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Across the World with Technology

During his recent visit to Mumbai, India, Brian noticed how much social media was being used across the world. What two platforms do you think were most popular in India?     This video blog was written and recorded by Brian Boyd. Brian is the CEO of Media Connect Partners. 

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How Much is Your Content Worth?

I’m guilty. I was watching an episode of “Pawn Stars” because literally, there was nothing else on. It went like this: someone entered the pawn shop with a letter from Abe Lincoln, wanting some cash to pay for his son’s tuition. He had done some research and estimated the letter was worth about $15,000. “Sure, it could be worth $15,000 – but that’s only if Abe Lincoln wrote it himself,” said the shop owner. They brought the letter to a specialist for verification. Sure enough, it was Lincoln himself that […]

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Spread Jesus, Not Hate

It is really easy to be negative on the Internet. It is easy to hide behind the anonymity of a comment section or spew your dislike about a person via social media. It is tempting to be negative since negativity draws attention and creates greater traffic and engagement. I however, am more impressed when people rise above, show how polite and understanding they can be and seek to bring a more positive message.   Christians around the world are connected like never before. Missionaries in China can talk to family […]

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Platform Spotlight: Instagram

If you’re not using Instagram now for your brand, watch below as Bethany tells you why it’s important to start one now!     This VLOG was written and recorded by Bethany Couture. Bethany  is a Social Media Content Specialist with Media Connect Partners. When she’s not at work, she enjoys learning about art and photography. 

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Valentine’s Tips for Wooing Your Fan Base

Valentine’s Day is all about love…and it’s no longer just for couples. With social media taking over, it’s now a holiday for all; giving brands a chance to make their fans fall head over heels. But just like with any relationship, there are some key tips to consider on social media in order to make the love last past the holiday and all year long:   1 – Listen. Are you actively listening to your audience? Merely smiling and nodding won’t do. Keep a close eye across all platforms for […]

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Creative Ideas For Your Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching and expectations to out-do last year’s gift weighing on your mind, I’ve put together a list of crafts and ideas you can easily put together for your valentine!   First off, breakfast. There is no other way to start the day than with a Valentine’s Day themed breakfast. Heart-shaped muffins, you say? Absolutely. Your valentine will love waking up to that. (I know I would.) All you need is: a muffin tray, muffin paper, some marbles, and a muffin recipe (not included). Place the marbles […]

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How the Super Bowl Always Scores a Touchdown with Social Media

Social Media and the Super Bowl Social media, particularly Twitter, and the Super Bowl have long been close bedfellows. In fact, each year it seems as if social media becomes an even more vital part of the Super Bowl experience and what people talk about the day after. In 2014, when the Super Bowl experienced a power outage, Oreo won the day with a clever ad.                       This year, while the power may not have gone out, there was still […]

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You Seriously Need To Update Your Website

First off I should tell you, I’m not a Web Designer—I’m a Social Media Specialist. But, like most people, I have strong opinions about what I like and don’t like, and what I don’t like is badly designed websites. A lot of Christian websites look dated and old, have too much “in-your-face” information, and don’t make use of new tools and tricks. So here are some tips on how to improve your faith-based—or any!—organization’s website:   #1 Logo and Design -Make sure that you have a professional logo. Logos should […]

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Connecting with Customers

CEO Brian Boyd talks with Amy Calvert, General Manager of GEB America. GEB America seeks to equip, empower and educate through providing Spirit-Empowered Edu-tainment that will help viewers to live well – Spirit, Mind and Body. http://c.gogeb.co/website        This VLOG was written and recorded by Brian Boyd. Brian is the CEO of Media Connect Partners.   What do you do when something goes wrong with your social media platforms? Community Specialist, Ginger tells us here: 

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Oops Something went wrong

You know those messages you get from a social media platform when they are experiencing glitches, or when a webpage won’t load for you and it basically ruins your entire day?                       They promise they’ll fix it and it will be back to normal shortly, but in a time of “NOW, NOW, NOW,” shortly is not quick enough. That just goes to show you, that even platforms that are all about making things easier and faster for you need breaks […]

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