Is Instagram getting rid of likes?

It looks like Instagram could be getting rid of likes. Well, at least hide them. They are reportedly testing out a new feature that keeps...

Embrace live-streaming to reach more people

Live-streaming is a powerful way to connect with your audience on social media. It's also growing in popularity. While younger audiences are particularly fond of...

Take advantage of Google My Business

Google Plus has been discontinued but Google is still serving businesses through Google My Business. The best way to manage your business on Google is...

Instagram is still growing

While Facebook is the undisputed king of social media, with by far the most users and active users, Instagram is the fastest growing social network. Most...

Does size matter?

Size does matter when we're talking about image sizes for social media. A picture that works well on Instagram might get cut off on Twitter. Typically...

Who are you?

Marketing is all about showcasing what's best about you and your brand. It's not about making stuff up, well good marketing isn't at least. You...

Hate speech crackdown on Facebook

Algorithms are attempting to target possible hate speech, especially on Facebook and will remove posts suspected to contain hate speech. Users who have a post...

How long should videos be?

Video on social media is like gasoline to a fire. Using video is a sure way to accelerate your social media presence. Almost everyone...

Are you posting too much?

How often should you post on social media? This is one of the most common questions I get asked and it's almost impossible to answer...

What ever happened to Twitter?

Is Twitter still relevant? It wasn't that long ago people were always talking about tweeting and now it seems like hardly anyone ever actually talks...

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Butler JROTC competes at the Annual Palmetto State Raider Qualifer

One of our local Army JROTC programs, at David W. Butler High School, competed this past weekend at the annual Palmetto State “Best of...

Are Your Financial and Tax Advisors Talking?

We’re now entering tax season. As you prepare your tax returns, you might be wondering how you could improve your tax-related financial outcomes, now...

A guide to backing up your digital photos

Part 3 of 3  (If you missed the previous two columns on how to back up your digital photos, go to the archives www.MintHilTimes.com) Adding...

Billy Richard Mullis

Billy Richard Mullis, 77, passed away on January 26, 2020, at his home in the care of Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region. He was...

Family Valentine Mailboxes

Valentine’s Day is a great day to celebrate family. It’s a day to be a little bit more intentional than usual in showing love...

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Sarcoma Awareness Part 1 – Join the Move for Jenn Movement

Cancer.   The word stops you dead in your tracks.  For Jenn Andrews, the word ignited a flame to create a foundation to ensure...

Indy rides strong 3rd quarter to win

In a game that was much more intense than the final score would indicate, the Independence Patriots rolled past the visiting East Mecklenburg Eagles...

Mint Hill Women’s Club celebrates 45 years of service and fellowship

Women’s clubs aren’t a new idea. They gained much popularity more than a hundred years ago and played a large role in the suffragette...

Noah Caldwell from Queen’s Grant selected to Western Region Orchestra

Recently the auditions for the Western Region Honors Orchestra were held at Hough High School in Cornelius. There were approximately 60 student musicians who...

Indy girls rolls past East Meck

The Independence women’s varsity basketball team didn’t waste any time Tuesday night as they sprinted out to a double-digit lead half way through the...