Social Media Monday: Trending Topics from Around the Web

The world of social media is ever changing.  There’s always something new and exciting for consumers and business owners alike, whether it’s an app or new marketing tools.  Keeping up with all of the latest social media news can be overwhelming, so here’s a quick run-down of some of the top social media news stories you should know about. Read More

Social Media Monday: #shoponSHOP for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again! You’ve began your holidays shopping list, you’re currently being inundated with shopping sales and a mini-christmas is being delivered to your door every other day when he mailman arrives. Although holiday shopping can get a little crazy, it is our absolute favorite time of year. We love checking off our own gift list, but what we love even MORE is seeing the deals that our loyal costumers are finding daily on SHOP.COM!  Read More

Social Media Monday: Visual Content vs. Text Content

In early October Market America sent two members of the social media team to Las Vegas, Nevada for PubCon.  The premier social media and optimization conference featured many distinguished keynote speakers as well as informative breakout sessions guided by some of the best in the field.  Throughout the 3 day convention, the overarching theme from each speaker and breakout session was the importance of visual content.  Each session touched on the significance of using visual content verses plain text as analytics show visual content outperforms text.  Read on to learn more about why you should always include visual content in your social media posts. Read More

Social Media Monday: Facebook Gives Fans Options

One of the things we love most about Facebook is their solid commitment to creating and maintaining the best user experience.  According to Facebook for Business,  “With over one billion people visiting Pages every month, people are already turning to Pages to learn more about businesses, and now we’re updating Pages to help businesses build mobile presence and communicate with customers more easily.”  Facebook arms business pages with the tools to view how well individual posts are performing as well as how many views each post has.  With the constant changes in Facebook’s algorithms, we’ve noticed is a decline in numbers on our page insights.  Read on to find out how to ensure you never miss a post on our corporate and brand pages. Read More

Social Media Monday: Trending Topics from Around the Web

There has been a lot of news lately in the social world. From new social platforms that are emerging and paving their way into the social limelight to oldie-but-goodie social networks that continue to change the social media game and create and expand on their technologies. We think it is of utmost importance to stay current on the ever changing social media world. In this week’s Social Media Monday, we’re catching up on some hot topics that are trending all over the web. If you haven’t already, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the articles below:  Read More

Social Media Monday: Periscope for Business

It’s no secret that live streaming has become the new trend on social media! With several mobile apps available like Periscope and SnapChat, businesses are now engaging with their followers more organically than ever before. Periscope is a great way to remove the veil and allow your followers to get to know your brand better through the power of social media! Read on to see how you can use live streaming for your business. Read More

Social Media Monday: Benefits of Scheduling Social Media Posts


Have you ever thought, “I really need to post on social media, I just don’t have time right now?”  Often times as an entrepreneur one of the toughest skills is time management.  Even as a skilled entrepreneur, everyone has moments when things keep piling on your to do list.  Living in a technology driven culture, businesses can’t afford to fall behind on social media.  Customers and potential prospects expect daily posts and interactions from business pages.  Luckily there are many services that provide businesses of all sizes an easy way to schedule social media across multiple platforms. Read More

Social Media Monday: Top Tips for Running Social Media Giveaways

It is no lie…people love free stuff. People love free stuff so much that they would pretty much do anything you ask them to for a chance to win said free stuff. We believe that running a social media giveaway is one of the best ways to engage with your audience and build a relationship with them. Sweepstakes and giveaways are a great way to gain followers and to get your followers to spread your name and personal brand for free. Read More

Social Media Monday: What Happens in a Social Minute (Infographic)

Did you know that since 2013 the global internet population has grown nearly 20%? That’s right, in less than 3 years the population on the internet and social media has grown from 2.4 billion people to 3.2 billion people. Connectedness paves the way for innovation, technological improvements, business growth and much, much more.  Read More

Social Media Monday: Share Your SHOP.COM Purchases on Social Media Using #shoponSHOP

We continue to preach the power of social media and the importance that it has to a businesses success and relationship with their customers. Our dedicated UnFranchise Owners and loyal SHOP.COM customers help us prove that power over and over again. With our most recent campaign, we have asked you to share your SHOP.COM purchases on social media using the hashtag, #shoponSHOP. In just 4 short weeks, over 1,500 posts have been generated on Instagram alone using the hashtag. Read More