Social media is quickly becoming one of the leading channels for customers to choose when they are looking for customer service. Social media customer service accounts for 34.5% of people’s choice for resolving their issues, outstripping email, websites, and 1-800 numbers. But how can social...

Having a strong social media presence is mandatory for brands these days. Along with that comes a direct line for consumers and fans to communicate with the brand, which can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, you can form relationships with your fans and...

As 2017 is revving up into full gear, you may find yourself looking at your social media channels and asking, “How can I improve the experience my customers have on my channels?” Having A+ customer service on social media is essential for building a strong...

When I first heard about brands using Chatbots in marketing, specifically on their social media channels, I was skeptical. Maybe it’s because I wasn’t familiar with Chatbots. Maybe it’s because as a Community Manager- where my entire job is to build communities and facilitate authentic...

What are our customers spending their time doing? What are they saying about us on their channels when we aren’t being tagged? Is there a need they have that we could be fulfilling? How can we interact with them to show them that we get...

It can be disheartening opening up your channels on a Monday morning and seeing a wave of negative comments flooding your notifications. Trust me, we’ve all been there before on the community management team — audience negativity is an inevitable part of being in social...

In a recent New York Times article, Mike Isaac wrote, “On one hand, many digital ads are a nuisance…Yet the ads also serve as a business foundation for many digital publishers to provide content to readers.” So what is the deal with digital ads? How...

To produce a product that people want to buy can clearly be a difficult feat or we’d all be bajillionaires (unless you’re this guy). What’s trickier is understanding the actual consumer demand (or what will be next in demand). Here, I’ve compiled an initial list...

We know, we know. Another day, another post about the importance of online reviews.We could throw out stats like how one negative review can cost you up to 30 customers, or how 4 out of 5 consumers reverse their purchase decisions based off of negative...