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3 hashtag strategies to increase your audience on Instagram

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

3 hashtag strategies to increase your audience on Instagram

Instagram has evolved way past the point of being just another social media platform. It has become a crucial tool in web marketing for businesses. Business owners who understand the power of embracing technology know that hashtags can increase their audience on Instagram, encourage users to talk about their brand and make their content more searchable. You may ask yourself, “What is the purpose of a hashtag?” Krystal Gillespie, HubSpot’s Social Media Community Manager, explains it in a simple way. “Hashtags are like a...

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Building a LinkedIn Company Page

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Building a LinkedIn Company Page

Now that you’ve created a personal profile on LinkedIn, start promoting your business by building a company page. Company pages allow you to engage with your target audience, draw in new business and emphasize your unique brand. Here are some important features to include on your company page: Keep your graphics consistent The graphics you use for your company page on LinkedIn should be consistent with all other online platforms, which forms brand recognition. In fact, according to Linkedin.com, company pages that consistently use their logo...

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LinkedIn 101: Learning the Basics

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

LinkedIn 101: Learning the Basics

A well-maintained LinkedIn presence is vital for business, now more than ever. Here at CONRIC PR & Marketing we help clients join the millions of active users on LinkedIn each and every year. As the go-to social media platform for businesses, LinkedIn can help you grow your professional network, get recruited and expand your opportunities. Create a profile to start making valuable connections and adding to your network, both on an individual and organizational level. Include eye-catching graphics Your profile photo can say a lot about...

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Press Releases Reporters Will Fall Head Over Heels For

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Press Releases Reporters Will Fall Head Over Heels For

Relationships and trust between PR pros and reporters are key. If you are left with no response after sending a press release maybe it’s not you, it’s your press release!  Follow these tips reporters will love every time you send one out. Our CONRIC team follows these same steps when sending out press releases!   1) Have a compelling story Reporters need to make sure the story they’re working on is compelling and right for their publication. So do PR pros. Ask yourself, “Is this a story readers and viewers want to see and hear?” If...

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Top 4 marketing trends for 2018

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Top 4 marketing trends for 2018

The calendar says 2018 now, but does your marketing plan still say 2017? The world changes more quickly than ever, and the same is true of consumer habits. You may have resolved to get on the treadmill more often, but don’t let your company simply run in place. Pay attention to these emerging trends in the new year: It’s all about the voice And we’re not talking about that reality show on NBC. As smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home grow in popularity, voice-based searches and apps will become must-have items for consumers....

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‘Tis the season for preparing your holiday marketing campaign

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

‘Tis the season for preparing your holiday marketing campaign

The holiday season is not only a popular time of year but an important one for a lot of businesses. Digitally, we tend to see a noticeable increase in both online sales and engagement. Introducing a well-coordinated social media campaign during the holidays can help your message cut through the typical holiday clutter and reach your customers effectively. Think of your business’ social media accounts as your little elves and put them to work leading up to Christmas and New Year’s! The holidays make for a perfect opportunity to increase your...

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Seize the Day! Integrating national days into your marketing

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Seize the Day! Integrating national days into your marketing

There seems to be a day of observance for just about anything and everything, especially on social media. From Cheese Lover’s Day, Read a Book Day to National Puppy Day, there is ultimately a national holiday for everyone, every brand and every company. These often-silly celebrations have generated new and exciting opportunities for marketing professionals to reach a broader audience, create more social buzz and gain more business in the process. A few pointers: 1.) Create a calendar – A calendar that contains relevant national holidays will...

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Communicating after a disaster

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Blog, In the news 2 | 0 comments

Communicating after a disaster

One surprising challenge businesses may experience after a natural disaster is something that is usually pretty simple: communication. Whether you are trying to get in touch with your employees, team members or clients, communication can become a hurdle when power lines, cellular service and internet are down. Here are some of the best methods we found for communicating here at CONRIC after Hurricane Irma. Social Media: Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are great outlets for communicating before, during and after...

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Professional photography: you call the shots

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Professional photography: you call the shots

“A picture says a thousand words” – that old saying has never rung truer than in today’s fast-paced content driven world, making hiring a professional photographer more important than ever. More than a high-quality image, photographers deliver a professional face for your business, tell your story and show the world you are a company to be trusted. Customers connect better with companies that are genuine. Photos of your business, products, employees and events let your customers know who you are and what you’re about. Using your own...

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To use or not to use web design templates…

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

To use or not to use web design templates…

At CONRIC PR & Marketing, we create custom websites as well as work with formatted templates. Often, we make customization to web design templates to provide our clients with the best sites for their brands and organizations. Here are some pros and cons businesses should know about using web design templates. Template Pros: Quick functionality, tons of possibilities Many of the top websites first started with a simple template then artistic widgets and plug-ins were added to create a million dollar masterpiece. At CONRIC, our digital...

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