Inbound Marketing Blog

Utilizing Facebook Check-Ins for Your Business

Posted by Sarah Wai on Feb 18, 2021 4:14:00 PM

20 Comments

Did you know that 93% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations? If someone uses the Check-In function on Facebook when they visit your business, they are telling their friends on social media that they are currently at and enjoying your services or products. This results in free advertising, increased brand awareness, and is essentially an endorsement from that user. That’s why the more check-ins you can garner on social media, the better! 

Are You Guilty of These Social Media Taboos?

Posted by Sarah Wai on Feb 2, 2021 7:00:00 AM

2 Comments


Social media is an incredible tool that allows you to connect instantaneously with users all over the world in the blink of the eye. Increasingly, businesses are utilizing social media as a way to connect with clients and prospects. However, what many professionals don't realize is: it’s all too easy to commit social media taboos and not even know it!

Why does this matter? Because, believe it or not, you can be penalized, or receive flak or kickback from these, and you definitely want to avoid that. Read on to discover six of the most common taboos we've identified that can harm you.

How to Spot and Report Fake News on Facebook

Posted by Sarah Wai on Jan 29, 2021 6:05:00 AM

2 Comments

There’s been a huge upset over fake news being propagated over Facebook for some time now. Many Facebook users now know how to spot fake news, but there are still many Facebook users who are still unable to distinguish fake news from legitimate (and you may be one of them). If you are one of those who are struggling to find the distinction, don’t be embarrassed. It can be really hard to tell the difference sometimes! “Fakers” have gotten really good at passing themselves off as legitimate, which is why Facebook is still on the search for many of them. In this blog post, we’ll delve into how you can distinguish fake news from legitimate news and how you can personally help your fellow Facebook users by reporting the “Fakers.”

Introducing the Monthly Social Media Snapshot

Posted by Sarah Wai on Jan 26, 2021 12:15:00 PM

1 Comment

A lot has changed in the digital space since last year, especially on social media platforms. For businesses trying to adapt to the ever-changing landscape, it can be difficult to keep up. And with all of the businesses and brands now competing more than ever digitally, it's important for continual learning and adaptation to happen.

What Marketers Need to Know about Social Media Users for 2021

Posted by Sarah Wai on Oct 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM

1 Comment

The marketing industry has been anything but predictable this past year, which is saying something considering it is never very predictable to begin with. We've seen large fluctuations in social media presence from companies, organizations, and social media users alike. Plus, how social media is being used continues to change, even more so with the masses flocking to social media to fill the relationship void they've felt this year or to keep up with (or debate) news that the media is pumping out in ungodly amounts. Let's take a look at what that means for you as a marketer.

Elements of a Successful Facebook Page

Posted by Sarah Wai on Oct 5, 2020 11:36:00 AM

0 Comments

Facebook is by far the most well known and the most prominently featured social media platform referenced on company collateral and websites. However, there are many companies (typically small businesses) that create a Facebook page and don’t necessarily know how to properly implement their social media strategy.

It's Time for Your Business To Be Social on Social Media

Posted by Sarah Wai on Sep 22, 2020 2:32:00 PM

2 Comments

Engaging/socializing with your followers on social media should be a key component of your social media marketing strategy (and a small part of your overall SEO strategy). It may seem like an obvious statement but after looking at numerous companies’ social media sites (especially small businesses) it appears that some people still don’t understand how important this is to social media marketing success.

The people on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram giving your page love are on there trying to interact with you through messages, comments, tags, etc. Having a page that is interesting to your audience is what will get them to like, comment on, and share your stuff- but then you need to take it a step further and respond back where appropriate. The number one mistake companies make is using their social sites solely to promote their products and not providing value to their followers or caring about the interactions they have.

How to Use Hashtags on Social Media

Posted by Sarah Wai on Apr 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

3 Comments

Social media is a crucial marketing tool for businesses. Many business owners understand the power of embracing technology and what it can do for their company, but there is still some reluctance to embrace social media, or simply an indifference to it. Most of this reluctance and indifference comes because some business professionals simply don't understand how it all works and it seems daunting to learn. Maybe they have social media, but they opt to not use it very much (if even at all). In this blog, we focus on the importance and usage of the hashtag (aka "#") on social media in order to educate those of you who may be confused or need some direction. If you're posting to social media even once a week, a hashtag can help you have a higher chance of your post being seen.