Moving Blog Posts Here

Still moving blog posts here. Content will be added in by date they were originally posted.

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Newsletter Informative and Fun

Newetters is a great way to reach your audience. When someone signs up for your newsletter they want to connect. So do that. Connect with them.

Share a great balance of your personality, useful information and finding out what they are looking for. Newsletter are a great tool

Newsletter are informative but newsletter should be fun.

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Putting the Social Back in Social Media

The focus on social media is to be seen. Right!

Wrong. The focus of social media has lost its biggest thing. Being social. Social media is about connection with others. Yes many like myself use it as a platform for business. Well to be honest some overdue it and forget the social part and focus so much on the business which is hurting their business. How you might wonder.

Think of it in aspect of yourself. If you have an account for personal or business what makes you stop and engage with others. If for business I’m not referring to the business places you make you go to for that. I’ talking about those you go to and for no other reason than being social. Ahhh…I see it’s dawning what I mean.

Those you thought of is your being social for no other reason than enjoying it. Put that into any of your social media strategy. Stop making it an automated thing to do and have fun with it. This will gain you more interaction and well…you’ll enjoy it You’re more prone to do something you enjoy.

Putting the Social Back in Social Media.

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There is more to come in a future blog post series I have.

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Upcoming to Blog

I’ve recently moved my blog so getting settled in and adding content back and writing new content.

Also here are some of the topics for blog posts I’ll be doing:

These are a multi-part series that will be posted over time. These are always evolving and changing so do posts as needed.

This will be made up of two types of these. There is the shorter stuff I post on blog as well as social media. Then a more in-depth posts will be on blog with link on social media. The topics will range but fall under the below categories. They are in no specific order.

  • Brand Dynamics
  • Design Edge
  • Newsletter/Email List Dynamics
  • Content Innovation
  • Social Media Dynamics
  • And more as I come up with them. 🙂

The below when I post will be cross-posted on blog and on social media.

  • Freebies
  • Tips
  • Weekly Social Media Wrap-Up (about some posts that I have done on social media. I post once a week on blog as a wrap-up)

There will be more topics as things come to me.  🙂  I love creating posts/content.

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Build a Visual

Tip Time!

When posting on social media, on your blog, newsletter and so forth use images. Many are drawn to the visual. Especially when it’s eye-catching. Think about when you are looking through your social media what makes you stop and look. Or what makes you go to a blog or read a newsletter and so on. More times than not it is the visual that brought you in first.

Images.

Content is great but add images with it so someone will stop to read. This visual will entice someone to stop and look. I provided in this blog earlier some places to get some free images. 🙂

There will be a blog to come future blog post about using images.

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Freebie Time ~ Stock Photos!

Freebie Time!

Here is a freebie from around the web.

Stock Photos

Did you know there are many places you can get free stock photos?

Yes there are! There are a lot of sites that has free stock photos. Most of the major ones have them but many times they are overlooked and people don’t think to look for then. And some sites they are not easy to spot. Some also have vectors too.

These are actually free and no membership fee needed. And there are some stunning stock photos.

If you’re not sign up for some of these stock photo sites newsletter do so. They also send emails with free photos offerings. Just be sure you check the license for what you are allowed to use them for.

Here is a list of some sites that offer free stock photos. I’m giving you the direct link to the free stuff. 🙂 Some the whole site is filled with free stock photos. Make note some do ask you credit them for usage while others do not. There is a lot of places to find free stock photos. This is just a small sampling.

Dreamstime – https://bit.ly/2B1LKmi
Deposit Photos – https://bit.ly/2AZWuBA
Pixabay – https://bit.ly/1JOatrj
Pexels – https://bit.ly/1QxUnVx
Unsplash – https://bit.ly/1sLno5E
Negative Space – https://bit.ly/2vkRiVB

And there you have it a list of various sites that offer free stock photos. The great thing about the site is they offer a variety for you to choose from. Now have fun exploring and creating.

More detailed breakdown on sites to come in a future blog.

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Do you have a newsletter/email list?

If you don’t you should. An newsletter/email list is one of the most valuable tools you have in your Business Toolkit. A newsletter/email list is individuals who have come and signed up because they want to hear more from you. They are already partially invested in you.

Once you have them on your newsletter/email list you are halfway there to converting them to a client if they are not one already.

Start building that newsletter/email list asap.

Don’t know where to get started with creating a newsletter/email list or when you have one what to do with it.

More to come in a future blog series I have on Newsletter/Email Lists.

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Brand Message

Brand isn’t just about the visual aspect. One of the most important elements of brand is you. Don’t depend on the visual for your brand. Yes, it will bring people in but what will make them stay, explore and want to know more then potentially buy is you. Make your brand you. The strongest tool in your brand toolkit is you.

More to come in future longer blog post about brand.

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Design Eye Twitch

This when you look at an image, cover or go to website and even though you don’t realize it when you view it you look away. It’s the minds unconscious reaction to something you don’t find aesthetically pleasing. When this occurs you’re more likely to leave site without exploring, scroll pass image or cover.

You want people to want to view what you are showing them. Explore and want to learn more.

How do you avoid the eye twitch? Choose colors, fonts and images that work together and not against each other.

More to come in a future blog about more ways to avoid the eye twitch.

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