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 …

Social Media Marketing Minute Updates for July 2016

Claudia Sheridan Social Media

I recently published the Social Media Marketing Minute reviewing updates that occurred in Social Media during the month of July.  Below is the video as well as the transcript.  If you have any questions, feel free to drop me a line, I’m happy to help! Social Media Marketing Minute: What’s New In Social Media Click image below to view video: …

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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 …

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 …

Social Media Trending Topics For 01/17 – 01/23

Claudia Sheridan Social Media, Trending Topics

    The Month of January Awareness: Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month Health: Celebration of Life Month, Weight Loss Awareness Month, Blood Donor Month Fun: Get Organized Month, Hot Tea Month, Soup Month, Oatmeal Month, Mentoring Month, International Creativity Month Sunday, January 17 Holidays: Bootlegger’s Day, Hot Buttered Rum Day This Day In History: The Northridge quake rocks Los Angeles to a tune …

Emojis That Don't Mean What You Think

5 Emojis that don’t mean what you think

Claudia Sheridan Email Marketing, Small Business, Social Media, Twitter

Emojis, those cute little icons that appear in texts and emails, are a great way to infuse some personality into your social media and email marketing campaigns.  However, you may be using them wrong. Here are 5 popular emojis that don’t mean what you think they mean: Dancing Twins These cute ballerinas are often used to indicate best friends or …