5 Things to Do When Social Media Is Down

5 Things to Do When Social Media Is Down

In case you didn’t notice, Facebook and Instagram were down for most of yesterday. Twitter’s active users jumped a bajillion percent with people trying to get answers. Panic ensued.

The next time there are technical issues affecting one of your major business platforms (because there will be), instead of constantly refreshing Twitter, here are 6 things you can do instead. 

5 Things Working at a Startup Taught Me

5 Things Working at a Startup Taught Me

Nearly 18 months ago, I quit my longtime corporate job in Toronto to move to the tropical island of Grand Cayman to work for a startup. Changing jobs, let alone adding in an entire country and lifestyle change, can be stressful and exciting. Adding the demands of a start up to that is a whole different ball game. 

But I learned more in my 14 months at a startup than I did in the first 8 years of my career combined! 

Here are 5 things I learned while working at a startup that can be applied to any business right now. 

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your SEO

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your SEO

Your message needs to be heard. You need traffic to your site, and one of the best passive ways to make this happen is through SEO. 

Search engine optimization, or SEO, can be downright confusing. Try searching your company name or some of your key services or products in Google. What comes up first? If your website isn't listed on the first page, or even in the first 10 spots, there's a less than 1% chance that a potential customer will find you. Scary stuff, right? 

Improving your website SEO can be complicated, but I'm giving you my top 5 easy ways to improve your SEO right now: