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

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

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

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

Developing Your Personal Brand With Social Media With Neil Fitzgerald

Developing Your Personal Brand with Social Media with Neil Fitzgerald

Stark Social Podcast, Social Media

A personal brand is important to any business whether you’re building your brand to get the best job possible or your looking to be an entrepreneur and take the world by storm. During today’s podcast, we chat with our fabulous friend, Neil Fitzgerald about developing your personal brand for long term success and goal achievement.

Neil has waylaid his personal brand through recognition of his brand identity and channeled that into professional success that we’d all love to copy!

Neil Fitzgerald | National VP of JCI USA

Neil Fitzgerald | National VP of JCI USA

Neil’s Tips to Winning the Social Professional Game:

  • Don’t post about boozing with
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Nonprots and Social Marketing with Neil Fitzgerald

Nonprofits and Social Marketing with Neil Fitzgerald

Stark Social Podcast, Social Media

Deanna and Nathan chatter a lot about getting involved in the community you work, and live in, and that’s why in this episode of The Social Life, the team invited Neil Fitzgerald to join them for a chat about getting started and how you can incorporate nonprofits in your social media. Neil has worked with nonprofit organizations across the world, held political office in the UK and most recently worked his way up to National VP of the Junior Chamber, while tirelessly maintaining and excelling in his professional life too. Being involved in your community is key to engaging with Read More
Instagram Apps Worth Downloading

Instagram Apps Worth Downloading

Stark Social Podcast, Social Media

Are you using Instagram to reach your prospective clients? Are you having trouble making wicked good posts? Deanna runs us down on her favorite Instagram apps right now and most of them are FREE to download and try!

Its Naht A Toomah

It’s Naht A Toomah

Our Favorite Instagram Apps:

  • Instafit – does exactly what it sounds like! Make your images fit better. Download For iPhone | Download For Android
  • Cleaner – did you know that there is an algorithm that scores your Followers to Follow ratios? Clean up your follow list and make sure you’re following relevant content that supports your biz goals.
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