Thought of the day: “All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called YOU.”

Do you want to increase your sales, brand awareness and turn fans into customers? This can be accomplished with the right web strategy!

reportStop “guessing” what is working, have an expert review your web strategy to help you get more leads and sales from existing traffic. I can help you develop a better web strategy to inspire users to take action on your website that has value to your business such as signups, sales, donations, phone calls etc.

social media managementLet us do all the work while you make the sales! I can assign a dedicated Community Manager trained by me to your company and they will handle all the daily social media responsibilities for you. We will put together a custom social media management package designed for results.

social media engagementOnce we bring these new fans to your channels it’s important we give them a reason to stay. That’s why we design a custom Editorial Calendar of engaging content to build relationships with your target audience. Our services are designed to also keep them coming back with: contests, coupons, daily posts, email auto-responders, press release distribution, blog writing and more!

social media marketingWe have proven strategies that work: custom landing pages, email opt-in forms, lead form surveys, SEO and Pay Per Click strategies – we know what works! We can help you reach your exact target audience by age, geo, gender, interests to help build web traffic, sales, leads, fans and followers fast.

My team can help drive more leads to your business with an integrated web strategy. How we can help:

Social Media Management: save precious time and hire my team to handle your social media marketing strategy!

Social Media Training: we can train your existing staff and they will earn a Social Media Management Certificate!

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    Testimonials

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    Michelle is very professional, highly motivated and full of talent. A pleasure to work with.
    Bret WhitacreGraphic Designer at xpedx

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Yes, your business should hire a social media expert. The reason your business should hire a social media expert is while social marketing can boost your bottom line, that positive impact isn’t guaranteed. In order to see any tangible results from your social efforts, you need to have the right strategy in place. It’s also crucial to stay consistent. And since businesses have so many other things to juggle, trying to stay consistent can be a major challenge.

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Once Twitter started taking off back in 2009 and 2010, there was a lot of speculation about how their platform would affect Google. Over the years, speculation has ranged from tweets becoming a leading SEO factor to Google actually buying the company.

While there have been plenty of signs that point towards correlations between content that performs well on Twitter doing the same in Google rankings, there have continued to be obstacles for Google to fully utilize all of the new data that is created on Twitter.

Specifically, Google had to use their bots to crawl through this massive amount of data. As a result, Google was only able to include a portion of Twitter’s total data in search results. However, as of today, the two companies have officially struck a deal to show tweets in Google search results. (read more…)

5 Web Design Trends You Must Pay Attention To

If you have a website for your business but aren’t happy with the results it’s delivering, there are a few issues you may need to resolve. One possible cause of this problem is a lack of a social media strategy. If your business isn’t engaged in social media marketing on a regular basis, the problem may stem from your site not being visible enough to your target audience. (read more…)

The Best Ways to Measure Social Media in 2015

When social media first started to gain traction, one reason that some businesses were hesitant to take social media marketing seriously is because it was challenging to measure the full impact of a social media strategy. Fortunately, both social networks and third-party tools have gone to great lengths to make it much easier to accurately measure social media efforts.

Thanks to all the effort that has been put into this channel, it’s now possible to see exactly what kind of results a social media management strategy is yielding for a business. So whether your business is just getting started with social media or you’re interested in different ways to measure your existing efforts, let’s take a look at the best new options for understanding what exactly social media is doing for your business: (read more…)

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