Baking has always been a hobby of mine, but in the wake of COVID-19, I joined the hordes of other wannabe pastry chefs in pursuit of the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe and a successful sourdough starter. Baking is a great escape—it requires concentration, consistency, and creativity, all of … Read more about 4 Social Media Lessons I Learned from Baking
Hi there, my name is Michelle! For those of you who don’t know me, I am TrustWorkz’s social media intern & the youngest person on staff. I am currently 20 years old, a Gen Zer in the midst of Millennials. I was born in 1999—just barely cutting it as a ‘90s kid—and I’m in a very different stage … Read more about How to Market to Gen Z (Advice from a Gen Zer)
I'm in a summer state of mind If you’re anything like me, the end of winter is like seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Warmer weather is finally coming our way! While I’m personally preparing for lake days, outdoor activities, and LOTS of sunshine, I have to remind myself that I need to … Read more about Kids Are Ready for Summer! Is Your FEC?
When I ask business owners about their social media presence, I often see a look of panic in their eyes. They know they should be on Facebook and Instagram . . . but what about SnapChat? Or Twitter? And what even is Tik Tok? As someone whose job it is to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of … Read more about Social Media Bootcamp for Your Small Business
The internet has come a long way since LiveJournal and Blogger. But in the early 2000s, these sites brought blogging to the mainstream. Back then, the idea was simple: to share an online journal with interested readers. And the internet was interested. By 2006, there were 50 million blogs on the … Read more about Are You Shouting into the Void? The Evolution of Blogging (and Why It Matters)
And the Oscar goes to . . . via GIPHY When it comes to social engagement, video is the ultimate thumb-stopper. Video content gets more views, more shares, and more conversions than any other type of content. Experts predict that by 2020, video will account for 80% of consumer traffic on … Read more about 21 Award Winning Ideas for Family Entertainment Video Content
You can’t run a business in today’s competitive marketplace without investing in digital marketing. Even if your products and services are a notch above your competitors, you will have a hard time selling them without engaging in promotional work. This is easier said than done, especially if you are … Read more about 7 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Marketing Strategy
Only about 1% of Internet users actually create content. That means that there is a massive opportunity for your small business to create, share, and promote content because 99 of 100 people are just sitting there waiting to consume it. Many small businesses are creating content, but most will also … Read more about There’s More Noise – Don’t Give Up, Get Better