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 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.
May 16, 2018

Our Favorite Mobile Apps and Why We Love Them

Here at Onsharp, we turn the craziest ideas into amazing mobile apps, and we love it! Our work with mobile apps day in and day out gives us a strong appreciation for an app with stellar design and an intuitive user experience. We especially love apps that solve life problems, or just offer a fun respite from our busy days. We asked #TeamOnsharp to share their favorite mobile apps and why they loved them. Check out which ones made our top list:
May 10, 2018

The Best Social Channel for Your Industry

Social media is more than just a place to connect with family and friends. It’s a place to connect with your customers, and get them talking about your brand. When it comes to marketing through social media, it’s important to assess which channels will drive the most impact for your business. When making this decision, ask yourself two questions: Where is your audience, and what type of content would you like to share?
May 8, 2018

3 Mind-Saving Solutions for Too Much Technology

May is Mental Health Awareness month! Every year, Mental Health America spreads awareness that mental health is essential to everyone’s well being through local events, screenings, and health challenges through the month of May. Here at #TeamOnsharp, we were interested in learning more about the impacts of technology on mental health, and what steps we can all take to have a healthier relationship with technology. Read on to see some of the potential risks of over-indulgence in technology, and what we can do to keep our mind and body healthy in the modern age.
May 4, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to @FargoPlayhouse for Sharing Their Mission on 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 #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 2, 2018

How Important are Sitemaps?

Depending on the size of your website, you may have a complex architecture of pages, navigation, links, back links, and more. But whether your website is small or large, the importance of having a sitemap for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) can’t be ignored.
April 27, 2018

5 Essential Rules for App Design

It’s a tough world out there for apps. More than 75% of users that download an app open it once and never return. Yet as mobile technology advances, it’s becoming more and more crucial for some businesses to meet their customers where they are – on the go. A mobile app gives you the opportunity to communicate with your customers in a way that was never possible before. So what best practices can you use in your app design to encourage retention from your customers? Read on to see our breakdown of 5 essential rules for app design.
April 25, 2018

5 Things to Add to Your May Content Calendar

May is right around the corner, which means we’re close to summer! Whether it’s starting to enjoy the warm weather or enjoying different events of the season, May is an exciting time. Making the most of this time for your business starts with strategically-timed content marketing. And with so many different companies competing for the attention of your audience, it’s essential you hit people with smart, targeted messages.
April 13, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to @20BelowCoffee for Creating Memorable Moments on Social Media

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 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.
March 30, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to @FargoJetCenter for Soaring Miles Above the Rest on 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 various social media accounts to highlight in our #HighFiveFriday series. These accounts may excel because they used the perfect hashtag, have an amazing online presence, or are just really good at interacting with followers on social. For This Week’s #HighFiveFriday, we’re featuring @FargoJetCenter. The Fargo Jet Center is a full service aviation company based out of Fargo’s Hector International Airport. They are they region’s largest private aviation operation providing award-winning aircraft maintenance, and the […]
March 28, 2018

4 Things to Add to Your April Content Calendar

April is almost here, which means Spring is upon us (or it should be)! Whether it comes to starting to get ready for summer plans or finally cracking down on that spring cleaning, April is an exciting time. But with so many different companies competing for the attention of your audience, it’s essential you hit people with smart, targeted messages. That starts with strategically-timed content marketing.
March 21, 2018

How To Craft the Perfect Event Recap Blog or Email

The event you hosted is over, your guests have gone home, and everything has been packed away. Now what?  It’s time to focus on crafting an event recap blog or email to share with your attendees and your community!
March 1, 2018

#TeamOnsharp Welcomes Izzy Peterson as a Website Project Coordinator

We’re excited to introduce Izzy Peterson as Onsharp’s new Website Project Coordinator! In this role, Izzy will work with our teams to transition clients from a signed website proposal to project completion.
February 16, 2018

#HighFiveFriday to @WestFargoPolice for their Outstanding Public Service on Social Media

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 various social media accounts to highlight in our #HighFiveFriday series. These accounts may excel because they used the perfect hashtag, have an amazing online presence, or are just really good at interacting with followers on social.
February 15, 2018

2018 Digital Marketing Predictions

2018 Digital Marketing Predictions The world of Digital Marketing is a rapidly evolving, fluid workspace. Last month’s technological breakthrough can lend to this month’s newest way to engage with customers. Due to this changing environment, it’s difficult to stay on top of which trends will rule your marketing strategies in the year to come. At Onsharp, we’re all about creating the perfect digital marketing strategy to drive growth for your business. To help your business stay ahead of the curve, we put together our top Digital Marketing predictions to keep an eye on in 2018.   Prediction #1: The time […]
February 13, 2018

The Benefits to Adding #Hashtags to your Twitter Bio

Hashtags can help your messages increase reach and visibility while connecting you with people and organizations with similar interests. But, hashtags have a lot of pull in another space on Twitter – your bio. Here are some tips on how you can use hashtags to your bio and why it’s a good idea:
February 9, 2018

Giving Back for Giving Hearts Day

At Onsharp, we believe it’s important to give back to the communities we live in, and we were recently able to do that through our #GivingHeartsDay Posterboard giveaway. From January 29 – February 8, nonprofits had the opportunity to sign up for a FREE Posterboard account for life.