Facebook Groups Brings More Community Vibes

Deanna L. Miller Social Media

We’ve all been using Facebook Groups to grow our following, and become subject matter experts with a little more juice. Free memberships to Facebook Groups, have long been an exclusive offering of marketing gurus slinging their videos in advertisements on Facebook and Instagram.

And, with the increased use of this lovely homes for our potential client-base, Facebook took notice and took to heart all the input and ideas from their recent Community Summit. What we have now is a new set of tools that will most definitely create a spot on the Facebook for gals and guys to commiserate about Read More


The Top 10 Things to Remember When Running a Contest

Deanna L. Miller Social Media

‘Tis the season for running holiday contests! And, while contests are a wonderful way to build up those sales funnels and grab potential client attention, it’s important to remember that there should always be a strategy for your contest.

1. First things first, what are you giving away?

We’ve got three main kinds of contests and you’ll need to pick one…

  • Contest
  • Sweepstakes
  • Lottery

Contests are a great way to engage users, create word of mouth for your business or brand and also gain new followers! While sweepstakes are fun, contests tend to be tenfold more effective, however, a sweepstake Read More

What Facebook Stories will You Tell with Your Business Page?

Deanna L. Miller Blog, Social Media

Have you been using Facebook Stories? Well, if you’ve been avoiding them it’s time to start rethinking your strategy, and get ready for your Facebook Business Page to offer stories! Digital Trends offered the low down on the new features rolling out, and we’re super wicked excited!

That’s right sweethearts, Facebook Stories is coming to our Business Pages with the same ability as our favorite Instagram Stories features that we know and love.

Not too long ago the Instagram Stories function introduced the powerful ability to post your IG Stories to Facebook, creating a streamlined process for entrepreneurs looking Read More

Twitter Launches Video Website Cards!

Stark Social Blog, Social Media

If you’re loving the ROI on video for your online marketing, then you’re going to want to learn more about what Twitter has just streamlined for advertising guys and dolls across the Twitterverse. Video Website Cards are making brands swoon across the interwebs!

While Twitter has become a hotbed for controversy, many brands are still seeing a solid following and good interaction from their loyal fans and followers. And with Twitter’s flexibility to continue to find ways to please us, fancy folks who advertise, it’s no surprise they are combining favorites in their ad platform.

Video Website Cards, allow users Read More

Job Seekers Turning to Facebook?

Deanna L. Miller Blog, Social Media

Facebook continues is a competitive edge against LinkedIn with offerings that continue to please users, who are already suffering from an advertising hangover with determining budgets, developing long-term strategies that win and keeping a watchful eye on those relevancy scores.

Recently, Facebook added the ability for Facebook Business Page owners to add new job listings to their Facebook pages and promote them across the Facebook-sphere with advertising dollars that target your location and specific demographics. Yes, there are still sites like Indeed.com and Monster, but where do we spend most of our time anyway? Facebook. And, Facebook knows this so Read More

Stark Social Wins Excellence In Web Design Award For Valencia Jazz & Blues

Stark Social Wins Excellence In Web Design Award For Valencia Jazz & Blues

Stark Social Press & Media

Stark Social Media Agency Winner of the 23rd Annual Communicator Award

Excellence And Distinction Award Recipients Named


SANTA CLARITA, CALIF. — June 26, 2017 — The winners of the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards have been officially announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professional. Please visit communicatorawards.com to view the full winners list.

The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts Read More

Building Your Social Media Resume With Social Assist Pro

Building Your Social Media Resume with Social Assist Pro

Stark Social Blog, Social Media

Chatting with potential clients, I always find myself saying the same thing over and over again. Your social media should be your references on your overall business resume, while those fancy products and services serve as your work history. It’s really become a consumer market online and we’re seeing more and more end-users shying away from businesses that don’t have a viable online presence. That means everything from the website to social media channels sharing what makes you super duper special.

When you’re getting your social media all shiny and new, you’re going to want to remember the following few Read More

Boost Your Online Business Presence In Under 1-Hour A Week

Boost Your Online Business Presence in Under 1-Hour a Week

Stark Social Podcast

Did you know that your online presence is easy to manage and doesn’t have to be overwhelming?

Deanna has worked on crafting a strategy for her consulting clients that helps them manage their social media and digital strategy with ease while allowing them to manage their businesses with ease. Taking time to get your social marketing strategy and time schedule nailed down makes all the difference in your regular daily social marketing routine and makes it no sweat to manage. As always it’s important to create fabulous editorial calendar and a checklist that ensures you’re making sweet social media music Read More

The Facts About Influencer Marketing

The Facts About Influencer Marketing

Stark Social Podcast

In recent crazy pants news, the Fyre Festival utilized influencer marketing to sell it’s target audience of millennial on a luxury festival experience that did not deliver what it promised. The creators of the now infamous Fyre Festival used video marketing and visual marketing through Instagram to set the stage for their most epic failure with influencers whose names ran the gamut of who’s who of models and millennials marketing. In this episode, Deanna and Nate straight up chatter about what the flaws were in the marketing and how real-life influencer marketing works and should be used when planning big Read More

Why Aren't You Using Facebook Lead Generation Ads | Stark Social Media Agency (Santa Clarita/Los Angeles)

Why aren’t you using Facebook Lead Generation Ads?

Deanna L. Miller Blog, Social Media

Are you advertising on Facebook and looking to build your email list? Good for you!! Facebook Lead Ads are your best bet for gathering data and information with ease and growing that sweet email list you’ve been trying to figure out how to add people to.

Facebook Lead Ads allow you to gather Facebook users actual emails and download them into a .CSV file for use in building email lists or retargeting on Facebook or other fancy ad portals like our favorite ad friends, AdRoll.

Don’t be scared to start with Facebook ads, it’s not that scary. Seriously, it’s not Read More