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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Tips for Using Facebook LIVE

Posted: 21/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

If you have “liked” my Facebook page, then you probably saw that I did my first Facebook LIVE EVER last Thursday! After researching and realizing that Facebook’s algorithm favors video content, especially LIVE videos, over text content, I’ve been wanting to do a Facebook LIVE for a while; I was just unsure what I wanted

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Giving Yourself A Social Media Audit

Posted: 16/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

It’s good to give yourself a social media audit 2-4 times per year to analyze your current marketing strategy – are you totally successful with it, or are there things you need to improve on? Sometimes taking a step back and doing so will allow you to think about what type of content your audience

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Strategies for Using Hashtags

Posted: 15/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

Using hashtags are a great way to encourage engagement with your audience and growth. However, for each social media platform, there is strategy required in order to get the most value out of hashtags. Check out how I use hashtags for these four social media platforms. Twitter ABSOLUTELY use hashtags on Twitter! Hashtags are an

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Increasing Engagement on Instagram with Comment Groups

Posted: 03/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

You’ve probably heard of Instagram comment groups by now, but if you haven’t, they’re groups that are made in an Instagram direct message group for up to 15 people. You have to follow everyone that’s a part of the group, and each time someone from the group posts something, you have to like it and

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Networking in 3 Easy Ways on Twitter

Posted: 01/02/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

Networking as an entrepreneur is vital for making the connections you need to help you grow your business. However, it isn’t as hard as it seems – especially via Twitter. Twitter is meant for sharing quick news and conversations, so I find I do the most networking on this platform. Whether you’re networking in person

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How to Make the Most Out of Facebook Groups

Posted: 12/01/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

When it comes to networking with people for your blog or business, Facebook groups are basically the best thing ever. They’re a great way to land clients, get advice, find contractors when you need to outsource, and more. However, there is an “unofficial” etiquette to be aware of when you’re using Facebook groups. Give before

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Why You Should Use A Social Media Content Calendar

Posted: 06/01/2017  Author: Ashley  Categorized: Social Media

If one of your goals for your biz in 2017 is to step up your social media game, a content calendar is where you need to start. I use a content calendar for both myself + my clients – and the outcome of using one has been amazing! If you’re unconvinced as to why you

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