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Operating as usual
It’s Small Business Saturday!! If you are out holiday shopping- consider - for gifts, lunch and services! We 💜 our little box clients!
Attention B2B marketers! LinkedIn recently published a Thought Leadership Impact study and it’s PACKED with good information! Grab a pen - you’ll want to take some notes!
A peek into the algorithm for Instagram Reels!
LinkedIn users and traffic grew significantly in 2020 - are you using all of your available tools to make sure your brand is showing up?
LinkedIn Provides Tips on How to Increase Your Company Page Following LinkedIn has shared some new tips on how company page managers can boost their audience on the platform.
If you’ve ever wondered about how the Instagram algorithm selects which posts you see- this is an excellent overview provided by the IG team!
Shedding More Light on How Instagram Works Today, we’re sharing the first in a series of posts that will shed more light on how Instagram’s technology works and how it impacts the experiences that people have across the app.
TikTok was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for May 2021 with more than 80 million installs…. Expanding reach means marketers need to consider it seriously!
TikTok Continues to Hold its Position at the Top of the Monthly App Download Chart TikTok remains on top of the latest app download charts on iOS and Android.
We love engagement on posts- but sometimes it comes in the form of less than positive comments. It’s important to take action - here’s a great guide on how to handle it!
How to Manage Negative Social Media Comments [Infographic] At some stage, all social media managers will need to deal with negative comments. Here's a simple overview of how to address them.
Data about 2020 social media usage patterns are in! “Best times to post” guidelines haven’t shifted much, but those windows have expanded!
The best times to post on social media in 2021 Sprout Social's research reveals industry and network-specific recommendations on the best times to post for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
One of the things I love about working with Small Business Owners is their determination and self reliance... but that strength turns into a weakness when the work exceeds your capacity... if this sounds familiar, we can help!
This just in- Pew Reasearch has released an updated report on US Social media usage trends! Facebook and YouTube maintain their top ranking... although Facebooks growth has leveled off....
An update on best times to post for maximum engagement!
The Best Times to Post Your Social Media Updates in 2021 [Infographic] The following infographic shows the best times to share your posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit, VK, and Telegram for more outreach and engagement, based on current research data.
Fascinating read - LinkedIn is putting resources to influence the type of content that we post on their platform.... “business only”...
LinkedIn Launches 'Do Business Where Business is Done' Campaign to Highlight Relevant Content LinkedIn has launched a new campaign to highlight the value of professional interactions on the platform.
While 2021 can't get here soon enough - I write this with the deepest sense of gratitude for the opportunities 2020 has brought me. Hardship came with opportunity. I have met new friends, connections and clients this year, and I am so very thankful. Happy New Year!
May your holiday be filled with love, laughter and joy!!
From our family to yours - we wish you the best on this Day of Thanks and Gratitude!
This is huge news for small business owners who create their own graphics for Facebook Ads! We still recommend high impact images- with simple text- but now there’s no penalty if you choose to add more!
socialmediatoday.com Facebook is removing its restrictions on ads which include too much text in the main ad image.
Wishing you all a safe and healthy Labor Day!!
We are thrilled to donate to Better Together MPLS! By coming together as a group of small businesses across the Twin Cities and sharing what we have, we can lift up small businesses, support families, and restore hope in communities left heartbroken. https://www.bettertogethermpls.org
Many locally owned and operated businesses along West Broadway in North Minneapolis have been either destroyed or severely impacted by the last week's activities. We at LittleBox Social have strong connections to these businesses and will be making a donation equivalent of 10% of our profit in June to a fund set up to help these businesses and business owners.
If you believe in supporting small business owners the way we do - now is the time. Join us in opening your wallets and your hearts to show how much this community means to you! No donation is too small!
Here’s a new word to add to your digital dictionary “broetry” - when a LinkedIn user creates extra space in their posts to purposefully get you to click “see more”... click bait at its corporate finest is still just that! Quality over quantity, folks...
socialmediatoday.com LinkedIn is now factoring 'dwell time' on content into its feed algorithm, which could see it reducing the reach of less engaging posts.
Happy Mother's Day to all the women who step into the mother role! We celebrate our mothers who came before us and wish the best for mom's of the future... you are so very special! ❤️🌸🌼🌻🌺
When I say I love our clients, I really mean it! How lucky are we to receive this wonderful May Day bag from my clients Kris and Pat!
Lovely flowers, popcorn and the best handmade caramels around!
We are finally getting some data on how COVID 19 has impacted social media usage patterns - if you are looking best times to post, here’s a bit of updated info!
socialmediatoday.com Sprout Social has published an updated listing of the best times to post to each social platform, based on usage changes amid the COVID-19 lockdowns.
This is kinda huge- TikTok beats Instagram by allowing publishing from a desktop!
Trying to connect with your Instagram followers? Here’s a great tip from this article: “ “Once you’ve identified your target audience, build a sample group of people who match that and follow them. Watch what posts they interact with, what accounts and hashtags they follow, and then adjust your presentation to match.”
Even though the article focused on real estate agents, there’s great content that can be used by any small business owner!
zillow.com Learn how to market your business using Instagram for real estate, with tips from agents and example instagram posts for real estate agents.
With many larger players pulling their ad buys from Google and Social channels like Facebook and Instagram - now may be a good time to start boosting to maximize your reach!
socialmediatoday.com With more people spending more time online, and advertisers increasingly reducing ad spend, there are new opportunities for reach.
If you’ve been boosting during COVID 19, turn those likes and ❤️’s into new followers! Here’s how!
Good morning! All set for the @GoodLeadership Facebook live this morning! Got my own breakfast but missing the crowd at the GV Country Club!!
We will be keeping an eye on this program and letting you know the details when thru become available!!
Friends and Neighbors! If you'd like to show your support for local businesses, but don't have a lot of cash to do it right now, consider the following "Free" actions that will help them out! Social Distancing Approved!
1) If you've had great service, food or love their product, leave them a 5-star Google Review! I you like to write, tell future shoppers why you think they deserve 5 stars in the comment!
2) Recommend them on Facebook and let other's know why you think they are awesome!
3) Follow them on every social media channel they have
4) subscribe to their mailing list
5) Engage! Like and share posts they publish!
Any or all of these actions will be greatly appreciated by the business owner, and will help people find these great businesses online!
"Go where your people are" and lets face it - the kids are all on TikTok - KUDOS to WHO for using this platform to educate this hard to reach demographic!
It’s been a busy week, helping clients navigate through the transition from “business as usual” to a National Health Emergency in a matter of hours. I woke early this morning with several thoughts on how small businesses can pivot from reacting to serious news towards creating opportunities to help customers. I hope this article provides some thought starters for anyone wondering how they can create some order in our chaotic situation!
littleboxsocial.com This week showed the incredible speed at which a small business's operations can be impacted - from COVID-19 starting as a far-away issue to a full-blown National Emergency in just a few days. It's become clear that our communities will be dealing with this for an extended period of time, and it wil...
Looking for content ideas for your small business? Here’s a tip- download a national holiday app and browse through it!
Happy Hug a GI Day!!
🎂🎈Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss! And like so many of his writings, this quote really strikes home for me!
I've spent a lot of time talking about authenticity, finding your voice, and being yourself.... There truly is no one alive that is you-er than you! Be proud of who you are!
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