My Hurricane Harvey Experience: A Flood of Social Media

I’m typing this as the Man Friend and I are driving down the highway. Destination: Houston. Yes, that Houston. The one that flooded recently. Where our family and friend live. Where my husband grew up. It’s been 11 days since Hurricane Harvey dumped a huge amount of water on Houston and the surrounding areas. The [...]

By | 2017-09-08T03:36:10+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Social Media|0 Comments

Lessons Learned From Facebook Live

And We're Live In 3...2...1... We've got some big news! Every week, our team here at SDB will be going live on Facebook! After streaming live several times now, we have learned some valuable lessons we'd like to share! Take your Facebook Live experience to the next level with these helpful tips! Location Location When potential [...]

By | 2017-08-03T20:08:02+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Social Media|0 Comments

The DOs & DON’Ts Of Hashtags In Your Marketing

DOs and DON'Ts of Hashtags In Your Marketing Hashtags, glorious hashtags! Whether you understand them or not, you know what a hashtag is.  It’s basically a glorified pound sign with some major perks for your business. Hashtags increase your business’s chances of being discovered on online social platforms! Here, let’s discuss some very basic DOs [...]

By | 2017-07-21T14:55:45+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Digital Marketing, Social Media|0 Comments

The Sprint To The Top Comment

If you're an avid social media user (all of us at SDB are, obviously), you're aware that it's a great medium for interaction. Click on any national news story and  you'll see hundreds of comments. Ever noticed that the top comment seems to garner the most attention? Some companies are now vying for that spot, [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:18:32+00:00 June 13th, 2017|SEO, Social Media, Strategy|0 Comments

Here’s Why Your Business Facebook Page Isn’t Working

Every once in awhile, I hear, "well, I tried a business Facebook page, but it didn't work." Hey, I get it, sometimes you try things for your business and they just don't work. However, it's important to know why they didn't work before you call it quits. Let's investigate with these reasons your Facebook page [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:02:52+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Social Media|0 Comments

Ask Amanda: Competitor Etiquette

Hey Amanda, I'm completely floored. I just found out that someone who works in the same industry as I do was trashing me on social media. They didn't use my name, but the situation mentioned was too similar to be coincidental. How do I handle this? Signed, Social Media Side-Swiped Dear Side-Swiped, I hate it when [...]

A Fatal Small Business Social Media Mistake

First of all, let me apologize for the harsh tone of this blog post. But please don't make this small business social media mistake! I love to support local businesses. When given the choice between some big chain or brand and a local business, I'll always choose local. It makes my heart happy to think I'm [...]

By | 2017-03-27T17:41:10+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Social Media|0 Comments

5 Benefits Of Marketing With Social Media

Think social media is just for sharing pictures of your grandkids? Think again! Marketing with social media can help grow your business and improve your digital presence. In fact, studies have shown that social media has a 100% higher lead-to-close rate than outbound marketing. Find out why! 1. Improved Loyalty Brands who engage on social [...]

By | 2017-02-27T17:04:14+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Social Media|0 Comments

Pura Vida: Get Found Online

Pura Vida! I just got back from a beautiful trip to Tamarindo, Costa Rica. If you haven't gone, add it to your bucket list. It's the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. However, one thing the Man Friend and I discovered during our trip: it's hard to locate local businesses there. Here are a few [...]

By | 2017-02-19T18:34:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Marketing, Mobile, Social Media|0 Comments

Facebook Stops Fake News

Fake news. If you're like me, you may have rolled your eyes after reading those words. (So I do apologize for bringing it up. But I have good {real} news...) It's all we've been hearing about recently. In fact, there are some who believe last year's election results were a product of this fake news [...]

By | 2017-02-16T19:13:56+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Good To Know, Social Media|0 Comments