Tag: Facebook

Simple “How To’s”​ to Increase Social Media Engagement

Next week I am the guest speaker for the Peabody Area Chamber Lunch & Round Table and they have asked me to help their members find simple ways to get some traction, maximize visibility, and find the audience for their business or organization. In short, they are looking for ways to improve the time they […]

Frustrated with Social Media?

           As a marketing consultant and social media marketing specialist, I hear the frustrations from small business owners and friends struggling to keep up with social media sites like Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Google+ more often than most. They ask me, do I really need all this “stuff” or can I just go back to […]

Happy Endings This Year Because of Facebook

This past year I logged more hours than most people on Social Media Sites with Facebook being one of my favorites. Some may see this as a waste of time, but for anyone who knows Purple Diamond they understand that it is not only my job as a social media marketer, but my passion as […]

Social Media Training

  4 WAYS WE CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS TODAY: 1.) Create social media profiles for you and your business. 2.) Teach how to use the social media sites and how to maintain your presence. 3.) Design a social media marketing plan and content. 4.) Train your staff on social media etiquette. Purple Diamond offers Social […]

Pitfalls of Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing is a key concern for most businesses today.  As social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and many others continue to grow, businesses scramble to use these sites to gain the eyes of their target audience.  But, what happens to the small business who has under 5 employees or no resources [time […]

How Social Is Your Social Media Marketing?

How “social” is your Social Media Marketing Campaign? Do you understand how to actually get business from  Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and your Blog? If you are using Facebook and other on-line sites solely to push marketing messages about your business you are missing a great opportunity to create an effective pull marketing campaign to your […]

Can Facebook Help My Business?

“Facebook…facebook….facebook….do I really need to use this social media service to help my business?”  That depends on YOU!  Being a business owner offers you a choice of what you want to do for getting the word out about your product and/or services.  However, with over 300 million users on Facebook and a growing number of  […]

Facebook Tips for Businesses From Purple Diamond

[note: these tips are just suggestions and it is up to the individual business to determine what is best for their business.] 1.)    Frequency is key! Posting an update at least once per day  and adding  “friends / fans”  to your personal and business page must be on-going and with effort.  Do not wait for […]

Saw It In The Paper Today!

As more and more newspapers are creating an on-line version of their daily paper to compliment the paper version of their publication and sharing it with Facebook and other on-line social media networks, advertisers are taking a second look at the importance of placing an ad or having their picture in the paper! This past […]

Facebook is more than JUST Games!

I have never played a game on Facebook, but I have gotten several clients this past year from effectively using this social networking site.  So, why are some people getting clients and others are saying it is a big waste of time?  “Attitude and aptitude!”  If a person doesn’t believe that on-line social networking is […]