Blogging, Marketing, Social Media

How To Perfect Your Social Media Strategy in 3 Simple Steps

Social media can be frustrating, even for the pros. There will always ups and downs when it comes to running and monitoring a successful social media feed but we’re here to help make the task just a little bit easier. We know the struggle all too well here at Data Nerds since it is, in fact, what we do as part of our company. Experience has taught us some awesome tips and tricks, and we’ve also been able to gather lots of inspiration from some of the top names in Social Media like Quick Sprout’s Neil Patel and Boom Social’s Kim Garst. So whether you’re just starting out, are stuck in a rut or just want some more tips and tools about how to perfect your social media strategy, this post is one you’re going to want to keep!

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Blogging, Business, Content, Hacks, Instagram, Social Media

Secret’s Out: The 6 Most Powerful Instagram Hacks We Use Daily

Joshua

Instagram is one of our favourite social media platforms, and as of September 2015 (when it surpassed Twitter), the world agrees with us! With over 400 million monthly users, we decided it might be nice of us to share some of our most powerful Instagram hacks with you so you can get in on this massive market of potential customers or blog followers. So without further adieu, let’s jump right into the top 6 things you should be doing daily to make your Instagram account stand out!

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Blogging, Business, Hacks, Productivity, Social Media

3 Tips to Make Your Social Media Strategy a Little Less Scary

Joshua

Starting a social media marketing campaign can be an overwhelming task to say the least! If you’re anything like us, we found ourselves thinking things like “Where do we start?”, “Which network is best?” and “How can we be the most efficient at this?”. There are so many different things to consider that can lead your campaign towards success or utter failure. We decided to make a post that will give you a head start on creating a successful marketing campaign and keep it going well into the future.

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Advertising, Business, Company, Hacks, Marketing, Social Media

40 Social Media Hacks in One Sentence or Less

40 Social Media Hacks
Joshua

If you’re in the social media biz, or even if you’re not, you’ve probably read a couple of blog posts about optimizing your social media feeds. It’s a pretty popular topic right now, especially since most people on Facebook or Twitter want to gain followers, increase engagement and get themselves or their brand noticed.

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Advertising, Business, Company, Marketing, Social Media

8 Ways To Destroy Your Social Media Campaign

Joshua

Social media is probably one of the greatest networking inventions of our time. You can share your opinions, thoughts, ideas & photos with just about anyone in the blink of an eye. You can use it to connect with friends and family, create new relationships or even start a business – social media is great for everyone and just about everything!

Except when it isn’t.

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Apps, Business, Productivity, Social Media

14 Productivity Apps to Super-Charge Your Day

Productivity Apps
Joshua

Let’s face it, we could all be a little more productive when it comes to some aspect of our lives. Whether you’re struggling to stay off Facebook at work or are noticing a slight addiction to your Netflix account while you’re at home, this list of 14 Productivity Apps has a little something for everyone.

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Advertising, Business, Marketing, Social Media

Do You Know How Many People Facebook Influences Daily?

Facebook Influences - Mark Zuckerberg speech
Joshua

Just this past Monday, in one 24 hour period, 1 billion people used Facebook. Let’s let that sink in for a moment. To better comprehend this massive quantity of people scrolling through their News Feeds, consider there are only 7.26 billion people on earth, 218.9 million people in the united states and only 35.16 million in Canada.

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Business, Marketing, Social Media

Google’s Alphabet, Easy as ABC.

Google and Alphabet
Joshua

It’s probably a bit of an understatement to say Google has undergone some pretty major changes in the past 24 hours. Not only has Sundar Pichai been appointed the new CEO, but they’ve also somehow created something even bigger than Google itself.  Now if you’ve only seen bits and pieces of this floating around your social media feeds, you may be a bit confused about what just happened. Well let us introduce you to Google’s Alphabet — or is it Alphabet’s Google?

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Advertising, Social Media

Hootsuite and Instagram, Finally Together!

Hootsuite and Instagram Integration
Joshua

The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! Hootsuite and Instagram are together at last, and hey all you Social Media Managers, this is going to make your life a heck of a lot easier. If you aren’t already familiar with Hootsuite, it’s a social media app that allows you to import multiple accounts from multiple platforms and profiles. This means you can control your personal accounts, business accounts and even your cats accounts all from the same place. It began as a simple Twitter dashboard but quickly expanded to include Facebook and LinkedIn, and now due to popular demand, Instagram.

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Just For Fun, Social Media

What Happens When You Drink a Can of Coke vs. A Can of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

Coca-Cola - Drinking a can of coke
Joshua

If you’ve been on the internet at all in the past week, I’m sure you’ve seen this little number floating around somewhere in your Twitter or Facebook feed. It’s the now infamous, “What happens an hour after you drink a Coca-Cola?” infographic. This post was originally written by Niraj Naik or “The Renegade Pharmacist” out of the UK, to demonstrate all the harmful effects a regular old can of Coke can have on your body in just one hour. Well, to be more specific his original post is actually explaining the detrimental effects that Fructose (which is abundant in Coke) can have on weight gain. Never the less, it has resulted in a highly debated infographic that has blown up all over the internet. So, let’s take a closer look at the original post to see just what we are dealing with.

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