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Who’s Your Final 4?!? (4 Best Practices – March Madness Edition!)

I don't know about you, but my bracket was busted before it began. On the contrary, if Baylor wins, my wife and daughter will win the whole thing – gotta love March Madness! Yesterday I was asked to do a customized virtual workshop for a group of high-end kitchen & bath dealers – so I [...]

By | April 1st, 2021|social media|0 Comments

Never Forget That You’re Easily Forgettable

Sorry, that was harsh. But it's true. There is an old sales adage that it takes seven touchpoints to convert a prospect into a customer. Arguably, that number has doubled, even tripled, with the rise of digital and the fall of our attention spans. But you can’t get past the first touchpoint if you fail [...]

Brilliant Social Media Advice or March Madness?

I have been a huge Dale Carnegie fan since I took the course back in 2004. His principles have impacted my life both professionally and personally, and I am a firm believer that they are just as relevant today as ever before. When it comes to creating compelling content, this Dale Carnegie Principle should be [...]

By | March 12th, 2021|social media|0 Comments

Talk More About Your Baristas, Less About Your Coffee

Prior to the pandemic, I was a habitual Starbucks visitor. People would jokingly refer to the local Starbucks as "Corey's Starbucks," as they'd see me there, in my same chair, day in and day out. I favored other local coffee shops for their specialty coffee but still found myself at "Corey's Starbucks" more often than [...]

By | March 4th, 2021|Branding, social media|0 Comments

Don’t Call It a Comeback

Years ago, QR codes were all the rage for businesses to promote their website, online directory, or social media profiles. The goal was to make it easy for people to pull out their phones and quickly get to these sites and take action. Here at Impact Social, we generated codes for our clients and created [...]

By | February 25th, 2021|engagement, social media|0 Comments

Why I’m Using Instagram Reels and You Should Too…

If you've been connected with me for any length of time, you already know my stance on flashy new social media sites - I believe you should focus on a few instead of being a Jack of All Social Media Sites, Master of None. However, I also believe we should be taking full advantage of all the [...]

By | February 18th, 2021|social media|0 Comments

No One Likes A Squawking Parrot

I was chatting with a friend of mine about the content on his LinkedIn profile. He told me he was trying to avoid being like the squawking parrot. That reference made me laugh as I'd never heard it before. I asked him where he'd heard that mentioned. "From you, man! You said it in a [...]

By | February 11th, 2021|social media|0 Comments

Be More Like a Peacock, Less Like an Ostrich

Today I have the privilege of delivering a presentation to one of my favorite repeat clients, Virtuoso Travel. They are the leading global network of travel agencies and travel advisors. And as you can imagine, it's been a tough 12 months in the travel industry. So as I help them develop a social media strategy [...]

By | February 4th, 2021|internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

To the lady in the red Corolla talking on her phone…

If you don't mind waiting 30 minutes to get your food... You should have told me before my appointment that your parking lot was full... It felt more like a sauna than a hotel lobby... They roam the internet looking for people and small businesses to attack. They spend hours, sometimes days, picking the perfect [...]

By | January 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Webinar Recording Link, Special Book Rec & Milo’s Birthday

Happy Thursday Everyone! Whew, so much to cover. First, we had a great webinar on Tuesday - Jodi and I took folks behind the scenes and shared all the issues we look for when doing a digital audit. We went through common mistakes we find when reviewing websites, social media profiles and directories, and then [...]

By | January 14th, 2021|eboot camp, social media|0 Comments