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.
September 27, 2017

Get Creative with Instagram Live

Instagram has announced that you can now apply filters to your live stream, giving you an opportunity to get creative with your business’s marketing. While the rollout began last Thursday, it could take several weeks for it to reach the 700 million monthly active users.
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:
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.
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 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.
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.
December 20, 2016

What You Need to Know About Twitter Cards

With Twitter’s latest decision to re-define their 140 character limit, marketers and developers are rejoicing, and with reason. But did you know? There’s been a revamped tweet option for us all along! One of the most underestimated objects in the marketing and development world is the Twitter Card. Built with the ability to preview large images, rich photos, videos, and more, these cards can be embedded on your website or into your blogs to extend social reach. By simply adding specific HTML lines to your website, a Twitter Card will be added to links shared from your website.
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 25, 2016

5 Ways to Add Holidays and Observances to Your Annual Content Calendar

If you’ve been reading our blogs, you know we have a lot of resources when it comes to annual content calendars and other content marketing topics. Looking for some more inspiration for your content? Take a look at the slides below and see why it’s important to include things like holidays and observances into your content strategy.
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 […]
July 26, 2016

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 22, 2016

Learn How Social Media Has Impacted American Crystal Sugar Company

At Onsharp, we love when companies use social media to enhance and grow their digital presence – that’s why we offer many digital marketing and social media services. We followed up with Lisa Borgen from American Crystal Sugar Company, one of our social media adopters, and asked her some questions about how their presence on social media has impacted their team and organization. Read on to hear what she had to say about their experience. 
July 19, 2016

How Social Media Can Help Recruit Talent to Your Team

At Onsharp, seeing companies use social media to grow their business, build relationships, and achieve goals is what gets us excited. And because we want to see more of it, we’re showcasing just a few of the ways social media can help your team recruit new talent.
July 14, 2016

#HighFiveFriday to @FamilyWellFGO for Being Personable on Twitter

At Onsharp, we love seeing the little things being shared that give people a clear and meaningful understanding of what an organization, an individual, or topic is all about. So each week we feature a person, group or organization who is using social media to make a positive impact. This week, our #HighFiveFriday goes to @FamilyWellFGO for their personable yet informational presence on Twitter. Family Wellness Fargo, a partnership between Sanford Health and the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties, works to connect the people of the Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo area to a facility that not only focuses on their health, but also on their […]