Why Social Media Hasn’t Worked for Many Businesses

I have been quietly observing a large number of business professionals jumping into social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.) as if it were a conveyor belt they can simply throw their product pitches onto. That couldn’t be further … Continue reading

Facebook is Getting into Search … Finally

Facebook recently announced they are jumping into the all-so-important online realm of search. Frankly, I’ve been dismayed that they haven’t leveraged the search box on their site AT ALL. But now Facebook is announcing a specialized search feature (apparently separate from … Continue reading

It’s Pay to Play Time with Facebook

We knew it would happen eventually. They are taking away that which Facebook business page owners have been taking for granted for years. For some marketers it will require no change in execution but a great deal of change in expectation. … Continue reading

Social Media Management Case Study | Boomer’s Drive-In

Boomer’s Drive-In is a single location restaurant located in Bellingham, Washington, a small town with a university population nearby. Boomers had enjoyed consistent revenue growth for over a decade but never fully utilized online marketing nor social media. Boomer’s Drive-In … Continue reading

Product Launch Case Study | On Water Designs

On Water Designs of Bellingham, Washington, led by Tim Niemier of Ocean Kayak fame, came up with a high-quality and high-performance yet low-cost solution for paddle board enthusiasts limited by the portability and storage requirements of paddle boards that are … Continue reading

Businesses Turn to Social Media During Harsh Weather

The very Northwestern corner of Washington State is mostly at or near sea-level and as such rarely sees temperatures below freezing. So it was very inconvenient and uncomfortable to endure temperatures in the teens with near zero wind chill during … Continue reading