How to create community

What does it mean to create a community or a sense of community? First, let’s start with what is a community? com·mu·ni·ty a group of...

Be the example

Social media tends to get a bad rap. Many people shy away from it due to negativity. Truthfully, they aren’t wrong, social media has a...

Using social media to be a thought leader

Social media can be used in many ways, it's not only about marketing a brand and its products directly. Often, when a brand is a...

Is timing really important?

Does it really matter when a post goes out on social media? Yes. However it does matter less than it used to, with the algorithm deciding...

How to find content inspiration

The perpetual social media question is, what should I post? Even social media managers ask this question, just about every day. Once a brand has identified...

How to use social proof

Social proof is a great way to gain the trust of your audience on social media. What is social proof? The definition from Buffer is: Social proof is...

How to create newsworthy content

There is no guaranteed formula to creating great content that will delight your audience. However, there are guiding principles that apply to all types of...

Best books to read if you want to succeed on social media

The internet gives us an abundance of information, so much that usually it's overwhelming. If you have enough time to read through enough blog...

Delight your audience

Social media content should fall into two categories of the buyer's journey, the first one, awareness and the last one, delighting the audience. Awareness is...

Social media marketing is like the beach

We can learn a lot from the beach. It's ever-changing and yet steady and predictable. That's how a good social media strategy should be described as...

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What is a like worth?

Likes are a big deal on social media. On Facebook, public pages can be liked, and those people become the majority of your followers. Then there...

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2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach - Lauren Lewis 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-2020 season? So far, so good. We have a good core of...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

Head Coach - Walter Wright 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-20 season? Queens Grant Varsity Basketball Team is looking forward to a...

Patriots defeat Ragsdale in First Round of Soccer Playoffs 2-1

The Independence Patriots played a home playoff game and defeated the Ragsdale Tigers from Jamestown, North Carolina in the first round of the 2019...

Havilah, The Heart Of Dance

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