Category: Social Media

Why You Should Use Video and Podcasts for Your Business

The power of human connection was the focus in the second episode of The PR Maven® Podcast with Nancy Marshall as she spoke with her guest, Lori Highby of Keystone Click, a digital marketing agency.

The Value of YouTube for Your Business

Are you using YouTube for your business? You may think that it's not right for you, but this article gives you five good reasons why you should be using it.

Harnessing the Power of Conversational Marketing — Part Two

Though the basic principles of conversational marketing have remained unchanged, technology has vastly extended its reach. We can now communicate across the globe at light speed. People are talking again. Social media has enabled us to exchange opinions about anything, from our favorite brand of ice cream to the President’s performance, for the world to read.

Are you using social media for your business to its full potential? Ask yourself these 5 questions.

By Megan Crowder, Marshall Communications Account Coordinator/Social Media Strategist Social mediaFind yourself having a case of social anxiety? Don’t worry, that’s very common when it comes to approaching digital marketing on several platforms. The first step is simple—you know your brand. Now it’s time to know the platforms specific to your brand and how to […]

Social Responsibility is Everyone’s Responsibility

The hot topic, the scoop, the buzz, the gossip—in other words, the news. It’s always been, and always will be what people talk about. Whether it’s real, fake or in between, news is all around us every single day. As members of the PR and marketing field, we have the opportunity to contribute to news […]

3 Steps to Easily Embrace User-Generated Content

by Megan Crowder, Marshall Communications Account Coordinator As you know, in today’s marketplace social media should be one of your top priorities when it comes to building relationships with current and prospective customers. Digital marketing and communicating your brand and business messages to target audiences is efficient and effective using social media. For some, taking […]

The LinkedIn Summary Section: The Most Under-Used Professional Connecting Tool

When you created your LinkedIn profile, did you take the time to write a thoughtful summary section? If not, it’s time to go back to LinkedIn and work on your summary. I believe this is the most under-used and potentially the most powerful career-builder and professional networking tool available to all of us.

Nine LinkedIn Tips for Personal Branding Success

Every professional needs to have a LinkedIn profile since, as a career networking platform, it is growing more and more important every day for making career connections.

The Benefits of Having a Planned Social Media Strategy

by Megan Crowder, Marshall Communications Account Coordinator If it’s not already, social media should be top of mind when it comes to creating and implementing a successful marketing plan. With the advent of the internet and the growing number of users, once social media was introduced its use exploded. Social media encompasses everything from blog […]

The Benefit of Having an Integrated PR and Social Media Program

By Megan Crowder, Account Coordinator With traditional public- and media-relations outreach there wasn’t the plethora of digital and social media available that there is today. Writers were pitched based on connections and topics based on articles in the newspaper and on the television. Since the introduction of the digital landscape, there are many more resources […]