December 30, 2013

What’s happening with Google+ Local and Social

Google+ has made a complete overhaul in their layout… Why you should care? If you use Google for directions, use YouTube to make comments, or leave reviews on Google pages, then you have already been using Google+ - and so have your customers! Google recently updated the layout of Google+ to make it simpler for customers to find everything they need more efficiently and effectively!...
December 24, 2013

12 Days of Social: Hire an expert

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Hire an expert"...
December 23, 2013

12 Days of Social: Keep on responding

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Keep on responding"...
December 22, 2013

Viral Video Marketing- Roundup of 2013

Here at ThriveHive, we love touting the power of video for marketing. Video is a great way to really connect with your audience and show them […]
December 22, 2013

12 Days of Social: Always check your timing

On the tenth day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Always check your timing"...
December 21, 2013

12 Days of Social: Make your posts engaging

On the nineth day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Make your posts engaging"...
December 20, 2013

Facebook Insights- 5 Tools You Need to Use

With over 16 million local business pages created as of May 2013, Facebook has become an essential marketing channel for business owners across the US.  With […]
December 20, 2013

12 Days of Social: Know about your #hashtags

On the eighth day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Know about your #hashtags"...
December 19, 2013

12 Days of Social: Make sure you’re proofing

On the seventh day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Make sure you're proofing"...
December 18, 2013

12 Days of Social: Hear what they are saying!

On the sixth day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Hear what they're sayin!"...
December 17, 2013

Remarketing- What It Is and Why You Should Try It

Does this sound familiar? You visit a website for a particular company and once you leave there are suddenly banner ads for them on seemingly every […]
December 17, 2013

12 Days of Social: Post throughout the week

On the fifth day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Post throughout the week"...
December 16, 2013

Marketing Tool of the Week- Recite This

There is no shortage of companies asking small businesses to shell out hundreds if not thousands of dollars to promote themselves. But if you’re like most […]
December 16, 2013

In the News: Images in Gmail

Did you notice something new about your Gmail today? Now you can automatically see all images within a message when you open it. No more having to press the “Show images” button at the top of each email...
December 16, 2013

12 Days of Social: Choose your words carefully

On the fourth day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Choose your words carefully”...
December 15, 2013

12 Days of Social: Invite your friends

On the third day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Invite your friends”...
December 14, 2013

12 Days of Social: Show them some love

On the second day of Christmas, my Social Media Manager said to me: "Show them some love"...
December 12, 2013

In The News: What is Instagram Direct?

Social giant Instagram recently announced a brand new feature on the popular picture-sharing app. In an update that rolled out today, Instagram will now allow users to send pictures and video messages privately through Instagram Direct....
December 10, 2013

Tis the Social Media Season: Find the Perfect Presence

Social Media is so important for a business these days, and it's crucial to get it right. Social media is just like holiday decorating; you have to find the balance...
December 3, 2013
Navigation Menu Best Practices

Navigation Menu Best Practices for Usability and SEO

Often overlooked, your website’s navigation menu plays a key role in your visitor’s experience, how well your website traffic converts into potential customers, and your site’s […]
December 3, 2013

License, Registration and Local Page, please: The must have marketing tool for your business!

Diving into the world of digital marketing can be overwhelming. Where do you start? Like most unfamiliar areas of life, it is best to take baby steps and lay down your foundation first...