Lauren Venn

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About Lauren Venn

Prolific writer, voracious reader, and ruthless editor, Lauren Venn specializes in crafting insightful blog and social media content for Ghost Tweeting. She sometimes eats Fruity Pebbles for dinner.

Social Media Management for Realtors

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Social Media Marketing, Social Media Strategies|

Are you a realtor? Are you looking to get your name out there, expand your business, and find new clients? But does the thought of managing a social media account for your business send you running straight for those hills behind your new listing? If you’re already feeling overwhelmed by your daily to-do list, social media [...]

Did You Know? Instagram Introduced Live Video!

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: In the News, Instagram, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Strategies|

2016 was the year when Instagram turned up the heat on Snapchat, seemingly carbon-copying many of their competitor’s standby functions. Over the summer Instagram introduced Stories: the addition of disappearing content that doesn’t show up on user’s profiles. Shortly after, the photo-sharing app unveiled ephemeral content through Direct Message uncannily similar to Snapchat’s claim to fame. [...]

How to Use Twitter to Increase What People Want to Spend with You

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Social Media Marketing, Social Media Strategies, Twitter|

Here are three quick steps for achieving a slam dunk in the Twitter customer service department. Attract happy campers (and bigger spenders).

Trolls Beware: Twitter Now Has A Mute Button

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: In the News, Twitter|

Up until now, Twitter hasn’t offered specific tools to combat online abuse and harassment to those being targeted. In an interview with the Washington Post, Del Harvey, Twitter vice president of trust and safety notes, “We’ve heard from users that this [notifications] is an area where people don’t feel as though they have as much control [...]

Need to Know: Pinterest Fine-Tunes Its Targeted Ad Campaigns

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: Pinterest, Social Media Marketing|

These days, finding a plot of land in social media advertising real estate is getting more and more competitive. In a bid to keep up with media giants Twitter and Facebook, Pinterest has entered the battle for the attention spans of the masses. With over 150 million monthly users, the “world’s catalog of ideas,” provides tons [...]

In Over Your Head? Two Social Media Posting Options To Simplify Life

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: Social Media Marketing, Social Media Strategies, Tools and Apps|

Having trouble keeping up with your business social media accounts? We’ve got some easy options for you. Take a look here...

Fun! Watch Facebook Videos on TV

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Facebook, In the News|

Multitaskers rejoice! You can now watch Facebook video on your big screen TV while catching up on other content in your newsfeed. Here's how...

LinkedIn Mobile App: New features to grow your success

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: In the News, LinkedIn|

LinkedIn just got an upgrade. The significance of this change is pretty apparent: the network wants to be your source for business news. Here, we give you the rundown on the new personalization options. Read More...

4 Essential Apps to Simplify Your Life

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Entrepreneurship, In the News, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Strategies|

As entrepreneurs, we are constantly looking for ways to save time, be more productive and simplify our lives. Here are 4 apps that make life and business easier.

Up Your Instagram Game With These Apps

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Instagram, Social Media Strategies|

Sure, we’ve all gotten lost in an Instagram vortex scrolling through our sister’s boyfriend’s cousin’s best friend’s feed - with the cute bulldog puppy and a penchant for Sunday brunch, but the app is so much more than a means of distraction. Astute marketers are utilizing the platform to engage with followers, start conversations, and post live [...]