Why Your Business Needs to be on Pinterest

Brian Town Blogging

Your business is already on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+, so why do you need to be on Pinterest, too? Isn’t it just a place for people to “pin” things they like or want to make, or how they want to plan their wedding? Well, the answer is partially yes, but it can actually help bring success to your business …

Managers on Social Media Sites

Melissa Meschke Marketing

Here at Michigan Creative, we are often asked about how you control managers on social media sites. It is an important question to ask-how do you, as the owner, control who has access to what? How do you insure that your sites won’t be hacked or deleted by disgruntled employees? Sound ridiculous? Well, it really does happen, which is why it’s important to …

Benefits of Managing Social Media for your Business Yourself

Melissa Meschke Marketing, Michigan Creative

Wait, but don’t you sell social media management services? Yes, in fact we do, and that can be effective too. That being said, the best way to get the most out of your social media is to manage it yourself or internally within the company. Of course businesses like Michigan Creative can effectively manage your social media. We can help you …

Using Pinterest as your Search Engine

Melissa Meschke Blogging, Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

If you haven’t tried using Pinterest as your search engine, I highly recommend you try. As a social media manager for many accounts at Michigan Creative, I need to find unique, interesting, and new content for many different businesses across various industries. I wanted to share with you why I choose to use Pinterest as my search engine over Google or …

How to Build an Effective Pinterest for your Business

Melissa Meschke Marketing Leave a Comment

With so many different social media platforms out there, you may be wondering if Pinterest will be worth your time. I would say that the answer to that question for the majority of businesses is yes. In my opinion, businesses with any visual aspect should consider using Pinterest as a marketing platform. I’ve already completed a blog on the advantages and …

Top Pros and Cons of 6 Social Networks

Melissa Meschke Marketing Leave a Comment

We all know there are many advantages to having certain social media networks over others. We also know there are downsides to all of the networks, too. So what I’m going to do today is list my top ‘pro’ and top ‘con’ to each social network. Let’s start with Facebook. Top ‘pro’: Millions of listening customers are on this network, just waiting …

Breaking It Down: Pinterest

Melissa Meschke Blogging Leave a Comment

So I know that I have done a blog on Pinterest for Business, but I didn’t really explain how to use it! I thought that today we’d take a look at the basics of Pinterest: lingo, functionality, and overall instructions on how to use it. They say it’s always best to start at the beginning so let’s start with lingo.   …

The good, the bad, and the ugly of Social Media

Melissa Meschke Blogging Leave a Comment

Well, this is my first blog ever….I guess there is a first for everything! I am not really the one to just sit down and start typing nonsense on the computer. I usually am more vocal, I’d rather just tell you how I am feeling and what I am thinking…But that’s just me. But, since I just started my internship …

Social Media for Business Part 3: Pinterest for Business

Melissa Meschke Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

I am completing a three-part series on social media platforms for businesses with one blog for Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Welcome to Part 3! I will be highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of using Pinterest based on my own experience; I do social media marketing for almost ten different companies, so I’ll be sure to take the best of the best advice …