July 19, 2018

Get Creative with Instagram Live

Instagram live has several features that give you an opportunity to get creative with your business’s marketing. From applying filters to your live stream to adding a friend or brand to your broadcast, the options are endless! 
July 17, 2018

📅Today is 🌎World Emoji Day!🎉

Did you know that today, July 17th, is officially World Emoji Day? For those who may be asking – what is an emoji? An emoji is a small icon used to display ideas or emotions, or to put it plain and simple, these: 😀👍🏻😁🙌🏻😂🔥🤣💥😃💦😄☀️😅☔️😉 . Scientific studies have shown that viewing emojis can increase your enjoyment, and create a positive interaction by being friendly, emotional, and personal. In honor of this wonderful holiday, we’re sharing a few tips on how you can use emojis in your marketing to create a fun, light-hearted experience to connect with your audience. #1: Tell a […]
July 13, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to @FargoParks for Sharing Fun in the Sun

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 #HighFiveFriday blog series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are just really good at interacting with followers on social. For this week’s #HighFiveFriday, we’re featuring @FargoPark‘s Twitter account. With over 2,100 acres of land, the Fargo Park District maintains numerous park and recreation facilities in Fargo with the goal of making lives better. Keep reading to see why we […]
July 11, 2018

Benefits of Blogging on Your Website

Have you ever considered creating a blog for your website, but questioned if it was the right move for your business? Onsharp’s answer will always be YES — a blog is crucial for your website! Read on to find out why. Content is Key The content that makes up your website is extremely important when it comes to Search Engine Optimization. While Google’s algorithms continuously evolve to prioritize certain factors, larger shifts have been made to the way that Google will display information. Rather than relying on keywords alone, the algorithms work to identify the intent of the searcher to provide them with […]
July 6, 2018

How to QA Your Mobile App

There’s no better feeling than releasing a brand new mobile app. Adding new and improved value to your customer’s journey is always a win! But it’s important to not let that excitement get in the way of properly testing your new app before releasing it to the world. There’s nothing worse than releasing an app too early only to discover a laundry list of items that need to be addressed right away. Talk about stress! Read on to learn why it’s important to test your app and see what you should look for when you’re testing.
June 29, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to Fargo Stuff for Creating Clever Content

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 #HighFiveFriday blog series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are just really good at interacting with followers on social. For this week’s #HighFiveFriday, we’re featuring @fargostuff‘s Instagram account. Fargo Stuff is a premier eCommerce company located downtown Fargo with a passion for creating unique apparel, artwork & gifts that exemplify the quality of our city. Keep reading […]
June 27, 2018

The Importance of Computer Security

Computer security often isn’t thought about until a problem arises – and at that point, a break in security can cause harmful and potentially major problems. Because we all want to keep our computers and information safe, we have some answers to some frequently asked questions about potential security issues and how you can prevent them from happening to you.
June 21, 2018

6 Things to Add to Your July Content Calendar

For me, July marks the half-way point of summer and is one of my favorite months. July is full of activity at the beginning of the month, with the 4th of July, and stays busy with all sorts of fun summer activities.
June 19, 2018

#TeamOnsharp Welcomes Connor Engel to the Business Development Team

Our Business Development team is growing at Onsharp! Connor Engel recently joined us as a Business Development Representative. In this role, Connor will work to establish meaningful relationships with clients in order to help them reach their business goals.
June 15, 2018

Kirsten Rhody Joins #TeamOnsharp as Business Development Manager

Onsharp is thrilled to announce that Kirsten Rhody has joined the team as a Business Development Manager! In this role, Kirsten will work out of the Twin Cities and surrounding areas in Minnesota, expanding the territory as part of Onsharp’s Business Development team.
June 15, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to The White House Co. for Curating Beautiful Content on Instagram

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 #HighFiveFriday blog series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are just really good at interacting with followers on social.
June 14, 2018

Inspiring Examples of #ThrowbackThursday for Your Content Calendar

Adding trending hashtags to your hashtag strategy can be a great way to humanize your brand and inspire ideas for content. As one of the most popular trending hashtags, it’s almost guaranteed you’ll see #ThrowbackThursday circulate your social media feeds on any given Thursday of the month. For those of you who have always wondered what it means and have never mustered up the courage to use it, you’re in the right place.
June 8, 2018

#TeamOnsharp Welcomes Megan Skjonsby to the Marketing Team

We’re excited to announce that Megan Skjonsby has joined #TeamOnsharp in Marketing.
June 6, 2018

3 Apps that Nail User Experience

When building a new app, there are many factors to take into account. What goal does the app accomplish? How do we want to guide users from opening the app to achieving that goal? How much (or little) information do we want to share in the app experience?
June 1, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to @BernBaums for Creating a Delectable Instagram Feed

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 #HighFiveFriday blog series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are just really good at interacting with followers on social.
May 31, 2018

3 Tips to Amplify Your Google Analytics

Google Analytics is an extremely helpful tool that allows you to build insights about your audience and improve their experience on your website. All within one tool, you can analyze traffic coming to your site, map out where your visitors are going and how they got there, and even attribute conversions. With so many features available, it can be a challenge to know where to start to maximize your analytical scope. Read on to find some tips and tricks to get the most out of your time in Google Analytics.
May 24, 2018

5 Reasons Why We ❤️ WordPress

At Onsharp, we’re all about creating beautiful websites that are easy to manage. We understand that employees at small businesses tend to wear many important hats, and relying on a developer to make updates on their website can create a staggering bottleneck. They need a system that allows them to be light and nimble on their feet when it comes to making updates. To bring this necessary ease of access to our clients, we’re building our websites on WordPress or Umbraco. For today, we’re focusing on WordPress and why it’s one of our favorite content management systems (CMS). Read on […]
May 22, 2018

10 Things to Add to Your June Content Calendar

The first month of the summer presents several opportunities to create excellent content that connects to the warm weather, fun holidays, and local events. We’ve hand-picked 10 content ideas that you can make your own on your social media channels, or in your blogs and emails. We believe one of the best ways to connect with your audience is with timely, relevant content. Check it out!
May 18, 2018

COMING SOON: New Google Analytics Retention Settings

Have you heard? Google recently announced new data retention controls that allow you to manage how long your user and event data are stored by your Google Analytics account. These new data retention settings will take effect on Friday, May 25th.
May 18, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to @FargoBrewing for Brewing Up a Great Twitter Feed

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 #HighFiveFriday blog series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are just really good at interacting with followers on social.