6 Ways Brands Are Using Periscope


Periscope is opening up a whole new world for savvy marketers and business owners. Sharing live video broadcasts can help you connect with your prospects and community in a whole new way, making your brand more real, more relatable and more accessible. Here are 6 ways brands are using Periscope: 1. Live streaming contests “A hot […]

3 New Graphic Apps That You HAVE to Check Out


You know I LOVE graphic apps! Having unique, eye-catching images to use on social media is so important, but most don’t have the graphic design skills or software necessary to create them. That’s where graphic apps come in: they allow you to create and edit images, and overlay quotes and other text, all without any […]

Instagram Ads Will Soon Be Open to Everyone!


  If you’ve been wondering how you can leverage Instagram’s huge, engaged user base for your business, you can stop wondering. Instagram has announced that they will be opening up their advertising API, meaning regular business owners can now purchase ads on the platform! Prior to this, advertising on Instagram meant contacting a company rep […]

Why Facebook Live Isn’t a Live Streaming Contender Yet

Why Facebook Live Isn't a Live Streaming Contender Yet - Kim Garst

  You have probably noticed I have been talking a lot about live streaming lately – Twitter’s live streaming app, Periscope, in particular. Well, today we are shifting our focus, because Facebook has just launched its very own live streaming app called Facebook Live!! But before you get too excited, let’s be clear about something: […]

How to Write a Killer Sales Message


Every business makes use of sales messages. Any time you use copy—written, audio or video—to move a prospect toward a sale, you’re using a sales message. A killer sales message identifies a problem or need, and explains how your business or product solves the problem or meets the need. It’s the secret to effective landing […]

6 Kick Booty Ways to Create Facebook Ads That Convert


  Are you making the most of your Facebook ads? The ultimate aim of your ads should be conversions – whether that’s email signups, form submissions or sales. This post will walk you through 6 kick booty ways to create Facebook ads that get noticed, clicked on and ultimately, that result in conversions! 1. Your […]

What Do People Love to Share on Social Media?


Imagine if you knew exactly what types of content people loved to share on social media. This would give you an insider’s perspective on exactly how people use social networking sites, and what types of content YOU should share for maximum impact. Fortunately, this infographic by web design agency, Go-Gulf, reveals exactly what types of content […]

A Quick and Easy Formula for Writing Clickable Blog Titles

A Quick and Easy Formula for Writing Clickable Blog Titles - Kim Garst

How much time do you spend coming up with your blog titles? 5 minutes? 10 minutes? Less? Do you choose a title before you write a post, while you are writing it, or afterwards? Do you have a set strategy or framework for choosing the perfect title, or does it vary depending on your subject […]