Socially Awesome Roundup | April 2017

Here are today's picks of our #favorites and #shoutouts via Twitter @Freakonomics - The hidden side of everything: books, blog, podcasts, etc. @FightPoverty - "Business Fights Poverty is the world's largest network of business and development professionals collaborating for social impact." @FastCompany - "Official Twitter feed for the Fast Company business media brand; inspiring readers to think … Continue reading Socially Awesome Roundup | April 2017

7 Things Every New Business Must Do (2017)

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums optimization. If you've been a reader of the Micro Business Monday blog since our inception you'll notice that we use this word a lot. But it's important. In the social media sphere, optimization essentially means employing techniques that ensure someone will discover your business. The process usually begins with identifying keywords … Continue reading 7 Things Every New Business Must Do (2017)

Success Leaves Clues: 5 Pro tips for Selling on Thumbtack (2017)

Thumbtack is an online service that matches customers with local professionals. Currently, Thumbtack lists 1,100 types of services in categories such as home, wellness, events, and lessons. by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Is Thumbtack good for business? Depends on who you ask. With the plethora of online communities that allow for the careful exchange … Continue reading Success Leaves Clues: 5 Pro tips for Selling on Thumbtack (2017)

“How Instagram Automated Comments Ruined My Business and Brand”

...is something you hopefully never have to say to yourself. Through our short stint on Instagram we are constantly on the receiving end of non-targeted, non-relevant, and sometimes inappropriate automated comments that are a sure-fire way to remove legitimacy and integrity from your business.  by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums We're all in the same boat. … Continue reading “How Instagram Automated Comments Ruined My Business and Brand”

Success Leaves Clues: Five Ways To Not Screw Up Your Instagram Automated DM (2017)

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Have you optimized the full utility of your Instagram account? Here are some ideas that might help you rethink how to use Instagram's real estate. Remember, you must protect your brand equity. Don't be tempted to hop on perceived trends if they're not appropriate for your business. Make the only URL … Continue reading Success Leaves Clues: Five Ways To Not Screw Up Your Instagram Automated DM (2017)

Opening Lines on Dating Sites and What Small Business Owners Can Learn from Them

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums POF or Plenty of Fish, is one of the most popular free dating and matchmaking services ever. With over 88 million registered users, chances are someone you know has heard of it or has been a member. This year AskMen.com rated POF #2 in their 'Top 10 Hookup Websites'. … Continue reading Opening Lines on Dating Sites and What Small Business Owners Can Learn from Them

Success Leaves Clues: 3 Sneaky Ways to Reach Your Target Market on Instagram (2016)

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums We struggle with this. So we brainstormed. Watched a lot of Youtube videos. Ate some mangoes. And this is what we came up with. Enjoy. 1.) Discover who your competitors are on Instagram by searching keywords in Google and key hashtags in Instagram. Look for pictures that look high quality … Continue reading Success Leaves Clues: 3 Sneaky Ways to Reach Your Target Market on Instagram (2016)

Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums As entrepreneurs there may be a tendency to distance ourselves from the barriers that are preventing our advancement. Simply put, we can get in our own way - placing blame on lack of money, "the economy", and other people. We give these things power instead of empowering ourselves. A quick … Continue reading Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers