Category: digital marketing

Measuring Your Social Media Marketing: Reach and Impressions Explained

Reach and impression are two marketing terms that are tossed around frequently, but often leave DIY marketers confused. To measure the success of your marketing efforts, you’ll need to understand their meaning. We’ll explain differences between the two so you can thoughtfully analyze your data and tweak your marketing efforts based on your results. Before […]

Repurpose Your Marketing Content and Reach a Larger Audience

Have you ever labored over content for your marketing pieces, only to post once and forget about it? Let’s face it, creating content is time consuming and, well, wouldn’t you rather be doing something fun? Wouldn’t it be great if you could reuse your content? Well, you can! And, there are many benefits other than saving […]

How to Work with Your Designer

A graphic designer loves a blank canvas.  It’s an exciting choose-your-own-adventure process. You may liken this to excitedly planning a long-awaited getaway; open plans, open experiences but a destination is well within sight.  Unlike this destination-oriented vacation, designing may not have such an obvious journey’s end. Being clear with your design intentions will be a collective […]

Are You Ready for Chatbots?

Business has changed so much over the years. With constant growth and innovation happening in every industry, companies can now reach more customers. With this influx of customers however, you need more people to take care of them. What is the best way to do that? Hire more employees? Take on less customers? Charge more […]

Why You Must Use Multiple Social Media Platforms

Social media has started a whole new way of networking. What started out as a way to connect with your circle of friends has now expanded to include the entire world. With 60+ platforms available there is a little something for everyone. This has changed the world of marketing! A business is no longer restricted […]

5 Sources of Content Inspiration

Coming up with captivating online content can be a challenge. But it’s necessary for drawing in leads, establishing and sustaining your credibility, and improving your SEO. In short, creative online content is necessary to grow your business. To make it easy on you, here are our top 5 sources of content inspiration.   #1 Top […]

To Outsource or Not to Outsource? That is the question…

A few years ago, DCA Virtual Business Support published an article about outsourcing for small business owners. The constantly evolving landscape of the business world means, at times, we may need to reevaluate and assess what worked then versus what may work better now. Not to mention digital platforms and capabilities make things that were […]

What’s New on Instagram

Instagram has evolved a lot since 2010 and has set a tone for how individuals use social media in their everyday lives. From sharing snippets of their everyday on their photo grid to posting 15 second videos to their Instagram Stories, Instagram has made it possible to connect with people, brands, companies, and causes around […]

Choosing the Right Hashtags on Instagram

If you’re a business owner, the rule for using hashtags is straightforward. Use hashtags that will reach your target audience and that are relevant to your brand. Discovering the proper hashtags can be tricky, however. Avoid using ambiguous or over-used hashtags like #fun or #beautiful if you want to reach your specific, target customers and […]

Alignable: Is It Worth It?

Alignable is a new B2B social media network that promises to reinvent the small business economy. It claims to have millions of business owners within its web, all of whom collaborate to increase their customer base. Networking with other businesses or industry professionals is key to small business success. It leads to quality referrals and […]