Facebook basically says Likes don’t matter (2017)

"We have also moved away from using Likes, comments, or engagement metrics to determine success for businesses." - Facebook.com by Hassan del Campo Well, there you have it. Straight from the zebra's mouth. While working through study materials for Facebook's Blueprint Certification I came across the above. Now that's interesting, I thought. Is Facebook reducing … Continue reading Facebook basically says Likes don’t matter (2017)

These Are the Hacks Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid (Facebook & Instagram Edition)

  by Hassan del Campo Don't take this personal. We know starting and growing a business has its challenges. And usually, "hacks" are welcomed because we really should be working smarter not harder. Unless your aim is to create the digital equivalent of a Rube Goldberg machine, then you obviously want to do both. But, sometimes … Continue reading These Are the Hacks Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid (Facebook & Instagram Edition)

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 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 for … Continue reading 7 Things Every New Business Must Do (2017)

Going Under the Hood to Optimize Your Marketing Part. 1 (2017)

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums One of the recurring topics in marketing and business is optimization. Whether it has to do with refining your sales cycle for efficiency or implementing A/B tests for your email marketing campaign, a healthy business exploits opportunities to use systems for running your business. Optimization is the first-cousin of Automation; … Continue reading Going Under the Hood to Optimize Your Marketing Part. 1 (2017)

Be Insightful: Best Practices to Automate MailChimp, Twitter, and Instagram for Clues about Your Business

  by Hassan del Campo, Geyen + del Campo If you're running a small or micro business it's likely you have your hand in the marketing. Even if you're not managing all the activities associated with growing your business through social media, you most probably have had to put up a post promoting your upcoming … Continue reading Be Insightful: Best Practices to Automate MailChimp, Twitter, and Instagram for Clues about Your Business

An Easy Way to Slide Into Your Customers’ DMs

"Marketers ruin everything." - Gary Vaynerchuk by Hassan del Campo, Geyen + del Campo Sounds about right. In his talk "Being a content marketing animal" at the Online Marketing Rockstars 2015, Gary Vee asserts that marketers, in a twisted turn of irony, have essentially ruined the efficacy of marketing by marketing. Think about how effective billboards are … Continue reading An Easy Way to Slide Into Your Customers’ DMs

7 Totally Useful Website Audit Hacks for Entrepreneurs (2017)

  by Hassan del Campo, Geyen + del Campo Web audits are like the proverbial routine doctor visits, in the digital realm. Let's take a look at some key tools we've identified that should be in every business owner's toolkit. Enjoy. LikeAlyzer - "LikeAlyzer helps you to measure and analyze the potential and effectiveness of … Continue reading 7 Totally Useful Website Audit Hacks for Entrepreneurs (2017)