What is Periscope what can it do for your brand

This post is Part Two in our Summer Video Series. It’s clear that video streaming is quickly becoming the future of our web content. A new app called Periscope has people talking about what live streaming video can do for brands: What is it? Periscope is a mobile app that was recently purchased by Twitter…. Read More

Should you Incorporate YouTube or Facebook Videos into your Social Strategy?

This post is Part One in our Summer Video Series. It can be difficult trying to figure out how to get started on social media, but once you’ve created a presence, how do you continue to stay relevant? One medium that has been increasing in popularity, is the use of videos to promote products and… Read More

Best Practices for Engaging on Twitter

Twitter isn’t simply for disseminating messages. In fact, the best way to gain the most from your Twitter presence is to engage with other users and entice them to interact with your content. Each tweet is an opportunity to strengthen relationships, increase your presence, and share your voice. There are a few proven, simple steps… Read More

Top Blogger Conferences 2015

With so many blogging conferences each year, it’s hard to decide which one(s) you should attend. Whether you’re a parent blogger, a techie, or just interested in digital learning, we’ve got the conference for you: March Conferences SXSWEdu, in Austin, TX, from March 9 to 12. “SXSWEdu” was born out of SXSW but with a… Read More

How to Set up Twitter Analytics for Free

Did you know that you can access really insightful analytics for free from Twitter?  They’re tricky… they make it seem like you have to “unlock” these metrics by paying for an ad campaign.  Not true. By setting up an ad campaign – and then not running it – you can have unlimited access to your… Read More

5 Tips for Small Businesses who Want to Get Started with Social Media

Don’t wait to get started with social media marketing for your business. With just a few easy steps you can have a robust presence in no time. Below are our top small business social media tips to ensure you focus your time and energy on key areas that will make the biggest impact for your business…. Read More

This Year in Social Media: 2014

2014 Year in Social Media from Anchor Media If you have any questions on the content we’ve compiled, please leave us a comment below. 2014 was an exciting year for social media and we are looking forward to new game changers in 2015. Happy New Year! -The Anchor Team Further Reading:How to Set up Twitter… Read More

Giving Tuesday 2014

Thanksgiving Isn’t Over Yet: #GivingTuesday is Here!

Just when you think the post-Thanksgiving festivities are over, think again! #GivingTuesday is back for a third year. Giving Tuesday, which occurs on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, is a social media-driven effort to devote one day during the holiday season to giving back to communities across the country and to celebrating generosity. Many organizations –… Read More

2014 Social Santa Toy Drive & Anchor Holiday Party

Can you believe Thanksgiving is in just a few days!? The holidays are here, friends! This will be the second year  that we host a toy drive for Operation: Social Santa as the Anchor Holiday Party. On December 11, from 6-8pm at Irish Whiskey on 19th Street, join us for a toy drive and happy hour. If… Read More

LinkedIn

LinkedIn 101

Now more than ever, recruiters are using or planning to use social media in their recruitment efforts. Seventy eight percent of recruiters have made a hire through social media and even 42% have reconsidered a candidate based on content viewed in a social profile. LinkedIn remains the king of searching, contacting, vetting, and keeping tab… Read More