With over 1 billion global users and a strong grasp on the valuable 18-34 age demographic, Instagram is an essential component of digital marketing and e-commerce strategies for businesses. Expanding your audience and gaining followers is important, but some brands make the mistake of trying to buy … Read more about How to Grow Your Instagram Following (The Right Way)
The TrustWorkz team was thrilled to contribute to the April 2021 issue of International Bowling Industry magazine. Social media manager Katelyn weighed in with her best tips for bowling alley proprietors in the face of the "new normal" of a post-COVID world. Check out the "Expert Alley" feature … Read more about TrustWorkz in International Bowling Industry Magazine
It has now been more than a year since the initial COVID-19 shutdowns across the US, and we’re finally starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. The pandemic is not over by any means, but according to the CDC, over 51 million people (15% of the U.S. population) are now fully vaccinated … Read more about A Year and Counting: Marketing Lessons from the COVID Pandemic
As every businessperson knows, establishing a positive brand reputation is not something that comes easily. It takes time and effort to nurture loyalty among customers who prefer your brand over the competition. While promoting your products or services may come more naturally, your customers are … Read more about Are You Leveraging Your Digital Channels to Gain Customer Reviews?
Employee advocacy isn’t a new concept. Your employees are often the public face of your business, interacting with customers on a daily basis. More often than not, they’re the first association that customers have with your brand. But in the age of social media and with the growing popularity of … Read more about How To Empower Your Employees To Be Advocates For Your Business
Why so many corporate posts fell flat in admonishing an obvious problem Unrest across the country in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, along with the deaths of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, prompted #BlackoutTuesday, a social media movement that evolved into a collective stand against … Read more about 3 Big Mistakes Brands Made on Blackout Tuesday
The coronavirus has caused a shift in all of our lives. The way we do business and operate day-to-day has changed for good. Pivoting, in every sense of the word, has become vital. As a marketer, I've become quite comfortable with pivoting. We’re always on the cutting edge of marketing, technology, … Read more about Why the Term “Pivot” Should be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy
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