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!
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.
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!
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:
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.
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 […]