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Maggie Happe

Maggie Happe is a recent graduate of Creighton University and a contributor to Social Media Contractors.

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Resources - I teach English to freshmen in college, which means that 99 percent of the time, the answer to their question can be found on an assignment sheet that they didn’t read before emailing me, or is something I said in class that they...
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Advertising - Social media is a fantastic place to share testimonials. If you don’t have some, gather them.Testimonials are important for a few reasons. First, people are simply more inclined to trust businesses when you’re not the only one...
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Resources - There are plenty of ways to run your social media. At this point in the development of the Internet and its subsequent platforms, it is pretty much undisputed that companies and businesses can and should use social media for branding,...
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Tech - Lately, the world and the news have discussed in length that millennials are too attached to their cell phones and smart phones. Why is this? Well, members of the younger generation theoretically feels that technology is the only way...
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Advice - What are testimonials, and how can you use them in your marketing?Most marketers are aware that customer-shared content and reviews are more crucially important than ever before. Approximately 88% of consumers trust online...
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Advertising -Budget cuts, different marketing strategies, mergers, the list goes on: During the years I’ve worked in social media, I’ve heard some pretty good reasons for why companies might choose to no longer invest in social media. (Like,...
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Advice -Franchises and/or multiple locations can be tricky beasts when it comes to social media. There are generally 2 routes you can take: Some brands create one massive brand account page for all information about relevant locations and...
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Advertising -You know that one time, when your company was featured in an amazing article in your local newspaper or a national blog? Even if this hasn’t happened to you recently, a media feature can be one of the very best things to happen to...
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Advertising -This is alarming to me, but apparently password hacking is one of the most enjoyable hacks for bad guys, because it fuels their sense of exploration and desire to figure out a problem. (Sounds like hackers need someone to buy them a...
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Advertising -Video is a tricky beast to tame. Especially if you have never dipped your toe into the waters where your brand is responsible for visuals, voice and the combination of the two, videography might seem rather intimidating. However,...
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Advertising -As I was beginning to describe what clients should expect from their social media partner, I realized that everything I was writing sounded a lot like being in a long-term relationship. There’s the components of trust, of...
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Advice - In case you have not seen it, people can now literally express their anger with you on Facebook in the form of an angry, red-faced scary looking emoji. Facebook Reactions, the redesigned “like” button, gives users a way to...
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Advice - Ever heard of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs? If you’ve taken a Psychology 101 class or brushed up on basic psychological theory (which if you’re a marketer, should frankly be a no-brainer), you’ve probably heard of Abraham...
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Advertising -When you are marketing a product, there is a host of ways to showcase that product. You could shoot some beautiful photography, or better yet, find a beautiful person to hold your product. You could also style the product in...
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Tech -What does it mean to “break the Internet?” Time Magazine associates the term with celebrities, calling attempts to destroy the Internet “calculated PR maneuvers, designed to maximize social media hype and make themselves, or...
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Tech -Please note that this post is not titled “Your Brand Needs to Be on Snapchat ASAP” or “Why Aren’t You on Snapchat Yet?” I do not think your brand needs to join the platform immediately, and I do not think it is a good fit...