July 11, 2017

Nail It With Instagram

At #TeamOnsharp, we’re  always looking for ways different industries can take hold of the ever-changing social media world. Right now, we’re focusing on the construction industry and how Instagram can help captivate an audience of millions.   Here are a few ways you can nail it with your construction business on Instagram:
June 30, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @UngluedMarket for Sharing Unique Content with Like-Minded Creatives

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.
June 16, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @FargoBrewing for Crafting 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.
June 2, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @FargoNDSchools for Passing Their Social Exam

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 frequently 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.
May 26, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @FMWFChamber for Their Social Win at #FMWFCorpCup

At Onsharp, we love seeing businesses get excited about using digital platforms and social media for events. Encouraging attendees to connect with others digitally opens up another way for participants to connect with one another – plus, it allows individuals who can’t physically be at the event to follow conversations on social media. The #FMWFCorpCup committee knew and embraced this at this year’s Corporate Cup, which is why they’ve earned this week’s #HighFiveFriday.
May 22, 2017

Make It Rain With Snapchat

If you’re a follower of #TeamOnsharp, you know that we’re always looking for ways different industries can take hold of the ever-changing social media world. Today, we’re going to focus on the finance industry and how you can attract a younger audience with one of the hottest social apps out there: Snapchat.
May 18, 2017

5 Deadly Mistakes of Using Stock Photography

When someone says “stock photography,” it can send shivers down spines of creatives in the advertising field. In 2016, 7.6% of marketers said stock photos had the most impact despite being the most frequent visual. Meanwhile, 41.5% of marketers said that original graphics performed best.  Stock photos are commonly used for smaller agencies and businesses because it can be a quick, simple solution to finding high-quality photos in little to no time. 
April 21, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @FMWFChamber for Connecting the Community Through Social

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 @FMWFChamber’s Instagram account! The Chamber promotes economic growth and prosperity in business and for its members through leadership in advocacy, education, and engagement. While they are busy fulfilling their […]
April 7, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @Hotel_Donaldson for Fresh & Compelling 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 High Five Friday series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are just really good at interacting with their followers on social.
April 6, 2017

Are You Showing Up on Google? Here’s How Paid Search Can Help.

With over 215 million online shoppers in the US, it’s more crucial than ever for your business to have a strong online presence. Poor, little, or no exposure on search engines can be a major downfall for your company, and potential customers will seek business elsewhere.
April 4, 2017

Are You Managing Your Business on Google?

When you Google your business, what shows up? With over 3.5 billion searches per day on this search engine, it’s crucial that your customers can find what they’re looking for. And if they can’t find you, everything else in your online strategy is a waste of time.
March 28, 2017

Why the Amount of Content in Your Email Matters

In the last three years, email has made a comeback that has shocked specialists in the marketing industry. Today, it’s considered a necessary component in online marketing strategies. But the question is: are audiences really reading them?
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 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 […]
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?