How to use Eventbrite (correctly) for Your Business

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Eventbrite is a mainstay in our arsenal of marketing and branding tools. For the new entrepreneur or seasoned business owner, the platform can be highly effective beyond its intended purpose. Aside from being a popular site for promoting events, Eventbrite is good for SEM and reaching audiences organically (hi, Facebook). Below … Continue reading How to use Eventbrite (correctly) for Your Business

Using Hashtags for Instagram? Read this first

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums While there’s still an ongoing debate as to the efficacy of hashtags, most would agree that there are some very practical and effective uses. This rings especially true when we delve into the social beast that is Instagram – whose platform is essentially designed for its use. #Facts The truth behind marketing … Continue reading Using Hashtags for Instagram? Read this first

Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Supercharge Your Social Media Accounts With These Tips

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums For the aspiring entrepreneur, there’s never a shortage of tips, tricks, and trends to assure your business stays on the competitive edge. And because we live in a digital world, much of the new information originates from the use of technology and our ever increasing interconnected communities in which our businesses … Continue reading Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Supercharge Your Social Media Accounts With These Tips

You Should Be Using Amazon Alexa for Your Business, and Here’s Why

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums One early morning, while lying in the comfort of my bed, I commanded my Amazon Echo Dot, placed on the opposite end of my bedroom, to set a reminder to call my niece on her upcoming birthday. I had just been awoken by five alarms, set thirty minutes apart, scheduled the night … Continue reading You Should Be Using Amazon Alexa for Your Business, and Here’s Why

The 48 Hour Rule

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums For the entrepreneur getting the first client is one of the most challenging hurdles and milestones to overcome. And yet, sometimes, for whatever reason, we self-sabotage ourselves by allowing opportunities to fend on their own instead of seizing the moment. Other times we take opportunities for granted out of an aversion … Continue reading The 48 Hour Rule

Powering Forward | Power Luncheon 2018

In support of our new affordable housing project and community reinvestment efforts, we invite and encourage you to purchase one or more event sponsorships and share this information with colleagues, to help us increase the awareness and support of our work. The sponsorship levels are described on the attached reservation form. All sponsorships purchased at the Investor level … Continue reading Powering Forward | Power Luncheon 2018

RISE + ConaXion team up with LivePlan!

LivePlan, the "world's leading business plan software" is now available through RISE and ConaXion for a discounted rate to all clients going through our platform. Simply click this link and receive a 45% discount of 6 months of this powerful, easy-to-use business planning tool. LivePlan business plans are SBA-approved and designed to grow with your business. … Continue reading RISE + ConaXion team up with LivePlan!

Be Insightful: Best Practices to Automate MailChimp, Twitter, and Instagram for Clues about Your Business

  by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums If you’re running a small or micro business it’s likely you have your hand in the marketing. Even if you’re not managing all the activities associated with growing your business through social media, you most probably have had to put up a post promoting your upcoming book signing or … Continue reading Be Insightful: Best Practices to Automate MailChimp, Twitter, and Instagram for Clues about Your Business

7 Totally Useful Website Audit Hacks for Entrepreneurs (2017)

by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Web audits are like the proverbial routine doctor visits, in the digital realm. Let’s take a look at some key tools we’ve identified that should be in every business owner’s toolkit. Enjoy. LikeAlyzer – “LikeAlyzer helps you to measure and analyze the potential and effectiveness of your Facebook Pages. It … Continue reading 7 Totally Useful Website Audit Hacks for Entrepreneurs (2017)

Success Leaves Clues: 5 Pro tips for Selling on Thumbtack (2017)

Thumbtack is an online service that matches customers with local professionals. Currently, Thumbtack lists 1,100 types of services in categories such as home, wellness, events, and lessons. by Hassan del Campo, Social Mediums Is Thumbtack good for business? Depends on who you ask. With the plethora of online communities that allow for the careful exchange … Continue reading Success Leaves Clues: 5 Pro tips for Selling on Thumbtack (2017)