Arik Hanson Shares Tips on Likeable Content, Creating Social Media That Gets Clicks

ACH Communications Principal and Digital PR Consultant Arik Hanson recently gave an insightful and well-received presentation to The Social Lights Community Manager Training Program class outlining the ins and outs of creating favorable content for social media. In a slideshow titled “Likeable Content: How to Create Social Media Content that Gets Clicks,” Hanson offered students […]

Lee Odden Teaches CMTP About Effective Content Creation, SEO

Author of Optimize, CEO of TopRank Marketing, and content/SEO specialist Lee Odden recently provided words of wisdom to The Social Lights Community Management Training Program class in a presentation that emphasized the importance of storytelling in content creation and search engine optimization. The presentation was as inspiring as it was informative, given by a professional […]

The Social Lights Kicks Off First-Ever Community Manager Training Program

Instructor Amy Bryant kicked off the class with a quote: In recognition of the importance and growth of social media for business, Minneapolis-based company The Social Lights LLC recently launched a Community Manager Training Program. The six-week course is dedicated to teaching 15 students about community management and aiding in job placement with various organizations […]

Social Media + Conferences

Remember the days of “silence your cell phones and pagers?” When only a handful of rude people in the room decided to check their email during the keynote or sneak a peek at sports scores during the panel discussion? Oh how the times have changed! Now, conference attendees not come toting tablets and smartphones, but […]

Introducing…Embedded Tweets!

https://twitter.com/#!/SocialLightUp/status/144194604357517312 http://twitter.com/#!/MissMarthaMae/status/144962003348361217 https://twitter.com/#!/SocialLightUp/status/144131199793774593 Oh What Fun it is to…embed tweets! #GeekChic #NerdAlert {I think it’s time we embed random hashtags as well!}

Social Media & the Future of Shopping

Shoppers are Getting Social! The shift from traditional to digital advertising and communications is occurring rapidly, especially for retailers. Those that are slow to shift to social media and digital promotions will be left dazed in the dust. The companies that figure out how to harness the power of social media to their full advantage […]