Help with Social Media: Weekly Content Calendar

It is important to create a content calendar to help you manage your social media. A content calendar makes your job easier and makes you more efficient when you are already short on time. Here is a quick, general content calendar to help you get started thinking about what your calendar should look like: Meet…

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Social Media: Mobile vs. Desktop

Pro tip: Every social media platform looks different depending on if you are using a smart phone or a computer. Unfortunately, it is not only the appearance that is different; the functionalities are different, too. Here are a few examples: If you want to post to Instagram and Facebook with one step, you can do…

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August Holidays to Celebrate on Social Media

Looking for some content for your social media calendar? Here are a few holidays that might apply to your business! 8/2/2020 #NationalColoringBookDay #NationalIceCreamSandwichDay #InternationalBeerDay 8/3/2020 #NationalWatermelonDay 8/4/2020 #NationalCoastGuardDay #NationalFriendshipDay #NationalSistersDay International Beer Day 8/5/2020 #FriendshipDay 8/7/2020 #PurpleHeartDay #NationalLighthouseDay 8/8/2020 #InternationalCatDay 8/9/2020 #NationalBookLoversDay 8/10/2020 #LazyDay #NationalSmoresDay 8/11/2020 #SonsandDaughtersDay 8/12/2020 #YouthDay #WorldElephantDay 8/13/2020 #LefthandersDay #NationalFiletMignonDay 8/15/2020 #NationalRelaxationDay…

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Tools for Organizing Your Business

Getting started with social media and digital marketing takes time and can be overwhelming. Promoting your business is important and having the tools in place to make that an easy, streamlined process will make your life much easier. We have compiled some of our favorite resources for digital marketers to set their strategic plan confidently.…

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Website Audit

There are so many things to consider when creating your website, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Here’s a great checklist to use as you do a website audit on your existing website to identify your priorities for making updates. I used examples from some of my favorite local businesses. Click them to visit their…

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How to do Social Media: A Small Business Owner’s Guide

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Managing social media for your small business can be an overwhelming task. It takes time to invest in a strategy, creating a calendar, and actually implementing your plan. Small business owners often don’t have the resources to hire a marketing or communications person and, despite their best efforts, don’t typically have the time to spend…

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Burning Rubber: My Favorite Podcasts for the Car

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I live in a small town (Elgin) that is the suburb past a suburb of Austin, Texas. My office is in my home, so I don’t have a daily commute, but I regularly drive into Austin for networking events and meetings with clients. Anywhere in Austin is at least a 30-minute drive (without traffic) from…

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This is just the beginning!

Hey there! Welcome to DQB Strategies. We are here to help small businesses grow with their online presence (reputation management, brand guidelines, social media, and crisis communications). We offer one-time training and/or setup opportunities, monthly management, and digital project management. Find out more about us and about the services we offer. I started DQB Strategies after…

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