March 24, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @KilbourneGroup for Building a Strong Social Presence

At Onsharp, we love seeing local companies, people, and groups taking part in the latest social media trends. To show our appreciation and love, we choose one amazing social media account to highlight in our High Five Friday series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are really good at interacting with their followers on social. For this week’s #HighFiveFriday, we’re featuring @KilbourneGroup, a collective team sharing the vision of retaining and carrying forward the history of Fargo through thought leadership, the restoration of historic buildings, and the creation of new […]
March 22, 2017

What’s Your Favorite Chrome Extension?

As a digital marketer, multitasking becomes second nature. While managing several campaigns at a time is just part of the job, time management plays a key role in your success. And while checklists seem endless, there are several ways to make daily tasks easy to manage. Here at Onsharp, we keep our digital marketing toolbox stocked with the best tools available online. Google Chrome is a great browser, but its power is truly evident when you add and utilize Chrome extensions, which are small software programs that can modify and enhance the functionality of your Chrome browser. To help you maximize […]
March 10, 2017
Check out @CobberHoops in their wicked Mannequin Challenge

#HighFiveFriday to @CoSchedule for Their Recognizable Social Presence

At Onsharp, we love seeing local companies, people, and groups taking part in the latest social media trends. To show our appreciation and love, we choose amazing social media accounts to highlight in our High Five Friday series every other week. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are really good at interacting with their followers on social.
March 7, 2017

The Impact of Visual Elements in Your Email Campaigns

If they’re not already, email campaigns should be on your radar as one of your go-to marketing channels this year. Email audiences are continuously growing – and they’re going mobile, too. While designing an engaging email can be difficult, you can make a great impression on your audience and see a great ROI by understanding and implementing visual elements.
February 24, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @MATBUS for Driving Social Engagement

At Onsharp, we love seeing local companies, people, and groups taking part in the latest social media trends. To show our appreciation and love, we choose one amazing social media account to highlight in our High Five Friday series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are really good at interacting with their followers on social. For this week’s #HighFiveFriday, we’re letting @MATBUS take the wheel! If you didn’t already know, MATBUS is a public transportation system serving the communities of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth.  They operate Monday through Saturday, dedicating […]
February 16, 2017

Anna Soderholm Joins #TeamOnsharp as Marketing Coordinator

Please join us in welcoming a new face to #TeamOnsharp: Anna Soderholm! Anna will be fulfilling the role of Marketing Coordinator, acting as a connection between the Digital Marketing and Sales teams. Additionally, Anna will contribute to the company by writing online content and creating external communication strategies.
February 3, 2017

#TeamOnsharp Welcomes Trevor Christiansen to the Business Development Team

Onsharp is excited to welcome Trevor Christiansen as a Business Development Representative. Originally from Valley City, North Dakota, Trevor graduated with a degree in Communication Studies from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2011.
January 27, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @WFPSchools for Bringing School Pride to Twitter

At Onsharp, we love seeing local companies, people, and groups taking part in the latest social media trends. To show our appreciation and love, we choose one amazing social media account to highlight in our High Five Friday series every other week. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are really good at interacting with their followers on social.
January 26, 2017

How Social Media Platforms are Combating Mental Illnesses

Did you know? January is Mental Wellness Month. As of 2015, 1 in 5 United States adults experiences a mental illness in any given year. In the grand scheme of things, that equates to 43.8 million adults, though the statistics aren’t much different for children and teens. Out of the adults affected, research estimates that 50% experience symptoms of mental illness by age 14. But does social media have anything to do with this ever-increasing issue?
January 20, 2017

Keyword Density: What Keywords to Avoid and Why

There’s been a lot of discussion between SEO experts on the role keywords play in our content. And as Google continually updates their search algorithms, we only expect these discussions to continue.
January 13, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @DogIDs for Celebrating Our Love of Dogs

At Onsharp, we love seeing groups, individuals, and companies share their passions on social media. In fact, we love it so much that we dedicate every other Friday to our #HighFiveFriday series. In this series, we give a virtual “high five!” to those we think go above and beyond on social media.
January 10, 2017

The Golden Trio of Content Marketing

There are popular trios all over the world. From the Harry Potter fandom’s Golden Trio to Destiny’s Child to the lifesaving “Stop, Drop, and Roll” as some of the most popular, there’s no shortage of groups of three. But can you guess what makes up the Golden Trio of Content Marketing?
January 6, 2017

Do I Need an App or a Mobile Responsive Website?

