What ever happened with Social Media Etiquette?

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Small Business, Social Media

I recently made a Facebook post about Social Media Etiquette. Why? Because as with many things in life, I find that etiquette has somehow gone by the wayside and social media is no exception. If you’re just starting out with a business, remember that although family and friends want to support you in your efforts, sometimes you need to go …

What do you think of Instagram’s New Look?

Claudia Sheridan Instagram, Social Media

Instagram’s new look was released, have you seen it? According to Instagram’s blog, the new look was inspired by the community. The new look is meant to be sleeker and cleaner and places more emphasis on the photos themselves. Instagram states, “The simpler design puts more focus on your photos and videos without changing how you navigate the app” I …

Lewis Howes: How to build a large following on Social Media

3 Lessons I learned from Lewis Howes: How to build a large following on Social Media

Claudia Sheridan Blogging, Email Marketing, Facebook, Instagram, Small Business, Social Media, Twitter

Lewis Howes is a New York Times Bestselling author of The School of Greatness. He’s a former professional football player, a USA Men’s National Handball Team athlete, and a lifestyle entrepreneur. This year, Lewis Howes presented at Social Media Marketing World in San Diego where he shared how to build a large following that attracts mainstream media. I was fortunate …

Employment Litigation and Social Media Posts

Social Networking Websites and Employment Litigation: Getting Fired For Posting About Your Work

Claudia Sheridan Small Business, Social Media

It’s all too easy to confuse real life with online life, especially when we’re going through life events where we seek support from friends.  Monica Needham, Attorney with Needham Law Firm, posted a very valuable reminder to anyone who may find themselves in court one day.  When I saw it, I felt that it served as a great reminder of those …

Manage Multiple Accounts In Instagram

How to Manage Multiple Accounts In Instagram

Claudia Sheridan Instagram, Small Business, Video

Frustrated because you can’t switch between Instagram accounts? Ah, but you can! Last week Instagram announced the ability to switch between accounts, making managing multiple accounts in Instagram much easier. I put together a quick 35-second video walking you through the process step by step, as well as have listed the steps below. To switch between Instagram accounts, begin by …

Free Social Media Gifts For The Holidays

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Small Business, Social Media

Having just completed the longest shortest week of the year, you must be exhausted!  In the spirit of giving, I’d like to give you 10 images that you can use to fill some space in your social media posting calendar.  The only thing I ask is that they not be altered or sold. xoxo, Claudia 2 ways to download: Individual …

5 Ways To Stand Out On Instagram

Claudia Sheridan Instagram Leave a Comment

Instagram has taken it’s place as one of the youngest and most successful social media platforms there is.  So what is Instagram?  It is a visual platform which allows you to showcase everything from distant lands to the latest fashions. If you’re not using Instagram to market your business, maybe you should be.  Consider this: Instagram has over 300 million …

The Problem With Buying Fans and Followers

The Problem With Buying Fans And Followers

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Twitter Leave a Comment

You want to build your following and you want to build it fast. After all, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to reach more people – or is there? Why paying for followers isn’t the answer We are a society of impatience – especially if you’re conducting business in the good ‘ole USA. Getting more likes, followers, fans, connections, etc gives …

700 Billion Reasons Why Your Business Needs Social Media

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube 2 Comments

Whenever I speak to a new business owner, the conversation inevitably ends up being about social media.  One of the questions I often get is – should I be using social media for my business?  Here’s the thing, I use social media and I love using it.  I love the fact that I can instantaneously share my thoughts with people …