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We're getting social with our SLC + SD sponsor, Heartmade by Emily! Click through to read how this boss babe attorney-turned-etsy shop owner balances owning her own small business, being a mama, and using social media to grow her online presence!
You've written a fabulous blog post but you're not driving any traffic to it...what is going on? Did you optimize your post for SEO before you published? If not, maybe that's where you should start. Click to read through about our favorite tool, Google Adwords Keyword Planner + how it can boost your blog's SEO + drive traffic like crazy!
Don't start your day off on the wrong foot, boss babe! Create a sustainable morning routine that sets you up for success each time. If you need some tips, we've included a handy checklist that will make sure you're doing everything you need in the morning to have the best day ever!
Say hello to our latest Socialite of the Month, Jana Meister! Click to read more about Jana and all of fashion, blogging + social media adventures in Kansas City!
If you've been seeing sponsored instagram posts and considering joining up with a brand to become an ambassador, that's awesome! Just make sure you're following the golden rules of #ad sponsored posts so it doesn't affect your following or your engagement rate. Click through to read more about the do's and don'ts for sponsored posts on Instagram!
Podcasts have become such a great learning tool for all boss babes, social media marketers included! Click to see which four we can't live without + even snag some show notes to work along with!
With so many accounts and so much saturation, tagging is starting to get a bit muddy on Instagram. We're breaking down for you the etiquette for tagging on Instagram, including the rules from Insta's own guidelines! Click through to make sure you're doing it correctly!
Instagram stories are here to stay (sorry, Snapchat - we still love ya), so why not utilize them for your business? We've put together 11 of our favorite creative ways to use Instagram stories to grow your audience and attract new business. Click to read more!
Pinterest is such a valuable resource for bloggers to learn + improve their blogging skills. Instead of spending your time searching for articles, let them come to you! Here are 8 Pinterest boards every blogger should follow to boost their skills + find new connections.
If you're constantly running around like I am, you may start to neglect your creative outlets such as your blog. Instead of abandoning your passions, find a way to make it work for you! See which apps + tools we recommend for the busy blogger on-the-go!
Introducing our September Socialite of the Month, Christie Lawrence! Christie is a San Diego blogger + the creative force behind Christie Loves Flora. Click through to read more about this blogger babe + how her experience with social media has impacted her little corner of the Internet!
Thinking about launching a new social platform for your business or your brand? Before you start inviting your audience to follow along, make sure you follow these 5 steps first! Setting a strategy before you launch your new platform will help you ensure your audience is engaged + your resources are properly placed!
Ready to make the most out of your blog through your new social bestie, Twitter? Before you protest, think about how you've been utilizing Twitter in the past. Have you been maximizing engagement + doing everything you can to drive traffic to your blog? If not, click to read through + see what you should be doing to make the most out of this social platform.
There's a big difference between paying influencers for your brand + cultivating organic brand advocates. These ambassadors can be incredibly important for your blog or business and will sing your praises from the rooftops. Click through to see how you can find yours!
This month we're getting social with local SLC small business, Tea Zaanti. As one of our workshop sponsors, Tea Zaanti played an instrumental part in keeping our SLC Socialites happy + healthy throughout the weekend. Click to learn more about this thriving small business + how they're engaging with the SLC community!
Before you run to sign up for that new social platform all the kids are talking about, take a step back. Your time + resources are valuable and should be spent only on channels where your audience is hanging out and your content aligns. Click through to read which three questions you should ask yourself before joining another social media platform.
Snapchat is for so much more than puppy filters (even though those are our fav)! Snapchat has quickly become one of the most valuable social media platforms you can be on to promote your brand or business. But like all other platforms, it doesn't work unless you do! Click through to read our tips on how to boost your engagement on Snapchat + connect with your audience!
As a creative entrepreneur it's easy to get distracted when you work from home. So turn off those Law and Order: SVU reruns + see our 7 tips for making the most of your workday no matter where you set up shop.
Are you rebranding or changing the name of your business? Before you go and change all of your social handles, check out these best practices to make sure your transition goes as smoothly as possible!
This month we are getting to know Kentucky Socialite, Katie Humphress, founder of Lane of Roses. Learn more about Katie + how social media has helped her connect with her community + build her brand!
TEDTalks are a great way to get information from inspirational individuals on niched down topics. This week, we're sharing 4 of our favorite enriching chats that are great for bloggers of all types.
It's not enough to just have a pretty website anymore. In order to truly connect with your audience and reach your ideal client there are many different components that you'll need to make up the perfect website. Click through to see what web designer + branding expert extraordinaire Jordan Waltz, owner of Studio 9 Co. recommends for a bad ass site.
Twitter is a wonderful platform for connecting with creatives in your field. If you're looking for a way to connect socially in 140 characters, click through to see our tips on finding local creatives in your area!
Have you been using hashtags for your brand or business, but not sure if it's working to drive traffic to your site or social media posts? We're breaking down how hashtags work across all the different social platforms, so click through to see if you've been utilizing them properly!
We're getting social with #SLCsocialstudioshop sponsor, Jacelyn Bolton of Flora + Fern. Click to read more about Jacelyn's love of flowers, her creative process + how valuing community over competition helps her business thrive.
If you're working hard to get your branding on point, make sure not to leave out any of your social channels, including Pinterest. With a few small tweaks you can customize your Pinterest profile to reflect your brand identity and attract your ideal audience - click through to see how!
Working from home has its perks, but it's also easy to get stuck in a bit of a lazy rut. If you are a freelancer or creative entrepreneur, see our 5 tips for maintaining a healthy balance while working from your home office.
How to make the switch to an Instagram Business Profile plus a step-by-step tutorial, commonly asked questions answered, and everything you need to know about Instagram Business Pages! Click-through to learn more!
Say hello to our July Socialite of the Month, Nicole Lindstrom of Lindstrom Media! This lady boss is the owner of her own media business, wife, mama + social media maven! We've loved working with Nicole at our workshops, online courses and one-on-one consulting. Read on to see what this boss babe has been up to and how she's rocking the media world!
Do you REALLY need a rebrand? Here's six reasons why it might be time for a brand refresh by guest contributor, October Ink.