With the rise of smartphone ownership and mobile app availability, it’s become common practice to rely on smartphones for internet access. And when you add in Google’s website ranking preferences, it’s no surprise that businesses everywhere are making the move to improve their websites and build mobile apps. But how do you choose which one is right for your business? We sat down with some of our web development and design experts to see what they thought. Keep reading to see what Joe Hixson (JH), Mike Unser (MU), and Jerad Barbot (JB) have to say about choosing between mobile responsive websites and mobile apps:
December 30, 2016

#HighFiveFriday to the YMCA of Cass Clay

The New Year is in sight! What’s your resolution? If it’s fitness related, you’re not alone! Around 85% of people who make resolutions commit to self-improvement or weight loss goals each new year at midnight.
December 20, 2016

What You Need to Know About Twitter Cards

With Twitter’s latest decision to re-define their 140 character limit, marketers and developers are rejoicing, and with reason. But did you know? There’s been a revamped tweet option for us all along! One of the most underestimated objects in the marketing and development world is the Twitter Card. Built with the ability to preview large images, rich photos, videos, and more, these cards can be embedded on your website or into your blogs to extend social reach. By simply adding specific HTML lines to your website, a Twitter Card will be added to links shared from your website.
December 16, 2016
Check out @CobberHoops in their wicked Mannequin Challenge

Shout Out to Junkyard Brewing Company for This Week’s #HighFiveFriday

It’s no secret that Fargo-Moorhead has a lot of bars and breweries, and more are opening up every day. We’ve already highlighted one of our favorites, Drekker Brewing, and this week we’re going to welcome another Brewery to our #HighFiveFriday lineup of winners: Junkyard Brewing Company. The brewery has an interesting story, involving a college guy and a dream. Since his dream took off in 2012, the Junkyard team has been hard at work concocting their unique brews and hosting events in their taproom. While their taproom is a great place to be, let’s take a look at why their social media […]
December 13, 2016

How to Incorporate Holiday Spirit Into Your Website

It’s the best time of the year – it’s the holiday season! There’s snow on the ground, the spirit of giving is in the air, and the movie Elf is on TV at least once a week. Wherever you go, this season hits you in the face with as much force as the snow that’s been coming down in North Dakota. via GIPHY It’s easy to get excited about the holidays when you’re out and about. But did you know that you can get people excited about it when they go to your website, too? We got together and brainstormed […]
November 18, 2016
Check out @CobberHoops in their wicked Mannequin Challenge

#HighFiveFriday to @CobberHoops for their Mannequin Challenge

At Onsharp, we love seeing local companies, people, and groups taking part in the latest social media trends. To show our appreciation and love, we choose one stellar social media account to highlight in our High Five Friday series every othe rweek. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are really good at interacting with their followers on social. This week, we’re choosing to highlight Concordia College‘s Men’s Basketball team for taking part in the latest trend, the Mannequin Challenge.
November 17, 2016

How to Have a Knockout #ThrowbackThursday

It’s Thursday! Thursdays bring many great things – like looking forward to Friday, $5 movies for college students, and the ever-wonderful #ThrowbackThursday on social media platforms. To many, using #ThrowbackThursday (aka: #TBT) is simply a fun way to bring up old memories, share embarrassing photos, or to show the progress they’ve made toward a given goal.
November 9, 2016

Jacob Dahl Joins #TeamOnsharp as Director of Business Development

We’re excited to announce that Jacob (Jake) Dahl has joined the #TeamOnsharp Leadership team as Director of Business Development!