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 …

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Should You Use Hashtags On Facebook?

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Twitter

This morning I received an email asking if it was ok to use hashtags on Facebook. First, let me ask you, what do you think when you see hashtags being used on Facebook? What are Hashtags For those of you that don’t know what hashtags are, a hashtag is “a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound sign …

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 …

Facebook Algorithm Changes AGain

The New Facebook Algorithm Affects Your Business Page

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Social Media

Wondering where your reach went? Well, Facebook changed their algorithm again. In a news release by Facebook Engineers, made Feb 1st, they announced that their most recent change will bring users more of what they want to see vs. what they are being presented with now. Share Share Tweet +1 Pin

Medical Malpractice and Litigation – Use Good Judgment When You Are On-Line

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Small Business, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube

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 …

Using Social Media During The Holidays

Social Media During The Holidays

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Small Business, Social Media, Twitter 2 Comments

Believe it or not, the Holiday Season is about to begin!  Labor Day marks the beginning of one busy time of year for most of us.  School is back in session, which means that most of us are back to our old routines. But in just a few weeks, you’ll start receiving Halloween party invitations, then Thanksgiving, then, then, then.  …

Will Blogging Help With SEO?

Will Blogging help with SEO?

Claudia Sheridan Blogging, SEO, Small Business Leave a Comment

If you’re wondering how important Blogging is for your Business, I’m going to tell  you that its pretty important.  Want to know why? First and foremost, Blogging WILL help with  SEO.  Now there are other reasons that are important and I’ll share a few with you later, but SEO is what is on every Small Business Owner’s mind it seems.  So …

Why Having Multiple Facebook Accounts Is Not A Good Idea

Why Having Multiple Facebook Accounts Is Not A Good Idea

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Small Business, Social Media Leave a Comment

I’ve seen an increase in Facebook friends with multiple Facebook accounts – one for business and one for personal.  Pretty clever, right? Maybe not, and here’s why. Reasons why people do this I’m sure that there are a myriad of reasons as to why people do this, but here are the two reasons I hear most often: (1) I want …

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 …

How To Avoid The Time Suck Of Social Media

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Small Business, Social Media, Twitter Leave a Comment

As a small business owner, you may not have the time to spend on Social Media, and that’s ok, you’ve got plenty of other things on your plate.  But you also know that you have to participate in Social Media for the sake of marketing your business.  So how do you avoid the time suck of social media?  Here are …