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5 Books to Read If You Want to Be a Better Writer

Whether you’re launching a brand or trying to grow your existing business, at some point, you’ll have to do some writing. Written content is one of the most important parts of your marketing strategy. But it can feel overwhelming if you aren’t a natural-born writer. Don’t fear! With the right tools and resources, anyone can…

The Role of Gratitude in Marketing

It’s the week of Thanksgiving, a time where we reflect on all that we’re grateful for. You also may be thinking about sending out emails and social posts to thank your audience and prime them for your Black Friday deals. But if Thanksgiving is the only time you express gratitude to your audience, you’re missing…

What You Need To Know About Parler and MeWe

Every year, a few new social media platforms vie for the attention of the general public. Some of these, like Snapchat and Tik Tok, actually become competition for the social media giants like Facebook and Instagram. And while new social networks pop up often, few have been as politically charged as Parler and MeWe. Today…

3 Copywriting Tips from Red Bird Social’s Abby Flynn

Regardless of your business type and the audience you serve, you’re going to have to think about copywriting at some point. From email subject lines to Facebook ads and social posts, the copy you share will play a big part in the first impression of your brand. The words you use and how you use…

A Guide to Audience Development

You finally did it. You’ve launched your brand or business. Now how do you attract an audience to what you do? The answer? You need to spend time focused on audience development. Read on to find out three important components of audience development, and how to attract your ideal customers to your brand or business.…

An Intro to Lead Magnets

So you’re doing the things. You’re planning content and getting online every day to post and create value for your business. You’re gaining new followers on social media and seeing an increase in your likes and shares. (Not doing these things yet? Find out how to build a social strategy that works right here.) But…

How to Create Save-Able Instagram Posts

Are you trying to grow your brand on Instagram, but feel like you’re coming up short? Maybe your likes have grown stale, engagement has dropped, or you’re having trouble gaining new followers. You’re not alone! And when it comes to the Instagram algorithm, saves might be the new likes when it comes to measuring your…

7 Tips For Social Media CTAs That Convert

By this point, it’s a given that if you’re building a brand or business, you need to be on social media. With over 3.8 billion social media users as of January 2020, platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are some of your best resources for establishing credibility and gaining loyal customers. By creating a great…

How to Curate Your Social Media Calendar

Are you looking to grow your brand on social media, but feeling unsure of where to start? With dozens of social platforms out there, building out a social media strategy can feel overwhelming. But there’s one tool that will make your job a whole lot easier: A social media calendar. When you curate a social media…

How To Do A Social Media Audit (And Why You Need One)

What does your social media presence say about your brand? If you haven’t that question lately, then it’s definitely time. In today’s digital world, your social presence will say more to your potential clients than your website, email list, and advertising efforts combined. Social media is often the first touchpoint for your potential clients and…