Thank you Clemson World for your super fun Friday Profile shout out today! We absolutely love it. It included some fun Q&A with ADS founder Andrea D. Smith. (If you didn't know, Clemson is Andrea's alma mater. Now ya know!). Check it out - plus the bonus :15 video shared with Clemson World fans … Continue reading Clemson World shouts out The ADS Agency!
Do you remember what your One Word for 2018 is? Now's a great time to go back and reflect on that. Not too late to incorporate it afresh or to a deeper extent in your world!! Read our original One Word for 2018 New Year's Eve Blog. Watch our original One Word for 2018 Video … Continue reading Mid-Year Check-In: How’s that One Word coming along?
Wondering what IGTV is, why it is and how to use it? Here are all the basics to get you started - including how to upload a video from mobile and web (once that bug is fixed). Check out our video tutorial below plus these tips and things to know (be sure to watch the intro … Continue reading How to do IGTV: Learn the Basics of Instagram Television
You wouldn't necessarily think there's much you could learn about business from a guy who's a forester. Growing up (and even now), my dad loved tromping around in the woods, tackling the nation's largest forest fires, prescribing forest fires and probably so much more I have not a clue about. He's now the pastor of a small, … Continue reading 8 Lessons my Dad Taught Me about Business
Anybody can use a social media management platform like HootSuite, Buffer or Sprout Social to manage and schedule social media posts, tweets, etc. But what if you manage several social media accounts? What if you want to do some real engagement with your Twitter followers without taking forever to scroll through that Twitter home page … Continue reading A Better Way to Use Twitter: TweetDeck Tips 2018
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. - Mark Twain How do you cut through the noise out there for your business? The first basic step is to start with differentiation. But how do you go about differentiating your business (or yourself) from everyone else … Continue reading How to differentiate yourself: for entrepreneurs, personal branders (which we all are) AND career professionals.
If you have a business page on Facebook, you might’ve noticed several notifications all about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) on your page over the past few weeks. If you're in the US like we are, you probably checked it out and then became a bit confused about what it really is. Then you might’ve … Continue reading Overwhelmed by GDPR? We get it. Let’s talk it out.
When we're little, we never really realize how important, special, marvelous and INCREDIBLY wise our mothers actually are. Of course, it's not until we get much older that that begins to make sense to us. In this latest video, we're chatting all about the marketing lessons we can get from our moms. Check it out … Continue reading What moms can teach us about marketing
So you've hired your first marketing person ever. Congratulations! Now what?? What should you expect? How should you work together? Well there are a LOT of things to know there, but here are 3 simple things you can do right away to make sure you're getting the most out of your new relationship: Know that … Continue reading How to Treat Your New Marketer
If you're a new business owner, you already know: you're the chief cook and bottle washer, main sales guy, marketing guru, CFO and everything else all in one. But exactly how DO we get people to buy something? What is that journey that we as consumers or even B2B (business-to-business) buyers go through in order … Continue reading How do you get people to buy something? Understanding the basics of Customer Journeys.