Entrepreneurship


Social Media Marketing Faces The Same Challenges As Any Industry

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Jan 2016

Social Media Marketing Faces The Same Challenges As Any Industry

Two months ago, our biggest client submitted notice due to internal budget cuts.  Unfortunately, this is not a new scenario for us. When small businesses face financial struggles, the marketing budget is frequently on the chopping block, with social media ranking at the top. Social media is relationship marketing – a longer-term effort. Companies with financial constraints often pull the plug on social media in...

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Social Media Management Just Got Better

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Jan 2016

Social Media Management Just Got Better

Over the past year, we’ve watched the business of social media evolve. Channels continue to change and each one requiring more specialized and detailed work – more so than ever before. As you can probably guess, it’s made my job as a social media manager challenging. But, not impossible. In fact, it’s helped to solidify our value as goal-driven social media professionals committed to achieving results for our...

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Working for the Man Is Not Everything

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Nov 2015

Working for the Man Is Not Everything

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been a part of the #Strella team for 16 months before writing my first post.  Needless to say, it’s time. In case you don’t know me yet, I’m Nathan. Rachel contracts my business to provide services for some of her clients, but I’m also her spouse – a.k.a. her ‘victim of marriage,’ as she eloquently states on a recent...

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Working from Home + Working with Spouse = A Unique Reality

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Nov 2015

Working from Home + Working with Spouse = A Unique Reality

I work from home. And I work with my husband. All day… Every day… Depending on your preferences, this could be a dream job or your worst nightmare. For me, though, I only wish it were that easy to categorize.  Before you think I’m just trying to be funny, allow me to explain. I am a business owner, but I’m also a social media manager...

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Small Business Growth Is Overcoming Excuses

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Sep 2015

Small Business Growth Is Overcoming Excuses

I’ve never been a visionary.  I know, I know. I’m a business owner – how could I not be a visionary? But, I admit it. As a social media manager, I have a myriad of endless details to manage so at least my skills are in line with my trade! But, as we experience growth at #Strella Social Media, we’re tackling more consulting work, which...

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