Make Your Personal Facebook Profile Business-Ready

Make Your Personal Facebook Profile Business-Ready

If you want to keep your personal identity completely separate from your business, then this post is not for you. If you think you’re only going to use your personal profile to promote your business, then this post is not for you either and you should definitely check out this webinar to see why that’s a bad idea.

If you are looking for a way to make sure people know what you for a living and provide them plenty of ways to see what you can do for them, then read on!

How To Use Instagram Stories for Business

How To Use Instagram Stories for Business

Stories are the newest Instagram feature, which automatically makes them the most intimidating. However, I’d argue that they are actually the easiest to use when it comes to business strategy.

Below are 5 ways that you can use Stories to promote your business, engage your audience, and have a little fun at the same time!

Social Media Updates for Business

Social Media Updates for Business

I get it. Social media is changing quickly. You are busy running your business and you don’t have the time to stay on top of all of the updates that are happening constantly (I’m looking at you, Facebook!). I am compiling all of the most relevant changes that you need to know about here in a single post - bookmark it and check back monthly!

Copy iPhone Photos to Your Mac With a Single Tap

Copy iPhone Photos to Your Mac With a Single Tap

You take all of your photos on your iPhone, but you want to edit them before you post, and the editing apps on your phone just aren’t up to snuff or you just prefer to work from your laptop or desktop. Maybe you’ve lost your cable. Or maybe you can’t figure out Photos.

Today is your lucky day. Today I’m going to show you how to get the photos from your iPhone without having to sync your devices, fill up your Dropbox/Drive account, or send yourself a dozen emails with the photos attached.

Where to Find Free Images for Social Media [Updated January 2018]

Where to Find Free Images for Social Media [Updated January 2018]

If you're on social media and you aren't a photographer (either by profession or by hobby), chances are you've wondered where everyone gets the images they post. You know: the beautiful sunset, the super crisp flower close-up, the bright desktop flatlay. Below I've linked to a whole bunch of websites where you can get great photos. In addition, I've also provided some explanations on copyright and why you shouldn't use Google image search to get your photos.

What to Buy Your Entrepreneur

What to Buy Your Entrepreneur

Once you have an entrepreneur or small business owner in the family, it can be nice to get them gifts that they can use for business - especially if they are just starting out and can’t afford just for fun or “luxury” items. A happy office is a successful office!

And if you are the entrepreneurs with a little bit of extra Christmas money that you’re looking to spend, these are some of my favourite things!

Blog Roundup: Top 10 Posts of the Year

Blog Roundup: Top 10 Posts of the Year

December 2017 marks a full year that the BLG blog has been listed on the Top 100 Social Media Blogs. I am slowly inching up the standings, thanks to all of you faithful readers! Because I know how busy you entrepreneurs and small business owners are, I understand that there might have been some helpful articles that you could have missed, so here are my top 10 posts from 2017.

Best Micro-Holidays for Social Media

Best Micro-Holidays for Social Media

Ever scroll through your feed and see a fun hashtag popping up to commemorate a cause or day or holiday and you thought to yourself, "Gee, I really could have applied that to my business. Wish I'd known about it sooner so I could have written something or taken a picture or made a graphic!"

Bonus: want a more detailed listing? You can access a download at the end that outlines even more micro-holidays that you can use to create content for your social media networks!