With A Little More Weird San Diego Can Become One of The Biggest Startup Hubs In The World

by David Lowe, Qwerky Coliving I moved to San Diego in the summer of 2016 because I saw a lot of unrealized potential. Cities like Austin (where I lived for 4.5 years), Miami, Las Vegas and Denver had become hotbeds of startup activity but Austin felt as if it was saturated and had already hit its … Continue reading With A Little More Weird San Diego Can Become One of The Biggest Startup Hubs In The World

Is there a correlation between Keywords and Hashtags?

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Is there a correlation between keywords and hashtag popularity? I'm not sure, but it's a novel idea. If you think about it, Instagram hashtags can be used in the same way Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool guides you on which mix of keywords to use for your ad copy. Keyword … Continue reading Is there a correlation between Keywords and Hashtags?

Going Under the Hood Pt. 2 | Your Potential Clients

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums In this part deux I look at Twitter, Email Marketing, and "Warm" Calling Twitter doesn't have to be just a platform to promote or get up-to-the-minute news bites. It's also a strong platform for prospecting and making genuine connections. Often your clients will not have a presence on all … Continue reading Going Under the Hood Pt. 2 | Your Potential Clients

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, Social Mediums 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. … 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)