July 25, 2018

5 Things to Add to Your August Content Calendar

August is near, which means we’re almost at the end of summer. Whether it’s enjoying the last few warm summer days or preparing to head back to school, August is an exciting time of year. That means there’s a lot to talk about. But with so many different things competing for the attention of your audience, it’s essential you hit people with smart, targeted messages. That starts with strategically-timed content marketing.
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 […]
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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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.
April 11, 2018

Are Keywords or Topics More Important for SEO?

The landscape of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) changes so frequently that it can be a challenge to keep up. While search marketers could once stuff keywords into meta tags to soar to the #1 rank on Google, we’re now left in a world where algorithms change every 6-8 weeks and the recipe for success becomes more and more convoluted. So, in this new world, what works better? A keyword strategy or a topic strategy? Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.
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.