December 5, 2017

Social Media Trends from 2017

From live videos to face filters, 2017 was an exciting year for social media marketing. With 2.80 billion global social media users, marketers got creative with their online marketing tactics. Let’s look back at the biggest social media trends of 2017.
November 30, 2017

How To Craft the Perfect Event Recap Blog or Email

The event you hosted is over, the guests have gone home, and the decorations have been packed away. Now what?  It’s time to focus on crafting an event recap blog or email to share with your event’s participants and your entire community.
October 25, 2017

5 Things to Add to Your November Content Calendar

Sweaters, turkey dinner, and putting up holiday lights are the things that come to mind for the month of November. It can get very loud in the marketing space during this time of year, so it’s essential your content marketing is creative enough to stand out from the noise.
September 21, 2017

10 Things You Should Add to Your October Content Calendar

Fall is upon us! That means sweater weather, homecomings, bonfires, Halloween time and more. How are you planning to connect with your customers through your content in October?
September 19, 2017

How to Use Instagram to Highlight Company Culture

When it comes to employee satisfaction and productivity, company culture is becoming more important than ever – just look at the stats from recent research:
August 11, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to Izumi for Sharing Delicious 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 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.
July 25, 2017

Reap What You Sow on Social Media

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 agriculture industry and how social media can cultivate relationships with your clients and stakeholders. Here’s how you can continue to build important relationships and reap what you sow on social media.
July 14, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @TheArtsPartnership for Tapping into Social Creativity

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 @TheArtsPartnership. As a dynamic umbrella arts organization in the Fargo-Moorhead area, The Arts Partnership is devoted to making sure the arts and culture in our community are being communicated […]
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 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 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. 
May 12, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @MoorheadSchools for Acing Their Social Media 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 regularly 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.
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 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.
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.
October 27, 2016

How to Optimize your Blog Posts for SEO in 5 Minutes

As we’ve mentioned, blogging is a great resource in your content marketing strategy. But, did you know that actually writing the blog is only one part of having it be a knockout way of getting more traffic? Take a look at the slides below to learn more about how you can really make an impact with your blog content – it’ll only take you five minutes! How to Optimize Your Blog for SEO from Onsharp If you’re ready to learn about blogging and how to incorporate it into your content strategy, contact us today.
September 14, 2016

A Beginner’s Guide to Fargo-Moorhead Hashtags

Since the movie Fargo and the TV show Fargo have been produced, a perception of what people are like around here has been developed: laden in fuzzy down parkas, braced against the cold as we unconsciously exclaim “uffdah!” at any given moment, and drawing out our vowels when we talk. Ya, you betcha.
September 2, 2016

How the 80/20 Rule Can Inspire Your Content Marketing

As content marketers, we generate a lot of unique, original content. And most of the time, the creative juices are flowing enough that coming up with content is easy. But, no matter how good we are, we all have those days. Those days filled with moments of quiet frustration and staring at our computer screens. So, we search Google for the latest viral hit to use as inspiration. (What really caused Chewbacca mom to take over the internet? We may never know.) It’s times like these where marketers wish they had some sort of cheat sheet full of content marketing ideas and strategies […]