Tag: Social Media


The Project Scope Design and code a Facebook Tab to promote the Galesburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau’s 2012 Visitor’s Guide. The Galesburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau based in Galesburg, Illinois exists to promote tourism and assist the leisure or business traveler for information or meeting planning. I worked alongside Director of Tourism Judy […]


The Project Scope Design a Welcome Tab for the ministry Facebook page. Ignite is a nonprofit ministry based in Monmouth, Illinois with the purpose of igniting youth, young adults and university students to passionately pursue Christ and transform society in their high schools, workplaces and universities around the world. I worked alongside the Ignite Board […]

Meant to be more comical than helpful, the following chart will give you a basic overview of how the most popular social media sites are perceived among the general population:

When it comes to social media marketing, many businesses assume that starting a Facebook page or Twitter account and periodically posting information is enough. Social media avenues become nothing more than an information dump or, worse yet, just another method of spamming one’s clients.

Consider making the following changes to boost your social media platforms:

Your personal brand will create an image of who you are in the minds of those around you, whether good or bad. Everything you do, everything you say, the way you dress, write and present yourself on social media sites all contribute to that brand. Do the hard work of determining your values and conforming your actions, words, dress and profiles to those values, and you will be well on your way to developing a personal brand that effectively communicates who you really are.

When launching a Facebook Fan Page for your business or organization, there are a few things you need to consider:

Facebook, and all social media, is not the end-all of your marketing plan. It won’t replace your traditional avenues of marketing or increase your business profits one-hundred fold. At the same time, it is valuable to the life and growth of your business. It can’t be ignored and it can’t be seen as the miracle cure for your business.

Facebook is a piece of your marketing puzzle.

We live in a digital age. You don’t need to look any further than your computer screen to see that to be true. Social Media sites, such as Facebook, Youtube and Twitter are all in the top 10 viewed web sites each month. Google has ceased to be a noun and has evolved into a […]