5 Strategic Thinking Insights from the Minnesota Marketing Summit
Last week, we set aside our nine to five so we could soak in all that the Minnesota Marketing Summit had to offer. Not only were we proud to serve as the exclusive sock sponsor of the event but we also enjoyed supporting our Co-Founder and Visionary, Emily Pritchard, as she moderated the Social Media […]
How Twitter’s new 280-character limit creates new opportunities for Marketers.
We’ve all been there, the funniest story or best closing line, but just a few too many characters to fit into 140 characters. While “brevity is the soul of wit,” Twitter’s newest update allows its users 280 characters to express themselves on the platform. Twitter tested this feature in September before granting access to all […]
#SmartSocialSummit 2017: Stay true, find balance, and give your audience a voice.
October is coming to a close, which means it’s that time of year where we hop a plane to Austin, Texas, to join the smartest in social at the annual Spredfast Summit. Our team took in keynotes, panels, breakouts, and one-on-one conversations to glean insights about the social media industry and its ever-evolving role in […]
Reimagining Human Connectivity at Social Media Week
Four days, 27 sessions, and 114 Instagram stories later, social strategist Gina Vo landed back in Minneapolis. We sent Gina to Los Angeles, which played host to one of the nation’s four Social Media Week events this year. The event sported a tagline of “Reimagining Human Connectivity,” a compelling topic after Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook manifesto […]
5 Insights Marketers Need to Know from the Social Shake Up
Two TSL team members hopped a plane last week, traveling to Atlanta for the 2017 Social Shake Up Show. Account Managers Alli Kahle and Kelsey Orthaus made the trip to network, gain insights, identify pain points, and see what the industry’s sharpest minds offered to take on social media’s most pressing issues. From Facebook advertising […]
Bringing Social Media to Life with iMPuLSe Creative
Recently, we were given the opportunity to paint our wall, but not in a “What color would you like your wall?” kind of way. We wanted to do something fresh, something new, and something that would encourage conversation. How does a social media agency do that? To bring this to life, we wanted to work […]
Beyond The Platform: Shortcuts to Social Media Success
Best practices are ever-changing. Tweet with an image to increase engagement. Instagram now lets you post 16:9 photos, so fill the screen. Don’t ask for likes on Facebook. Vertical video performs better than horizontal on mobile. The weekly and monthly updates are a constant barrage that, in all honesty, aren’t always worth keeping up on. […]
Breaking Down Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Update
Facebook recently announced changes in its evaluation and ranking methods concerning branded posts and profiles appearing within users’ News Feeds. It was a very official, albeit humdrum, way of saying that the platform will show its users more content that A, they like on a regular basis, and B, their friends engage with on a […]