Healthy Social Media and Tech Boundaries

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I have a love-hate relationship with social media so creating social media boundaries can be tough. I love keeping up with friends from all over the world and from all different times in my life. I love how it gives a platform to those who likely wouldn’t have had one even just 20 years ago. […]

Ideas for Extra End of Year Budget

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As the year quickly winds down you might be looking at your budget and wondering how to spend the remainder the end of year budget that you have. It can be tempting to spend it haphazardly to avoid any penalties like being budgeted less money the following year, but there are ways to put that […]

Why Work with a Social Media Manager?

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Recently in a client meeting, we introduced the client to their digital media specialist who will handle their social media and content updates as their social media manager. At Dogwood, we assign a digital media specialist to clients who have a monthly contract with us as a way of maintaining a one-on-one relationship.  We began […]

5 Questions to Ask When Creating Content

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Recently, Brian and I were panelists on a webinar about social media content and how to best use your platforms to reach your desired audience. During that webinar, someone asked us if memes were appropriate content. For this particular group, the answer (in my opinion) was a resounding no, but we also walked them through […]

The New Facebook Page Experience

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If you manage a page on Facebook, you might be noticing some changes very soon. It’s not unusual for Facebook to make changes fairly frequently to try and up their game but it seems like this one might be a pretty big change. If you’d like to read all the details directly from Facebook you […]

Don’t Just Advertise, Tell Your Story

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We’ve worked with lots of different clients and one thing that we’ve found is the ones who are most successful online are those who don’t just advertise their business but tell their story. This probably sounds strange to you coming from someone in the digital marketing world but it’s true. If all a business ever […]

The Story of Us – Emily Jones

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Dogwood is made up of a group of people who are passionate about what we do and love being able to help organizations in our community succeed. This is the story of us! Emily is one of our Digital Media Specialists at Dogwood! She has several clients for whom she works tirelessly and she also […]

3 Tips for Being Productive When Working at Home

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A little over a month ago, many of us were sent home from our jobs in an effort to flatten the curve of the coronavirus. For us at Dogwood that meant packing up our monitors, laptops, and chairs and making the move to working at home.  We’re incredibly grateful that our job allows us to […]

What’s the Point?

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When you’re doing all you can do to market yourself and the numbers don’t seem to correlate to your amount of effort, it’s easy to throw your hands up and ask “what’s the point?”  Recently, a client contacted us concerned that other people were getting more reactions than them on Instagram even though they had […]

A Social Media Platforms Crash Course

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When you first begin to wade into the sea of Social Media, the plethora of different platforms can seem overwhelming. Not to mention, most platforms have multiple ways they can be used. It’s important to know which platforms will work for your audience because you don’t want to spend time doing something that doesn’t have […]