that users have noticed a decrease in followers

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Finding the Best Hashtags for Instagram

Posted: 10/03/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

Yesterday, I went Live on my Facebook page about strategies for using hashtags and how you should use them on each platform. So many people have been asking me how to find the best hashtags to use for their Instagram, so I’m thrilled to be putting this little guide together! Look at what your target

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Changes in Facebook’s Algorithm in 2017

Posted: 08/03/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

As I’m sure most of you know, Facebook is probably the most difficult platform to get amazing engagement and reach on. It has basically turned into a “pay to play” game where in order to get good reach, you have to pay for ads or boosts. Facebook is always changing their algorithm as well – so

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Biz Systems You Need in Your Life

Posted: 01/03/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Entrepreneurship

I’m alllll about creating a killer workflow in my business so that I can free up more time to dedicate to helping clients. Utilizing business systems that work for YOU is important because you want to make sure that you’re spending less time on doing simple tasks for your business in order to spend more

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Tips for Growing Your Email List

Posted: 28/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Marketing

By now, you should know why you need an email list – I feel like I’m always stressing the importance of one to at least one person per week! Many people feel as though it’s hard to grow an email list – but it really isn’t. If you’re wondering how you can grow your email

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Creating Consistent Social Media Content

Posted: 27/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

Being active on social media is one of the most important ways to grow your brand and collaborate with other entrepreneurs. It’s important to follow the 1/3 social media rule when putting together your content calendar, but coming up with great content isn’t difficult! If you’re wondering how you can always have amazing social media content

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How to Run an Instagram Contest

Posted: 24/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

As a business owner, running an Instagram contest is one of the easiest and quickest ways to grow your following. In exchange for an awesome prize and with very little effort, you are able to connect with your audience and get people excited about your brand. Starting an Instagram contest is super easy, but it’s

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Staying Organized in Your Biz

Posted: 23/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Entrepreneurship

Staying organized in your business is something that is difficult to do but also super important. I’m naturally very organized, so I instantly set up methods that will help me to keep track of everything related to Dash of Social. If reading this made you worried that you’re not as organized as you should be,

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The 1/3 Social Media Rule

Posted: 22/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

If you know me, then by now you’ll know that I’m a firm believer in using a content calendar, and I schedule out my social media EVERY DAY except for weekends. It’s time-consuming but definitely worth it. However, social media shouldn’t only be about promoting just yourself; you should focus on creating a well-rounded strategy

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