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Hashtag Wha…?? Using Hashtags in Your Social Media Strategy

So, you’ve suddenly awoken from a lengthy coma and now have to think about social media marketing solutions. “What is this ‘hashtag’ term I constantly hear bandied about?” you might ask, if your coma was exceptionally long – say, since 1920. Well, we’re here to help! A hashtag is a social media subject categorization method using a keyword or phrase preceded by the hash symbol … Read More

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Your Website is a Delicious Slice of Layer Cake A La Mode!

Did you know that your website has a unique ten-digit address? To understand all the different layers of technology that make up your website, consider the layer cake analogy: Top Layer: Your Web Host Where your website files live. That is actual space on a server or cloud that you rent on a monthly or annual basis. Many domain registrars also offer web hosting. All your files, … Read More

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GDPR: Does it apply to you?

DISCLAIMER: Artsy Geek is not a law firm. This is neither a magnum opus on EU data privacy nor legal advice for your company to use in complying with EU data privacy laws like the GDPR. We absolutely recommend that you follow the links at the end of this post and consult your own legal counsel to ensure you’re complying with the GDPR. Short Answer: … Read More

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Social Media Imagery Cheat Sheet 2021

CHANGE! That seems to be the motto for all things social media, and we want you to be in the know. Check back with us every year for updates on how to best display your social media imagery, no matter what platform(s) you use! So here is your guide to image sizing for social media – enjoy! Facebook Image Sizes Cover Photo 851×312 pxEvent Cover … Read More

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Develop Your Marketing Muscles

Just like when you exercise regularly when you market your business regularly, you will develop strong muscles. Talking-About-Your-Business Muscle When you first start talking about what you offer and what makes you different, you’re likely to stumble over your words. Talking about it regularly helps you define your Unique Value Proposition and what key messages speak to your ideal client. Planning-Your-Year Muscle Successful marketing is … Read More

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Five Ways to Use Mercury in Retrograde for Your Business

“Oh no!! Not Mercury in retrograde!!” For years, we wished the world of business would take a break while Mercury headed into it’s regular retrograde cycle. Sure, it does increase the potential for technology challenges, delays and miscommunications. But as Shannon Murray, our favorite astrologer says, “Mercury retrograde is so much more than the external world of delays. The delays on are purpose, they help … Read More

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Three Reasons to Be Grateful for Every Unsubscribe

“Please all, and you will please none.”– Aesop When you take the plunge and authentically market your business, you are not going to please everyone. Sometimes this feedback comes in the form of unsubscribes to your newsletter. Here are three reasons to be grateful for every unsubscribe that comes your way. 1. That Person is Taking Care of Themselves We all get a TON of … Read More

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Uplift Your Energy and Creativity with Our Camp Artsy Geek Dance Mix

Downplay your workday slump and put some swing in your thing! Do you think music has no effect on motivation? Energy? Creativity? Well imagine going to any exercise class without music. Whah whah. Night night. (Yawn.) Research continues to show the link between brain function and music. Get your blood pumping and your brain working!

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How to Get Shares: the Social Way versus the SPAM-y Way

Do you get a lot of SPAM? We do. A ton. Of all different types. There’s the Viagra SPAM that thankfully ends up in the filter and the more direct, unsolicited email that finds its way (unfortunately) into our email boxes. Without exception, everyone has an agenda: Buy our leads!Outsource your development to us!NEW SERVICE you just have to use!We will SEO your site. You … Read More

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