social media

Social Media targeted pieces, for influencers and trending topics in the Journal workplace digital universe.

Instasize App10 days ago
5 Ways to Build Your Brand on Instagram Through Content Creation
At the beginning of 2019 the message to startups is clear: the best way to build your brand on any social media platform is through content marketing. When it comes to Instagram in particular, just lo...
Jenn Melon17 days ago
Why I Picked Vocal as My Writing Platform
Recently, I have been using Vocal as a platform to broadcast my stories, poems, and articles. If you are new here, I thought it would be very educational and more comforting to learn about this websit...
David Harforda month ago
How to Use Instagram Hashtags Effectively
#Hashtags Hashtags, when used correctly, are a powerful tool. An effective hashtag strategy is one of the best ways to get your posts discovered by new audiences on the platform—and depending on how t...
Leigh Fisher2 months ago
Where to Start? Being a Writer Turned Vlogger
As a writer, it's important to harness every aspect of content creation and digital marketing. If you can do it and learn how to do it well, it'll benefit you in the long run. Since I did a fair bit of video editing in my student days for fun, I decided to give vlogging a whirl. I'm still pretty new to it and learning along the way, but I do have a few beginner tips to share. I have about four months under my belt now and a key that I have yet to get on my keyring is a consistent update schedule...
Ahmed A.2 months ago
Social Media Use in the Workplace—4 Do's and 4 Don'ts
Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Love it or hate it, people are not going to stop using social media anytime soon. According to a study published by Statista, 77 percent of...
Taia Jean2 months ago
My YouTube Life
This year, I decided that I would start a YouTube channel again. After spending hours upon hours of watching people, I talked to those closest to me. They all encouraged me and said I would be great i...
Brandi Brown2 months ago
Gain More Twitter Followers
The average Twitter account has 707 followers. That number is a significant increase over 2012 when the average feed had around 250 followers. The rise of the celebrity tweeter is part of the reason f...
David Wyld3 months ago
Branded as a Rat
This is the kind of story that gives top executives of any service-oriented business today nightmares! In our age of social media, it only takes one story, one post, one video, or one picture to possi...
Leigh Fisher3 months ago
Using Social Media Professionally
It’s common for prospective employers or university admissions committees to Google candidates. What they find can either be great, nonexistent, or rather bad. Keeping in contact with friends and fami...
Michael Toru4 months ago
Fear{less} Social Media
“Okay, I need to create a post for my business. Something that catches my audience's attention. It should offer a lot of value. Be funny. Present a revolutionary new concept. Be authentic to my brand....
Amanda Bennett5 months ago
Promote Your Etsy Shop on Facebook the Right Way!
Ok, if I see one more "genuine" follow for follow post on facebook I think my head might explode. STOP IT, STOP IT, STOP IT, RIGHT NOW!!!!!! Yes, everyone knows facebook is a fantastic tool for promot...
Francis Milligan5 months ago
Understand, Measure, and Report Social Media ROI
So if you read my last post then you’ll know that 40 percent of businesses cannot accurately measure the ROI of their social media. The following post is for the 40 percent. Let’s ensure that everyone...
Jordan Catto5 months ago
5 Steps to Grow Your Brand on Social Media
Developing an online brand, or a presence for your business seems like an easy task. You create a profile, fill in a few text boxes, upload a photo, and you're golden, right? Wrong. It can be easy to ...
Edward Anderson6 months ago
Like For Nothing
“Like my page!” It’s one of the most common posts on writing groups on Facebook. It seems like every day there are millions upon millions of requests for someone to like a business or Author Page. Her...
Savannah White6 months ago
The Effects of "Likes"
Generation Like, a documentary on the effects of "likes" on our generation and our world, investigates the effects of social media on millennials and how they interact with content and other people. I...
Mimo le Singe6 months ago
Wordsmen Unite: A Concept
When I was still in university, one of my best friends and I had this old idea to create and promote a hypothetical web service that would connect creators and publishing professionals. I don't know i...
Abheek Jamwal6 months ago
Journalism on Social Media
The Lies Beneath the Truth