Casual Fridays Podcast

Are you a brand looking to reach a broader audience on Facebook?

Are you interested in learning how to leverage Facebook Live for your brand or organization?

Maybe you’re wondering what it means to "go live" on Facebook, what type of content you should be producing, or how the live platform can benefit your brand. Whether you’ve never tested the feature or you’re dabbling with incorporating it into your social media strategy, we’re sharing some of our favorite tips and tricks when using Facebook Live.

Join me with today’s guest, Tiffany Rivers, Social Media Manager for Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as she shares her best practices for Facebook Live and how to leverage this content to build your brand.

Direct download: 225_Tiffany_Rivers.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:30am PST

Are you an active member of any Facebook Groups?

Would you like to know about Facebook groups for business and how they could be a potential marketing tool for your brand?

Our guest today, the illustrious Bella Vasta, shares some tips and tricks on utilizing Facebook groups for business. Bella is a Facebook groups expert who has been generating revenue from them since 2012.

Bella and I discuss topics such as how Facebook groups can help grow your business, what types of business can excel with groups, how to create a community within your group, best practices for starting and running a group, and much more.

Direct download: 224_Bella_Vasta.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:41am PST

Are you addicted to shows like The Bachelor and Survivor?

Would you like to learn how these popular series are using a strategy called episodic content marketing to reel you in?

Our guest today, the multi-talented Michael Stelzner, dives into episodic content marketing as a storytelling strategy for your brand. His YouTube show The Journey is a prime example of how showing the struggle and the behind-the-scenes, helps you gain trust and retention within your audience.

Mike and I discuss everything from documentation to production to the promotion of your series, and how to use this medium in the most effective way for digital marketers.

Direct download: 223_Mike_Stelzner._-_Episodic_Content_Marketing.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:30am PST

Are you a hotel or resort looking to maximize your social media impact in 2019?

Are you seeking out the key social media trends this year for your hotel?

Perhaps you want to learn more about which platforms to spend your time and resources on, identify your biggest social media opportunities this year, or learn more about influencer marketing. It’s no secret that, from Instagram to email marketing, today’s guest knows his stuff when it comes to top social media trends for hotels in 2019.

Today, on the podcast, I’m joined by Frederic Gonzalo, a speaker, trainer and consultant specializing in digital marketing best practices for travel brands with over 20 years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. Frederic and I discuss how hotels and resorts can get in front of consumers, publish relevant content for their audience, distinguish themselves amongst their competitors and much more.

Direct download: 222_Frederic_Gonzalo.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:30am PST

Have you ever heard the term LinkedIn video marketing?

Are you interested in reaching and connecting with more millennials?

If you're like most businesses, you probably assume that Millennials are nowhere on LinkedIn. You feel this generation is spending all their time on Instagram and Snapchat, right? What if I told you that LinkedIn has finally caught up with platforms like Facebook and Instagram with some of their features (yes, they've even started to support the vertical video format), and for businesses that get in early with LinkedIn video marketing, there is a massive opportunity at their fingertips.

Today on the podcast, I'm joined by a millennial LinkedIn trainer, Michaela Alexis, and we dive into all things LinkedIn video marketing. Michaela and I dig into why LinkedIn has made significant changes over the past year to focus on video, what brands should know when it comes to creating videos for LinkedIn, how brands can be fun on LinkedIn, and much more.

Let's do this.

Direct download: 221_Michaela_Alexis.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:05am PST

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