building a loyal brand with death to the stock photo

Building a Loyal Brand and Community with Death to the Stock Photo @deathtostock

The d.science Podcast: EPISODE 01 Welcome to the first episode of the d.science podcast! We have a video excerpt below, and the full 60 minute podcast is the audio link below. Enjoy the interview with David Sherry! In this session of the d.science Podcast, Austin + Emelina chat with David Sherry, a co-founder of Death to the Stock Photo who…

How to Use Twitter Video Feature

How to use the Twitter Video Feature to Build your Brand

  In the past 48 hours a trending hashtag has been circulating the Twitter-verse: #DescribeTwitterIn3Words. That can only be described as an avant-garde approach to constructive criticism. Or at least that is what I hope.   The general sentiment for what Twitter has been turned into lately is “Scrollin’, Trollin’, Scrollin’”, “marketers ruin everything”, or my favorite “FIRE HOSE ON.”   I…

10 tips to grow your instagram

10 Tips to Grow Your Instagram Account (The Awesome Organic Way)

Instagram has been gaining some serious traction in the last few months. Businesses are all heading there, and all the younger eyes and ears are on this platform. Facebook? Nah, it’s all Insta now. I’ve taken the last several months to explore Instagram, understand the native culture and grow my audience. I’ve gone from 10 likes on a photo to…

Top 10 Ways To Build Your Meerkat Audience

What is Meerkat? Meerkat is a new app and social media integrated with Twitter. It allows you to live stream video and sound through your smartphone. This essentially turns every smartphone user into a T.V broadcaster. Conveniently, meerkat directly links with Twitter accounts, letting people stream a live video to their followers on Twitter.   Imagine this: You are walking…

buyer persona: the ultimate guide to delivering value to your clients

Buyer Persona: The Ultimate Guide to Delivering Value to Your Clients

  Ever feel like you’re talking to a wall? Do you hate making blog posts and getting no interaction? How about making a social post that flops? If you’ve had these experiences, you probably haven’t fleshed out your buyer personas.   According to Hubspot, a buyer persona is: “A semi-fictional representation of your ideal customer based on market research and real data about…

What Makes A Great Logo?

  A logo is the very first impression consumers receive from your business.  Wouldn’t you want to make a great impression? A great logo has five key characteristics. ·      Simple ·      Memorable ·      Timeless ·      Appropriate ·      Versatile Simple Ever hear the acronym K.I.S.S or keep it simple stupid?  A simple logo allows the customers to experience you image without…

How to Budget Your Social Media Marketing for 2015-2016

It is very clear that social media is a powerful force for marketing your business. Instead of making 8 cold calls to a single prospect, we can now build relationships quickly through live tweeting. Facebook has 1.19 billion users. That is over 1/7th of the entire world’s population. This is a sales highway to your customers no matter your industry. What…

Stock Photo Resources: 12 Killer Resources to Beautify Your Brand

12 Killer Stock Photo Resources to Beautify Your Brand The Internet is visual. Yea, we know, you already knew this. But where do you find all your beautiful content?   No matter what business you are in, I bet you are scouring the Internet much like I do to find that gold mind of free, royalty free photos and graphics.   Well, luckily for…

6 Branding Tips to Attract Your Perfect Audience

Is your brand transparent and approachable?   It has a name but does it have a face?  Showcase your personality, values, ideals and learn how to bring your audience to you.  Use these 6 tips to attract your perfect audience.    The word branding often gets muddled and confused for the startup business.   It’s seen as something which is beyond most people, that…

Brand Vision: How to Be Smart in a World of Dumb Leaders

How to Build a Brand Strategy—Brand Vision: Creating Leadership, Community and Culture (Part- 4) Congratulations!  You have made business cards for yourself that say something fancy like CEO, President, or Founder. Ok.. I can dig your aspirations, but don’t assume that because you have leader in your title you deserve respect. A leader has a vision planned for the future…

how to become a blog promotion king

How to Become a Pound for Pound Blog Promotion King

4 Ways to Ensure Knockout Blog Promotion The bell sounds as the twelfth round, and fight with it has closed.  The two fighters exit to their respective corners seeking out much needed hydration and the reassurance of their inner circles; each is confident of victory. The buzz of the crowd swells as the judge’s scorecards are read aloud.  Floyd “Money”…