Where Did Everybody Go? An Interview with Adam Harvey

20 November 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

Have you noticed that your engagement on Facebook seems to have dropped recently? You may be thinking that your followers have deserted you, but that’s not the case, GLAD WORKS friends. They can’t see you as much anymore because Facebook recently rolled out two new features that some say will have a devastating effect on brands, while others say it’s a chance to re-connect with truly passionate fans and followers.


Stuff We Bet You Didn’t Know About Yelp

18 September 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

Greetings GLAD WORKS friends and welcome to the wonderful world of Yelp!  We’ve written about Yelp before, but today we’re going to talk about some stuff we bet you didn’t know about it. It looks like more businesses are getting on board the Yelp train lately, and if you’re thinking about it too, this is a good time to read up.

Yelp is cool beans, you guys.  Let us show you…

Not just for restaurants


Getting Pin-ny With It: Using Pinterest for Your Business

11 September 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

Since we started our Pinterest account a few months back, we’ve been learning some things about Pinterest that we thought you’d like to know about. Whether you already have an account, are considering one, or you’re sitting there scratching your head going “what the heck is Pinterest?” this article is for you! 


Foursquare’s Rockin’ Some New Features!

07 August 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

Foursquare recently rolled out some pretty exciting stuff that gives business owners lots more power to communicate with their customers than ever before. So today, we’re going to talk about these changes and what they can mean for your business.  If you’re not on Foursquare yet, this just might make you want to take the plunge!


Facebook Promoted Posts and You

31 July 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

Starting in late May, Facebook rolled out a new feature called Promoted Posts. It’s a way for you to pay for an individual post to be seen in more of your fans’ news feeds, and it may be a nice little option for you to consider taking advantage of as part of your social media marketing mix.

Here’s the 411!

What is a Promoted Post, exactly?


How To Pinterest: A GLAD WORKS Journey

27 March 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

So you guys have heard of Pinterest by now, right?  It’s recently become one of the top social networks. Click here if you’re not yet hip to the Pinterest vibe and from now on, do try to keep up with the new hotness. We can’t tell you about everything.


Memes Mean Serious Business

20 March 2012   Kristen     1 Comments

Last week we talked about memes and how they’re becoming increasingly important for all kinds of reasons.

Heck, we even participated in one!

Wasn’t that a blast, GLAD WORKS friends?


Google+ Pages: A New Way to Interact with Your Customer

13 December 2011   Kristen     0 Comments

A few months ago, when Google+ came out, we told you a little bit about it even though it wasn’t time for businesses to start building their brand pages quite yet. (If you missed that article and you’re unfamiliar with the basics of Google+, we suggest you go back and check it out so you’ll know what we’re talking about today.) Now that the networking site is properly optimized to meet the needs of businesses with Google+ Pages, it’s go time, people.


The Stop Online Piracy Act: Explained Simply and Without a Single “Arrrgghh!”

06 December 2011   Kristen     0 Comments

SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act, is the topic of much conversation around the Interwebz lately. And rightfully so: it’s a very complex and controversial political issue and it can potentially have a big impact on the Internet AND your business.

Legislators in both the House and Senate are attempting to pass their own versions of anti-piracy legislation by the end of this calendar year. Both bills propose granting new permission to law enforcement agencies in order to crack down on illegal pirating of movies, music and other copyrighted material.


Quora: Fun to Say and Even More Fun to Do!

23 November 2011   Kristen     0 Comments

Quora is a strange one, GLAD WORKS friends, but the buzz is that it’s turning into the new LinkedIn! Popularity is soaring and there are certainly a few ways you can maximize it’s potential for your business. But first, let’s explain Quora.