Posts Categorized: Social Media Resources

This Week in Social Media

Hi everyone! Here’s this week’s list of what’s been going on in social media this past week or so!  Pour yourself a cup of coffee, get yourself a comfy chair and let’s dive in! Social Media News: The Real Reasons LinkedIn Acquired Lynda Facebook Testing Sidebar Status Interesting Data Showing The Worldwide Social Media Trends… Read more »

This Week in Social Media

So, here are thing things going on in the social media world this week! What’s new and changing? F8: Facebook Unveils Messenger Platform, Businesses on Messenger Instagram Launches Layout: How Marketers Will Use the New App Social Media Marketing: 5 Reasons Why Every Business Must Embrace Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] Why You Should Be Building Trust,… Read more »

This Week in Social Media

Social media changes faster than Calgary’s weather.  It’s hard, even for me, to keep up with what’s going on.  So I thought I’d gather any social media news together once a week to help us all stay caught up so we can do our very best at getting the word out there about our business!… Read more »

The All New Twitter!

Author: Darlene Hull Well, Twitter came out with a bang on Tuesday! Lots of interesting stuff happening there. One of the most exciting changes is the new header! Now it’s big and bold and wonderful. You have a ton of options here!   Here at HotSpot we’ve been busy revamping our own Twitter header, and… Read more »


Author: Darlene Hull Tomorrow morning at 9:00am Mountain time is the “Social Media Intensive” webinar. 6 experts will share their best, hands-on social media tips for gaining new customers and increasing your cash flow. You don’t want to miss it! The topics include: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter (with yours truly!) Blogging Pinterest Putting it all together… Read more »

SMI Sneak Peek 2: Three Strategies for Finally Getting Results on LinkedIn

Author: Darlene Hull Following on from my last post, here’s another sneak peek into the quality of teaching that you’ll be seeing at the Social Media Intensive. This time from Josh Turner who’ll be doing the segment on LinkedIn: 3 Strategies for Finally Getting Results on LinkedIn 1. Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile Recently a marketing… Read more »

Great New Learning Opportunity!

Author: Darlene Hull If you’re interested in learning a bit more about social media for your business, and you want more than theory, let me introduce you to Social Media Intensive – a 6 hour webinar over two days that will knock your socks off. This week I’m going to be giving you a few… Read more »

5 Reasons Your Social Media Sucks

Author: Darlene Hull I hear a lot of people say that they are giving up on social media because it doesn’t work.  When I go in and take a look, I can usually see quite quickly what’s happened and it tends to be one of these three things: No Plan:  Maybe someone’s told them they… Read more »

Automating your Social Media

Author: Darlene Hull Sometimes we small business owners need a break. There are just not enough hours in a day to keep everything running if we’re doing it all ourselves. One way to help out is to automate a large part of your social media. Not the engagment part – you need to show up… Read more »

Buy the Book and Get Free Coaching!

Author: Darlene Hull In February I published a book called “31 Days to Twitter Mastery: Creating a Mostly Automated, Highly Effective Twitter Presence for Your Business“. Now I want a chance to offer it to you with a ton of extra value: purchase the book and get 30 minutes of free coaching for your business… Read more »