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Kristen

Kristen

Co-Founder of Feeling the Vibe Media since 2009 

Kristen has always had the entrepreneurial spirit.  Since starting a local newsletter at age 9 to co-founding Feeling the Vibe Media with Diana, she brings a strong energy and passion for every project she is part of.  As one of the pioneers for using the Internet for business, (one of the first to use Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and the list goes on) she has a very keen eye for seeing opportunities where others don’t and grabbing them to the advantage of the clients who work with her.  The combination of her innovative and creative skills with her deep understanding of everything web has resulted in many happy clients seeing strong growth in their businesses.  Kristen will work with you to build a stellar customized digital marketing plan to make your business boom.

Education:  Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing

Top Skills:  Website building and planning, Digital marketing strategy, E-Commerce, Paid Search (Google Adwords and Bing Certified)

Interests (Outside of Web): Piano (playing since 4 years old), singing, dancing, tennis and public speaking.

Fun Fact: At only 14 years of age, I was asked to be the finale piano performer in 3 concerts in a row in one weekend!

Certifications: Bing Ads Accredited Professional, Google Adwords Qualified Professional, Google Analytics Qualified Individual

Diana

Diana

Co-Founder of Feeling the Vibe Media since 2009 

With a strong background in web and digital marketing, Diana has an innate sense for finding opportunities to build your business online. She has a great strength in managing digital teams offering her expertise to them in website building, design, branding, social media and market analysis. Diana will work with you to create a custom strategy for putting your business on top.

Education: Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Visual Communications

Top Skills: Aesthetically pleasing website design, marketing campaign analysis, social media marketing, SEO and branding

Interests (Outside of Web): Fashion, music concerts, cooking, and real estate.

Fun Fact: Was once chosen out of the studio audience to lead a game on camera on ABC’s “The Tony Danza Show” and won a set of awesome purple luggage.

Certifications: Bing Ads Accredited Professional, Google Adwords Qualified Professional, Google Analytics Qualified Individual



Google AdWords – Important Tip for #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday + Podcast

Google AdWords just rolled out yet another feature, and right in time for the two  busiest days of the holiday season for businesses.  The holiday season is just about here, find out what you NEED in your ads to stand out this holiday season.  Since they’re so new, most likely, your competitors won’t know about them just yet.  Jump on board quick.  Check out the podcast below:

 

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Daily Digital Marketing – Tip #24 – Want Success on Instagram?  You Better Be Using these Hashtags

Daily Digital Marketing – Tip #24 – Want Success on Instagram? You Better Be Using these Hashtags

 

Instagram can seem like somewhat of a mystery to many if you don’t have the secret tricks to help you crack that mystery code.  It is important for you to utilize these hashtags below to increase followers and increase likes Instagram.  Let’s get started!

Instagram hashtags-2

 

 

1.  #S4S – “Shoutout for Shoutout”

Definition:  I will tell my IG followers to follow you in exchange for you telling yours to follow me.

 

2.  #L4L – “Like for Like”

Definition: I will like your photo if you like mine.

 

3.  #FBF – “Flashback Friday”

Definition: Post an old photo on Fridays.

 

4.  #IGers – “Instagrammers”

Definition: Speaking to people using Instagram.

 

5.  #POTD – Photo of the Day

Definition: Posts of photos you think are the best.

 

6.  #Regram

Definition: This is telling people to repost the photos on Instagram.

 

Want extra help with Instagram?  Contact us today to get started!

 

3 Reasons Why You Should Advertise on Facebook!

3 Reasons Why You Should Advertise on Facebook!

There are over 42 MILLION Facebook business pages out there, and it is growing every minute.  Facebook users (the visitors that “like” your page) spend an average of 40 minutes a day on the social media website.  When you post an update to your page whether it be an image, a video, or a plain text announcement, you assume that all the followers of your page are seeing your update.  However, there is a little secret that Facebook does not want you to know.  Behind the scenes, Facebook is choosing which posts are viewed by which followers of your page based on their interests and likes.

So, how do you fix this?!   Facebook Advertising!

Facebook Advertising

#1  It’s Where Your Customers Are!

With over 1 billion users on Facebook, your audience is definitely somewhere in that mix!  Facebook offers the widest audience you can get, second in line to search engines.  It far exceeds television, newspaper and magazine advertising.  Think about it, what other type of media are people carrying around with them 24/7?

#2  Dig Deeply into Your Target Market

Facebook is extremely specific with its targeting capabilities.  You can choose who you want your ad to show to based on categories such as location, behaviors interests, age, languages, etc.  After you choose, it will notify you of how many users your ad will be displayed to.

#3  Others have had Huge Success!

Stittsworth Meats: When the owner of Stittsworth Meats bought the meat market a few years ago, the first thing he did was set up a Facebook page. With a combination of frequent posts, contests/giveaways, and advertising on Facebook, the shop has taken off, and sales are up 250 percent!!

Carol’s Daughter is a skincare, hair care and beauty product company. Owner, Lisa Price started the business in her kitchen, opening up her first store in Brooklyn, New York in the late 90’s.  When the Carol’s Daughter team started using Facebook, it was mostly to build brand awareness and to connect with their followers.  The team then started using Facebook advertising to promote newly launched products, achieving sales in excess of $20 million!

 

Do you need help with Facebook advertising?  Do you currently have a Facebook page that you need to take to the next level?  Contact us: email Design@feelingthevibe.com

Daily Digital Marketing – Tip #23 – Best Time of Day to Tweet

Tweeting, posting, updating statuses.  There is so much to do when it comes to promoting your business online.  How about some rules and information to help you know when is the best time of day and week for clicks, retweets, favorites, and overall engagements.

 

Recently, Bufferapp.com examined over 4 million tweets to see which had the best engagement when.  So let’s take a look at the results:

 

  • Best time for Clicks: Early morning hours between 2 am – 3 am.
  • Time with the Fewest Clicks: 9 am – 1 pm local time
  • Best time for favorites and retweets: Evenings and late at night (9 pm local time is the best hour on average)

Let’s get more specific:

 

  • Most Popular Time of the Day to tweet: Between noon – 1 pm local time
  • Fewest tweets posted: Between 3 am and 4 am local time

 

Looking at the statistic above for the “most popular time of the day to tweet,” please keep in mind, this should actually be used carefully as your tweets may get lost in the shuffle with so much tweeting activity going on.  Therefore, it would be better to tweet during non-peak times if you want to be seen.

 

Bernie Williams in FOX’s New York Star of the Day!

New York Star of the Day, talent show on FOX 5 with Bernie Williams and Ernie Anastos

The brand new talent show, FOX’s “New York Star of the Day” welcomes Bernie Williams to head the band!  The show is hosted by famed anchor, Ernie Anastos as host.  It airs every Saturday on FOX 5 in New York, at 5:30pm EST for a half hour show.

You have a hand in voting and ultimately choosing your New York Star of the Day!

Visit New York Star of the Day for more information.